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Merry Wives of Windsor, The

Synopsis
Stage video recording of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre 2008 production of The Merry Wives of Windsor directed by Christopher Luscombe with Christopher Benjamin as Falstaff.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2008

Credits

Director
Christopher Luscombe
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Nigel Hess
Production Design
Janet Bird
Cast
Christopher BenjaminSir John Falstaff
Serena EvansMistress Margaret Page
Sarah WoodwardMistress Alice Ford
Sue WallaceMistress Quickly
Andrew HavillFrank Ford
Edward MacliamFenton
Ellie PiercyAnne Page
Gareth ArmstrongSir Hugh Evans
Gregory DudgeonNim
Harry MantonRobin
Jonty StephensHost of the Garter Inn
Michael GarnerGeorge Page
Nathan AmziPeter Simple
Otto FarrantRobin
Paul WoodsonPistol
Peter GaleRobert Shallow
Philip BirdDoctor Caius
Timothy SpeyerJohn Rugby
William BelchambersAbraham Slender

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Merry Wives of Windsor at the Globe

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.

Downloads and HD downloads at cost and rental streaming at www.digitaltheatre.com (accessed 8/2013).
History
The production ran 8 June-5 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

Distributor

Name

Digital Theatre

Email
info@digitaltheatre.com
Web
http://www.digitaltheatre.com/news/62 External site opens in new window
Phone
0207 734 1802.
Address
11 Greek Street
London
W1D 4DJ

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