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Players of Shakespeare : essays in Shakespearean performance

Author: Philip Brockbank; Royal Shakespeare Company.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twelve distinguished actors were asked to write about the preparation and performance of a Shakespeare role they had played in a production with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Brockbank; Royal Shakespeare Company.
ISBN: 0521244285 9780521244282
OCLC Number: 11518427
Description: xii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : abstracts and brief chronicles / Philip Brockbank --
Shylock in the Merchant of Venice / Patrick Stewart --
Portia in the Merchant of Venice / Sinead Cusack --
Malvolio in Twelfth night / Donald Sinden --
Orlando in As you like it / John Bowe --
Lavatch in All's well that ends well / Geoffrey Hutchings --
Nurse in Romeo and Juliet / Brenda Bruce --
Polonius in Hamlet / Tony Church --
Hamlet / Michael Pennington --
Timon of Athens / Richard Pasco --
Posthumus in Cymbeline / Roger Rees --Hermione in the Winter's tale / Gemma Jones --
Caliban in the Tempest / David Suchet.
Responsibility: by twelve players with the Royal Shakespeare Company ; edited by Philip Brockbank.
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'This volume of twelve essays by members of the Royal Shakespeare Company is brilliant testimony to the specific and incomparable commentary that actors can be persuaded to provide.' Peter Holland, Read more...

 
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