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Rosencrantz and Guildernstern Are Dead

Synopsis
A video recording, using a single camera, of the National Theatre’s 1995 production of Rosencrantz and Guildernstern Are Dead. Directed by Matthew Francis with Simon Russell Beale as Guildenstern and Adrian Scarborough as Rosencrantz.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
13 Jan 1996
Duration
165 mins

Credits

Director
Matthew Francis
Writer
Tom Stoppard
Music
Mia Soteriou
Production Design
Lez Brotherston
Cast
Paul RattiganHamlet (Hamlet)
Julian ForsythClaudius/Pirate (Claudius)
Lois BaxterGertrude (Gertrude)
Harry TowbPolonius
Claudie BlakleyOphelia/Pirate (Ophelia)
Adrian ScarboroughRosencrantz (Rosencrantz)
Alan HowardPlayer King (Player King)
Callum DixonAlfred
Charles MilhamLaertes/Pirate (Laertes)
Clive LlewellynTragedian
Colin HaighFirst Ambassador/Courtier/Pirate (Ambassador)
Francis MaguireLady-in-Waiting
Gareth VaughanCourtier/Pirate
Jacqui O’HanlanLady-in-Waiting/Pirate/Singer
James HirstTragedian
Kraig ThornberTragedian
Luke WilliamsTragedian
Malcolm JamesHoratio/Courtier/Pirate (Horatio)
Marianne MorleyLady-in-Waiting
Roland HolmesTragedian
Simon Russell BealeGuildernstern (Guildenstern)
Tim CrouchTragedian

Additional Details

Theatre
Lyttelton Theatre, National Theatre
Theatre company
National Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Matinee performance recorded. An audio description recording was made 12 August 1996.

Production Company

Name

National Theatre

Archive

Name

National Theatre Archive

Contact
Archivist
Email
http://catalogue.nationaltheatre.org.uk/CalmView/ContactUsForm.aspx
Web
https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/about-the-national-theatre/archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7452 3135
Address
NT Studio
83-101 The Cut
London
SE1 8LL
UK

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