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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.
Series
RSC Live from Stratford Upon Avon
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2015
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

Notes
Also available on Blu-ray.
History
Filmed by the RSC and relayed live to cinemas as part of RSC Live from Stratford upon Avon.

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

Distributor

Name

Opus Arte

Email
Customer.services@opusarteshop.com
Web
http://www.opusarte.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 8560
Fax
020 7836 0506
Address
Customer Services
Simran Mediatech Ltd
26-28 Hammersmith Grove
Hammersmith
London
W6 7BA
Notes
Opus Arte is the Royal Opera House’s multi-platform arts production and distribution company. Established in 1999 the company grew rapidly to become one of the world’s leading providers of high-quality classical music content. As well as releasing around twenty titles on DVD, Blu-ray and CD per year, the company has produced and directed programmes that have been broadcast in over 60 countries and released in cinemas. The website allows lovers of opera, ballet, classical music and theatre to purchase traditional CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays, and also to download digital music and video straight to a computer or portable device.
Name

Retail outlets

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