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Comedy of Errors, The

Synopsis
A videorecording of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s 2006 production of The Comedy or Errors directed by Christopher Luscombe with Andrew Havill as Antipholus of Syracuse and Simon Wilson as Antipholus of Ephesus.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2006
Duration
150 mins

Credits

Director
Christopher Luscombe
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Julian Philips
Production Design
Janet Bird
Costume
Janet Bird
Cast
Simon WilsonAntipholus of Ephesus
Andrew HavillAntipholus of Syracuse
Eliot GiuralaroccaDromio of Ephesus
Sam AlexanderDromio of Syracuse
Sarah WoodwardAdriana
Ben CrystalLuce
Chris EmmettAngelo
Darlene JohnsonEmilia
David SturzakerSolinus, Duke of Ephesus
Jake HardersBalthasar
Kate Debenham-TaylorCourtesan
Laura ReesLuciana
Patrick Moy2nd Merchant (Merchant)
Richard O’CallaghanEgeon
Thomas PaddenDoctor Pinch
Thomas Padden1st Merchant (Merchant)

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Ancient Rome
Plays
Comedy of Errors, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre makes several recordings of a single production, using three fixed cameras, to enable practitioners and researchers to observe how the play has developed during the run.
General
The production is designed to resemble the Rome depicted in comedy films from the 1960s.
History
The production formed part of The Edges of Rome season, running 22 July - 7 October 2006.
Reviews
Dessen, Alan C. Shakespeare Bulletin 24, no. 4 (2006): 13-31 (in review-article).

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
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Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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