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Two Noble Kinsmen

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 Jonathan Firth as Palamon, Nigel Cooke as Arcite, and Helen Schlesinger as Emilia.
Series
Arkangel Complete Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Clive Brill
Producer
Bill Shepherd; Tom Treadwell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Dominque Le Gendre
Cast
Geoffrey WhiteheadTheseus, Duke of Athens
Adjoa AndohHippolyta
Helen SchlesingerEmilia
Jonathan FirthPalamon
Nigel CookeArcite
Alisdair Simpson 
Andrew WincottWooer of the Jailer’s Daughter
Arthur Cox 
Geoffrey BeeversGerald
James GreenePirithous
James Wallace 
Lucy RobinsonQueen (1)
Nicola KingQueen (2)
Richard CorderyJailer
Rupert Wickham 
Sarah Jane HolmJailer’s Daughter
Sian RadingerQueen (3)
Simon Russell BealePrologue
Simon Russell BealeEpilogue

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Two Noble Kinsmen, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; 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
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Phone
020 7010 3067
Fax
020 7010 6695
Address
80 Strand
London
WC2R 0RL

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Penguin Direct

Email
customer.service@penguin.co.uk
Web
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Fax
020 8757 4030
Address
Bath Road
Harmondsworth
Middx
UB7 0DA
Name

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