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Tempest, The

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1998 production of The Tempest. Directed by Adrian Noble with David Calder as Prospero.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
25 Jun 1998
Duration
157 mins

Credits

Director
Adrian Noble
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stephen Warbeck
Production Design
Anthony Ward
Cast
David CalderProspero
Penny LaydenMiranda
Scott HandyAriel
Robert GlenisterCaliban
Evroy Dhirendra DeerFerdinand
Adrian SchillerTrinculo
Alexandra SumnerSpirit
Alfred BurkeGonzalo
Andrew UfonduSpirit
Barry StantonStephano
Colin GeorgeAlonso
Darren StrangeSpirit
David HenryAntonio
Jason BaughanMaster of the Ship
John StraitonSebastian
Lisa ReevesJuno
Lisa ReevesSpirit
Malcolm ScatesBoatswain
Paul PopplewellSpirit
Rowan MacCallumAdrian
Simon ScardifieldIris

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
A recording was also made at the Barbican 27 February 1999.
Figures
Press night 25 February 1998
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
Lindley, David. The Tempest (London: Arden Shakespeare, 2003).
[Studies post-World War II Royal Shakespeare Company productions of TheTempest by focusing on Prospero and the other main characters in relation to him, the staging of the spectacular, and the music].

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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