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Royal Shakespeare Company

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Works: 1,081 works in 2,692 publications in 5 languages and 58,936 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Televised plays  Television plays  Tragedies (Drama)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Originator, Producer, Other, Editor, Artist, 475, isb, Publisher, Restager , Narrator, Instrumentalist, Vocalist, Singer
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 822.33
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A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

71 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,066 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,455 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
In search of Shakespeare by Michael Wood( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,439 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 )

50 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The capriciousness of lovers is the theme of this romantic and entertaining comedy, given a frolicsome rendition by the Royal Shakespeare Company
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a world tour that included Melbourne, Los Angeles and New York, this production finished to sell out performances in the West End. It went straight to studio for this special recording."--Container
Players of Shakespeare 3 : further essays in Shakespearian performance by Russell Jackson( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the third volume of essays by actors with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Thirteen actors describe the Shakespearian roles they played in productions between 1987 and 1991"--PUBLISHER DESCRIPTION
An adaptation of the Rover (The banished cavaliers) by Aphra Behn( )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Rover Aphra Behn A rollicking Restoration comedy-the most performed and most studied by the increasingly admired first ever woman playwright, Aphra Behn."--Jacket
Players of Shakespeare : essays in Shakespearean performance by Philip Brockbank( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 890 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
Shakespeare's restless world by Neil MacGregor( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 857 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
William Shakespeare, the complete works by William Shakespeare( Book )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 769 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 725 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
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 )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 685 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
Playing Shakespeare : an actor's guide by John Barton( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 651 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
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete and un-edited, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Shakespeare's drama
Players of Shakespeare 2 : further essays in Shakespearean performance by Royal Shakespeare Company( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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."--PUBLISHER DESCRIPTION
Playing Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 573 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
Othello by Trevor Nunn( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towering screen and stage legend Ian McKellan (The Lord of the Rings, X-Men) stars in this ferocious, deeply human and timeless production of William Shakespeare's classic tragedy from legendary director Trevor Nunn (Les Miserables) and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Noble Moroccan Othello finds his life with beautiful, fiercely loyal Desdemona thrown tragically out of balance when secretly jealous, scheming confidante Iago begins an insidious campaign of lies and treachery. Featuring a gracious and dignified performance from celebrated operatic bass Willard White and a superb Imogen Stubbs as the tragic couple, this award-winning presentation is one of the controversial tale's most acclaimed and powerful interpretations to date. - Container
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of the play by William Shakespeare
Speaking Shakespearean verse by John Barton( Visual )

29 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 465 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
 
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HamletKing LearPlayers of Shakespeare 3 : further essays in Shakespearian performancePlayers of Shakespeare : essays in Shakespearean performancePlaying ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare, the complete worksKing LearThe 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
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 organisatie uit Verenigd Koninkrijk

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

Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company.

RSC

RSC (Royal Shakespeare Company)

RSC Shakespeare

Shakespeare Company

Shakespeare Memorial Trust Theatre Company

The Company

The Royal Shakespeare Company

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