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Twelfth Night

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1997 production of Twelfth Night. Directed by Adrian Noble with Helen Schlesinger as Viola and Philip Voss as Malvolio.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
22 Jan 1998
Duration
160 mins

Credits

Director
Adrian Noble
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Jason Carr
Production Design
Anthony Ward
Cast
Helen SchlesingerViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Clare HolmanOlivia
Scott HandyOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Philip VossMalvolio
Stephen BoxerFeste
Andrew UfonduLord
Andrew UfonduOfficer
David CalderSir Toby Belch
Emma HandyLady
Evroy Dhirendra DeerValentine
Griffith JonesPriest
Jason BaughanOfficer
Jason BaughanLord
John QuayleSir Andrew Aguecheek
Kevork MalikyanCaptain
Lisa ReevesLady
Malcolm ScatesFabian
Rob EdwardsAntonio
Rowan MacCallumCurio
Simon ScardifieldSebastian
Susan TracyMaria

Additional Details

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

Notes

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
Smallwood, Robert Shakespeare Survey 52 (1999), p229-53 esp. 236-7

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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