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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the National Theatre’s 2001 touring production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Sean Holmes with David Rubin and Karen Tomlin doubling the roles of Theseus/Oberon and Hippolyta/Titania.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
4 Apr 2001

Credits

Director
Sean Holmes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
James Dodgson
Production Design
Anthony Lamble
Cast
David RubinTheseus
Karen TomlinHippolyta
David RubinOberon
Karen TomlinTitania
Tom AndersonPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Aislinn ManganMoth
Aislinn ManganFrancis Flute
Aislinn ManganHermia
Lee Haven-JonesMustardseed
Lee Haven-JonesLysander
Lee Haven-JonesPeter Quince
Martin O’BrienNick Bottom
Martin O’BrienEgeus
Richard YoumanTom Snout
Richard YoumanCobweb
Richard YoumanDemetrius
Susan SalmonHelena
Susan SalmonRobin Starveling
Susan SalmonPeaseblossom
Tom AndersonPhilostrate

Additional Details

Theatre
Cottesloe Theatre, National Theatre
Theatre company
National Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Touring productions; Gender-blind casting

Notes

History
Matinee performance recorded.
Reviews
Dobson, Michael. Shakespeare Survey 55 (2002), pp. 285-321 (especially 311).

Archive

Name

National Theatre Archive

Contact
Archivist
Email
http://catalogue.nationaltheatre.org.uk/CalmView/ContactUsForm.aspx
Web
https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/about-the-national-theatre/archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7452 3135
Address
NT Studio
83-101 The Cut
London
SE1 8LL
UK

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