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Coriolanus

Synopsis
Audio recording of Brecht’s Coriolanus directed for the Berliner Ensemble by Karin Hercher and performed at the Old Vic Theatre in August 1965. The play is adapted by Manfred Wekwerth and Joachum Tenschert. Ekkehard Schall is Coriolanus.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
1965

Credits

Director
Karin Hercher
Writer
Bertolt Brecht; William Shakespeare
Music
Paul Dessau
Production Design
Karl von Appen
Costume
Karl von Appen
Contributor
Joachim Tenschert; Manfred Wekwerth
Cast
Ekkehard SchallCaius Martius Coriolanus
Hilmar ThateTullus Aufidius
Wolf KaiserMenenius Agrippa
Bruno CarstensCominius
Alexander StillmarkFidemas
Barbara BergValeria
Christian WeisbrodPutcher
Erich HaubmannBrennus
Franz ViehmannNauta
Günter NaumannJunius Brutus
Hans-Georg VoightSutor
Herbert ManzCoctor
Hermann HiesgenLaetus
Horst WunstPiger
Johannes ConradFaber
Klaus ErforthFlavius
Klaus TilnerMenas
Knaup. DieterVestitor
Martin FlorchingerSicinius Velutus
Michelin PanTerzius
Peter BeskeRarus
Peter SodannRufus
Renate RichterVirgilia
Rudolf SeibRestio
Siegfried WeibTitus Lartius
Stefan LisewskiCalvus
Willi SchwabeSpurius
Wolfgang LohseVarro
Wolfram handelHortulanus

Additional Details

Theatre
Old Vic Theatre
Theatre company
Berliner Ensemble
Production type
Other
Plays
Coriolanus
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Stills
Scenery based on the ideas of Bertolt Brecht and Caspar Neher.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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