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  • ISBN: 9780792751748 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0792751744 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 29 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Complete Arkangel Shakespeare : 2014.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Roger Allam (The Duke), Simon Russell Beale (Angelo), Stella Gonet (Isabella), Jonathan Firth (Claudio), Stephen Mangan (Lucio), Desmond Barrit (Pompey), Emily Bruni (Mariana), Christopher Benjamin (Escalus), Christian Rodska (Provost), Patricia Brake (Mistress Overdone), Lloyd Hutchinson (Elbow), David Cardy (Abhorson), David Killick (Friar Peter), Abigail Docherty (Juliet), Ian Gelder (Barnardine), Chris Pavlo (Nun), Robert Portal (Friar Thomas).
Summary, etc.:
Telling his followers he is leaving the city on affairs of state, the Duke of Vienna appoints the puritanical Angelo to govern in his absence. Will Angelo prove as virtuous as he seems once power is in his hands? Roaming the city disguised as a friar, the duke looks on as Angelo's lust for the virtuous Isabella sweeps him into the corruption he has so sternly condemned in others. The duke's manipulation at last produces a happy ending for this dark comedy, with its brilliant exploration of the themes of justice and mercy.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Chastity > Drama.
Brothers and sisters > Drama.
Vienna (Austria) > Drama.

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