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Cymbeline

Synopsis
Live sound recording of Peter Hall’s 1988 production of Cymbeline with Geraldine James as Imogen and Tony Church as Cymbeline.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
26 Jul 1988

Credits

Director
Peter Hall
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Harrison Birtwistle
Production Design
Alison Chitty
Cast
Tony ChurchCymbeline, King of Britain
Geraldine JamesImogen
Peter WoodwardPosthumus Leonatus
Tim Pigott-SmithIachimo
Ken StottCloten
Alex HardyMessenger
Alex HardyGhost of the brother of Posthumus
Basil HensonBelarius
Daniel ThorndikeGhost of Sicilius Leonatus
Doyne Byrd2nd brother to Posthumus
Doyne ByrdTribune
Eileen AtkinsQueen
Janet WhitesideGhost of the mother of Posthumus
Jenny GallowayHelen
Jeremy FlynnArviragus
John BluthalCaius Lucius
John BluthalGentleman (1)
John BluthalLord (1)
Judith CokeLady in Waiting
Michael BottleJailer (2)
Michael BottleLord
Michael BottleCaptain (Roman)
Michael Carter (2)Lord (2)
Michael Carter (2)Gentleman (2)
Michael Carter (2)Jupiter
Paul AshbyGentleman (1)
Peter Gordon (2)Senator (1)
Peter Gordon (2)Cornelius
Robert Arnold2nd British Captain (Captain (2))
Simon ScottFrenchman
Simon ScottCaptain (1)
Simon ScottSenator (2)
Steven MackintoshGuiderius
Tony HaygarthPisanio

Additional Details

Theatre
Cottesloe Theatre, National Theatre
Theatre company
National Theatre Company
Production type
Other
Plays
Cymbeline
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Opening night 10 May 1988
Reviews
Wells, Stanley. Shakespeare Survey 42 (1990), pp. 129-48 (especially 139-42).

Production Company

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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