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Royal Shakespeare Company

Overview
Works: 967 works in 2,372 publications in 3 languages and 55,859 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Televised plays  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical television programs  Television plays 
Roles: Performer, Producer, Originator, Actor, Other, Editor, Artist, 475, Instrumentalist, Singer, Publisher
Classifications: PR2754, 822.33
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Players of Shakespeare : essays in Shakespearean performance by Royal Shakespeare Company( Book )

36 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

71 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together with Royal Shakespeare Company actors including Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley, and David Suchet, director John Barton demonstrates how to adapt Elizabethan theater for the modern stage. Barton begins by explicating Shakespeare's verse and prose, speeches and soliloquies, and naturalistic and heightened language to discover the essence of his characters. In the second section, Barton and the actors explore nuance in Shakespearean theater, from evoking irony and ambiguity and striking the delicate balance of passion and profound intellectual thought, to finding new approaches to playing Shakespeare's most controversial creation, Shylock, from The Merchant of Venice
In search of Shakespeare by Michael Wood( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate look at William Shakespeare and his world
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

49 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The capriciousness of lovers is the theme of this romantic and entertaining comedy, given a frolicsome rendition by the RSC
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play
Shakespeare's restless world by Neil MacGregor( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work of historical reconstruction Neil MacGregor and his team at the British Museum, working together in a landmark collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the BBC, bring us twenty objects that capture the essence of Shakespeare's universe and the Tudor era of Elizabeth I
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion"--Container
William Shakespeare, the complete works by William Shakespeare( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authoritative, modernized edition of the complete works of the great Elizabethan dramatist offers the complete texts of every comedy, tragedy, and history play, along with key facts about each work, a plot summary, major roles, sources, textual history, glossaries, and other helpful textual notes
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum at Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade by Peter Weiss( Visual )

22 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The infamous Marquis de Sade, confined to an asylum, directs the other inmates in a re-enactment of the bloody assassination of French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat
Othello by Trevor Nunn( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Price presents the special stage-to-screen studio production of the Royal Shakespeare Company's presentation of Othello by William Shakespeare, directed by Trevor Nunn
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete and un-edited, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Shakespeare's drama
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Royal Shakespeare Company production featuring Richard Johnson, Janet Suzman and Patrick Stewart. Produced by Trevor Nunn
Speaking Shakespearean verse by John Barton( Visual )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of the Royal Shakespeare Company present a workshop before a television studio audience in which they interpret the rhythms and pronunication of Shakespeare's English
Exploring a character by John Barton( Visual )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under John Barton's direction, two members of the Royal Shakespeare Company explore Shakespeare's character Shylock to demonstrate how shakespeare develops a character and the multiplicity of ways in which his characters can be understood. Given the same text from The merchant of Venice and the same direction, the different readings of the part demonstrate the infinite variety of Shakespeare's work
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clutching ever-present rosary beads, shifting uncomfortably within the hairshirt he wears for continual penance--and always eyeing the women as they pass--Tartuffe, Molière's master of unctuous evil, insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian household, and turns it into wickedly funny pandemonium
The Royal Shakespeare Company : a history of ten decades by Sally Beauman( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royal Shakespeare Company : Great Performances( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program features excerpts from four Royal Shakespeare Company productions: King Lear, Coriolanus, Twelfth night, and A midsummer night's dream. Each segment of the program includes key scenes from the play intertwined with interviews and explanations of the play by actors and directors
Representing Shakespeare : England, history and the RSC by Robert Shaughnessy( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This text traces the changing theatrical and cultural identity of the History plays in the context of postwar social and political conflict, crisis and change. Since the company's inception in the early 1960s, the RSC's commitment to relevance has fostered close relationships between Shakespearean criticism and performance, and between the theatre and its audiences. Through a detailed discussion of key productions, from ""The War of the Roses"" in 1963 to ""The Plantegenets"" in 1988, Robert Shaughnessy emphasizes the political dimension of contemporary theatrical representations of Shakesp
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityShakespeare Memorial Company

R.S.C.

R.S.C. (Royal Shakespeare Company)

Royal Shakespeare Company British theatre company

Royal Shakespeare Company compagnie théâtrale britannique

Royal Shakespeare company (Stratford-upon-Avon, GB)

Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company.

RSC

RSC (Royal Shakespeare Company)

Shakespeare Company

Shakespeare Memorial Trust Theatre Company

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A performance of MacbethPlaying ShakespeareHamletPlaying ShakespeareKing LearWilliam Shakespeare, the complete worksThe Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum at Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de SadeRepresenting Shakespeare : England, history and the RSC