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The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare is a notable series of audio dramatizations of all 38 plays of William Shakespeare, released from 1998 onwards. The plays are unabridged and based on The Complete Pelican Shakespeare, published by Penguin Classics. The 2004 Audie Award went to The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare.

The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare is a notable series of audio dramatizations of all 38 plays of William Shakespeare, released from 1998 onwards. The plays are unabridged and based on The Complete Pelican Shakespeare, published by Penguin Classics. The 2004 Audie Award went to The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare.

The production features nearly 400 actors, almost all past or present members of the Royal Shakespeare Company. The cast members of each play are as follows:

All’s Well That Ends Well – Emily Woof – Helena, Sam West- Bertram, Edward de Souza – Parolles, Maggie Steed – Countess, Clive Swift – King of France, Denys Hawthorne – Lafeu

Antony and Cleopatra – Ciarán Hinds – Antony, Estelle Kohler – Cleopatra, Ian Hughes – Octavius Caesar, David Burke – Enobarbus, Eve Matheson – Charmian, Emma Gregory – Ira

As You Like It – Niamh Cusack – Rosalind, Stephen Mangan – Orlando, Victoria Hamilton – Celia, Jonathan Tafler – Oliver, Gerard Murphy – Jacques, Clarence Smith – Touchstone, Philip Voss – Duke Senior

The Comedy of Errors – David Tennant – Antipholus of Syracuse, Brendan Coyle – Antipholus of Ephesus, Alan Cox – Dromio of Syracuse, Jason O’Mara – Dromio of Ephesus, Niamh Cusack – Adriana, Sorcha Cusack – Luciana, Trevor Peacock – Egeon, Helen Ryan – Abbess

Coriolanus – Paul Jesson – Coriolanus, Marjorie Yates – Volumnia, Ewan Hooper – Menenius, Martin Marquez – Aufidius, Shirley Dixon – Valeria

Cymbeline – Jack Shepherd – Cymbeline, Stephen Mangan – Cloten, Sophie Thompson – Imogen, Suzanne Bertish – The Queen, Ben Porter – Posthumus, Ron Cook – Iachimo

Hamlet – Simon Russell Beale – Hamlet, Imogen Stubbs – Ophelia, Jane Lapotaire – Gertrude, Bob Peck – Claudius, Norman Rodway – Polonius, Paul Jesson – The Ghost/Gravedigger, Alan Cox – Horatio, Damian Lewis – Laertes

Henry IV, Part I – Julian Glover – Henry IV, Jamie Glover – Prince Hal, Richard Griffiths – Sir John Falstaff, Alan Cox – Hotspur, Elizabeth Spriggs – Mistress Quickly, Jane Slavin – Lady Percy

Henry IV, Part II – Julian Glover – Henry IV, Jamie Glover – Prince Hal, Richard Griffiths – Sir John Falstaff, Peter Jeffrey – Northumberland, Elizabeth Spriggs – Mistress Quickly, Edward de Souza – Pistol

Henry V – Jamie Glover – Henry V, Brian Cox – Chorus, Ian Hughes – Fluellen, Bill Nighy – King of France, Alan Cox – Mountjoy, Elizabeth Spriggs – The Hostess, Edward de Souza – Pistol

Henry VI, Part I – David Tennant – Henry VI, Norman Rodway – Duke of Gloucester, John Bowe – Talbot, Amanda Root – Joan of Arc, Isla Blair – Countess, Clive Merrison – York

Henry VI, Part II – David Tennant – Henry VI, Clive Merrison – York, John Bowe – Warwick, Kelly Hunter – Queen Margaret, Norman Rodway – Duke of Gloucester, Isla Blair – Duchess of Gloucester, David Troughton – Richard Plantagenet, Kenneth Cranham – Jack Cade, Jamie Glover – Young Clifford

Henry VI, Part III – David Tennant – Henry VI, Clive Merrison – York, John Bowe – Warwick, Kelly Hunter – Queen Margaret, David Troughton – Richard of Gloucester, Stephen Boxer – Edward IV, Jamie Glover – Clifford

Henry VIII – Paul Jesson – Henry VIII, Jane Lapotaire – Queen Katherine, Timothy West – Cardinal Wolsey, Anton Lesser – Duke of Norfolk, Sean Baker – Prologue/Epilogue, Katharine Schlesinger – Anne Bullen

Julius Caesar – Michael Feast – Julius Caesar, John Bowe – Marcus Brutus, Adrian Lester – Marcus Antonius, Geoffrey Whitehead – Cassius, Estelle Kohler – Portia

King John – Michael Feast – King John, Michael Maloney – Philip the Bastard, Eileen Atkins – Constance, Margaret Robertson – Elinor, Bill Nighy – Cardinal Pandolph, Trevor Peacock – Hubert, Geoffrey Whitehead – King Philip

King Lear – Trevor Peacock – Lear, Anton Lesser – Kent, Penny Downie – Goneril, Samantha Bond – Regan, Julia Ford – Cordelia, Gerard Murphy – Edmund, David Tennant – Edgar, Clive Merrison – Gloucester, John Rogan – The Fool

Love’s Labour’s Lost – Greg Wise – King of Navarre – Samantha Bond – Princess of France, Alex Jennings – Berowne, Alan Howard – Don Armado, Emma Fielding – Rosaline

Macbeth – Hugh Ross – Macbeth, Harriet Walter – Lady Macbeth, John Bowe – Banquo, Gary Bakewell – Macduff, Sean Baker – Ross, Mark Bonnar – Malcolm, David Tennant – The Porter

Measure for Measure – Roger Allam – The Duke of Vienna, Simon Russell Beale – Angelo, Stella Gonet – Isabella, Stephen Mangan – Lucio, Christopher Benjamin – Escalus, Desmond Barrit – Pompey, Jonathan Firth – Claudio

The Merchant of Venice – Bill Nighy – Antonio, Trevor Peacock – Shylock, Julian Rhind-Tutt – Bassanio, Haydn Gwynne – Portia, David Tennant – Launcelot Gobbo, Alison Reid – Nerissa, Geoffrey Whitehead – The Duke/Tubal

The Merry Wives of Windsor – Dinsdale Landen – Sir John Falstaff, Sylvestra Le Touzel – Mistress Ford, Penny Downie – Mistress Page, Nicholas Woodeson – Ford, Clive Swift – Justice Shallow

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – David Harewood – Oberon, Adjoa Andoh – Titania, Richard McCabe – Puck, Roy Hudd – Bottom, Amanda Root – Hermia, Saskia Wickham – Helena, Rupert Penry-Jones – Lysander, Clarence Smith – Demetrius

Much Ado About Nothing – Saskia Reeves – Beatrice, Samuel West – Benedick, Paul Jesson – Don Pedro, Jason O’Mara – Claudio, Abigail Docherty – Hero, Bryan Pringle – Dogberry, Steve Hodson – Don John

Othello – Don Warrington – Othello, David Threlfall – Iago, Anne-Marie Duff – Desdemona, Suzanne Bertish – Emelia, Jasper Britton – Cassio, Stephen Mangan – Roderigo, Julian Glover – The Duke of Venice

Pericles, Prince of Tyre – Sir John Gielgud – John Gower, Nigel Terry – Pericles, Stella Gonet – Thaisa, Julie Cox – Marina

Richard II – Rupert Graves – Richard II, Julian Glover – Henry IV, John Wood – John of Gaunt, Isla Blair – Duchess of Gloucester, Saira Todd – Queen Isabel, John Nettleton – York

Richard III – David Troughton – Richard, Philip Voss – Buckingham, Sonia Ritter – Queen Elizabeth, Saskia Wickham – Lady Anne, Margaret Robertson – Queen Margaret, John McAndrew – Clarence/Lovell, Stephen Boxer – Edward IV/Oxford, David Tennant – The Archbishop/Ghost of Henry VI

Romeo and Juliet – Joseph Fiennes – Romeo, Maria Miles – Juliet, Elizabeth Spriggs – Nurse, David Tennant – Mercutio, Trevor Peacock – Capulet, Jonathan Tafler – Tybalt/The Apothecary, Clive Swift – Friar Laurence/Chorus

The Taming of the Shrew – Roger Allam – Petruchio, Frances Barber – Kate, Alan Cox – Lucentio, Clarence Smith – Tranio, Michael Higgs – Grumio

The Tempest – Bob Peck – Prospero, Adrian Lester – Ariel, Richard McCabe – Caliban, Jennifer Ehle – Miranda, Jamie Glover – Ferdinand, Simon Russell Beale – Antonio, Arthur Cox – Stephano, Desmond Barrit – Trinculo

Timon of Athens – Alan Howard – Timon, Norman Rodway – Apemantus, Damian Lewis – Alcibiades, John McAndrew – Flavius, , Titus Andronicus – David Troughton – Titus, Harriet Walter – Tamora, Paterson Joseph – Aaron, David Burke – Marcus, Ian Hughes – Saturninus

Troilus and Cressida – Ian Pepperell – Troilus, Julia Ford – Cressida, Norman Rodway – Pandarus, Gerard Murphy – Ulysses, David Troughton – Thersites

Twelfth Night – Niamh Cusack – Viola, Amanda Root – Olivia, Paterson Joseph – Feste, Julian Glover – Malvolio, Jonathan Firth – Orsino, Dinsdale Landen – Sir Toby Belch, Richard Cordery – Sir Andrew Augecheek, Will Keen – Sebastian, Maggie McCarthy – Maria

The Two Gentlemen of Verona – Michael Maloney – Proteus, Damian Lewis – Valentine, Lucy Robinson – Julia, Saskia Wickham – Silva, John Woodvine – Launce, Nicholas Murchie – Speed

The Two Noble Kinsmen – Jonathan Firth – Palamon, Nigel Cooke – Arcite, Helen Schlesinger – Emilia, Geoffrey Whitehead – Theseus, Sarah-Jane Holm – The Gaoler’s Daughter, Simon Russell Beale – Prologue and Epilogue

The Winter’s Tale – Ciarán Hinds – Leontes, Sinéad Cusack – Hermione, Eileen Atkins – Paulina, Paul Jesson – Polixenes, Geoffrey Whitehead – Camillo, Alex Jennings – Autolycus, Julian Glover – Antigonus, Sir John Gielgud – Time, the Chorus

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