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Troilus and Cressida

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1996 overtly homoerotic production of Troilus and Cressida. Directed by Ian Judge with Joseph Fiennes as Troilus and Victoria Hamilton as Cressida.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
25 Jun 1996
Duration
180 mins

Credits

Director
Ian Judge
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Ian Kellam
Production Design
John Gunter
Costume
Deirdre Clancy
Cast
Joseph FiennesTroilus
Victoria HamiltonCressida
Richard McCabeThersites
Clive FrancisPandarus
Philip VossUlysses
Adrian SchillerServant (attending on Paris)
Alisdair SimpsonHelenus
Arthur CoxNestor
Colin FarrellMenelaus
David FahmServant (attending on Diomedes)
David PullanAeneas
Edward De SouzaAgamemnon
Griffith JonesPriam, King of Troy
Jeremy SheffieldPatroclus
Katia CaballeroHelen
Louis HilyerHector
Mark GillisDeiphobus
Martina LairdAndromache
Paul RitterAlexander
Philip QuastAchilles
Ray FearonParis
Raymond BowersCalchas
Richard DillaneDiomedes
Ross O’HennessyAjax
Sarah WeymouthCassandra
Simon WestwoodAntenor
Stephen BillingtonMargareton

Additional Details

Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Ancient Greece
Plays
Troilus and Cressida
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Press night 24 July 1996
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
Luscombe, Christopher RSC Magazine Summer 1998, pp20-21.

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window

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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