The British Library and the Royal Shakespeare Company join forces to publish this remarkable treasury of live Shakespeare recordings.

Track Listing:

1. Coriolanus (featuring Laurence Olivier) 6.14
2. Wars of the Roses (featuring Peggy Ashcroft) 4.19
3. King Lear [1964] (featuring Paul Scofield) 8.40
4. Hamlet (featuring David Warner) 2.12
5. Twelfth Night (featuring Donald Sinden) 8.33
6. Julius Caesar (featuring Patrick Stewart) 8.31
7. Antony and Cleopatra (featuring Janet Suzman) 7.08
8. Richard II (featuring Richard Pasco & Ian Richardson) 10.51
9. Romeo and Juliet (featuring Ian McKellen & Francesca Annis) 11.59


1. Comedy of Errors (featuring Roger Rees) 4.23
2. Henry V (featuring Emrys James) 1.51
3. Henry V (featuring Alan Howard) 4.08
4. The Tempest (featuring Derek Jacobi & Mark Rylance) 4.21
5. Richard III (featuring Antony Sher) 10.58
6. As You Like It (featuring Alan Rickman) 11.15
7. The Merry Wives of Windsor (featuring Janet Dale 6.22
8. Titus Andronicus (featuring Brian Cox) 7.25
9. Henry IV Part 1 (featuring Robert Stephens) 2.45
10. Henry VI Part 3 (featuring David Oyelowo 4.45
11. All’s Well that Ends Well (featuring Judi Dench) 8.59


"From Peggy Ashcroft's chilling Queen Margaret, to the gorgeous cadences of Laurence Olivier's Coriolanus, [these are] some of the most remarkable performances from the Royal Shakespeare Company's illustrious history.'
The Guardian

'The track listings read like a roll-call of acting luminaries.'
The Daily Telegraph

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