Photograph of Vivien Leigh as Titania from A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1937

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This photograph shows Vivien Leigh as Titania in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Old Vic Theatre in 1937. The production, directed by Tyrone Guthrie, was set to Mendelssohn's incidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream.

The cast included Robert Helpmann as Oberon, Ralph Richardson as Bottom, Gordon Miller as Puck, Stephen Murray as Lysander, Frank Tickle as Quince, Anthony Quayle as Demetrius, Gyles Isham as Theseus, James Hoyle as Egeus, Sidney Bromley as Philostrate, Frederick Bennett as Snug, Alexander Knox as Snout, Jonathan Field as Starveling, Althea Parker as Hippolyta, Alexis France as Hermia and Agnes Lauchlan as Helena.

Full title:
Photograph of Vivien Leigh as Titania from A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Old Vic Theatre, 1937
Created:
1937, London
Format:
Photograph / Image
Creator:
J W Debenham [Photographer]
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