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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Video recording of the Shakespeare Globe Theatre’s 2012 staging of The Taming of the Shrew directed by Toby Frow. Simon Paisley Day is Petruchio and Samantha Spiro plays Katherina.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2012

Credits

Director
Toby Frow
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Mike Britton
Cast
Samantha SpiroKatherina
Simon Paisley DayPetruchio
Pip DonaghyBaptista Minola
Sarah MacRaeBianca
Jamie BeamishTranio
Christopher KeeganNathaniel
Christopher KeeganServant
David BeamesTailor
David BeamesVincentio
Helen WeirWidow
Michael BertenshawGremio
Patrick DriverPedant
Pearce QuigleyGrumio
Rick WardenHortensio
Tom AndersonCurtis
Tom GodwinBiondello

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Reviews
Jane Shilling, The Telegraph (6 July 2012)."...But this intelligent and energetic production finds the tenderness in the text, and sends its audience home amused, exhilarated, but also disturbed — which is as it should be"

Archive

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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