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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
A complete performance with Rex Harrison as Benedick and Rachel Roberts as Beatrice.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1963
Duration
150 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Howard Sackler
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Rex HarrisonBenedick
Robert StephensClaudio
Alan WebbDon Pedro
Ronald FraserDogberry
Charles HeslopAntonio
Eileen AtkinsMargaret
Eric JonesWatchman (1)
Graham CrowdenFriar Francis
Jerry VernoVerges
Lee MontagueBorachio
Michael LewisBoy serving Benedick
Newton BlickLeonato
Peter GilmoreBalthasar
Zena WalkerHero

Additional Details

Theatre company
Shakespeare Recording Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Documentation
Includes complete 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

Collins-Caedmon Audio

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Harper Collins

Email
education@harpercollins.co.uk.
Web
http://www.collinseducation.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0870 787 1612
Fax
020 8307 4440
Address
Collins Educational
Westerhill Road
77-85 Fulham Palace Road
Hammersmith
London
W6 8JB
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