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Twelfth Night

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2001 production of Twelfth Night. Directed by Lindsay Posner with Guy Henry as Malvolio and Zoe Waites as Viola.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2 Oct 2001
Duration
161 mins

Credits

Director
Lindsay Posner
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Gary Yershon
Production Design
Ashley Martin-Davis
Cast
Zoe WaitesViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Matilda ZieglerOlivia
Jo Stone-FewingsOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Guy HenryMalvolio
Mark HadfieldFeste
Alison FiskeMaria
Barry StantonSir Toby Belch
Ben MeyjesSebastian
Christopher GoodSir Andrew Aguecheek
David Hinton (2)Attendant
David Hinton (2)First Officer
Giles FaganValentine
James TelferPriest
Joseph EnglandCurio
Joseph MydellAntonio
Penelope WoodmanMaid
Sean HannawaySecond Officer
Victoria DuarriMaid
Wayne CaterFabian

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
Press night 19 May 2001
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
Waites, Zoë & Ziegler, Matilda. ‘Viola and Olivia in Twelfth Night’ in Smallwood, Robert (ed). Players of Shakespeare 5 (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003), pp 60-73.
[Discuss their roles as Viola (Waites) and Olivia (Ziegler) in Lindsay Posner’s Twelfth Night]

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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