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Antony and Cleopatra

Synopsis
Complete performance by the Marlowe Dramatic Society. Directed by George Rylands with Richard Johnson as Mark Antony and Irene Worth as Cleopatra. Ian McKellen plays Mardian.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1962
Availability
Out of Distribution

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Cast
Richard JohnsonMark Antony
Irene WorthCleopatra
Robert EddisonOctavius Caesar
Peter OrrSextus Pompey
Patrick WymarkEnobarbus
Anthony ArlidgeMenas
David JonesSilius
Diana RiggOctavia
Gary WatsonDolabella
George RylandsVarrius
George RylandsTaurus
Giles SlaughterDiomedes
Ian HolmEros
Ian LangProculeius
Ian McKellenMardian
James Taylor WhiteheadMaecenas
Jill BalconIras
John Tracy-PhillipsVentidius
John TydemanAgrippa
Julian CurryMenecrates
Julian CurryDemetrius
Michael BatesSeleucus
Miles MallesonLepidus
Philip StrickSoothsayer
Philip StrickAlexas
Prunella ScalesCharmian
Roger CroucherCanidius
Terrence HardimanScarus

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Antony and Cleopatra
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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 (Sale)

Name

Polygram Spoken Word, tel 020 8910 5000

Phone
020 8910 5000
Name

Retail outlets

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