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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
A reading of an abridged version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with a cast led by Stanley Holloway (Bottom) and Annette Crosbie (Puck), directed and narrated by Dennis Vance.
Series
Living Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1964
Duration
52 mins
Availability
Out of Distribution (2006)

Credits

Director
Dennis Vance
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Fiona Bentley; Morys Aberdare
Cast
Tenniel EvansTheseus
Agnes BernelleHippolyta
Kenneth GriffithOberon
Adrienne CorriTitania
Annette CrosbiePuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Alastair HunterTom Snout
Carl BernardPhilostrate
Carl BernardEgeus
Carl BernardRobin Starveling
Gerald LawsonSnug
Ingrid HafnerHermia
Julian HollowayFrancis Flute
Peter BirrelDemetrius
Peter HorsleyPeter Quince
Richard GaleLysander
Sarah ChurchillHelena
Stanley HollowayNick Bottom

Additional Details

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

Production Company

Name

SoundFX Publishing

Notes
now handled by Quantum Leap (6/98)

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

Odhams Books

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Quantum Leap

Notes
Ceased trading in 2018.

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