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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Live sound recording of John Barton’s 1981 production of The Merchant of Venice for the Royal Shakespeare Company with David Suchet as Shylock and Sinead Cusack as Portia.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
21 Aug 1981

Credits

Director
John Barton
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
James Walker (2)
Production Design
Christopher Morley
Cast
David SuchetShylock
Tom WilkinsonAntonio
Jonathan HydeBassanio
Sinead CusackPortia
Arthur KohnGratiano
Brett UsherDuke of Venice
Brett UsherPrince of Arragon
Corinna SeddonNerissa
David WallerTubal
Jimmy GardnerOld Gobbo
John DarrellSolanio
Judy BuxtonJessica
Michael SiberryLorenzo
Rob EdwardsLauncelot Gobbo
Sara MooreServant
Terry WoodPrince of Morocco
William ArmstrongSalerio

Additional Details

Theatre
Aldwych Theatre, London
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Other
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production opened at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon 21 April 1981.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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