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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera of Tim Carroll’s 2008 production of The Merchant of Venice for the Royal Shakespeare Company with Angus Wright as Shylock.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2008

Credits

Director
Tim Carroll
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Jon Boden
Production Design
Laura Hopkins
Cast
Angus WrightShylock
James GarnonAntonio
Jack LaskeyBassanio
Georgina RichPortia
John Paul ConnollyGratiano
Adrian DecostaServant
Amanda HadingueNerissa
Amara KaranJessica
Arsher AliPrince of Morocco
Jade AnoukaServant
Keir CharlesSolanio
Larrington WalkerOld Gobbo
Leonard FentonDuke of Venice
Patrick MoyLorenzo
Peter ShoreyTubal
Sean KearnsPrince of Arragon
Simon DarwenSalerio
Will BeckLauncelot Gobbo
Will SharpeBalthazar

Additional Details

Theatre
Courtyard Theatre, The
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production ran 10 April - 27 September 2008.
Stills
`,...Things are decidedly quirkier down in Belmont. For reasons I do not fully fathom, Portia’s palace is dominated by stalactites, the caskets are represented by ice blocks and disembodied hands make music with wine glasses’. Michael Billington, The Guardian (11 April 2008).

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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