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Players of Shakespeare 6 : essays in the performance of Shakespeare's history plays

Author: R L Smallwood; Royal Shakespeare Company.
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This sixth volume of essays by members of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre is the first to focus on a single group of Shakespeare's plays. To celebrate the arrival of the new millennium the RSC presented productions of all eight of the history plays of the first and second Lancastrian tetralogies. Half of the twelve essays in this volume accordingly come from this important and historic cycle.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; 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: 0521840880 9780521840880 9780521711821 0521711827
OCLC Number: 56442316
Notes: Sixth volume of essays by members of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Description: xiii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: King John / Guy Henry --
Constance in King John / Kelly Hunter --
The bastard in King John / Jo Stone-Fewings --
King Edward III / David Rintoul --
King Richard II / Samuel West --
Bolingbroke in Richard II, and King Henry IV / David Troughton --
Lady Percy in parts 1 and 2 of Henry IV / Nancy Carroll --
Falstaff in parts 1 and 2 of Henry IV / Desmond Barrit --
King Henry V / Adrian Lester --
Joan of Arc in part 1 of Henry VI, and Margaret of Anjou in parts 1, 2, and 3 of Henry VI, and in Richard III / Fiona Bell --
Duke Humphrey in parts 1 and 2 of Henry VI, and Buckingham in Richard III / Richard Cordery --
King Richard III / Henry Goodman.
Other Titles: Players of Shakespeare six
Responsibility: edited by Robert Smallwood.
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This sixth volume of essays by members of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre is the first to focus on a single group of Shakespeare's plays. The productions represented cover the  Read more...

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'... rich and searching volume ...' The Times Literary Supplement 'The best efforts in this series are first rate.' Contemporary Review

 
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