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Marlowe Dramatic Society

Overview
Works: 173 works in 902 publications in 1 language and 5,720 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Audio adaptations  Radio programs  Radio plays  Radio adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PR2823, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Marlowe Dramatic Society
Publications by Marlowe Dramatic Society
Most widely held works by Marlowe Dramatic Society
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 1961 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 232 libraries worldwide
When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne and divides his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder follow. After banishing Cordelia, his youngest daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1960 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's comedy of mistaken identity and intrigue
William Shakespeare's Love's labor's lost by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1962 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 175 libraries worldwide
The young King of Navarre and three of his courtiers have vowed to lock themselves away for three years of study and fasting, and to forswear the company of women for this period. No sooner is their vow made than it is tested, however, as the Princess of France and three of her ladies arrive in Navarre on a diplomatic mission. The young men fall instantly and hopelessly in love, and the tension between their vow and their passion forms the subject of this charming and sparkling early comedy
Henry the Fourth, part one by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 172 libraries worldwide
While King Henry's England is threatened by rebellion, the king's scapegrace son Hall haunts the taverns of London, his companions crew of rouges and thieves led by the dissolute knight, Sir John Falstaff. The Earl of Northumberland and his fiery son Hotspur scheme to overthrow the crown. Can Hal be brought to a snnse of his duty as Prince of Wales?
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods.--
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1959 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 162 libraries worldwide
The noble Veronese houses of Montague and Capulet are locked in a bitter feud. When Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, fall in love they are swept up in a series of violent events and cruel twists of fortune
Henry the Fourth, part two by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Sir Ian McKellen, Corin Redgrave and Derek Jacobi perform Shakespeare's historic play about Prince Hal's journey toward kingship, and his ultimate rejection of Falstaff
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 157 libraries worldwide
A man born to rule the world is destroyed by his weaknesses and lusts
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 156 libraries worldwide
The fabulously rich Timon believes all his friends to be as open-hearted and generous as himself. When his wealth suddenly evaporates, however, he discovers the truth and his altruism turns to a bitter hatred of mankind. Stirred up by the cynical Apemantus, Timon retreats to the woods where he plots the destruction of Athens, the city that had formerly seemed to embody everything pleasurable and civilized. The cosmic scope of his hatred is communicated in a series of powerful and disturbing dramatic tableaux
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1960 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 156 libraries worldwide
"'Prince Hal' has ascended to the throne of England. After a land dispute, Henry decides to invade France, leading inevitably to the bloddy Battle of Agincourt--and providing a stage for Shakespeare to comment on the human condition"--Web page image
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1958 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 155 libraries worldwide
As a triumphal parade celebrates Julius Caesar and his defeat of the Roman general Pompey, Cassius schemes with Brutus to bring an end to Caesar before he becomes king and destroys the republic. Meanwhile, a soothsayer warns Caesar to "beware the Ides of March".--Container
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 154 libraries worldwide
The play is about an idyllic romance, full of happy love and an optimistic philosophy of simple goodness
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 149 libraries worldwide
"In Shakespear's most controversial play, the opposing values of justice and mercy must be resolved. Antonio promises money to help his friend Bassanio woo Portia. He borrows the sum needed from the cruel Shylock, but there will be a dreadful penalty if the loan is not repaid."--Container
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1962 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Henry VIII foils a plot by the scheming Cardinal Wolsey, rejects his twenty-year marriage to Katharine of Aragon, and falls in love with Anne Boleyn
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
28 editions published between 1958 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Macbeth, a Scottish war hero, is driven by ambition, the supernatural prophecy of three witches, and an unscrupulous wife, to murder Duncan, the King of Scotland, and usurp the throne. Once crowned king of Scotland, he begins a violent reign of terror to keep the crown. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Unabridged
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Recorded by the Marlowe Society and professional players, George Rylands, director
Henry VI, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 137 libraries worldwide
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1958 and 1983 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
One of Shakespeare's last plays, The winter's tale is the tragicomic story of the mad jealousy of King Leontes of Sicily
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1962 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Recorded by the Marlowe Society and professional players, George Rylands, director
 
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Alternative Names
Marlowe Society
Marlowe Society (University of Cambridge)
University of Cambridge Marlowe dramatic society
University of Cambridge Marlowe Society
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