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Cymbeline

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 Sophie Thompson as Imogen, Ben Porter as Posthumus, Jack Shepherd as Cymbeline and Suzanne Bertish as the Queen.
Series
Arkangel Complete Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1998
Duration
150 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Clive Brill
Producer
Bill Shepherd; Tom Treadwell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Dominque Le Gendre
Cast
Jack ShepherdCymbeline, King of Britain
Sophie ThompsonImogen
Ben PorterPosthumus Leonatus
Ron CookIachimo
Stephen ManganCloten
Charlie WoodsPhilario
Ian Hughes (2)Arviragus
James GreenePisanio
Max BonamyPhilharmonus, a Soothsayer
Stephen MooreBelarius
Suzanne BertishQueen
Will KeenGuiderius

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Cymbeline
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Cassette released 1998; CD 2003
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
http://www.penguin.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 3067
Fax
020 7010 6695
Address
80 Strand
London
WC2R 0RL

Distributor

Name

Retail outlets

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company, Mail Order

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk/buyonline/shopping/index.asp?category=65&sessionid=958647199122126557164598758&deptnum=2 External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 748114
Fax
01789 748115
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6B

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