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Henry IV. Part 1

Synopsis
Complete recording of the play by the Marlowe Dramatic Society. Anthony Jacobs is King Henry.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1961
Availability
Out of Distribution (2005)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
John Fortune
Cast
Anthony JacobsKing Henry IV
Gary WatsonPrince Henry (Hal)
Donald BevesSir John Falstaff
Paul ScofieldHenry Percy (Hotspur)
Vivienne ChattertonMistress Quickly
Anthony ArlidgeBardolph
Corin RedgraveLord John of Lancaster
David JonesGadshill
Denis McCarthyRichard Scroop, Archbishop of York
Dilys HamlettLady Percy
Eirian JamesLady Mortimer
Frank DuncanEarl of Westmoreland
Ian LangEarl of Westmoreland
John ArnottArchibald, Earl of Douglas
John BartonHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
John Tracy-PhillipsSir Walter Blunt
Peter ForsterSir Michael
Philip StrickPoins
Richard MarquandSir Richard Vernon
Simon RelphPeto
William SquireOwen Glendower

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Henry IV Part 1
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
John Fortune acted under the name of John Wood in this production.
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 (Sale)

Name

Polygram Spoken Word, tel 020 8910 5000

Phone
020 8910 5000
Name

Retail outlets

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