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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Complete performance by the Marlowe Dramatic Society, with Peggy Ashcroft as Katherine and Derek Godfrey as Petruchio.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1963
Availability
Out of Distribution (2005)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Peggy AshcroftKatherina
Derek GodfreyPetruchio
V.C. Clinton-BaddeleyBaptista Minola
Janette RicherBianca
Gordon GardnerTranio
Beatrix LehmannHostess
David King (2)Hortensio
Donald Layne-SmithGremio
Dudley JonesVincentio
Freda DowieWidow
Michael BatesGrumio
Michael BatesGrumio
Peter OrrPeter
Philip StrickBiondello
Tony ChurchChristopher Sly

Additional Details

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

Notes

Textual information
The recordings used Dover Wilson’s New Cambridge 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

Argo

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

c/o EMI Records Ltd

Phone
020 8561 8722
Address
1-3 Uxbridge Road
HAYES
Middx
UB4 0SY

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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