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Comedies DVD Set (Shakespeare's Globe)

This collection brings together Globe Theatre productions dating from 2009 to 2015 – during the artistic directorship of Dominic Dromgoole – of twelve of Shakespeare’s most celebrated Comedies. Featuring the finest actors and leading directors, it is part of a project committed to creating ever wider access to this rich cultural heritage. The films in this set capture the unique atmosphere and theatrical space of the Globe Theatre. The exhilarating sense of interaction between the actors on stage and the audience in live performances is exquisitely maintained on screen.

Shakespeare’s Globe
The Comedy of Errors
Cast: Matthew Needham, Simon Harrison, Hattie Ladbury
Director: Blanche McIntyre

The Taming of the Shrew
Cast: Samantha Spiro, Simon Paisley Day
Director: Toby Frow

Love's Labours's Lost
Cast: Philip Cumbus, Trystan Gravelle
Director: Dominic Dromgoole

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Cast: Michelle Terry, Pearce Quigley
Director: Dominic Dromgoole

The Merchant of Venice
Cast: Jonathan Pryce, Dominic Mafham
Director: Jonathan Munby

Much Ado About Nothing
Cast: Eve Best, Charles Edwards
Director: Jeremy Herrin

As You Like It 
Cast: Naomi Frederick, Jack Laskey, Dominic Rowan
Director: Thea Sharrock

Twelfth Night
Cast: Mark Rylance, Roger Lloyd Pack, Stephen Fry 
Director: Tim Carroll

The Merry Wives of Windsor 
Cast: Christopher Benjamin, Serena Evans, Sarah Woodward
Director: Christopher Luscombe

All's Well That Ends Well
Cast: Janie Dee, Sam Crane, Ellie Piercy
Director: John Dove

Measure for Measure
Cast: Dominic Rowan, Kurt Egyiawan
Director: Dominic Dromgoole

The Tempest 
Cast: Roger Allam
Director: Jeremy Herrin

Picture: 16:9
Subtitles:
EN (As You Like It, LLL, Comedy of Errors, Merchant of Venice, Measure for Measure);
EN, DE (Merry Wives of Windsor, Twelfth Night, Taming of the Shrew, All's Well, Much Ado); EN, FR, DE (The Tempest, AMSND)
Sound: Dolby Stereo/Dolby Surround (Merry Wives, Twelfth Night, Taming, Tempest, AMSND, Comedy of Errors, Merchant of Venice,
Measure for Measure); Dolby Stereo/DTS Surround (All's Well, Much Ado); LPCM/DTS Surround (As You Like It, LLL)
Region code: 0*
*Territory Exclusions
: USA & Canada
Running time: 32 hours 10 mins