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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Video recording recording, using a single, fixed camera, of Propeller’s all-male production of The Taming of the Shrew directed by Ed Hall with Dugald Bruce Lockhart as Petruchio and Simon Scardifield as Katherine.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
8 Sep 2006

Credits

Director
Ed Hall
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Propeller
Production Design
Michael Pavelka
Cast
Simon ScardifieldKatherina
Dugald Bruce LockhartPetruchio
Bob BarrettBaptista Minola
Jon TrenchardBianca
Tony BellTranio
Alasdair CraigBiondello
Chris MylesGremio
Chris MylesVincentio
Dominic TigheWidow
Dominic TigheTailor
Dugald Bruce LockhartChristopher Sly
Jack TarltonHortensio
Jason BaughanPedant
Joe FlynnCurtis
Tam WilliamsLucentio

Additional Details

Theatre
Courtyard Theatre, The
Theatre company
Propeller
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
No period
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); All-male casts; Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7)

Notes

History
The production opened at The Watermill and played at The Courtyard Theatre 2-11 November 2006 as part of the Complete Works Festival. The production played in the Harvey Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY and was recorded by Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT). This version is catalogued separately.
Textual information
Script adapted by Ed Hall and Roger Warren.
Reviews
Pete Wood reviews the production at http://www.britishtheatreguide.info/reviews/shrewpropeller-rev.htm (accessed 5/2007).

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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