2001

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1578  Thursday, 22 June 2001

From:           Bill Gelber <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Wednesday, 20 Jun 2001 11:35:05 EDT
Subject: 12.1566 Re: Hall's Dream
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.1566 Re: Hall's Dream

Referring to the Hall production in the Shakespeare Centre library: it
is in black and white, although it may be a shortened version or
highlights from the show. It is not the same production by any means,
but an earlier "Midsummer" when Laughton was in the company playing
Bottom and Lear. It is set really in an Elizabethan house. Robert Hardy
plays Oberon, Mary Ure is
Titania, and Albert Finney is playing either Demetrius or Lysander (I
can't remember which.) It was directed by Peter Hall. (1962?)

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