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Measure for Measure (1974)

By William Shakespeare

RSC

Production Information

Royal Shakespeare Theatre 4th September 1974


Duke Vincentio
Barrie Ingram
Angelo
Michael Pennington
Escalus
David Waller
Lucio
Barry Stanton
Duke’s Gentleman
Mark Dowse
Isabella
Francesca Annis
Francisca
Dan Meaden
Nuns
Debbie Bowen
Gay Hamilton
Angela Phillips
Confessor
James Aubrey
Claudio
Malcolm Tierney
Juliet
Debbie Bowen
Mariana
Gay Hamilton
Elbow
Ian McDiarmid
Mistress Overdone
Dan Meaden
Pompey
James Booth
Froth
James Aubrey
Whore
Angela Phillips
Provost
Jeffery Kissoon
Barnardine
Dan Meaden
Abhorson
Richard Griffiths
Guards
Mark Dowse
Anthony O’Donnell
Richard Griffiths
Louis Sheldon
Director
Keith Hack
Designer
Maria Bjornson
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Michael Pennington makes an alluring lotus-eater of Angelo..

-Oxford Mail

…looks truly princely as Angelo, and has a musical voice fit for the lines..

-Financial Times

..the performance takes off magnificently in the temptation scene…

-The Times

…one good reason for legging it to Stratford, and that’s Michael Pennington’s Angelo

-New Statesman