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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1999 production of The Winter’s Tale directed by Gregory Doran with Antony Sher as Leontes.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
22 Dec 1998
Duration
175 mins

Credits

Director
Gregory Doran
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Ilona Sekacz
Production Design
Robert Jones
Cast
Antony SherLeontes, King of Sicily
Alexandra GilbreathHermione
Emily BruniPerdita
Estelle KohlerPaulina
Ian Hughes (2)Autolycus
Christopher BrandYoung Shepherd (Clown)
Emily BruniMamillius
Emily PithonLady-in-waiting
Gail SixsmithMopsa
Gail SixsmithMaid
Geoffrey FreshwaterCamillo
Gil Cohen-AlloroGuard
James HayesOld Shepherd
Jeffry WickhamAntigonus
Jim FishFootman
Karen BrysonMaid
Ken BonesPolixenes
Michael MoylanGuard
Myra McFadyenDorcas
Myra McFadyenEmilia
Nancy CarrollLady-in-waiting
Nicholas KhanLord
Nicholas KhanMariner
Paula StephensLady-in-waiting
Peter MacqueenArchidamus
Peter MacqueenJailer
Ryan McCluskeyFlorizel
Sevan StephanDoctor
Steven AthollDion
Vanessa EarlMaid
William ManneringCleomenes

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Edwardian
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Winter’s Tale, The: A Production Casebook

Notes

Notes
The production was filmed by Heritage Theatre at a performance at the Barbican. This production is catalogued separately.
Reviews
Cook, Wayne. Shakespeare Bulletin 18, no. 1 (2000), pp 8-9; Smallwood, Robert. Shakespeare Survey 53 (2000), pp. 244-73 (especially 263-66).
Tatspaugh, Patricia E. The Winter’s Tale. London: Arden Shakespeare in association with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, 2002. [Studies the directing, staging, designing, and acting of The Winter’s Tale in Royal Shakespeare Company productions by Anthony Quayle, Peter Wood, Trevor Nunn, John Barton and Trevor Nunn, Ronald Eyre, Adrian Noble, Terry Hands, and Gregory Doran].

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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