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William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew

Author: William ShakespeareClive BrillDominique LeGendreFrances BarberRoger AllamAll authors
Publisher: Auburn, CA : Audio Partners, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Padua holds many suitors for the hand of fair Bianca, but Bianca may not be married until her spinster sister Kate is wed. Could any man be rash enough to take Kate on? The witty adventurer Petruchio undertakes the task. While he sets about transforming Kate from foul-tempered termagant to loving wife, young Lucentio and his clever servant Tranio plot to win Bianca. The result is a sparkling comedy of self-delusion  Read more...
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Genre/Form: English drama (Comedy)
Compact discs
Drama
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Clive Brill; Dominique LeGendre; Frances Barber; Roger Allam; Alan Cox; Clarence Smith; John Hollis; Michael Deacon
ISBN: 1932219315 9781932219319 0792729803 9780792729808 0792730097 9780792730095
OCLC Number: 52261921
Notes: Compact discs.
"A companion to The complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container.
Liner notes include plot synopsis and complete cast list.
Credits: Director, Clive Brill ; composer, Dominique Le Gendre ; producers, Bill Shepherd and Tom Treadwell.
Cast: Frances Barber (Kate), Roger Allam (Petruchio), Alan Cox (Lucentio), Clarence Smith (Tranio), Charles Simpson (Hortensio), Sean Baker (Baptista), John Hollis (Gremio), Elizabeth Anne O'Brien (Bianca), Michael Higgs (Grumio), Keith Drinkel (Vincentio), Michael Deacon (Pedant), Jenny Howe (Widow), Richard Pearce (Biondello), Robert Morgan (Tailor), Max Digby (Curtis).
Description: 2 sound discs (137 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact discs (DDD).
Other Titles: Taming of the shrew
Fully-dramatized recording of William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew

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"Padua holds many suitors for the hand of fair Bianca, but Bianca may not be married until her spinster sister Kate is wed. Could any man be rash enough to take Kate on? The witty adventurer Petruchio undertakes the task. While he sets about transforming Kate from foul-tempered termagant to loving wife, young Lucentio and his clever servant Tranio plot to win Bianca. The result is a sparkling comedy of self-delusion and disguise, set in the context of a play within a play"--Container.

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