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The Merchant of Venice Cast and Credits

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Cast


Antonio

David Bamber
Salerio

Peter de Jersey
Solanio

Mark Umbers
Bassanio

Alexander Hanson
Lorenzo

Jack James
Gratiano

Richard Henders
Portia

Derbhle Crotty
Nerissa

Alex Kelly
Shylock

Henry Goodman
The Prince of Morocco

Chu Omambala
Launcelot Gobbo

Andrew French
Old Gobbo

Oscar James
Jessica

Gabrielle Jourdan
The Prince of Arragon

Raymond Coulthard
Leonardo

Mark Springer
Cabaret Singer

Ceri Ann Gregory
Cabaret Singer

Leigh Macdonald
Tubal

Laurence Werber
Balthazar

John Nolan
Duke of Venice

David Burt
Stephano/Masked Man

Michael Wildman
Morocco's Manservant

Vernon Douglas
Video Suitor

Charles Millham
Video Suitor

David Arneil
German Video Suitor

Giles Smith
Italian Video Suitor

Patrick Baladi
English Video Suitor

Adrian Penketh
Customers, masquers, servants, courtroom supporters of AntonioStephen Ballantyne
Cristina Barriero
Mark Carey
Jim Creighton
Ceri Ann Gregory
Edward Gower
Leigh Macdonald
Caroline Nicholls
Alastair Parker
Anthony Renshaw
Gabriel Swartland
David Weston


Keyboards

Steven Edis
Violin/Viola

John Francis
Bass Saxophone

Philip Sibthorp
Percussion

Nicholas Ormrod
Philip Hopkins


Production Credits



With Special Thanks to The Staff of The Royal National Theatre

Production ManagerJudy Chesterman

1st Assistant DirectorMatthew Baker

Stage ManagersAlison Rankin
Nik Haffenden

Makeup & Hair DesignerJan Harrison Shell

Costume SupervisorLucy Roberts

ChoreographerLynne Page

Camera OperatorsDavid Gopsill
Andrew Watt
John Simmons

Steadicam OperatorDominic Jackson

Focus PullerChris Robertson

Camera AssistantAnne Marie Lean-Vercoe

GripsAndy Edridge
John Kolthammer
Gary Romaine

Crane TechnicianPhilip Howarth

Production Sound MixerJohn Pritchard

Boom OperatorsChris Joyce
Dave Webster

Video Co-ordinatorJeremy Nathan

Script SupervisorTricia Canavan

Production Co-ordinatorRebecca Pope

2nd Assistant DirectorJoe Geary

3rd Assistant DirectorDez Gray

Director's AssistantFiona Buffini

Assistant Co-ordinatorLisa Todd

Production SecretaryJessica Silvester

Production RunnersHolly Blenkins
Eli Gonda

Assistant To Trevor NunnMoragh Derby

Assistant To Richard PriceMargo Faith

Scenic SupervisorDennis Wiseman

Scene CrewKenneth Augustine
Danny Euston
Steve Smith
Lee Wiseman

Property BuyerMare Dunn

Construction ManagerAndy Ivy

Scenic ArtistsIan Copper
Gavin Gibson
Peter Nurse

Portrait ArtistNesta Morgan


For the Royal National Theatre:

Production ManagerAnnie Gosney

Assistant Production ManagerTom Richardson

Film GafferGary Willis

Best BoyRicky Jones

Board OperatorStuart Pring

ElectricianMicky Wilson

Lighting RiggerStefan Kopec

Makeup & Hair ArtistsEva Marieges-Moore
Sandra Shepherd
Felicity Wright
Nicky Perkins
Jenny Sharpe

Costume Assistant SupervisorStephen Miles

Costume AssistantsJemima Cotter
Jo Kuhn
Carla Pope

Unit Stills PhotographerSimon Farrell

Assistant EditorPaul Bingley-Hall

ColoristDominic Aarons

Conform EditorNick Anderson

Music ProducersAndre Horstmann
Jonathan Dee

Dubbing MixerDavid Old

Supervising Sound EditorPeter Baldock

Supervising Dialogue EditorMax Hoskins

Foley EditorMark Heslop

Sound ConsultantPaul Groothius

Unit PublicityLynne Kirwin

Production AccountantAnthony Miller

Assistant AccountantAndrew MacLean

Company AccountantsGrant Thornton

Legal ServicesWhitehouse & Co.

Cameras and lighting by VFG plc.

Makeup courtesy of Clinique

Opening title sequence footage from Film Images, Footage Direct And The National Centre for Jewish Film

Produced at Pinewood Studios, England

The Merchant of Venice is a Performance Company presentation of a Royal National Theatre production presented on PBS by WGBH Boston. It was written by William Shakespeare. The producers are Richard Price and Chris Hunt. The directors are Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt.

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The Merchant of Venice Web credits


Senior Producer
Louise Weber

Designer
Tyler Howe

Developers
Molly Frey
Michael McCrary

Production
Caitlin O'Neil, Producer
Jessica Cavano, Research Assistant

Jami Rogers, Onstage at the National; Shylock and History

Editorial review
Keith Wagner

Additional images courtesy of Royal National Theatre, London

Video clip courtesy OnlineClassics.com

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