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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Video recording of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2015 staging of The Merchant of Venice directed by Polly Findlay. Makram J. Khoury is Shylock.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2015
Duration
130 mins.

Credits

Director
Polly Findlay
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Marc Tritschler
Production Design
Johannes Schütz
Costume
Anette Guther
Cast
Makram J. KhouryShylock
Jamie BallardAntonio
Jacob Fortune-LloydBassanio
Ken NwosuGratiano
Brian ProtheroePrince of Arragon
James CorriganLorenzo
Jay SaighalSolanio
Ken NwosuPrince of Morocco
Nadia AlbinaNerissa
Rina MahoneyServant
Rina MahoneyDuke of Venice
Scarlett BrookesJessica
Tim SamuelsTubal
Tim SamuelsLauncelot Gobbo

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production was filmed by the RSC for cinema as part of RSC Live from Stratford Upon Avon and is available on DVD and Blu-ray from Opus Arte and other outlets.

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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