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Cymbeline

Synopsis
Video recording of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1997 production of Cymbeline directed by Adrian Noble with Joanne Pearce as Imogen and Paul Freeman as Iachimo.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
6 Jun 1998
Duration
170 mins

Credits

Director
Adrian Noble
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stephen Warbeck
Production Design
Anthony Ward
Cast
Edward PetherbridgeCymbeline, King of Britain
Joanne PearceImogen
Damian LewisPosthumus Leonatus
Paul FreemanIachimo
Guy HenryCloten
David GloverGhost
David GloverPhilario
David HobbsCornelius
Ewart James WaltersJupiter
Ian HoggBelarius
Jenifer ArmitageGhost
Jo Stone-FewingsGuiderius
Joanna McCallumQueen
John KanePrologue
John KanePhilharmonus, a Soothsayer
John KilloranGentleman (1)
Nicholas HutchinsonGentleman (2)
Patrice NaiambanaCaius Lucius
Paul BentallPisanio
Rex ObanoAttendant
Rex ObanoSpaniard
Richard CantArviragus
Rod ArthurJailer
Rod ArthurFrenchman
Shuna SnowHelen
Vincent LeighCaptain
Vincent LeighDutchman

Additional Details

Theatre
Opera House, Brooklyn Academy of Music, N.Y.
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Ancient Britain
Plays
Cymbeline
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The production was also videotaped by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre on 27 February 1997. This production is catalogued separately.
History
First performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Stratford-upon-Avon 20 February 1997.
Stills
Stills from, and design notes on, the production are available on the Arts and Humanities Performing Arts Data Service (AHDS) at http://ahds.ac.uk/performingarts/collections/designing-shakespeare.htm
Reviews
Ben Brantley, New York Times (5 June 1998).

Production Company

Name

Character Generators

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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