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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Combined book and audio CD. Includes performances by John Cleese as Petruchio (BBC Television Shakespeare series), Peter O’Toole as Petruchio (Living Shakespeare series), Roger Allam and Frances Barber (Petruchio and Kate in Arkangel’s recording), and Estelle Kohler and Bill Homewood as Kate and Petruchio (Naxos). In addition to the playtext there are articles including Christy Desmet on William Ball’s 1976 commedia dell’arte production, ‘The Taming of the Shrew 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
Frances BarberKatherina
Roger AllamPetruchio

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
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 Jeffrey Kahn.

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
http://www.amazon.co.uk External site opens in new window

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