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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
A video recording of Jonathan Munby’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the 2008 Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre season. Siobhan Redmond and Tom Mannion double as Hippolyta/Titania and Theseus/Oberon.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2008

Credits

Director
Jonathan Munby
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Olly Fox
Production Design
Mike Britton
Choreographer
Sian Williams
Cast
Tom MannionTheseus
Siobhan RedmondHippolyta
Tom MannionOberon
Siobhan RedmondTitania
Michael JibsonPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Adam BurtonFirst fairy (Fairy)
Adam BurtonMustardseed
Bethan WalkerPeaseblossom
Christopher BrandonLysander
Jonathan BondTom Snout
Laura RogersHelena
Michael JibsonPhilostrate
Michael MatusPeter Quince
Oliver BootDemetrius
Paul HunterNick Bottom
Peter BankoléFrancis Flute
Pippa NixonHermia
Richard ClewsEgeus
Robert GoodaleSnug
Sam ParksRobin Starveling
Sian WilliamsFairy

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles

Notes

Notes
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre makes several recordings of a single production, using three fixed cameras, to enable practitioners and researchers to observe how the play has developed during the run.
History
The production ran 20 May-4 October 2008. Staged as part of the Totus Mundus season.

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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