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Royal Shakespeare Company

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

In 1961 the company playing at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre was reorganized and given its present name, the theatre being at the same time renamed the Royal Shakespeare. Its first ...

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Royal Shakespeare Company

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 45 words.

State-subsidized British theatrical repertory company, based in Stratford-upon-Avon. Originally known as the Shakespeare Memorial Company, it received a royal charter

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Royal Shakespeare Company

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

In 1961 the company playing at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre was reorganized and given its present name, the theatre being at the same time renamed the Royal Shakespeare. Its first ...

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See overview in Oxford Index

Royal Shakespeare Company

in Dictionary Plus Performing Arts

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 135 words.

British theatre company based in Stratford-upon-Avon, where the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre had held summer festivals from its founding in 1879

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Royal Shakespeare Company

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 356 words.

In 1961 the company playing at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre was reorganized and given its present name, the theatre being

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Royal Shakespeare Company

Colin Chambers.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 1925 words.

Founded in 1961 by Peter Hall as Britain's first national theatre company nearly three years before the official body bearing

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Royal Shakespeare Company

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 9 words.

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Royal Shakespeare Company

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 1165 words.

What is now undoubtedly the most productive and significant Shakespeare theatre company in the world was created in 1961 by

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Royal Shakespeare Company

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 1171 words.

What is now undoubtedly the most productive and significant Shakespeare theatre company in the world was created in 1961 by

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Royal Shakespeare Company

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 951 words.

From the opening of the *Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in 1879 until 1960, performances in Stratford were a summer festival

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Royal Shakespeare Company

Peter Holland.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 1160 words.

From the opening of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in 1879 until 1960, performances in Stratford were a summer festival

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Swan theatre

Edited by Michael Dobson, Stanley Wells, Will Sharpe and Erin Sullivan.

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 7 words.

Stratford-upon-Avon. See Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Swan theatre

Michael Dobson and Stanley Wells.

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 7 words.

Stratford-upon-Avon. See Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Mirren, Helen (1946)

Stanley Wells.

in A Dictionary of Shakespeare

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 60 words.

(1946–)

British actress with Royal Shakespeare Company1967–83. Shakespeare roles include Cressida (1968), Hermia (

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Mirren, Dame Helen (1946)

Stanley Wells.

in An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 92 words.

British actress with *Royal Shakespeare Company 1967–83. Shakespeare roles include Cressida (1968), Hermia (1969,

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Redgrave, Vanessa (1937)

Stanley Wells.

in An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 71 words.

English actress whose Shakespeare roles include Rosalind, Katherine (both 1961), Imogen (1962, *Royal Shakespeare Company),

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Complete Works Festival

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 159 words.

From April 2006 to April 2007 the *Royal Shakespeare Company staged Shakespeare’s entire output, poems and all, at its

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Pennington, Michael (1943)

Stanley Wells.

in A Dictionary of Shakespeare

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 63 words.

(1943–)

British actor with the Royal Shakespeare Company1964–81, formed English Shakespeare Company with Michael Bogdanov in

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Pennington, Michael (1943)

Stanley Wells.

in An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 106 words.

British actor with the *Royal Shakespeare Company 1964–81, formed *English Shakespeare Company with Michael *Bogdanov in

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Tokyo Globe, Japan

Stanley Wells.

in An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 29 words.

A thrust-stage theatre opened in 1988 specializing in Shakespeare productions. Visiting touring companies have included *Royal Shakespeare Company,

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Howard, Alan (1937)

Stanley Wells.

in A Dictionary of Shakespeare

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 84 words.

(1937–)

British actor and player of many major Shakespeare roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company 1966–80, particularly

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