Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

Audiobook CD - 2003
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Telling his followers he is leaving the city on affairs of state, the Duke of Vienna appoints the puritanical Angelo to govern in his absence. Will Angelo prove as virtuous as he seems once power is in his hands?

Roaming the city disguised as a friar, the duke looks on as Angelo's lust for the virtuous Isabella sweeps him into the corruption he has so sternly condemned in others.

The duke's manipulation at last produces a happy ending for this dark comedy, with its brilliant exploration of the themes of justice and mercy.

Roger Allam plays the duke and Simon Russell Beale is Angelo. Isabella is played by Stella Gonet.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Arkangel Productions ; [Hampton, NH : BBC Audiobooks America], p2003.
ISBN: 9780792729754
Branch Call Number: CDAUDIO 822.33 Shakespe 2003
Characteristics: 2 audio discs (149 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: BBC Audiobooks America


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