The Winter's Tale

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(4.6 stars; 34 reviews)

Mad with jealousy, King Leontes of Sicilia orders his best friend Polixenes killed, his child abandoned, and his wife put on trial for adultery. Sixteen years later, Perdita, raised as a shepherd's daughter, falls in love with Polixenes's royal son and returns to her father's kingdom. (Summary by Arielle Lipshaw)

Antigonus: John Doyle
Archidamus: David Nicol
Autolycus: Algy Pug
Camillo: mb
Cleomenes: Vicente Costa Filho
Clown: Baggz
Dion: Robert Fletcher
Dorcas: Patti Cunningham
Emilia: Laurie Anne Walden
First Gentleman: Skythrock
First Lady/Servant/Third Gentleman: musicalheart1
First Lord: Guero
First Servant: Sweetlilbirdy
Florizel: Mark F. Smith
Gaoler: Dennis D.
Gentleman/Narrator: Jo Karabasz
Hermione: Arielle Lipshaw
Leontes: Bruce Pirie
Lord: Rat King
Mamillius: Susanna
Mariner: David Lawrence
Mopsa: Availle
Officer: Bellona Times
Old Shepherd: om123
Paulina: Elizabeth Klett
Perdita: Karen Savage
Polixenes: David Goldfarb
Second Gentleman: Martin Geeson
Second Lady: Maria Therese
Second Servant: Lucy Perry
Time: Philippa

Audio edited by: Arielle Lipshaw (2 hr 55 min)


Dramatis Personae 2:25 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 1 28:07 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 2 26:25 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 3 24:42 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 4 1:00:48 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 5 33:07 Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Excellent recording

(5 stars)

All readers were excellent and it had very good, nearly seamless audio quality that many of these full-cast recordings lack. So good! Highly recommend!