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Title King John
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference John 12
Primary Association Macready, William Charles
Associated Names Willmott, John
Publication Date 1813
Theatre Drury Lane
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 24 Oct 1842
Description Transcribed from Macready's preparation book for his 1842 Drury Lane production by a professional copyist; the rough hand, adding corrections, warning signals, etc., is that of John Willmott, the prompter. Includes list of Supers.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords royalty, power, family, politics, death, love, war, religion
Context Keywords blocking, character, sound effects, music, cues, business, stage, lighting
Visual Content Contains simple sketches of sets and blocking diagrams.
Edition Steevens Works, Vol IV
Shattuck Code KJ 18
Play King John
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.