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Pericles

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the RSC’s 2006 production of Pericles directed by Dominic Cooke. Lucian Msamati (making his RSC debut) is Pericles.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
9 Dec 2006

Credits

Director
Dominic Cooke
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Gary Yershon
Production Design
Mike Britton
Cast
Lucian MsamatiPericles, Prince of Tyre
Joseph MydellGower
Kate FleetwoodThaisa
Ony UhiaraMarina
Frances AshmanDionyza
Amanda DanielsLychorida
Ashley RolfeKnight
Ben OnwikweHelicanus
Clarence SmithPirate
Clarence SmithAntiochus
Danny DaltonKnight
Jason BarnettPirate
Jason BarnettSailor
Jason BarnettLord
Jason BarnettLord
Linda BassettCerimon
Mark TheodoreLord
Mark TheodoreLeonine
Maynard EziashiCleon
Maynard EziashiLord
Michelle TerryPhilemon
Nyasha HatendiThaliard
Nyasha HatendiKnight
Ony UhiaraDaughter of Antiochus
Richard KatzFisherman
Richard MooreSimonides, King of Pentapolis
Robin LawrenceMaster sailor (Sailor)
Simon HarrisonKnight
Trystan GravelleFisherman

Additional Details

Theatre
Swan Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
No period
Plays
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multicultural casting; Promenade performances; Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7)

Notes

History
The play played in repertory with A Winter’s Tale from 2 November 2006-6 January 2007 as part of the Complete Works Festival.and from 6-17 February at Davidson College, North Carolina.
Reviews
Billington, Michael. The Guardian (16 November 2006).

Archive

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
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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