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Antony and Cleopatra

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2006 production of Antony and Cleopatra directed by Gregory Doran, with Patrick Stewart as Antony and Harriet Walter as Cleopatra.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
29 Aug 2006
Duration
165 mins

Credits

Director
Gregory Doran
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Adrian Lee
Production Design
Stephen Brimson Lewis
Costume
Kandis Cook
Cast
Patrick StewartMark Antony
Harriet WalterCleopatra
John HopkinsOctavius Caesar
Ariyon BakareSextus Pompey
Ken BonesEnobarbus
Chris JarmanSoothsayer
Chris JarmanEros
Craig GazeyMessenger
David RubinDiomedes
David RubinMenas
Edmund KingsleyMaecenas
Emma Jay ThomasIras
Ewen CumminsSchoolmaster (Ambassador)
Ewen CumminsMardian
Ewen CumminsSeleucus
Golda RosheuvelCharmian
James HayesLepidus
Joseph AlessiScarus
Joseph AlessiPhilo
Joseph AlessiVentidius
Julian BleachClown
Julian BleachAlexas
Keith OsbornAgrippa
Luke NealDolabella
Mariah GaleOctavia
Nick CourtThidias
Paul BarnhillDemetrius
Paul BarnhillCanidius
Ravi AujiaDercetus
Ravi AujiaMenecrates
Rob CarrollSilius
Rob CarrollProculeius
Rob CarrollWounded soldier (Soldier)

Additional Details

Theatre
Swan Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Ancient Rome
Plays
Antony and Cleopatra
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7)
Related items
Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra

Notes

Notes
The production was also recorded, on four cameras, at a performance in October 2006 at the Swan Theatre by V&A Theatre & Performance Collections, National Video Archive of Performance.
History
Press night 29 April 2006. The production played in repertoire 12 April-14 October 2006, at Ann Arbor Michigan 24 October-11 November and at the Novello Theatre, London 11 January-17 February.
Reviews
Billington, Michael. The Guardian (20 April 2006); Brantley, Ben. New York Times (8 July 2006, pp. A13, A17).
Heather Neill talks to Gregory Doran about the play and his production ahead of its opening. Visit theatrevoice.com (accessed 5/2007).

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
Name

V&A Theatre & Performance Collections: National Video Archive of Performance

Email
tmenquiries@vam.ac.uk
Web
http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/nvap/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7942 2697
Fax
020 7471 9864
Address
Blythe House
23 Blythe Road
London
W14 0QX

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