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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
Video recording of Robin Phillips and Peter Moss’ 1978 production of The Winter’s Tale for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Brian Bedford is Leontes.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
8 Jun 1978

Credits

Director
Peter Moss; Robin Phillips
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Louis Applebaum
Production Design
Daphne Dare
Costume
Daphne Dare
Cast
Brian BedfordLeontes, King of Sicily
Margot DionneHermione
Marti MaradenPerdita
Martha HenryPaulina
Graeme CampbellAutolycus
Barbara StewartDorcas
Collen WagnerEmilia
Joel KenyonAntigonus
Lewis GordonOld Shepherd
Mervyn BlakeTime, as Chorus
Patricia IdletteMopsa
Paul BowmanDion
Richard CurnockCleomenes
Robin McKenzieMamillius
Stephen HunterJailer
Stewart ArnoldFlorizel
Ted FollowsPolixenes
Tom WoodYoung Shepherd (Clown)
William NeedlesCamillo

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
19th Century
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 8 June-19 September 1978
Stills
The production was set in an unnamed eastern European country in the 1880s. One reviewer believed there was a strong connection to the Winter Palace.
Reviews
Berry, Ralph. Shakespeare Quarterly 30 (1979): 167-75 (in review article).

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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