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Nuit des Rois, La

Alternative title
Twelfth Night
Synopsis
Production for French television of Jean Le Poulain’s staging of Twelfth Night and directed for television by Georges Folgoas. Anny Duperey is Viola.
Series
Au Théâtre Ce Soir
Language
French (Standard)
Country
France
Medium
Television; Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
27 Dec 1973 (Channel: ORTF)
Duration
103 mins

Credits

Director
Georges Folgoas; Jean Le Poulain
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Henri Sauguet
Production Design
Roger Harth
Costume
Donald Cardwell (2)
Adaptor for Television
Claude Vincent; Jean Anouilh
Cast
Anny DupereyViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Mireille DelcroixOlivia
Michel RuhlOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Jean Le PoulainMalvolio
Francis JoffoFeste
Arlette DidierMaria
Bruno DevoldèreSebastian
Claude LefebvreValentine
Daniel DhubertCurio
Daniel RoyanPriest
Francis DeschampsFirst Officer
Frédéric GérardSecond Officer
Gaston VacchiaSir Toby Belch
Guy PintatFabian
J el MartineauAntonio
Jean PéméjaCaptain
Michel DintrichGuitarist
Pascal MazzottiSir Andrew Aguecheek
Patrice MartineauServant

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production was first staged at the Théâtre Marigny in 1973. Released on DVD in 2001.
Textual information
French adaptation by Jean Anouilh and Claude Vincent.

Production Company

Name

Office de Radiodiffusion Télévision Française (ORTF)

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Name

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