Arden of Faversham
Part of RSC in the Roundhouse Theatregoround Festival, 29 October-12 December 1970.
When Thou Art King (in 2 parts),2,3,14,16,18,28 Nov, 2,3,9 December.
Arden of Faversham, 5,6,7,11,12,13,19,20,21,25,26,27 November, 5,10,11,12 December.
King John, 9,10,17,30 November, 1 December.
Dr Faustus, 23,24 November.
The Elizabethans, 26,27,30 November, 10,11 December.
Richard III (Studio Performance of Terry Hands’ current production), 7 December.
Hamlet (Studio Performance of Trevor Nunn’s current production), 8 December.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Studio Performance of Peter Brook’s current production), 4 December.
Plus Work Demos and After-Play discussions. (21 performances)
Cast & Crew
|Adam Fowle||David Sinclair|
|Black Will||Geoffrey Hutchings|
|Dick Reede||Boyd Mackenzie|
|Lord Cheiny||Basil Clarke|
|Mayor of Faversham||Michael Shannon|
|Thomas Arden||Emrys James|
|Music by||Gordon Kember|
- Source: RSC Performance Database
Arden of Faversham, an Elizabethan drama by an anonymous author, is based on a true story in which desire, envy and greed inexorably lead to death.
The play is an early example of Elizabethan tragic-comedy. Blackly funny, it is not so much ‘whodunnit’ but ‘how’ and ‘when’…
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