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Timon of Athens

Synopsis
A recording of Timon of Athens by the Marlowe Dramatic Society directed by George Rylands with William Squire in the title role.
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
William SquireTimon of Athens
Peter WoodthorpeApemantus
Anthony WhiteAlcibiades
John FortuneFlavius
Derek JacobiPoet
Anthony ArlidgeLucilius
Corin RedgraveSempronius
David CoombesFlaminius
David Rowe-BeddoeLucius
Donald BevesLucullus
Elizabeth ProudTimandra
Eric RumpTitus (Hortensius’ servant)
Gary O’ConnorPhilotus
Jill DaltryPhrynia
John SharpCaphis
Michael BurrellVentidius
Peter FosterPainter
Philip StrickServilius
Richard KayPage
Terrence HardimanOld Athenian
Tom BussmanHortensius
Trevor NunnMerchant

Additional Details

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

Notes

General
John Fortune acted under the name of John Wood in this production.
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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