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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1992 production of The Taming of the Shrew. Directed by Bill Alexander with Anton Lesser as Petruchio and Amanda Harris as Katherina.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1 Jan 1992
Duration
170 mins

Credits

Director
Bill Alexander
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Jonathan Goldstein
Production Design
Tim Goodchild
Cast
Amanda HarrisKatherina
Anton LesserPetruchio
Trevor MartinBaptista Minola
Rebecca SaireBianca
Richard McCabeTranio
Andy CryerBiondello
Barnaby KayPeter
Catherine MearsLady Sarah Ormsby
Ciaran McIntyreTailor
Dominic MafhamLord
Dorian MacDonaldHugo Daley-Young (Lord)
Emily WatsonRuth Banks-Ellis
Geoffrey FreshwaterGrumio
Graham Turner (1)Hortensio
James WalkerLandlord
James WalkerPedant
James WalkerRupert Llewellyn (Lord)
John McAndrewLucentio
Maxwell HutcheonChristopher Sly
Paul WebsterGremio

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Renaissance Italy
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
A recording was also made at the Barbican 31 July 1993.
History
Press night 1 April 1992
Reviews
Dessen, Alan C. Shakespeare Bulletin 11, no. 2 (1993), pp34-37 (in 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 Film Company

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