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Comedy of Errors, The

Synopsis
Complete performance by the Marlowe Dramatic Society. George Rylands plays Antipholus of Syracause and Ephesus and Michael Bates plays both Dromios.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1963
Availability
Out of Distribution (2006)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Thurston Dart
Cast
George RylandsAntipholus of Ephesus
George RylandsAntipholus of Syracuse
Michael BatesDromio of Ephesus
Michael BatesDromio of Syracuse
Joan HartAdriana
Clive SwiftAngelo
Denis McCarthySolinus, Duke of Ephesus
Dudley JonesDoctor Pinch
Janette RicherNell/Luce (Luciana)
Lally BowersEmilia
Michael HordernEgeon
Peter OrrBalthasar
Prunella ScalesCourtesan
Terrence HardimanMerchant

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Comedy of Errors, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles

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
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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
Name

Retail outlets

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