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Julius Caesar

Synopsis
Combined book and audio CD. The CD includes Orson Welles in a 1938 recording of Mark Antony’s funeral oration speech and Adrian Lester giving the same speech in the Arkangel recording. There are performances from Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Simon Russell Beale and Richard Dreyfuss. Photographs include scenes from the 1953 film starring Marlon Brando as Mark Antony, the RSC’s 1972 production directed by Trevor Nunn (Mark Dignam as Caesar) and the RSC’s 2004 regional touring production directed by David Farr. In addition to the playtext, there are articles including ‘In Production: Julius Caesar through the Years’ by Robert Ormsby, ‘Julius Caesar in Popular Culture’ by Douglas Lanier, ‘A Voice Coach’s Perspective on Speaking Shakespeare’ by Andrew Wade and ‘In the Age of Shakespeare’ by Thomas Garvey.
Series
Sourcebooks Shakespeare Series, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia
Year of release
2007

Credits

Contributor
Derek Jacobi
Cast
Simon Russell BealeMark Antony
Herbert Beerbohm Tree 
Richard Dreyfuss 

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Julius Caesar
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Each book and CD set includes narration by Derek Jacobi, recordings from actors, more than 20 scenes from different productions to facilitate comparisons, interviews and essays, the full text of the play with glossary and production notes,illustrations of sets, costume designs, and photographs of significant historical performances.
Textual information
Advisory editors are David Bevington and Peter Holland. Series editors are Dominique Raccah and Marie Macaisa. Text editor is Robert Ormsby.

Production Company

Name

SourceBooks MediaFusion

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Methuen Drama

Email
direct@macmillan/co/uk
Phone
01256 302688
Fax
01256 364733
Address
Macmillan Distribution Ltd
Brunel Road
Houndsmill
Basingstoke
RG21 6XS

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.co.uk

Web
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