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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
National Theatre recording, on a single, fixed camera, of the production directed by Nicholas Hynter and designed by Ashley Martin-Davis. Alex Jennings is Leontes and Claire Skinner is Hermione.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
5 Jun 2001
Duration
180 (inc. 20min interval)

Credits

Director
Nicholas Hytner
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Simon Webb
Production Design
Ashley Martin-Davis
Cast
Alex JenningsLeontes, King of Sicily
Claire SkinnerHermione
Melanie Clark PullenPerdita
Deborah FindlayPaulina
Phil DanielsAutolycus
Alex DowerJailer
Brigid ZengeniEmilia
Daniel RobertsFlorizel
Florence SparhamNurse
Geoffrey BeeversAntigonus
Iain Stuart RobertsonYoung Shepherd (Clown)
Joe DixonCamillo
John NormingtonOld Shepherd
Julian WadhamPolixenes
Katy SecombeMopsa
Nick SampsonArchidamus
Stephen RashbrookCleomenes
Steven ElliottDion

Additional Details

Theatre
Olivier Theatre, National Theatre
Theatre company
National Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Two actors, Thomas Brown-Lowe and Liam Hess, alternated the role of Maxmillius. Which actor played the role in this recording has not been ascertained.
History
Opening night 11 May 2001.Matinee performance recorded.

Production Company

Name

National Theatre

Archive

Name

National Theatre Archive

Contact
Archivist
Email
http://catalogue.nationaltheatre.org.uk/CalmView/ContactUsForm.aspx
Web
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Phone
+44 (0) 20 7452 3135
Address
NT Studio
83-101 The Cut
London
SE1 8LL
UK

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