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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Live sound recording of John Barton and Gillian Lynne’s 1977 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Royal Shakespeare Company with Patrick Stewart as Oberon and Marjorie Bland as Titania.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
16 Aug 1977

Credits

Director
Gillian Lynne; John Barton
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Production Design
John Napier
Cast
Richard DurdenTheseus
Carmen du SautoyHippolyta
Patrick StewartOberon
Marjorie BlandTitania
Leonard PrestonPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Avril CarsonFairy
Christopher WhitehouseFairy
Dan BethellPeaseblossom
David LyonSnug
Dexter FletcherCobweb
Duncan PrestonFrancis Flute
Griffith JonesEgeus
James CoghillMoth
Keith TaylorTom Snout
Kim BegleyFairy
Leon TannerRobin Starveling
Mark LuxfordMustardseed
Norman TyrrellPeter Quince
Paul WagarFairy
Paul WhitworthLysander
Peter WoodwardDemetrius
Pippa GuardHermia
Richard GriffithsNick Bottom

Additional Details

Theatre
Aldwych Theatre, London
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Other
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Produced at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, beginning 3 May 1977; at the Aldwych Theatre, London, beginning 25 June 1977; and at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, beginning 22 March 1978.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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

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