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Twelfth Night

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera of Filter’s production of Twelfth Night directed by Sean Holmes. Polly Frame is Viola and Ferdy Roberts is Malvolio.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
3 Nov 2006

Credits

Director
Sean Holmes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Polly FrameViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Kirsty BushellOlivia
Paul BrennanOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Ferdy RobertsMalvolio
Gemma SaundersFeste
Ferdy RobertsAntonio
Gemma SaundersMaria
Oliver DimsdaleSir Toby Belch
Paul BrennanSir Andrew Aguecheek
Polly FrameSebastian

Additional Details

Theatre
Cube, The
Theatre company
Filter
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles; Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7); Multimedia productions

Notes

Notes
The play was also recorded (4 cameras, mixed recording) by the National Video Archive of Performance at the Tricycle Theatre on 25 September 2008 and is catalogued separately.
General
From 25 October-18 November 2006 the auditorium of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre was transformed into an intimate 100 seat studio space.

Founded in 2001 by actors Oliver Dimsdale and Ferdy Roberts and musician Tim Phillips, Filter create an on-stage fusion of live and recorded music (their trademark live integrated sound), naturalistic and stylised physical movement and video images.
History
Played from 2-4 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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