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Comedy of Errors, The

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1996 modern dress, touring production of The Comedy of Errors. Directed by Tim Supple with Roger Bowman as Antipholus of Syracuse and Simon Coates as Antipholus of Ephesus.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
29 Jul 1996
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Director
Tim Supple
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Adrian Lee
Production Design
Robert Innes Hopkins
Cast
Simon CoatesAntipholus of Ephesus
Robert BowmanAntipholus of Syracuse
Eric MallettDromio of Ephesus
Dan MilneDromio of Syracuse
Sarah C. CameronAdriana
Andy WilliamsAngelo
Christopher SaulEgeon
Gary OliverMerchant of Ephesus
Gary OliverBalthasar
Leo WringerSolinus, Duke of Ephesus
Leo WringerDoctor Pinch
Maeve LarkinCourtesan
Simon MeacockMerchant (Angelo’s creditor)
Simon MeacockMessenger
Thomas FisherExecutioner
Thomas FisherLuce
Thomas FisherOfficer
Thusita JayasunderaLuciana
Ursula JonesEmilia

Additional Details

Theatre
Other Place, The
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1990s
Plays
Comedy of Errors, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Press night 3 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
Smallwood, Robert. Shakespeare Survey 50 (1997), pp201-24 (esp 215-9).

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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