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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
A mixed, three camera recording of the Bridge Project’s 2009 staging of The Winter’s Tale directed by Sam Mendes with Simon Russell Beale as Leontes and Rebecca Hall as Hermione.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
12 Aug 2009
Duration
160 mins

Credits

Director
Sam Mendes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Mark Bennett
Production Design
Anthony Ward
Costume
Catherine Zuber
Cast
Simon Russell BealeLeontes, King of Sicily
Rebecca HallHermione
Morven ChristiePerdita
Sinead CusackPaulina
Ethan HawkeAutolycus
Aaron KrohnServant of Sicilia and Bohemia (Servant)
Charlotte ParryLady-in-waiting to Hermione (Mopsa)
Dakin MatthewsShepherd
Dakin MatthewsAntigonus
Gary PowellCleomenes
Gary PowellBear
Gary PowellJailer
Gary PowellShepherd
Hannah StokelyShepherdess
Hannah StokelyEmilia
Jessica SmithDorcas
Josh HamiltonPolixenes
Mark NelsonLord
Mark NelsonShepherd
Mark NelsonMariner
Michael BraunDion
Michael BraunFlorizel
Morven ChristieMamillius
Paul JessonCamillo
Richard EastonOld Shepherd
Tobias SegalYoung Shepherd (Clown)

Additional Details

Theatre
Old Vic Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Edwardian
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multicultural casting
Related items
Front Row [02/06/2009]

Notes

Notes
A wide-shot recording can be made available at three weeks’ notice.

The production was also videotaped by Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT) at the Harvey Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music on March 1 2009. This tape is catalogued separately on this database.
General
The Bridge Project is a three-year, transatlantic partnership uniting The Old Vic with Brooklyn Academy of Music, and Neal Street Productions
History
Matinee performance recorded. The Old Vic run was 9 June-15 August 2009.
Reviews
Billington, Michael, The Guardian (10 June 2009).

Archive

Name

V&A Theatre & Performance Collections: National Video Archive of Performance

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