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Great Performances. Volume 1

Alternative title
RSC Great Performances
Synopsis
Excerpts from four productions in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1994/95 season in Stratford-upon-Avon and London. Features Robert Stephens in Adrian Noble’s production of King Lear, together with interviews with Stephens and Noble. Toby Stephens, plays Coriolanus in the Swan Theatre and the film includes several excerpts from the David Thacker production. Also excerpts from Ian Judge’s Twelfth Night and Adrian Noble’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as well as an interview with Desmond Barrit who plays both Malvolio and Bottom.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1998
Duration
80 mins

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Adrian Noble; David Thacker; Ian Judge
Cast
Toby StephensCaius Martius Coriolanus
Desmond BarritMalvolio

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Coriolanus; King Lear; Midsummer Night’s Dream, A; Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Royal Shakespeare Company; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
A second volume was not produced.

Production Company

Name

Edenwood Productions

Sponsor

Name

Allied Domecq

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
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Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW
Name

Shakespeare Institute Library

Email
silib@bham.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
01789 293384
Fax
01879 292021
Address
Church Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6HP

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Films for the Humanities & Sciences

Email
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Fax
+1 609 671 0266
Address
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New York
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Online Retailer

Name

amazon.co.uk

Web
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