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The Merchant of Venice
By Ajao; Albina; Ballard; Brookes; Corrigan; Feiler; Ferran; Findlay; Fortune-Lloyd; Hughes; Khoury; Lloyd; Mahoney; Nwosu; Protheroe; Saighal; Samuels. By Shakespeare; Tritschler. Region: 0; Sound Type: LPCM & DTS Master Audio 5.1; Aspect Ratio: 16:9. Classical. Blu-Ray DVD. With Language: English; Subtitles: English. Duration 145 minutes. Naxos #OA BD7192D. Published by Naxos (NX.OA-BD7192D).
Item Number: NX.OA-BD7192D
In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God. With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all - as long as they come prepared to do business and there is profit to be made. When the gold is flowing, all is well - but when a contract between Bassanio and Shylock is broken, simmering racial tensions boil over. A wronged father, and despised outsider, Shylock looks to exact the ultimate price for a deal sealed in blood.
"this haunting production crackles with tension... There is evidence of crisp, fresh thinking in every scene of this excellent production" (The Evening Standard - 5 Stars)
"The Palestinian actor Makram J Khoury is a touching Shylock." (The Guardian)
Brian Protheroe; Guy Hughes; Jacob Fortune-Lloyd; James Corrigan; Jamie Ballard; Jay Saighal; Ken Nwosu; Makram J Khoury; Nadia Albina; Patsy Ferran; Robin Lough; Royal Shakespeare Company; Scarlett Brookes; Tim Samuels.