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Cymbeline

Synopsis
A recording of Cymbeline by the Marlowe Dramatic Society directed by George Rylands. Denis McCarthy is Cymbeline and Margaret Drabble is Imogen.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1961
Availability
Out of Distribution (2006)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Thurston Dart
Cast
Denis McCarthyCymbeline, King of Britain
Margaret DrabbleImogen
Ian LangPosthumus Leonatus
David CoombesIachimo
David Rowe-BeddoeCloten
Andrew ParkesGuiderius
Gillian WebbQueen
Jonathan SharpeArviragus
Michael BurrellJailer (2)
Micheline SamuelsHelen
Philip StrickCornelius
Philip StrickJailer (1)
Roger HammondPhilario
Terrence HardimanBelarius
Tom BussmanCaptain (1)
Tom BussmanGentleman (2)
Tony WhiteCaius Lucius
Trevor NunnGentleman (1)

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Cymbeline
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
The recordings used Dover Wilson’s New Cambridge text.
Reviews
For an assessment of the sound recordings from Arkangel, the Marlowe Society (Rylands) and the Caedmon Shakespeare Recording Society (Sackler) see Lanier, Douglas ‘Shakespeare on the Record’ in Hodgdon, Barbara & Worthen, W.B. (eds) A Companion to Shakespeare in Performance (Malden: Blackwell, 2005), pp415-436

Production Company

Name

Argo

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor

Name

Polygram Spoken Word, tel 020 8910 5000

Phone
020 8910 5000

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