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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
Live sound recording of Trevor Nunn’s 1971 production of The Winter’s Tale for the Royal Shakespeare Company with Barrie Ingham as Leontes and Judi Dench doubling the roles of Perdita and Hermione.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
27 Feb 1971

Credits

Director
Trevor Nunn
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Cast
Barrie InghamLeontes, King of Sicily
Judi DenchHermione
Judi DenchPerdita
Elizabeth SpriggsPaulina
Derek SmithAutolycus
Alton KumaloTime, as Chorus
Anthony PedleyCleomenes
Basil ClarkeShepherd
Benedict TaylorMamillius
Boyd MackenzieShepherd
Christopher BigginsShepherd
David BailieFlorizel
David DundasShepherd
Denis HolmesJailer
Geoffrey HutchingsYoung Shepherd (Clown)
Janet HenfreyEmilia
Jeremy Richardson 
John BerwynArchidamus
Joseph JonesMamillius
Lisa HarrowDorcas
Maev AlexanderMopsa
Michael ShannonShepherd
Miles Anderson 
Morgan SheppardAntigonus
Nicholas SelbyCamillo
Richard PascoPolixenes
Roger ReesLord
Sydney BromleyOld Shepherd

Additional Details

Theatre
Aldwych Theatre, London
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Other
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles

Notes

General
It is not known whether Taylor or Jones played Mamillius in this recording.
History
Press night at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon 15 May 1969. The show toured in Japan and Australia before playing at the Aldwych Theatre.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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