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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
Complete performance of the play by the Marlowe Dramatic Society. Directed by George Rylands with William Squire as Leontes.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1960

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
William SquireLeontes, King of Sicily
Margaretta ScottHermione
Mary ConroyPerdita
Joan HartPaulina
Michael BatesAutolycus
Anthony ArlidgeLord
Anthony WhiteFlorizel
Clive SwiftJailer
Corin RedgraveDion
Denis McCarthyCamillo
Donald Beves3rd Gentleman
George RylandsArchidamus
Ian McKellenYoung Shepherd (Clown)
Ian McKellen1st Gentleman
Janette RicherMariner
Jill DaltryEmilia
John BartonOld Shepherd
Richard Marquand2nd Gentleman
Terrence HardimanAntigonus
Toby RobertsonPolixenes
William SquireTime, as Chorus

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
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.

Out of distribution (2005)
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), pp. 415-436

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

Name

Polygram Spoken Word, tel 020 8910 5000

Phone
020 8910 5000

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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