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Twelfth Night

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1991 production of Twelfth Night. Directed by Griff Rhys Jones with Freddie Jones as Malvolio and Sylvestra Le Touzel as Viola.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
6 Jan 1992
Duration
165 mins

Credits

Director
Griff Rhys Jones
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Ilona Sekacz
Production Design
Ultz
Cast
Sylvestra Le TouzelViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Jane GurnettOlivia
Terence HillyerOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Freddie JonesMalvolio
Ken WynneFeste
Adrian HardwickeAttendant
Adrian HardwickeServant
Albie WoodingtonFabian
Andrew DumbletonAttendant
Andrew DumbletonSailor
Angus WrightOfficer
Bill WallisSir Toby Belch
Christopher LuscombeValentine
Deborah WincklesServant
Deborah WincklesNunn
Gary PowellAntonio
Ian Hughes (2)Sebastian
Linda MarloweMaria
Michael GouldOfficer
Paul KiernanCaptain
Roy HeatherAttendant
Roy HeatherSailor
Roy HeatherPriest
Sian RadingerServant
Sian RadingerNun
Stephen WebberCurio
Tim McInnernySir Andrew Aguecheek

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Victorian
Plays
Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Press night 24 April 1991
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
Holland, Peter Shakespeare Survey (1993), pp115-44 esp. 122-4.

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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