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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Complete performance with Claire Bloom and Albert Finney in the title roles and Edith Evans as the Nurse.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1961
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Howard Sackler
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Albert FinneyRomeo
Claire BloomJuliet
Kenneth HaighMercutio
Hilton EdwardsFriar Laurence
Edith EvansNurse
Anthony NichollsCapulet
Catherine LaceyLady Capulet
Christopher GuineeParis
Christopher GuineePage to Paris
Donald EcclesEscalus, Prince of Verona
Jeremy SpenserBenvolio
Michael AlexanderFriar John
Peter BaylissApothecary
Peter BaylissSampson
Ronnie StevensPeter
Ronnie StevensGregory
Wallas EatonBalthasar
Wallas EatonAbram
William HuttParis
Yvonne CouletteLady Montague

Additional Details

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

Notes

General
A recording of a 1952 production at the Old Vic.
Textual information
Text edited by G B Harrison.
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

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

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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