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Troilus and Cressida

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Edinburgh International Festival/Royal Shakespeare Company production of Troilus and Cressida directed by Peter Stein with Henry Pettigrew and Annabel Scholey in the title roles.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
7 Sep 2007
Duration
210 mins

Credits

Director
Peter Stein
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Arturo Annecchino
Production Design
Ferdinand Woegerbauer
Costume
Anna Maria Heinrich
Cast
Henry PettigrewTroilus
Annabel ScholeyCressida
Ian Hughes (2)Thersites
Paul JessonPandarus
David YellandUlysses
Adam LevyParis
Arthur CoxCalchas
Charlotte MooreAndromache
Ian HoggAgamemnon
Jeffry WickhamPriam, King of Troy
John Franklyn-RobbinsNestor
Julian Lewis JonesAjax
Kate MilesCassandra
Oliver Kieran-JonesPatroclus
Rachel PickupHelen
Richard ClothierHector
Richard Wills-CottonDiomedes
Roger MayMargareton
Simon ArmstrongAeneas
Vincent ReganAchilles

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Edinburgh International Festival
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Ancient Greece
Plays
Troilus and Cressida
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7)

Notes

General
This production is Stein’s first Shakespeare staging in English.
History
Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Edinburgh International Festival, the King’s Theatre, Edinburgh, 14-26 August 2006; and at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 5-9 September 2006 as part of the Complete Works Festival,
Reviews
Altree, Clare. Shakespeare Bulletin 25, no. 1 (2007): 121-23. Lyn Gardner, The Guardian (16 August 2006). Gardner writes ...` At a stately three-and-a-half hours, it is handsome, well-behaved and just a little bit dull, despite the parade of bronzed, bare-chested Trojans in tiny shorts"

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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