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Measure for Measure

Synopsis
National Theatre recording, on a single, fixed camera, of a promenade, interactive production of the play staged by NT Education. Part of the NT’s ‘Shakespeare Unplugged’ nationwide touring project. Directed by Jonathan Petherbridge and designed by Madeline Herbert.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
10 Apr 2002
Duration
100 mins

Credits

Director
Jonathan Petherbridge
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Madeline Herbert
Cast
Charles AbomeliAngelo
Suzanne McLeanIsabella
Mark TheodoreClaudio
Mark TheodoreEscalus
Anna DarvasFroth
Anna DarvasProvost
Anthony WashingtonElbow
Anthony WashingtonBarnardine
Anthony WashingtonLucio
Charles AbomeliAbhorson
Katarina OlssonPompey
Saskia PortwayJuliet
Saskia PortwayFrancesca, a nun
Suzanne McLeanMistress Overdone

Additional Details

Theatre
Cottesloe Theatre, National Theatre, London
Theatre company
National Theatre Education
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Measure for Measure
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multicultural casting; Doubling of roles; Promenade performances
Related items
Germaine Greer: ‘Measure for Measure’: Why Vienna?

Notes

General
Each performance was prefaced by an interactive event exploring the relationship between actor and audience.
History
Opening night 8 April 2002. 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
https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/about-the-national-theatre/archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7452 3135
Address
NT Studio
83-101 The Cut
London
SE1 8LL
UK

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