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Kiss Me, Kate

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1987 production of Kiss Me, Kate. Directed by Adrian Noble with Nichola McAuliffe as Lilli Vanessi and Paul Jones as Fred Graham.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1987
Duration
160 mins

Credits

Director
Adrian Noble
Writer
Bella Spewack; Samuel Spewack
Music
Cole Porter
Production Design
William Dudley
Cast
Nichola McAuliffeLilli Vanessi (Katherina)
Paul JonesFred Graham (Petruchio)
Jeffery DenchHarry Trevor (Baptista Minola)
Fiona HendleyLois Lane (Bianca)
Cyril NriChas Gilpin (Gremio)
Peter LedburyBenjamin Stubbs (Hortensio)
Tim FlavinBill Calhoun (Lucentio)

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
It has not been confirmed at which venue the recording was made.
History
Press night 10 February 1987. The production then went on tour.
Reviews
Wardle, Irving The Times (11 February 1987).

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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