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Merry Wives of Windsor, The

Synopsis
A video recording, using a single, fixed camera of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2002 production of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Directed by Rachel Kavanaugh with Richard Cordery as Falstaff.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2002
Duration
160 (incl 20min interval).

Credits

Director
Rachel Kavanaugh
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Terry Davies
Production Design
Peter McKintosh; Ti Green
Cast
Richard CorderySir John Falstaff
Lucy TregearMistress Margaret Page
Claire CarrieMistress Alice Ford
Alison FiskeMistress Quickly
Tom MannionFrank Ford
Adam KayAbraham Slender
Chuk IwujiFenton
Ciaran McIntyreBardolph
David KillickRobert Shallow
Greg HicksDoctor Caius
Hannah YoungAnne Page
James O’DonnellServant
John RomerHost of the Garter Inn
Karl MorganPeter Simple
Kate BestLady of Windsor
Kieron JecchinisJohn
Kieron JecchinisPistol
Lindsey FawcettRobin
Michael GardinerSir Hugh Evans
Richard CopestakeNim
Richard CopestakeRobert
Simon CoatesGeorge Page

Additional Details

Theatre
Swan Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1940s
Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
First performance 24 October 2002. It later played at the Old Vic Theatre, London 6 June-23 August 2003.
Reviews
Clover, Brian. CurtainUp -The Internet Theater Magazine of Reviews, Features, Annotated Listings. www.curtainup.com Review based on the performance 18 June 2003 at the Old Vic.

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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