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Merry Wives of Windsor, The

Synopsis
Video recording of Terry Hands’ 1995 production of The Merry Wives of Windsor with Denis Quilley as Falstaff.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1995
Duration
140 mins

Credits

Director
Terry Hands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Cast
Denis QuilleySir John Falstaff
Maureen BeattieMistress Margaret Page
Geraldine FitzgeraldMistress Alice Ford
Brenda BruceMistress Quickly
Richard McCabeFrank Ford
Alan DavidSir Hugh Evans
Alex JacobsWilliam Page
Andrew JarvisPistol
Edward ClaytonJohn Rugby
Geoffrey FreshwaterHost of the Garter Inn
Gerard LoganFenton
Jimmy GardnerNim
John CaterRobert Shallow
Lewis SlaydenRobin
Lloyd HutchinsonAbraham Slender
Neil CaplePeter Simple
Paul SykesWilliam Page
Peter MunroWilliam Page
Richard AddisonRobert
Richard MooreGeorge Page
Sam GordonRobin
Seymour MatthewsBardolph
Sophia WalkerAnne Page
Tim WyltonDoctor Caius
William BartonJohn

Additional Details

Theatre
Olivier Theatre, National Theatre
Theatre company
National Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
The production was recorded on DAT in mono using a Sony PCM2000 by taking an audio feed from the theatre’s show relay.
History
The production opened 20 January 1995 in the Olivier Theatre.

Production Company

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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