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Tempest, The

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2006 production of The Tempest directed by Rupert Goold. Patrick Stewart is Prospero.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
16 Sep 2006
Duration
148 mins

Credits

Director
Rupert Goold
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Adam Cork
Production Design
Giles Cadle
Costume
Nicky Gillibrand
Cast
Patrick StewartProspero
Mariah GaleMiranda
Julian BleachAriel
John LightCaliban
Nick CourtFerdinand
Allyson BrownGoddess
Chris JarmanAdrian
Craig GazeyTrinculo
David RubinMariner
Emma Jay ThomasGoddess
Finbar LynchAlonso
Golda RosheuvelGoddess
James HayesGonzalo
John HopkinsSebastian
Joseph AlessiStephano
Ken BonesAntonio
Luke NealMariner
Paul BarnhillBoatswain
Ravi AujiaMariner
Rob CarrollMariner

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
No period
Plays
Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7)

Notes

History
The production played in repertory 28 July-12 October 2006 . It played at Ann Arbor, Michigan 1-12 November 2006, at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 21-25 November and transferred to the Novello Theatre, London 22 February-24 March.
Reviews
Michael Billington, The Guardian (August 10th 2006). `...Rupert Goold’s startling production, his house debut, is a blend of Beckett, Shockheaded Peter, Edward Scissor-hands and polar exploration movie. But, for all the eclecticism, Goold offers a totally coherent vision of the play’.

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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