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Merry Wives, Of Windsor, The

Synopsis
Complete performance by the Marlowe Dramatic Society, with Patrick Wymark as Falstaff.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1963
Availability
Out of Distribution (2006)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Patrick WymarkSir John Falstaff
Angela BaddeleyMistress Margaret Page
Geraldine McEwanMistress Alice Ford
Beatrix LehmannMistress Quickly
Frank DuncanFrank Ford
Anthony ArlidgeWilliam Page
Anthony HandyBardolph
David BuckHost of the Garter Inn
Dudley JonesSir Hugh Evans
Norman MitchellPeter Simple
Peter OrrAbraham Slender
Philip StrickNim
Raymond ClarkeJohn Rugby
Roy DotriceDoctor Caius
Terrence HardimanRobert Shallow
Tony ChurchPistol

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
The recordings used Dover Wilson’s New Cambridge text.
Reviews
For an assessment of the sound recordings from Arkangel, the Marlowe Society (Rylands) and the Caedmon Shakespeare Recording Society (Sackler) see Lanier, Douglas ‘Shakespeare on the Record’ in Hodgdon, Barbara & Worthen, W.B. (eds) A Companion to Shakespeare in Performance (Malden: Blackwell, 2005), pp415-436

Production Company

Name

Argo

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor

Name

Polygram Spoken Word, tel 020 8910 5000

Phone
020 8910 5000

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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