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Coriolanus

Synopsis
Modern dress production of Shakespeare’s play about a soldier who struggles to become a leader, starring Sope Dirisu and Haydn Gwynne. DVD extras include a director’s commentary.
Series
RSC Live from Stratford Upon Avon
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Year of release
2018
Duration
164 mins

Credits

Director
Angus Jackson; Robin Lough
Producer
John Wyver
Music
Mira Calix
Production Design
Robert Innes Hopkins
Sound Design
Carolyn Downing
Cast
Sope DirisuCaius Martius Coriolanus
Haydn GwynneVolumnia
James CorriganTullus Aufidius
Paul JessonMenenius Agrippa
Charles AitkenCominius
Ben HallTitus Lartius
Hannah MorrishVirgilia
Jackie MorrisonSicinius Velutus
Katherine ToyValeria
Martina LairdJunius Brutus
Rebecca WingateAedile (Aediles)

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Coriolanus
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
opera

Notes

Notes
First staged at the RSC in Stratford between 14 September and 14 October 2017 before transferring to the Barbican for a limited run between 6 and 18 November 2017. Broadcast live in cinemas on 11 October 2017.

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.
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Retail outlets

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