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Twelfth Night DVD (Shakespeare's Globe)

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One of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies, Twelfth Night was ‘blissfully reborn’ (The Daily Telegraph) for the 2012/13 season at London’s Shakespeare’s Globe, under the direction of Tim Carroll. The hilarious tale of misdirection and deception is performed here by an all-male cast, as it would have been in Shakespeare’s day, with Mark Rylance playing Olivia and Roger Lloyd Pack as the hapless Sir Andrew Aguecheek. The production also marks Stephen Fry’s triumphant return to the stage as the pompous Malvolio, ridiculous in his yellow stockings. Filmed in High Definition and true surround sound.

‘Although this is ensemble theatre at its finest, it’s Rylance’s contribution that puts the production among all-time Shakespeare greats. Frankly unmissable.' – The Daily Telegraph
‘It is difficult to imagine that Twelfth Night could be performed more effectively than it currently is at the Globe theatre’ – The Guardian

Shakespeare's Globe
Samuel Barnett 
Orsino: Liam Brennan 
Paul Chahidi 
John Paul Connolly 
Malvolio: Stephen Fry 
Mark Rylance 
Sir Andrew Aguecheek: Roger Lloyd Pack 
Johnny Flynn

Director: Tim Carroll
Designer: Jenny Tiramani
Composer: Claire van Kampen
Choreography: Siân Williams
Musical Director: Adrian Woodward
Musicians: Arngeir Hauksson, Clare McIntyre, Nicholas Perry, Helen Roberts, Emily White

Spoken in Shakespeare’s English with English and German subtitles.

An all-male Original Practices production 

Picture: 16:9
Sound: PCM 2.0 / 5.1(5.0) DTS
Format: NTSC
Region code: All regions
Running time: 175 mins
Subtitles: EN/DE
Year: 2012