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Coriolanus

Synopsis
Live sound recording of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1972 production of Coriolanus directed by Trevor Nunn with co-direction from Buzz Goodbody and Euan Smith. Nicol Williamson is Coriolanus.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
6 Dec 1973

Credits

Director
Buzz Goodbody; Euan Smith; Trevor Nunn; William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Cast
Nicol WilliamsonCaius Martius Coriolanus
Margaret TyzackVolumnia
Oscar JamesTullus Aufidius
Mark DignamMenenius Agrippa
Nicholas SelbyCominius
Arthur Whybrow2nd Citizen (Citizen)
Darien AngadiAdrian
Darien AngadiLieutenant
Desmond Stokes3rd Senator (Senator)
Desmond Stokes1st Volscian Elder (Senator (Volscian))
Edwina FordValeria
Jill Lidstone2nd Gentlewoman (Gentlewoman)
John Bott1st Senator (Senator)
John NettletonSicinius Velutus
Joseph Charles3rd Servingman (Servant)
Joseph Marcell2nd Servingman (Servant)
Joseph Marcell1st Watch (Watchman)
Keith Taylor2nd Officer
Lennard Pearce4th Senator (Senator)
Lennard Pearce2nd Volscian Elder (Senator (Volscian))
Loftus Burton1st Servingman (Servant)
Madeline Bellamy1st Gentlewoman (Gentlewoman)
Malcolm Kaye3rd Citizen
Malcolm KayeNicanor
Martin Milman2nd Senator (Senator)
Michael Egan5th Senator (Senator)
Morgan Sheppard1st Citizen (Citizen)
Paul Gaymon4th Citizen (Citizen)
Philip LockeJunius Brutus
Robert Oates1st Aedile (Aediles)
Sidney Livingstone1st Officer
Tony OsobaCitizen (Volscian)
Tony Osoba3rd Volscian Elder (Senator (Volscian))
Tony Osoba2nd Watch (Watchman)
Walter BrownTitus Lartius
Wendy AllnutVirgilia

Additional Details

Theatre
Aldwych Theatre, London
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Other
Historical period
Ancient Rome
Plays
Coriolanus
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Young Martius played by either Christopher Howard-Lee or Matthew Angel. There were several cast changes in the transfer to the Aldwych - Ian Hogg was originally Coriolanus and Patrick Stewart played Aufidius.
History
The production opened at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon 11 April 1972.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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