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Shakespeare Box - Werke

Alternative title
Hörspiel-Archiv auf 40 Cds, Das
Synopsis
The 40 CD box set consists of a collection of 28 radio adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays (including a recording of Sir Thomas More) produced and broadcast on German and Austrian public radio service stations between 1949 and 2001. The collection is comprised of the following recordings:
Romeo und Juliet (1949) with Klaus Kinski as Romeo
Othello (1983) with Rolf Boysen as Othello
Macbeth (1957) with Marianne Hoppe as Lady Macbeth
Hamlet (1963), produced in the GDR with Gerd Micheel as Hamlet
König Lear (1958) with Fritz Kortner as Lear and Bernahrd Minetti as Fool
Julius Cäsar (1962) with Willy Birgel as Caesar and Thomas Holtzmann as Brutus
Antonius und Cleopatra (1953) with Joana Maria Gorvin and Wilhelm Borchert in the title roles
Titus Andronicus (1986) with Romuald Pekny as Titus
Coriolan (1958) with Ullrich Haupt as Coriolanus
Timon von Athen (1954) with Ernst Schröder as Timon
Troilus und Cressida (1961) with Wolfgang Forester and Dinah Hinz in the title roles
Perikles, Fürst von Tyrus (1964) with Kurt Ebbinghaus as Gower
Das Wintermaerchen (1961) with Peter Mosbacher as Leontes and Edith Schneider as Hermione
Ein Sommernachtstraum (2001) with Martina Gedeck as Hermia and Peter Lohmeyer as Demetrius
Der Sturm (1954) with Hans Clarin as Ariel
Der Kaufmann von Venedig (1985) with Will Quadflieg as Antonio
Was Ihr Wollt (1964) with Herbert Prikopa as Aguecheek
Viel Lärm um Nichts (1964) with Loni von Friedl as Hero
Mass fuer Mass (1955) with Kurt Ehrhardt as the Duke
Die beiden edlen Vettern oder Feindschaft wider Willen (1980) with Walter Reyer as Theseus
Sir Thomas More (1960) with Albin Skoda as More
Ende gut, alles gut (1956) with Kaethe Gold as Helena
Die Ballade vom Prinzen Arthur (1955) with Wolfgang Engels as King John
König Richard II (1975) with Helmut Lohner as Richard, Marianne Hoppe as Duchess of Gloucester
Heinrich IV (1955) with Otto Woegerer as Falstaff
Richard III (1981) with Thomas Holtzmann as Richard
Shakespeares Rosenkriege (1985), a 150-minute radio adaptation encompassing Shakespeare’s major tetralogy with Carl Raddatz and Fritz Lichtenhahn.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Germany
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2006
Duration
2800 mins

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Peter Geyer; Wolf-D. Fruck

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
All’s Well That Ends Well; Antony and Cleopatra; Coriolanus; Hamlet; Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2; Henry V; Henry VI part 1; Henry VI part 2; Henry VI part 3; Julius Caesar; King John; King Lear; Macbeth; Measure for Measure; Merchant of Venice, The; Midsummer Night’s Dream, A; Much Ado About Nothing; Othello; Pericles, Prince of Tyre; Richard II; Richard III; Romeo and Juliet; Taming of the Shrew, The; Tempest, The; Timon of Athens; Titus Andronicus; Troilus and Cressida; Twelfth Night; Two Gentlemen of Verona, The; Two Noble Kinsmen, The; Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The 40-CD box set is accompanied by an introductory booklet.
ISBN: 978-3866042513
History
The recordings compiled in this collection were originally broadcast on German and Austrian radio. See separate entries for more details.

Publisher

Name

Random House Audio

Email
Ines.Wallraff@randomhouse.de
Web
http://www.randomhouse.de/randomhouseaudio/ External site opens in new window
Phone
Tel.: +49 (0)221/ 945 15 60
Fax
Fax: +49 (0)221/ 945 15 69
Address
Im Mediapark 2
Cologne
D-50670
Germany
Notes
Previously BMG Wort

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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