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Tempest, The

Synopsis
A video recording of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s production of The Tempest, directed by Lenka Udovicki, with Vanessa Redgrave as Prospero.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2000

Credits

Director
Lenka Udovicki
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Nigel Osborne
Production Design
Bjanka Ursulov
Cast
Vanessa RedgraveProspero
Kananu KirimiMiranda
Geraldine AlexanderAriel
Jasper BrittonCaliban
Will KeenFerdinand
Besa BerberiJuno
Geraldine AlexanderCeres
Jonathan OliverFrancisco
Jonathan OliverBoatswain
Kate FleetwoodIris
Paul ChahidiTrinculo
Robert McBainGonzalo
Sam ParksSebastian
Steffan RhodriStephano
Tas EmiabataMaster of the Ship
Tas EmiabataAdrian
Terence McGinityAlonso

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Theatre company
Red Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Gender reversal

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 12 May-10 September 2000 (press night May 26th) in the Hercules season.
Reviews
For a selection of reviews from British national newspapers visit http://www.albemarle-london.com/g-tempest.htm.
Klett, Elizabeth ‘Re-producing Shakespeare, Engendering Anxiety: Women’s Cross-Gender Performance and British National Identity’, Dissertation Abstracts International 64 (2003-4):2903A (Illinois-Champaign-Urbana).

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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