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Title The Winter's Tale
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Wint T 14
Primary Association Phelps, Samuel
Associated Names Williams, W. C.
Theatre Sadler's Wells
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 19 Nov 1845 - 1862
Description Prompt book dated for twelve seasons, between 1845 and 1862. Marked by Phelps and Williams (prompter). Includes lists of supers, property, a dance routine for eight people. Annotated with calls, stage business, cues for effects and timings.
Genre Romance
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; Magic and Folklore
Content Keywords royalty, love, infidelity, crime, death, family, identity, class, jealousy, women, supernatural
Context Keywords actor, character, music, blocking, stage, cues, business, lighting, property, sound effects
Visual Content Contains an illustration of Mrs Bunn as Hermione and of Act IV, Sc.3 and several simple blocking diagrams.
Edition Cumberland edition
Shattuck Code WT 10
Play The Winter's Tale
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.