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William Shakespeare's The winter's tale

Author: William ShakespeareClive BrillDominique LeGendreJohn GielgudCiarán HindsAll authors
Publisher: Auburn, CA : Audio Partners, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"King Leontes of Sicilia is seized by sudden and terrible jealousy of his wife Hermione, whom he accuses of adultery. He believes the child Hermione is bearing to have been fathered by his friend Polixenes, and when the baby girl is born he orders her to be taken to some wild place and left to die. Though Hermione's child escapes death, Leontes' cruelty has terrible consequences. Loss paves the way for reunion, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Clive Brill; Dominique LeGendre; John Gielgud; Ciarán Hinds; Sinéad Cusack; Eileen Atkins; Paul Jesson; Julian Glover; Geoffrey Whitehead; Alex Jennings; Alison Reid; Tony Jackson; Stephen Mangan; John Hollis; Steve Hodson; Rebecca Saire; James Greene
ISBN: 1932219390 9781932219395
OCLC Number: 52261928
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: Sir John Gielgud (Time the Chorus), Ciaran Hinds (Leontes), Sinead Cusack (Hermione), Eileen Atkins (Paulina), Paul Jesson (Polixenes), Julian Glover (Antigonus), Geoffrey Whitehead (Camillo), Alex Jennings (Autolycus), Alison Reid (Perdita), Mark Bonnar (Florizel), Anthony Jackson (Old shepherd), Stephen Mangan (Clown), John Hollis (Archidamus), Stephen Geller (Mamillius), Alan Cox (Cleomenes), John McAndrew (Dion), Steve Hodson (Gaoler), James Greene (Officer), Sarah-Jane Holm (Mopsa), Sian Radinger (Dorcas), Rebecca Saire (Emilia).
Description: 3 sound discs (173 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact discs (DDD).
Other Titles: Winter's tale
Fully-dramatized recording of William Shakespeare's The winter's tale

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"King Leontes of Sicilia is seized by sudden and terrible jealousy of his wife Hermione, whom he accuses of adultery. He believes the child Hermione is bearing to have been fathered by his friend Polixenes, and when the baby girl is born he orders her to be taken to some wild place and left to die. Though Hermione's child escapes death, Leontes' cruelty has terrible consequences. Loss paves the way for reunion, and life and hope are born out of desolation and despair"--Container.

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