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Two Gentlemen of Verona, The

Synopsis
A video recording, using a single, fixed camera of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2004 touring production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Directed by Fiona Buffini with Alex Avery as Valentine and Laurence Mitchell as Proteus.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2004
Duration
155 (inc 20min interval)

Credits

Director
Fiona Buffini
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Conor Lineham
Production Design
Liz Ascroft
Cast
Alex AveryValentine
Laurence MitchellProteus
Rachel PickupSilvia
Vanessa AckermanJulia
Andrew MelvilleLaunce
Adrian SchillerPanthino
Brigid ZengeniLucetta
Christopher SaulDuke of Milan
Clifford SamuelOutlaw
Emma PowellLady
Endy MckayLady
Gary OliverEglamour
Merryn OwenNewspaper boy
Patrick RomerAntonio
Phillip EdgerleyOutlaw
RiaCrab
Richard ClewsOutlaw
Richard CopestakeSylvia’s bodyguard
Simon ScottSailor
Simon WattsSpeed
Zubin VarlaThurio

Additional Details

Theatre
Swan Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1930s
Plays
Two Gentlemen of Verona, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
First performance of the production at Adams Grammar School, Telford. The play played in repertoire with Julius Caesar at the Swan Theatre 23 November-26 February 2005.
Reviews
For comments and interviews by actors and the director about the production, their interpretation of roles,the rehearsal process and touring experiences visit http://www.rsc.org.uk/verona/company/director.html

Billington, Michael The Guardian (22 October 2004), p37

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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