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All’s Well That Ends Well

Synopsis
A video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1992 production of All’s Well That Ends Well. Directed by Peter Hall with Barbara Jefford as the Countess and Richard Johnson as the King of France.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
30 Jan 1993
Duration
165 mins

Credits

Director
Peter Hall
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Production Design
John Gunter
Cast
Barbara JeffordCountess of Roussillon
Richard JohnsonKing of France
Toby StephensBertram
Sophie ThompsonHelen
Michael SiberryParoles
Adrian LukisLord Dumaine (1st)
Alfred BurkeLafeu
Andree EvansWidow Capilet
Anthony O’DonnellLavatch (a clown)
Ciaran McIntyreSoldier 1 (Soldier)
Colin StarkeyDuke of Florence
Dominic MafhamLord Dumaine (2nd)
Dorian MacDonaldWard
Emily RaymondMariana
Emily WatsonViolenta
Geoffrey AbbottWard
Geoffrey AbbottSoldier 2 (Soldier)
Griffith JonesGentleman
Griffith JonesAustringer
Jack WatersServant
Maxwell HutcheonReynaldo
Rebecca SaireDiana

Additional Details

Theatre
Swan Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
17th Century
Plays
All’s Well That Ends Well
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The video recording is from the final performance 30 January 1993.
History
Press night 30 June 1992
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
Coursen, H.R. Shakespeare Bulletin 11, no. 2 (1993), pp10-14.

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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