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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the RSC’s 2006 promenade production of The Winter’s Tale directed by Dominic Cooke. Anton Lesser is Leontes.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
9 Dec 2006
Duration
190 (inc. interval)

Credits

Director
Dominic Cooke
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Gary Yershon
Production Design
Mike Britton
Cast
Anton LesserLeontes, King of Sicily
Kate FleetwoodHermione
Michelle TerryPerdita
Linda BassettPaulina
Richard KatzAutolycus
Amanda DanielsMopsa
Amanda DanielsEmilia
Ashley RolfeSicilian Lord (Lord)
Ben OnwukweAntigonus
Clarence SmithCleomenes
Danny DaltonServant
Edward StathamMamillius
Frances AshmanDorcas
Frances AshmanLady
Jason BarnettServant
Jason BarnettJailer
Jonathan ClowesMamillius
Joseph MydellCamillo
Mark TheodoreSicilian Lord (Lord)
Maynard EziashiDion
Nigel CookePolixenes
Nyasha HatendiSicilian Lord (Lord)
Ony UhiaraLady
Richard MooreOld Shepherd
Robin LawrenceOfficer
Robin LawrenceTime, as Chorus
Simon HarrisonFlorizel
Trystan GravelleArchidamus
Trystan GravelleYoung Shepherd (Clown)

Additional Details

Theatre
Swan Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1960s
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Promenade performances; Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7)

Notes

Notes
Dominic Cooke’s detailed comments on all aspects of the production in an interview with Paul Allen can be heard at http://www.rsc.org.uk/content/3126.aspx (accessed 5/2007).
History
The production played in repertory 26 October 2006 - 6 January 2007 as part of the Complete Works Festival and from 9-18 February 2007 at Davidson College, North Carolina, USA. The play was in repertory with Pericles.
Reviews
Billington, Michael. The Guardian (16 November 2006).

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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