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Image from The Taming of the Shrew, Bogdanov/Dyer, Royal Shakespeare Company, May 1978
Image from The Taming of the Shrew, Bogdanov/Dyer, Royal Shakespeare Company, May 1978
Image from The Taming of the Shrew, Bogdanov/Dyer, Royal Shakespeare Company, May 1978
Image from The Taming of the Shrew, Bogdanov/Dyer, Royal Shakespeare Company, May 1978
Image from The Taming of the Shrew, Bogdanov/Dyer, Royal Shakespeare Company, May 1978
Image from The Taming of the Shrew, Bogdanov/Dyer, Royal Shakespeare Company, May 1978
Image from The Taming of the Shrew, Bogdanov/Dyer, Royal Shakespeare Company, May 1978
Performance Details - Taming Of The Shrew, The
Bogdanov/Dyer, Royal Shakespeare Company, May 1978
"[Petruchio] and Kate are married beneath black umbrellas, and she arrives at his home in a filthy white dress and a man's jacket, looking like an Irish potato famine refugee at Ellis Island, her face growing gaunter by the minute. This production, set in a Mafioso-type 1930s Italy...some of the devices work better than others: no marks for the pantomime horse, or the flashyly anachronistic Honda motorbike, but the Salvation Army-type band is a redemption." Sally Aire, Plays and Players 7.78
Opening Date: 4 May 1978
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre Company: Royal Shakespeare Company
 
 
Cast - Taming Of The Shrew, The
Paul Brooke Baptista Minola
Zoe Wanamaker Bianca
Allan Hendrick Biondello
Catherine Riding Curtis/Widow
Paul Webster Gremio
David Suchet Grumio
Conrad Asquith Haberdasher
David Lyon Hortensio
Paola Dionisotti Katharina
Anthony Higgins Lucentio
Geoffrey Freshwater Pedant
Jonathan Pryce Petruchio
Jonathan Pryce Sly
James Griffin Tailor
Ian Charleson Tranio
George Raistrick Vincento
Chris Dyer designer
Michael Bogdanov director
Chris Ellis lighting
Tony Haynes music
William Shakespeare playwright

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