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Comedy of Errors, The

Synopsis
A video recording of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s 1999 Arabian-themed production of The Comedy of Errors directed by Kathryn Hunter.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1999

Credits

Director
Kathryn Hunter
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Mia Soteriou
Production Design
Liz Cooke
Cast
Vincenzo NicoliAntipholus of Ephesus
Vincenzo NicoliAntipholus of Syracuse
Marcello MagniDromio of Ephesus
Marcello MagniDromio of Syracuse
Yolanda VazquezAdriana
Avril ClarkEmilia
Harry GostelowDoctor Pinch
Jan KnightleyMerchant
Jules MelvinLuciana
Leader HawkinsJailer
Martin TurnerSolinus, Duke of Ephesus
Paul ChahidiAngelo
Philippa StantonLuce
Richard TrahairServant
Rob PickavanceEgeon
Terence McGinityBalthasar

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Theatre company
White Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Comedy of Errors, 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.
For a detailed account of the rehearsal process, and comments by the actors on their roles, visit http://www.shakespeares-globe.org/globelink/frameset.htm
History
The production ran 28 May-26 September 1999, press night June 3rd.
Reviews
Smallwood, Robert, Shakespeare Survey 53 (2000) 244-73 (esp. 261-62).

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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