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Pericles

Synopsis
Video recording of Pericles staged at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre as part of the Globe to Globe season. Performed by the National Theatre of Greece from Athens and spoken in Greek.
Language
Greek
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
Apr 2012
Duration
170 (inc. interval)

Credits

Director
Giannis Houvardas
Writer
William Shakespeare
Costume
Ionna Tsami
Cast
Christos LoulisPericles, Prince of Tyre
Dimitris PaitasGower
Maria SkoulaThaisa
Stefania GouliotiMarina
Lydia FotopoulouDionyza
Kostas VasardanisPhilemon
Kostas VasardanisFisherman
Kostas VasardanisLysimachus
Lydia FotopoulouBawd
Manolis MavromatakisSimonides, King of Pentapolis
Manolis MavromatakisBoult
Minas HatzisavvasThaliard
Minas HatzisavvasFisherman
Minas HatzisavvasCleon
Stefania GouliotiDaughter of Antiochus
Yiannis VoyiatzisHelicanus
Yiannis VoyiatzisPander
Yorgos GlastrasFisherman
Yorgos GlastrasLeonine
Yorgos KotanidisAntiochus
Yorgos KotanidisCerimon

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Theatre company
National Theatre of Greece
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles; Complete Works; Globe to Globe season; World Shakespeare Festival 2012

Notes

General
Jokes about the Greek economy are delivered in English.
History
The play was staged 26 and 27 April 2012
Textual information
Translated by Dionisis Kapsalis. Dramaturg is Vivi Spathoula.
Reviews
"... For non-Greek speakers however, the Globe’s minimal surtitling made this production of Pericles seem like a Charlie Chaplin film...Though the action sometimes flagged, it was never long until a bouzouki appeared" Alex Needham, The Guardian (30 April 2012).

Production Company

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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