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Comedy of Errors, 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 David Tennant as Antipholus of Syracuse, Brendan Coyle as Antipholus of Ephestrus, Alan Cox and Jason O’Mara as the two Dromios, and Niamh and Sorcha Cusack as Adriana and Luciana.
Series
Arkangel Complete Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1998
Duration
90 mins

Credits

Director
Clive Brill
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Brendan CoyleAntipholus of Ephesus
David TennantAntipholus of Syracuse
Jason O’MaraDromio of Ephesus
Alan CoxDromio of Syracuse
Niamh CusackAdriana
Dermot CrowleySolinus, Duke of Ephesus
Helen RyanEmilia
Lloyd HutchinsonAngelo
Pauline McLynnCourtesan
Sorcha CusackLuciana
Tom FarrellyBalthasar
Trevor PeacockEgeon

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Comedy of Errors, 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

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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
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