Pericles archivePericles is offered the chance to win the hand of King Antiochus s daughter if he can solve a riddle. However solving the riddle reveals a terrible secret about the King that puts Pericles in mortal danger and sets him off on a death-defying voyage. The story takes place in a wondrous and timeless world, on a whirlwind journey through strange kingdoms and across perilous oceans. Pericles faces ruthless tyrants and rival suitors, surviving battles and shipwrecks on the adventure of a lifetime. RSC Company Complete Works.


Frances Ashman (Dionyza), Jason Barnett (Antiochus' Follower), Linda Bassett (Bawd), Nigel Cooke (Lysimachus), Daniel Dalton (Athenian King), Amanda Daniels (Lychorida), Maynard Eziashi (1st Tyre Lord), Kate Fleetwood (Thaisa), Trystan Gravelle (2nd Fisherman), Nyasha Hatendi (Antiochus' Follower), Richard Katz (Boult), Robin Lawrence (Master Fisherman), Richard Moore (Simonides), Lucian Msamati (Pericles), Joseph Mydell (Gower), Ben Onwukwe (Helicanus), Ashley Rolfe (Spartan Lord), Clarence Smith (Antiochus), Michelle Terry (Philemon), Mark Theodore (Antiochus' Follower), Ony Uhiara (Marina)


Author: Shakespeare
Producer: Royal Shakespeare Company
Director(s): Dominic Cooke, Terry King (fight)
Design: Mike Britton
Lighting: Chris Davey
Sound: Carolyn Downing
Music: Gary Yershon
Choreographer: Liz Ranken
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Pericles (Play) production archive for QTIX code T2008207424. Details of all Pericles archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4567

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2 Nov 06
6 Jan 07
Swan Theatre

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