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Troilus and Cressida

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1999 touring production of Troilus and Cressida. Directed by Michael Boyd with William Houston as Troilus and Jayne Ashbourne as Cressida.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
16 Jan 1999
Duration
193 mins

Credits

Director
Michael Boyd
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
John Woolf
Production Design
Tom Piper
Cast
William HoustonTroilus
Jayne AshbourneCressida
Lloyd HutchinsonThersites
Roy HanlonPandarus
Colin HurleyUlysses
Alistair PetrieHector
Catherine WalkerCassandra
Darrell D’SilvaAchilles
Elaine PykePatroclus
Jack TarltonParis
Jane MacFarlaneAndromache
Janet WhitesidePriest
Janet WhitesideHecuba
Michael LoughnanPriam, King of Troy
Paul HamiltonAjax
Robert CalvertCalchas
Robert WilloxDiomedes
Rory MurrayAeneas
Sam CoxMenelaus
Sam GrahamAgamemnon
Sara StewartHelen
Stephen ArmstrongHelenus

Additional Details

Theatre
Swan Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1940s
Plays
Troilus and Cressida
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Press night 6 April 1999
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
Tanitch, Robert. Plays and Players December 1998-January 1999, p14.

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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