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Title Key to the Trial Scene called 'The Kemble Family'
Document Type Production Notes
Reference Xd 231
Associated Names Siddons, Sarah; Kemble, John Philip
Theatre Covent Garden
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production c. 1806-1850
Description A roughly drawn diagram, with accompanying key, depicting the positions of each actor during the trial scene in the play. (Act II, Scene iv). As captured by George Henry Harlow's painting 'The Court for the Trial of Queen Katherine' created in homage to his friends, the Kemble Family.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles John Philip Kemble - Cardinal Wolsey; Charles Kemble - Thomas Cromwell; Stephen Kemble - King Henry VIII; Sarah Siddons - Queen Katherine
Context Keywords actor, cast, blocking
Shattuck Code H VIII 75
Play Henry VIII
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.