The Taming Of The Shrew


20051126 (BBC7)
20051127 (BBC7)

Kate is wilful, loud, volatile and above all, shrewish.

Petruchio is stern, jolly, and somewhat odd.

A match made in heaven?

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931225]

Another chance to hear this acclaimed 1988 production of Shakespeare's play, starring Bob Peck as Petruchio and Cheryl Campbell as Katherina.

Music composed by Mia Soteriou

Directed and adapted by Jeremy Mortimer

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931225]

Unknown: Bob Peck

Unknown: Cheryl Campbell

Composed By: Mia Soteriou

Adapted By: Jeremy Mortimer

Baptista Minola: Laurence Payne

Bianca: Moir Leslie

Hortensio: Douglas Hodge

Gremio: Michael Deacon

Lucentio: Stephen Tompkinson

Tranio: Robert Glenister

Biondello: Paul Copley

Grumio: Christopher Fairbank

Pedant: John Baddeley

Jailor: Simon Cuff

Vincentio/Lord: Anthony Jackson

Christopher Sly/Curtis: William Simons


By William Shakespeare.

Directed by Melanie Harris, music by Patrick Dineen.

Gerard McSorley (Petruchio), Ruth Mitchell (Katherina), Julia Ford (Bianca), Dave Hill (Baptista), Christopher Colquhoun (Lucentio), Deka Walmsley (Hortensio), Maggie Tagney (Widow), Russel Dixon (Gremio), Burn Gorman (Grumio), James Quinn (Tranio), Seamus O'Neill (Pedant), Geoff Hinsliff (Vincentio), Jeff Hordley (Curtis).