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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Video recording of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s 2016 staging of A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Emma Rice. Ex-cabaret performer Meouw Meouw is Titania/Hippolyta. The DVD release, directed for the screen by Ian Russell, includes an interview with Emma Rice.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Year of release
2018
Recording date
Sep 2016
Duration
171 mins

Credits

Director
Emma Rice; Ian Russell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stu Barker
Production Design
Börkur Jónsson
Costume
Moritz Junge
Cast
Zubin VarlaTheseus
Meow MeowHippolyta
Zubin VarlaOberon
Meow MeowTitania
Katy OwenPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Alex TregearTom Snout
Anjana VasanHermia
Ankur BahlHelena
Edith TankusSnug
Edward DerringtonLysander
Ewan WardropNick Bottom
Lucy ThackerayPeter Quince
Margaret Ann BainFrancis Flute
Margaret Ann BainPhilostrate
Nandi BhebheFirst Fairy (Fairy)
Nandi BhebheRobin Starveling
Nouti GatwaDemetrius
Tibu FortesFairy

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Tanika Gupta on Reshaping the Globe’s a Midsummer Night’s Dream

Notes

General
Emma Rice’s first production as Artistic Director of the Globe.
History
In repertory 30th April-11 September.
Textual information
Dramaturg is Tanika Gupta

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

Distributor

Name

Retail outlets

Distributor (DVD)

Name

Opus Arte

Email
opusarte@roh.org.uk
Web
http://www.opusarte.com/ External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Opera House
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 9DD

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