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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Complete performance by the Marlowe Dramatic Society with Richard Marquand as Romeo and Janette Richer as Juliet.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1960
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Richard MarquandRomeo
Janette RicherJuliet
Anthony WhiteMercutio
Tony ChurchFriar Laurence
Vivienne ChattertonNurse
Anthony ArlidgeSampson
Clive SwiftGregory
David JonesTybalt
Denis McCarthyChorus
Donald BevesPeter
George RylandsFriar John
John BartonBenvolio
Julian CurryApothecary
Margaretta ScottLady Capulet
Terrence HardimanEscalus, Prince of Verona
Toby RobertsonCapulet

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Series reviewed by Rex Gibson, TES Friday 22/5/98, p 38
Textual information
The recordings used Dover Wilson’s New Cambridge text.
Documentation
Sleeve notes contain background to the play and the characters.
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

Sponsor

Name

The British Council

Web
http://www.britcoun.org External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7930 8466
Fax
020 7389 6347
Address
10 Spring Gardens
London SW1A 2BN

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 (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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