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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the reprise of Gregory Doran’s 2005 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream re-designed and re-cast for The Courtyard Theatre. Peter de Jersey is Oberon and Andrea Harris is Titania.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2008
Duration
180 inc. interval

Credits

Director
Gregory Doran
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Francis O’Connor
Contributor
Paul Englishby
Cast
Robert CurtisTheseus
Riann SteeleHippolyta
Peter de JerseyOberon
Andrea HarrisTitania
Mark HadfieldPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
David AjalaCobweb
Edward BennettDemetrius
Ewen CumminsSnug
Jim HooperRobin Starveling
Joe DixonNick Bottom
Kathryn DrysdaleHermia
Keith OsbornEgeus
Mariah Gale1st Fairy (Fairy)
Mariah Gale1st Fairy (Peaseblossom)
Natalie WalterHelena
Ricky ChampTom Snout
Roderick SmithPeter Quince
Ryan GageFrancis Flute
Sam AlexanderPhilostrate
Samuel DuttonPuppeteer
Samuel DuttonMustardseed
Tom DaveyLysander
Zoe ThorneMoth

Additional Details

Theatre
Courtyard Theatre, The
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Puppets

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 15 May-13 November 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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