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Players of Shakespeare 5

Players of Shakespeare 5

Author: R L Smallwood; Royal Shakespeare Company.
Publisher: Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is the fifth volume of essays by actors with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre on their interpretations of major Shakespearian roles. The twelve essays discuss fourteen  Read more...


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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: R L Smallwood; Royal Shakespeare Company.
ISBN: 0521811317 9780521811316
OCLC Number: 52288798
Description: x, 234 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Robert Smallwood --
Prospero in The Tempest / Philip Voss --
Dromio of Syracuse in The Comedy of Errors / Ian Hughes --
Puck (and Philostrate) in A Midsummer Night's Dream / Aidan McArdle --
Viola and Olivia in Twelfth Night / Zoe Waites and Matilda Ziegler --
Hermione in The Winter's Tale / Alexandra Gilbreath --
Leontes in The Winter's Tale, and Macbeth / Antony Sher --
Romeo in Romeo and Juliet / David Tennant --
Timon of Athens / Michael Pennington --
Hamlet / Simon Russell Beale --
King Lear / Nigel Hawthorne --
Iago in Othello / Richard McCabe --
Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra / Frances de la Tour.
Other Titles: Players of Shakespeare five
Responsibility: edited by Robert Smallwood.
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'...these accounts allow a rare opportunity to feel as well as read a character.' Plays International 'The best efforts in this series are first rate.' Contemporary Review

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