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King Henry VIII

Alternative title
Henry VIII
Synopsis
A recording of Henry VIII by the Marlowe Dramatic Society directed by George Rylands. Frank Duncan is Henry and Margaretta Scott Queen Katherine. Trevor Nunn plays Thomas Cromwell.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1962
Availability
Out of Distribution (2006)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Thurston Dart
Cast
Frank DuncanKing Henry VIII
Margaretta ScottQueen Katherine
Donald Layne-SmithThomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury
Robert SpeaightCardinal Wolsey
Prunella ScalesAnne Boleyn
Denis McCarthyDuke of Norfolk
Gary WatsonEarl of Surrey
Ian LangDuke of Buckingham
John BartonGriffith
Michael BatesLord Sandys
Peter OrrDuke of Suffolk
Richard DareCardinal Campeius
Terrence HardimanLord Chamberlain
Trevor NunnThomas Cromwell
Vivienne ChattertonOld Lady

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Henry VIII
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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