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Taming of the Shrew, The

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 Frances Barber as Katherina and Roger Allam as Petruchio.
Series
Arkangel Complete Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1998
Duration
135 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Clive Brill
Producer
Bill Shepherd; Tom Treadwell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Dominque Le Gendre
Cast
Frances BarberKatherina
Roger AllamPetruchio
Sean BakerBaptista Minola
Elizabeth Anne O’BrienBianca
Clarence SmithTranio
Alan CoxLucentio
Charles SimpsonHortensio
John HollisGremio
Keith DrinkelPedant
Max DigbyCurtis
Michael DeaconWidow
Michael HiggsGrumio
Michael HiggsVincentio
Richard PearceBiondello
Robert MorganTailor

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

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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