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Julius Caesar

Synopsis
A video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2001 production of Julius Caesar. Directed by Ed Hall with Greg Hicks as Brutus and Tim Pigott-Smith as Cassius.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
4 Oct 2001
Duration
140 mins

Credits

Director
Ed Hall
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Simon Slater
Production Design
Michael Pavelka
Cast
Ian HoggJulius Caesar
Tom MannionMark Antony
Andrew MaudDecius Brutus
Tim Pigott-SmithCaius Cassius
Claire CoxPortia
Andrew James StoreyServant (to Julius Caesar)
Anthony FlanaganServant (to Octavius Caesar)
Antony KayServant (to Antony)
Charles SimpsonMetellus Cimber
Chuk IwujiSoothsayer
Colin McCormackCasca
Conor MoloneyArtemidorus
Damian KearneyTrebonius
David MaraCaius Ligarius
David MaraPindarus
Finn CaldwellLucilius
Greg HicksMarcus Brutus
John HopkinsOctavius Caesar
Michael G. JonesLepidus
Michael G. JonesCicero
Penelope WoodmanRoman citizen (Citizen)
Sean HannawayCinna the Poet
Sean HannawayPopillius
Sian HowardCalphurnia
Stuart GoodwinCinna
Tom HarperLucius

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1930s
Plays
Julius Caesar
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
A production noted for the intelligent and illuminating performances of Greg Hicks and Tim Pigott-Smith in exploring the characters of, and relationship between, Brutus and Cassius. Hicks and Pigott-Smith considered alternating their roles but this idea sadly failed to materialise.
History
Press night 26 July 2001
Reviews
Liston, William T. Shakespeare Bulletin 20, no. 1 (2002), p10-11.

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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