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Kiss Me Kate

Synopsis
Live from the Royal Albert Hall. This semi-staged performance uses the original 1948 arrangements. John Wilson conducts the John Wilson Orchestra. Introduced by Suzy Klein.
Series
BBC Proms 2014
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
2 Aug 2014 at 19:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
195 (including interval talk)

Credits

Director
Shaun Kerrison
Writer
Bella Spewack; Samuel Spewack
Music
Cole Porter
Choreographer
Alistair David
Contributor
Alexandra Gilbreath; Janet Suzman
Cast
Alexandra SilberLilli Vanessi (Katherina)
Ben DavisFred Graham (Petruchio)
Louise DearmanLois Lane (Bianca)
James Doherty 
John Wilson Orchestra 
Michael Jibson 
Tony YazbeckBill Calhoun (Lucentio)

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
In the interval talk, Proms Plus Literacy, Janet Suzman and Alexandra Gilbreath discusss approaches to staging The Taming of the Shrew for contemporary audiences.
Reviews
Michael Billington, The Guardian (3 August 2014).

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
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Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
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Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
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London
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