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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
The Arkangel series consists of all 38 of Shakespeare’s plays, uncut, fully-dramatised and accompanied by original music. Based on the text of the Pelican Shakespeare editions. A performance with Amanda Root as Hermia, David Harewood as Oberon, and Roy Hudd as Bottom.
Series
Arkangel Complete Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1998
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Clive Brill
Producer
Bill Shepherd; Tom Treadwell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Dominque Le Gendre
Cast
Paul ShelleyTheseus
Sophie HeymanHippolyta
David HarewoodOberon
Adjoa AndohTitania
Richard McCabePuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Alex LoweFrancis Flute
Amanda RootHermia
Clarence SmithDemetrius
John DallimoreSnug
John HollisTom Snout
Richard CorderyPeter Quince
Roy HuddNick Bottom
Rupert Penry-JonesLysander
Saskia WickhamHelena
Sidney LivingstoneRobin Starveling

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Cassette released 1998; CD 2003
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

Penguin Audiobooks

Email
audio@penguin.co.uk
Web
http://www.penguin.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 3067
Fax
020 7010 6695
Address
80 Strand
London
WC2R 0RL

Distributor

Name

Penguin Direct

Email
customer.service@penguin.co.uk
Web
http://www.penguin.co.uk External site opens in new window
Fax
020 8757 4030
Address
Bath Road
Harmondsworth
Middx
UB7 0DA

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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