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Comedy of Errors, The

Synopsis
The RSC Young People’s Ensemble’s 2010 production of The Comedy of Errors directed by Paul Hunter.
Language
Arabic (Algeria)
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2011
Recording date
2 Apr 2011
Duration
90 mins

Credits

Director
Paul Hunter
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Iain Johnstone
Production Design
Michael Vale
Cast
Richard KatzAntipholus of Syracuse
Dyfan DwyforDromio of Ephesus
Jonjo O’NeillDromio of Syracuse
Christine EntwisleAdriana
David CarrEgeon
Debbie KorleyLuciana
Dharmesh PatelAngelo
James TraherneSolinus, Duke of Ephesus
Mariah GaleCourtesan
Peter PeverelyBalthasar
Sophie RussellEmilia

Additional Details

Theatre
Courtyard Theatre, The
Theatre company
Young People’s Shakespeare
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Comedy of Errors, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Youth Theatre

Notes

Notes
Individuals may pay to download or view the production and a ‘behind the scenes’ documentary online at www.digitaltheatre.com. A membership scheme for educational institutions, which provides additional teaching material, is available from Digital Theatre Plus http://www.digitaltheatreplus.com/packages (accessed 6/2011).
Stills
"The small-scale set consisted of a single raised platform in the centre of the main stage, and some fairy lights draped from posts. Most of the ensemble stayed on stage throughout providing live musical accompaniment, giving the production a home-made, informal feel. Iain Johnstone’s music was one of the production’s main strengths; played on a variety of jazz and improvised instruments (the play opened with one of the Dromios using a toast rack as percussion), the cast provided both underscore and some big musical numbers, including the showstopping "The Man is Mad", sung by the Courtesan with a backing chorus of finger-clicking, shades-wearing crooners"[http://blogs.warwick.ac.uk].

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.digitaltheatre.com/productions/5cc57e22-e8e2-4ab0-9454-5272a718fbbf
Online price
variable charge
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

Digital Theatre

Email
info@digitaltheatre.com
Web
http://www.digitaltheatre.com/news/62 External site opens in new window
Phone
0207 734 1802.
Address
11 Greek Street
London
W1D 4DJ
Name

Told by an Idiot

Distributor

Name

Digital Theatre Plus

Web
http://www.digitaltheatreplus.com External site opens in new window

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