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Love’s Labour’s Lost

Synopsis
A video recording, using a single, fixed camera of the the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1990 production of Love’s Labour’s Lost. Directed by Terry Hands with Simon Russell Beale as the King of Navarre and Ralph Fiennes as Berowne.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1990
Duration
170 mins

Credits

Director
Terry Hands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Production Design
Timothy O’Brien
Cast
Simon Russell BealeFerdinand, King of Navarre
Ralph FiennesBerowne
Carol RoylePrincess of France
Amanda RootRosaline
John WoodDon Adriano de Armado
Alex KingstonJaquenetta
Bernard WrightLongaville
Caroline LoncqKatherine
David KillickBoyet
David TroughtonHolofernes
Griffith JonesMonsieur Marcade
Jamie HindeServant
John HodgkinsonForester
Jon-Sel GourkanMoth
Joseph PatersonDumaine
Katrina LevonMaria
Lloyd HutchinsonCostard
Marston BloomServant
Nicholas BesleyMoth
Paul WebsterNathaniel
Richard RidingsAnthony Dull
Shura GreenbergServant

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Edwardian
Plays
Love’s Labour’s Lost
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Recordings were also made at the Barbican 7 & 8 June 1991.
History
Press night 9 May 1990
Stills
Stills from, and design notes on, the production are available on the Arts and Humanities Performing Arts Data Service (AHDS) at http://ahds.ac.uk/performingarts/collections/designing-shakespeare.htm
Reviews
Smallwood, Robert Shakespeare Quarterly 42 (1991), pp345-59 (review article).

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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