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Players of Shakespeare 2
Further Essays in Shakespearean Performance by Players with the Royal Shakespeare Company

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Russell Jackson, Daniel Massey, Edward Petherbridge, Ian McDiarmid, Fiona Shaw, Juliet Stevenson, Alan Rickman, Zoe Wanamaker, Kenneth Branagh, Roger Allam, Niamh Cusack, Frances Barber, Antony Sher, Ben Kingsley, David Suchet
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  • Date Published: November 1989
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521389037

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  • This is the second volume of essays by actors with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Fourteen actors describe the Shakespearean roles they played in productions between 1982 and 1987. A brief biographical note is provided for each of the contributors and an introduction places the essays in the context of the Stratford and London stages, and of the music and design for the particular productions.

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    "In this helpful and illuminating collection of fourteen essays by R.S.C. actors describing the roles they played with the company...light is shed on the unique hybrid that theatre is..." Stage and Television Today

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    • Date Published: November 1989
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521389037
    • length: 216 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.32kg
    • contains: 33 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Foreword Russell Jackson
    Introduction Daniel Massey
    The Duke in Measure for Measure Edward Petherbridge
    Armado in Love's Labour's Lost Ian McDiarmid
    Shylock in The Merchant of Venice Fiona Shaw and Juliet Stevenson
    Celia and Rosalind in As You Like It Alan Rickman
    Jacques in As You Like It Zoe Wanamaker
    Viola in Twelfth Night Kenneth Branagh
    Henry V Roger Allam
    Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet Niamh Cusack
    Juliet in Romeo and Juliet Frances Barber
    Ophelia in Hamlet Antony Sher
    The Fool in King Lear Ben Kingsley
    Othello David Suchet
    Iago in Othello
    Production credits
    Further reading.

  • Editors

    Russell Jackson

    Robert Smallwood

    Contributors

    Russell Jackson, Daniel Massey, Edward Petherbridge, Ian McDiarmid, Fiona Shaw, Juliet Stevenson, Alan Rickman, Zoe Wanamaker, Kenneth Branagh, Roger Allam, Niamh Cusack, Frances Barber, Antony Sher, Ben Kingsley, David Suchet

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