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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Coriolanus (1965, Roger Jenkins)

Release LocationsGB
DirectorRoger Jenkins
Length2 hrs, 26 mins
Play ConnectionsCoriolanus (teleplay)


The production was first staged in the proscenium setting of the Queen's Theatre in summer 1964 and was recorded for television at the Chichester Festival Theatre in April 1965. The National Youth Theatre was a company of young people from fifteen to twenty-one who performed plays for the fun of it more than from any desire to be professionals. The main goal was to get young people to enjoy the theatre

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

CominiusTimothy Block
AufidiusRobert Davies
VolumniaMary Grimes
ValeriaElizabeth Holmes
LartiusTimothy Meats
CoriolanusJohn Nightingale
Young MarcusMark Powell
BrutusLeslie Robarts
SiciniusDerek Seaton
MeniniusDavid Stockton
VirgiliaCharlotte Womersley

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorRoger Jenkins
ProducerMichael Croft
ProducerBernard Hepton
MakeupAnn Henderson
ProductionChristopher Lawrence
ProductionBarry Newberry

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell