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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
A video recording of the Shakespeare Globe Theatre’s 1997 production of The Winter’s Tale. Directed by David Freeman with Mark Lewis Jones as Leontes and Belinda Davison as Hermione.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1997

Credits

Director
David Freeman
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Claire van Kampen
Production Design
Tom Phillips (2)
Cast
Mark Lewis JonesLeontes, King of Sicily
Belinda DavisonHermione
Anna Livia RyanPerdita
Joy RichardsonPaulina
Nicholas Le PrevostAutolycus
Ade SaparaCamillo
Andrew BridgmontAntigonus
Andrew BridgmontThird gentleman
Anna Livia RyanMamillius
Chris PorterCleomenes
Dean AtkinsonYoung Shepherd (Clown)
Jonathan SlingerFlorizel
Lucy CampbellEmilia
Michael GouldPolixenes
Mike DowlingDion
Patrick GodfreyOld Shepherd
Polly PritchettFirst lady

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Theatre company
White Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Ancient Greece
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles

Notes

Notes
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre makes several recordings of a single production, using three fixed cameras, to enable practitioners and researchers to observe how the play has developed during the run.
History
The production ran 19 June-18 September 1997, press night June 3rd in the Festival of Firsts Season.
Reviews
For a detailed account of the research behind the concept of the production, and the rehearsal process see Chantal Miller-Schutz ‘The Winter’s Tale’ Shakespeare’s Globe Research Bulletin no. 3 (March 1998).

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
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Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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