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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2001 touring production of The Merchant of Venice directed by Loveday Ingram with Ian Bartholomew as Shylock.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
17 Jan 2002
Duration
150 mins

Credits

Director
Loveday Ingram; William Shakespeare
Music
Paul Englishby
Production Design
Colin Falconer
Cast
Ian BartholomewShylock
Ian GelderAntonio
Paul HickeyBassanio
Hermione GullifordPortia
Dickon TyrrellGratiano
Ben TurnerLorenzo
Carl FergusonServant
Carl FergusonBalthazar
Chris JarmanPrince of Morocco
Darren TunstallLauncelot Gobbo
David PeartTubal
David PeartOld Gobbo
Eliza LumleyNerissa
Gemma LarkeServant
Isabel PollenJessica
Jim CreightonSalerio
Michael GardinerDuke of Venice
Michael GardinerPrince of Arragon
Robert MountfordSolanio

Additional Details

Theatre
Swan Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Edwardian
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Production presented in association with Davidson College, North Carolina, USA. Swan performances followed by UK and International tour.
Reviews
Dobson, Michael. Shakespeare Survey 56 (2003), pp 256-86 (especially 266).

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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