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The Marlowe Dramatic Society

Overview
Works: 38 works in 57 publications in 1 language and 56 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Audio adaptations  Live sound recordings  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Radio programs  Radio plays  Musical settings 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PR2807, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Publications about The Marlowe Dramatic Society
Publications by The Marlowe Dramatic Society
Most widely held works by The Marlowe Dramatic Society
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Unabridged
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1961 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The lovely Viola disguises herself as a young man and quickly falls in love with the Duke she serves. The Duke in turn sends the disguised Viola to woo his lady - the fiesty and impetuous Olivia. Olivia becomes smitten with the young man Viola impersonates, and all careens to a happy resolution by the play's end
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 2 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
William Shakespeare's The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"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
Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1958 and 1972 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Troilus and Cressida is set during the latter years of the Trojan War, faithfully following the plotline of the Iliad from Achilles' refusal to participate in battle to Hector's death. This full-cast dramatization is performed by The Marlowe Society
The Tempest by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Cutting-edge composer Thomas Ades follows up his successful opera Powder Her Face with an ambitious interpretation of Shakespeare's The Tempest
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 2 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
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Drama of Cymbeline, semi-legendary King of Britain in the 1st century B.C., and his daughter Imogen
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in Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 2 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
Pericles by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A dramatic romance, based on the medieval story of Apollonius of Tyre (here called Pericles)
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
When a young woman is offered the choice of saving a man's life at the price of her own chastity, what should she do? The political and moral corruption of Vienna has driven Duke Vincentio into hiding while his deputy governor, Angelo is left to revive the old discipline of civic authority. Angelo's First act is to imprison Claudio, a young nobleman who has gotten his betrothed, Juliet, with child. Under the old laws, this is punishable by death. Angelo next offers Isabella, sister to Claudio and a beautiful young novice about to take her vows, the chance to save her brother's life at the price of her own chastity. Disguised as a friar, the duke returns to manipulate the players and deliver justice in one or Shakespeare's darkest plays concerned with the nature of justice and morality
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"Hamlet, set in Denmark, tells the story of the titular prince and his supposed madness after his uncle Claudius kills his father, marries his mother, and takes the throne. Shakespeare's most popular and most performed play, Hamlet has spawned countless interpretations and continues to intrigue audiences with its timeless themes of revenge and moral corruption"--Container
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Not yet king at the start of the play, Richard presents himself as an enterprising villain as he successfully plans to dispose of his brother Clarence. Richard achieves similar success in conquering the woman he chooses to marry. He carves a way to the throne through assassination and executions. But he meets resistance from Queen Margaret, widow of King Henry IV
William Shakespeare's All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Helena, physician's daughter, cures the deathly ill King of France and receives Count Bertram as her reluctant husband as reward. Helena devises a plan to win her husband's favor and to expose Parolles as a sham
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1958 and 1971 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The play is about an idyllic romance, full of happy love and an optimistic philosophy of simple goodness
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Shakespeare's first surviving tragedy, and the most popular in his day
The two gentlemen of Verona. by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The complete play
King John by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
King John of England is pitted against the united powers of France, Brittany, Austria nd the Papacy. Will England be destroyed by his fatal indecision?
The rape of Lucrece by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Rape of Lucrece is a brilliant, brutal narrative poem giving an account of the terrible crime of rape and its dreadful consequences for victim and perpetrator. As ever, though, Shakespeare goes beyond the obvious, following the ramifications of the crime wherever they take him, shining a light on a band of human-behaviour encompassing the bestial and the beautiful
 
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