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Timon of Athens

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of Cardboard Citizens site-specific production of Timon of Athens directed by Adrian Jackson. The play is set within the context of a motivational management training seminar. The production employs three actors playing Timon to illustrate his descent into embittered madness.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
27 Oct 2006

Credits

Director
Adrian Jackson
Writer
Adrian Jackson; Sarah Woods
Music
David Baird
Production Design
Fred Meller
Cast
Simeon MooreTimon of Athens
Charlie FolorunshoApemantus
Dave RogersAlcibiades
Ricci BeevasFlavius
Jakob. B. GoodePoet
Agron BibaVentidius
Agron BibaSenator
Agron BibaJeweller
Dave RogersVarro’s servant
Jakob. B. GoodeLord
Jakob. B. GoodeServilius
Jo GalbraithSempronius
Jo GalbraithSenator
Jo GalbraithHortensius
Mahdad MajdianLucius
Mahdad MajdianTitus
Nelly AlfandariCaphis
Nelly AlfandariLucullus
Nelly AlfandariSenator
Patrick OnioneOld Athenian
Patrick OnioneFlaminius
Patrick OnioneSenator
Redley SilvaPainter
Redley SilvaPhilotus

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon
Theatre company
Cardboard Citizens
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Timon of Athens
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7); Site-specific productions

Notes

General
Cardboard Citizens is a professional theatre company in the UK working with homeless and ex-homeless people, including refugees and asylum seekers as creators, participants and audience.
History
The production played at the Shakespeare Centre 24-28 October as part of the Complete Works Festival.
Textual information
Adapted by Adrian Jackson and Sarah Woods.
Reviews
Billington, Michael. The Guardian (October 28 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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