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Comedy of Errors, The

Synopsis
A video recording, using a single fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2000 production of The Comedy of Errors. Directed by Lynne Parker with David Tennant as Antipholus of Syracuse and Anthony Howell as Antipholus of Ephesus.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
6 May 2000
Duration
127 mins

Credits

Director
Lynne Parker
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Bell Helicopter
Production Design
Blaithin Sheerin
Cast
David TennantAntipholus of Ephesus
Tom SmithDromio of Ephesus
Ian Hughes (2)Dromio of Syracuse
Emily RaymondAdriana
Ann FirbankEmilia
David ActonDoctor Pinch
David MaraOfficer
Graeme MearnsMessenger
Jack ChissickMerchant (Angelo’s creditor)
Jacqueline DefferaryLuciana
Karen BrysonLuce
Michael ThomasSolinus, Duke of Ephesus
Nicholas KhanMerchant of Ephesus
Nina ContiCourtesan
Paul EwingBalthasar
Paul GreenwoodEgeon
Robert GoodaleAngelo

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
Press night 20 April 2000
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
Lusardi, James P. Shakespeare Bulletin 19, no. 1 (2000), pp25-6.

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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