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Two Noble Kinsmen

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1986 production of The Two Noble Kinsmen directed by Barry Kyle. Gerard Murphy is Palamon and Hugh Quarshie is Arcite.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1986
Duration
163 mins

Credits

Director
Barry Kyle
Writer
John Fletcher (2); William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Production Design
Bob Crowley
Cast
Peter GuinnessTheseus, Duke of Athens
Anna NyghHippolyta
Amanda HarrisEmilia
Gerard MurphyPalamon
Hugh QuarshieArcite
Donald McBrideWooer of the Jailer’s Daughter
Imogen StubbsJailer’s Daughter
James LowreyBoy, who sings
Jenni GeorgeQueen (2)
John PatrickCountryman (2)
John PatrickValerius
Joseph MydellHymen
Joseph MydellThe Executioner
Joseph MydellMessenger
Joseph MydellBavian (Countryman dressed as a baboon)
Lucy HancockCountrywoman
Lucy HancockQueen (3)
Max GoldJailer’s Brother
Philip SullyFriend of the Jailer (1)
Philip SullyArtesius
Philip SullyCountryman (3)
Richard MooreGerald
Richard MooreDoctor
Robert DemegerJailer
Robert MorganPirithous
Robert WilleyBoy, who sings
Rosalind BoxallCountrywoman
Rosalind BoxallQueen (1)

Additional Details

Theatre
Swan Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Two Noble Kinsmen, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
The production opened the RSC’s new Swan theatre in Stratford, 1986.

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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