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Henry VI Part 1

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 Henry VI, Norman Rodway as Duke of Gloucester, John Bowe as Talbot, Clive Merrison as Richard Plantagenet, and Amanda Root as Joan.
Series
Arkangel Complete Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1999
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Clive Brill
Producer
Bill Shepherd; Tom Treadwell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Dominque Le Gendre
Cast
David TennantKing Henry VI
Clive MerrisonRichard Plantagenet, later Duke of York
Norman RodwayDuke of Gloucester
John BoweSir John Talbot, later Earl of Shrewsbury
Amanda RootJoan la Pucelle
Anthony JacksonDuke of Exeter
Christian RodskaEarl of Salisbury
David YellandCharles, Dauphin of France
Isla BlairCountess of Auvergne
Kelly HunterMargaret, daughter of King Reignier
Nicholas RoweBastard of Orléans
Nigel CookeDuke of Suffolk (William de la Pole)
Raymond BowersDuke of Burgundy
Trevor MartinEdmund Mortimer

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Henry VI part 1
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Audiotapes released 1999; 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
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Phone
020 7010 3067
Fax
020 7010 6695
Address
80 Strand
London
WC2R 0RL

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
Name

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