Theatreland Memorabilia

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The Winter's Tale

Author: William Shakespeare

Productions

Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, 1948
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, 1960
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1969, RSC
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1976, RSC
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1981, RSC
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1986, RSC
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1992, RSC
RSC Tour 1994
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1998, RSC
The Old Vic, 2009

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Shakespeare Memorial Theatre
1948
Director: Anthony Quayle.

CharacterPlayed By
Old ShepherdJohn Kidd
Young ShepherdPaul Scofield
AutolycusAlfie Bass

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Shakespeare Memorial Theatre
1960
Director: Peter Wood.

CharacterPlayed By
HermioneElizabeth Sellars
PaulinaPeggy Ashcroft
PolixenesPatrick Allen
LeontesEric Porter
FlorizelDinsdale Lansden

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
1969
RSC production. Director: Trevor Nunn.

CharacterPlayed By
PolixenesRichard Pasco
PerditaJudi Dench

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
1976
RSC production. Director: John Barton with Trevor Nunn.

CharacterPlayed By
PaulinaBarbara Leigh-Hunt
LeontesIan McKellen

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
1981
RSC production. Director: Ronald Eyre.

CharacterPlayed By
PolixenesRay Jewers
HermoineGemma Jones
LeontesPatrick Stewart

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
1986
RSC production. Director: Terry Hands.

CharacterPlayed By
LeontesJeremey Irons

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
1992
RSC production. Director: Adrian Boble

CharacterPlayed By
HermioneSamantha Bond
LeontesJohn Nettles
MamilliusMarc Elliot
AntigonusAndrew Jarvis
PaulinaGemma Jones

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RSC Tour 1994
Dublin, Paris, Geneva, Hungary, New Zealand,
10th March - 7th April, Ginza Saison Theatre, Tokyo, Japan
19th - 24th April, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, USA
27th April - 22nd May, Kennedy Centre, Washington DC, USA
Director: Adrian Noble.

CharacterPlayed By
UnknownUnknown

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Sratford-upon-Avon.
First performance: 10th December 1998
RSC production.
Director: Gregory Doran. Designer: Robert Jones. Lighting Designer: Tim Mitchell.
Music: Ilona Sekacz. Movement: Sian Williams. Sound: Andrea J Cox.

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CharacterPlayed By
Sicilia
Leontes, King of SiciliaAntony Sher
Hermione, Queen to LeontesAlexandra Gilbreath
Mamilius, their sonEmily Bruni
CamiloGeoffrey Freshwater
AntigonusJeffry Wickham
Paulina, wife to AntigonusEstelle Kohler
CleomenesWilliam Mannering
DionSteven Atholl
First LordChristopher Wells
Second LordNicholas Khan
GaolerPeter Macqueen
DoctorSevan Stephan
EmiliaMyra McFadyen
Lady-in-waitingNancy Carroll
Lady-in-waitingEmily Pithon
Lady-in-waitingPaula Stephens
GuardMichael Moylan
GuardGil Cohen-Alloro
FootmanJim Fish
FootmanMiltos Yerolemou
MaidVanessa Earl
MaidKaren Bryson
MaidFlorence Sparham
MaidGail Ghislaine Sixsmith
Bohemia
Polixenes, King of BohemiaKen Bones
Florizel, his sonRyan McCluskey
ArchidamusPeter Macqueen
PerditaEmily Bruni
AutolycusIan Hughes
Old ShepherdJames Hayes
Young ShepherdChristopher Brand
MopsaGail Ghislaine Sixsmith
DorcasMyra McFadyen
Shepherd's ServantMiltos Yerolemou
MarinerNicholas Khan
Musicians
FlutesIan Reynolds
Clarinet/Bass ClarinetEdward Watson
TrumpetPeter Fisher
TrumpetAndrew Stone-Fewings
HornDavid Statham
E Flat BassPeter Morris
TromboneKevin Pitt
GuitarDavid Carroll
HarpAudrey Douglas
PercussionNigel Garvey
PercussionJames Jones
KeyboardsKate Stott
KeyboardsRoger Hellyer
Keyboards/AccordionMichael Tubbs

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The Old Vic
First performance: Friday 29th May 2009
The Bridge Project. Director: Sam Mendes.
Set Designer: Anthony Ward. Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber. Lighting: Paul Pyant.
Sound: Paul Arditti. Music: Mark Bennett. Music Director: Dan Lipton.
Choreographer: Josh Prince.

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CharacterPlayed By
Leontes, King of SiciliaSimon Russell Beale
Hermione, Queen to LeontesRebecca Hall
Mamillius, young Prince of Sicilia/
Perdita, daughter to Leontes and Hermione
Morven Christie
Camillo, Lord of SiciliaPaul Jesson
Antigonus, Lord of Sicilia/
Shepherd
Dakin Matthews
Paulina, wife to AntigonusSinead Cusack
Cleomenes, Lord of Sicilia/
Bear/Shepherd
Gary Powell
Dion, Lord of Sicilia/
Florizel, Prince of Bohemia
Understudy Autolycus, Jailer,
Bear, Lord
Michael Braun
Lord of Sicilia/Mariner/
Shepherd
Understudy Camillo, Antigonus,
Old Shepherd, Time
Mark Nelson
Servant of Sicilia/Servant of Bohemia
Understudy Florizel, Young Shepherd,
Cleomenes, Mariner, Lord
Aaron Krohn
Jailer
Understudy Leontes, Polixenes,
Servant of Bohemia, Lord
Gary Powell
Emilia, Lady-in-waiting to Hermione/
Shepherdess
Paulina, Mopsa,
Dorcas
Hannah Stokely
Lady-in-waiting to Hermione/
Mopsa, a shepherdess
Understudy Hermione
Charlotte Parry
Polixenes, King of BohemiaJosh Hamilton
Old Shepherd, reputed father or Perdita/
Time
Richard Easton
Young Shepherd, his son
Understudy Servant of Sicilia, Dion
Tobias Segal
Autolycus, a rogueEthan Hawke
Dorcas, a shepherdess
Understudy Mamillius, Perdita,
Emilia, Lady-in-waiting
Jessica Pollert Smith
Musicians
Percussion, aluminium harp,
accordion, guitar
Harvey Brough
Alternating with DL
Percussion, aluminium harp,
accordion, guitar
Dan Lipton
Alternating with HB
Percussion, violinStephen Bentley-Klein

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