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SHAKESPEARE, W.: 3 Tragedies - Hamlet / King Lear / Othello (Royal Shakespeare Company, 2015-2016) (3-Blu-ray Disc Box Set)



SHAKESPEARE, W.: 3 Tragedies - Hamlet / King Lear / Othello (Royal Shakespeare Company, 2015-2016) (3-Blu-ray Disc Box Set)

William Shakespeare
(3-Blu-ray Disc Box Set)



Horatio - Hiran Abeysekera
Osric / Sailor - Romayne Andrews
Player Queen - Doreene Blackstock
Voltemand - Eke Chukwu
Rosencrantz - James Cooney
Guildenstern - Bethan Cullinane
Player / Cornelia - Marième Diouf
Hamlet - Paapa Essiedu
Barnardo / Player King / Captain / Priest - Kevin N. Golding
Laertes - Marcus Griffiths
Professor of Wittenberg/English Ambassador - Byron Mondahl
Gertrude - Tanya Moodie
Polonius - Cyril Nri
Marcellus / Lucianus / Fortinbras - Theo Ogundipe
Ophelia - Natalie Simpson
Claudius - Clarence Smith
Ghost / Gravedigger - Ewart James Walters
Francisca / Player / Gravedigger’s Assistant - Temi Wilkey

Simon Godwin, stage director
Paul Wills, set designer
Paul Anderson, lighting designer
Music composed by Sola Akingbola

Recorded live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, June 2016

- Playing Hamlet
- Director’s Commentary
- Cast Gallery



Servant/Messenger - Romayne Andrews
Earl of Kent - Antony Byrne
Lear’s Gentlemen - Eke Chukwu
Duke of Cornwall - James Clyde
Servant - James Cooney
Messengers - Bethan Cullinane and Marième Diouf
Edmund - Paapa Essiedu
Servant/Messenger - Jenny Fennessy
Curan/Doctor - Kevin N. Golding
King of France/Captain - Marcus Griffiths
Goneril - Nia Gwynne
Edgar - Oliver Johnstone
Oswald - Byron Mondahl
Duke of Burgundy/Herald - Theo Ogundipe
King Lear - Antony Sher
Cordelia - Natalie Simpson
Duke of Albany - Clarence Smith
Earl of Gloucester - David Troughton
Fool - Graham Turner
Old Man - Ewart James Walters
Regan - Kelly Williams

Gregory Doran, stage director
Niki Turner, set and costume designer
Tim Mitchell, lighting designer
Music composed by Ilona Sekacz

Recorded live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2016

- Interview with Antony Sher
- Dressed for the stage: Creating costumes for King Lear
- Director’s Commentary
- Cast gallery



Montano - David Ajao
Duke of Venice - Nadia Albina
Bianca - Scarlett Brookes
Roderigo - James Corrigan
Emilia - Ayesha Dharker
Citizen of Venice - Eva Feiler
Gentleman of Cyprus - Owen Findlay
Cassio - Jacob Fortune-Lloyd
Soldier - Guy Hughes
Gratiano - Gwilym Lloyd
Citizen of Venice/Messenger - Rina Mahoney
Iago - Lucian Msamati
Gentleman of Cyprus - Ken Nwosu
Brabantio - Brian Protheroe
Othello - Hugh Quarshie
Gentleman of Cyprus/Herald - Jay Saighal
Lodovico - Tim Samuels
Desdemona - Joanna Vanderham

Iqbal Khan, stage director
Ciaran Bagnall, set and lighting designer
Fotini Dimou, costume designer
Diane Alison-Mitchell (movement) and Kevin McCurdy (fights), choreographers
Music composed by Akintayo Akinbode

Recorded live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, June 2015

- The Story of Othello
- Who Is Othello?
- Director’s Commentary
- Cast gallery


Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: LPCM 2.0 / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English
Running time: 9 hrs 1 mins (opera) + 29 mins (bonus)
No. of Discs: 3 (BD 50)


Note: These Blu-ray Discs are playable only on Blu-ray Disc players, and not compatible with standard DVD players

Shakespeare, William

Abeysekera, Hiran; Ajao, David; Albina, Nadia; Andrews, Romayne; Blackstock, Doreene; Brookes, Scarlett; Byrne, Antony; Chukwu, Eke; Clyde, James; Cooney, James; Corrigan, James; Cullinane, Bethan; Dharker, Ayesha; Diouf, Marième; Essiedu, Paapa; Feiler, Eva; Fennessy, Jenny; Findlay, Owen; Fortune-Lloyd, Jacob; Golding, Kevin N.; Griffiths, Marcus; Gwynne, Nia; Hughes, Guy; Johnstone, Oliver; Lloyd, Gwilym; Mahoney, Rina; Mondahl, Byron; Moodie, Tanya; Msamati, Lucian; Nri, Cyril; Nwosu, Ken; Ogundipe, Theo; Protheroe, Brian; Quarshie, Hugh; Saighal, Jay; Samuels, Tim; Sher, Antony; Simpson, Natalie; Smith, Clarence; Troughton, David; Turner, Graham; Vanderham, Joanna; Walters, Ewart James; Wilkey, Temi; Williams, Kelly

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Play -

Period: Renaissance

Catalogue No: OABD7230BD

Barcode: 809478072300

Distribution Note(s):

Available Worldwide

Listening samples not available for this release.

Release Date: 11/2017

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