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Henry V

Synopsis
A reading of the play by the Marlowe Dramatic Society with Gary Watson as Henry.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1961
Availability
Out of distribution (2006)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Gary WatsonKing Henry V
William SquireChorus
John BartonArchbishop of Canterbury
Micheline SamuelsKatherine
Anthony WhiteDauphin
Andrew ParkesMacmorris
Corin RedgraveLord Rambures
Corin RedgraveEarl of Grandpre
Corin RedgraveDuke of Bourbon
David Rowe-BeddoeSir Thomas Grey
Denis McCarthyDuke of Exeter
Derek JacobiAmbassador
Derek JacobiDuke of Britain
Donald BevesEarl of Westmoreland
Dudley JonesFluellen
Frank DuncanConstable of France
Frank DuncanMontjoy
George RylandsDuke of Burgundy
Giles SlaughterHenry, Lord Scroop of Masham
Ian McKellenJohn of Lancaster (Duke of Bedford)
Ian McKellenJamy
John PercevalBishop of Ely
John Tracy-PhillipsDuke of York
John Tracy-PhillipsDuke of Orleans
Jonathan SharpeBoy (Falstaff’s page)
Julian CurryDuke of Gloucester
Michael BurrellJohn Bates
Peter FosterRichard, Earl of Cambridge
Peter OrrAlexander Court
Peter OrrEarl of Salisbury
Philip StrickSir Thomas Erpingham
Prunella ScalesAlice
Roger HammondGovernor of Harfleur
Suzanne FullerQueen Isabel
Terrence HardimanKing Charles VI of France
Tony ChurchPistol
Trevor NunnGower
Vivienne ChattertonHostess, formerly Mistress Quickly

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Henry V
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
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
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor

Name

c/o EMI Records Ltd

Phone
020 8561 8722
Address
1-3 Uxbridge Road
HAYES
Middx
UB4 0SY

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Polygram Spoken Word, tel 020 8910 5000

Phone
020 8910 5000

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