The Merry Wives of Windsor (RSC)

DOI: 10.5040/9781350999091.01

Duration: 2:37:30

  • 01 The Merry Wives of Windsor 2:24:38
  • 02 Interview with the Cast 0:06:49
  • 03 Props at the RSC 0:06:03

Filmed live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in September 2018.

Shakespeare’s hilarious comedy of suburbia, wives and over-inflated egos.

John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies and overinflated egos. For a fat Englishman, a Welshman and a Frenchman, the only way is Windsor...

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Mistress Quickly: Ishia Bennison
Mistress Ford: Beth Cordingly
Mistress Page: Rebecca Lacey
Sir John Falstaff: David Troughton
Bardolph: Charlotte Josephine
Fenton: Luke Newberry

Stage Director: Fiona Laird
Designer: Lez Brotherston
Incidental Music: Fiona Laird
TV Director: Dewi Humphreys

From The Merry Wives of Windsor


The Royal Shakespeare Company

William Shakespeare

ISBN: 9781350999091

Series: The RSC Live Collection

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