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The Complete Shakespeare
Audio dramatizations of all 38 plays of William Shakespeare

The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare is a notable series of audio dramatizations of all 38 plays of William Shakespeare, released from 1998 onwards. The plays are unabridged and based on The Complete Pelican Shakespeare, published by Penguin Classics. The 2004 Audie Award went to The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare.

The production features nearly 400 actors, almost all past or present members of the Royal Shakespeare Company. The cast members of each play are as follows:

All’s Well That Ends Well
Emily Woof - Helena
Sam West- Bertram
Edward de Souza - Parolles
Maggie Steed - Countess
Clive Swift - King of France
Denys Hawthorne - Lafeu

Antony and Cleopatra
Ciarán Hinds - Antony
Estelle Kohler - Cleopatra
Ian Hughes - Octavius Caesar
David Burke - Enobarbus
Eve Matheson - Charmian
Emma Gregory - Ira

As You Like It
Niamh Cusack - Rosalind
Stephen Mangan - Orlando
Victoria Hamilton - Celia
Jonathan Tafler - Oliver
Gerard Murphy - Jacques
Clarence Smith - Touchstone
Philip Voss - Duke Senior

The Comedy of Errors
David Tennant - Antipholus of Syracuse
Brendan Coyle - Antipholus of Ephesus
Alan Cox - Dromio of Syracuse
Jason O’Mara - Dromio of Ephesus
Niamh Cusack - Adriana
Sorcha Cusack - Luciana
Trevor Peacock - Egeon
Helen Ryan - Abbess

Coriolanus
Paul Jesson - Coriolanus
Marjorie Yates - Volumnia
Ewan Hooper - Menenius
Martin Marquez - Aufidius
Shirley Dixon - Valeria

Cymbeline
Jack Shepherd - Cymbeline
Stephen Mangan - Cloten
Sophie Thompson - Imogen
Suzanne Bertish - The Queen
Ben Porter - Posthumus
Ron Cook - Iachimo

Hamlet
Simon Russell Beale - Hamlet
Imogen Stubbs - Ophelia
Jane Lapotaire - Gertrude
Bob Peck - Claudius
Norman Rodway - Polonius
Paul Jesson - The Ghost/Gravedigger
Alan Cox - Horatio
Damian Lewis - Laertes

Henry IV, Part I
Julian Glover - Henry IV
Jamie Glover - Prince Hal
Richard Griffiths - Sir John Falstaff
Alan Cox - Hotspur
Elizabeth Spriggs - Mistress Quickly
Jane Slavin - Lady Percy

Henry IV, Part II
Julian Glover - Henry IV
Jamie Glover - Prince Hal
Richard Griffiths - Sir John Falstaff
Peter Jeffrey - Northumberland
Elizabeth Spriggs - Mistress Quickly
Edward de Souza - Pistol

Henry V
Jamie Glover - Henry V
Brian Cox - Chorus
Ian Hughes - Fluellen
Bill Nighy - King of France
Alan Cox - Mountjoy
Elizabeth Spriggs - The Hostess
Edward de Souza - Pistol

Henry VI, Part I
David Tennant - Henry VI
Norman Rodway - Duke of Gloucester
John Bowe - Talbot
Amanda Root - Joan of Arc
Isla Blair - Countess
Clive Merrison - York

Henry VI, Part II
David Tennant - Henry VI
Clive Merrison - York
John Bowe - Warwick
Kelly Hunter - Queen Margaret
Norman Rodway - Duke of Gloucester
Isla Blair - Duchess of Gloucester
David Troughton - Richard Plantagenet
Kenneth Cranham - Jack Cade
Jamie Glover - Young Clifford

Henry VI, Part III
David Tennant - Henry VI
Clive Merrison - York
John Bowe - Warwick
Kelly Hunter - Queen Margaret
David Troughton - Richard of Gloucester
Stephen Boxer - Edward IV
Jamie Glover - Clifford

Henry VIII
Paul Jesson - Henry VIII
Jane Lapotaire - Queen Katherine
Timothy West - Cardinal Wolsey
Anton Lesser - Duke of Norfolk
Sean Baker - Prologue/Epilogue
Katharine Schlesinger - Anne Bullen

Julius Caesar
Michael Feast – Julius Caesar
John Bowe – Marcus Brutus
Adrian Lester – Marcus Antonius
Geoffrey Whitehead – Cassius
Estelle Kohler – Portia

King John
Michael Feast - King John
Michael Maloney - Philip the Bastard
Eileen Atkins - Constance
Margaret Robertson - Elinor
Bill Nighy - Cardinal Pandolph
Trevor Peacock - Hubert
Geoffrey Whitehead - King Philip

King Lear
Trevor Peacock - Lear
Anton Lesser - Kent
Penny Downie - Goneril
Samantha Bond - Regan
Julia Ford - Cordelia
Gerard Murphy - Edmund
David Tennant - Edgar
Clive Merrison - Gloucester
John Rogan - The Fool

Love’s Labour’s Lost
Greg Wise - King of Navarre
Samantha Bond - Princess of France
Alex Jennings - Berowne
Alan Howard - Don Armado
Emma Fielding - Rosaline

Macbeth
Hugh Ross - Macbeth
Harriet Walter - Lady Macbeth
John Bowe - Banquo
Gary Bakewell - Macduff
Sean Baker - Ross
Mark Bonnar - Malcolm
David Tennant - The Porter

Measure for Measure
Roger Allam - The Duke of Vienna
Simon Russell Beale - Angelo
Stella Gonet - Isabella
Stephen Mangan - Lucio
Christopher Benjamin - Escalus
Desmond Barrit - Pompey
Jonathan Firth - Claudio

The Merchant of Venice
Bill Nighy - Antonio
Trevor Peacock - Shylock
Julian Rhind-Tutt - Bassanio
Haydn Gwynne - Portia
David Tennant - Launcelot Gobbo
Alison Reid - Nerissa
Geoffrey Whitehead - The Duke/Tubal

The Merry Wives of Windsor
Dinsdale Landen - Sir John Falstaff
Sylvestra Le Touzel - Mistress Ford
Penny Downie - Mistress Page
Nicholas Woodeson - Ford
Clive Swift - Justice Shallow

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
David Harewood - Oberon
Adjoa Andoh - Titania
Richard McCabe - Puck
Roy Hudd - Bottom
Amanda Root - Hermia
Saskia Wickham - Helena
Rupert Penry-Jones - Lysander
Clarence Smith - Demetrius

Much Ado About Nothing
Saskia Reeves - Beatrice
Samuel West - Benedick
Paul Jesson - Don Pedro
Jason O’Mara - Claudio
Abigail Docherty - Hero
Bryan Pringle - Dogberry
Steve Hodson - Don John

Othello
Don Warrington - Othello
David Threlfall - Iago
Anne-Marie Duff - Desdemona
Suzanne Bertish - Emelia
Jasper Britton - Cassio
Stephen Mangan - Roderigo
Julian Glover - The Duke of Venice

Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Sir John Gielgud - John Gower
Nigel Terry - Pericles
Stella Gonet - Thaisa
Julie Cox - Marina

Richard II
Rupert Graves - Richard II
Julian Glover - Henry IV
John Wood - John of Gaunt
Isla Blair - Duchess of Gloucester
Saira Todd - Queen Isabel
John Nettleton - York

Richard III
David Troughton - Richard
Philip Voss - Buckingham
Sonia Ritter - Queen Elizabeth
Saskia Wickham - Lady Anne
Margaret Robertson - Queen Margaret
John McAndrew - Clarence/Lovell
Stephen Boxer - Edward IV/Oxford
David Tennant - The Archbishop/Ghost of Henry VI

Romeo and Juliet
Joseph Fiennes - Romeo
Maria Miles - Juliet
Elizabeth Spriggs - Nurse
David Tennant - Mercutio
Trevor Peacock - Capulet
Jonathan Tafler - Tybalt/The Apothecary
Clive Swift - Friar Laurence/Chorus

The Taming of the Shrew
Roger Allam - Petruchio
Frances Barber - Kate
Alan Cox - Lucentio
Clarence Smith - Tranio
Michael Higgs - Grumio

The Tempest
Bob Peck - Prospero
Adrian Lester - Ariel
Richard McCabe - Caliban
Jennifer Ehle - Miranda
Jamie Glover - Ferdinand
Simon Russell Beale - Antonio
Arthur Cox - Stephano
Desmond Barrit - Trinculo

Timon of Athens
Alan Howard - Timon
Norman Rodway - Apemantus
Damian Lewis - Alcibiades
John McAndrew - Flavius

Titus Andronicus
David Troughton - Titus
Harriet Walter - Tamora
Paterson Joseph - Aaron
David Burke - Marcus
Ian Hughes - Saturninus

Troilus and Cressida
Ian Pepperell - Troilus
Julia Ford - Cressida
Norman Rodway - Pandarus
Gerard Murphy - Ulysses
David Troughton - Thersites

Twelfth Night
Niamh Cusack - Viola
Amanda Root - Olivia
Paterson Joseph - Feste
Julian Glover - Malvolio
Jonathan Firth - Orsino
Dinsdale Landen - Sir Toby Belch
Richard Cordery - Sir Andrew Augecheek
Will Keen - Sebastian
Maggie McCarthy - Maria

The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Michael Maloney - Proteus
Damian Lewis - Valentine
Lucy Robinson - Julia
Saskia Wickham - Silva
John Woodvine - Launce
Nicholas Murchie - Speed

The Two Noble Kinsmen
Jonathan Firth - Palamon
Nigel Cooke - Arcite
Helen Schlesinger - Emilia
Geoffrey Whitehead - Theseus
Sarah-Jane Holm - The Gaoler’s Daughter
Simon Russell Beale - Prologue and Epilogue

The Winter’s Tale
Ciarán Hinds - Leontes
Sinéad Cusack - Hermione
Eileen Atkins - Paulina
Paul Jesson - Polixenes
Geoffrey Whitehead - Camillo
Alex Jennings - Autolycus
Julian Glover - Antigonus
Sir John Gielgud - Time, the Chorus

  1. A Midsummer Nights Dream (63.5Mb)
  2. All's Well That Ends Well (71.8Mb)
  3. Antony and Cleopatra (92.8Mb)
  4. As You Like It (67.7Mb)
  5. The Comedy of Errors (40Mb)
  6. Coriolanus (86.4Mb)
  7. Cymbeline (91.2Mb)
  8. Hamlet (94Mb)
  9. Henry IV Part 1 (76.2Mb)
  10. Henry IV Part 2 (83.8Mb)
  11. Henry V (86.3Mb)
  12. Henry VI Part 1 (72.9Mb)
  13. Henry VI Part 2 (83Mb)
  14. Henry VI Part 3 (80.3Mb)
  15. Henry VIII (77.3Mb)
  16. Julius Caesar (67.1Mb)
  17. King John (67.7Mb)
  18. King Lear (85.3Mb)
  19. Love's Labour's Lost (66.9Mb)
  20. Macbeth (63.6Mb)
  21. Measure for Measure (68.1Mb)
  22. The Merchant of Venice (62.6Mb)
  23. The Merry Wives of Windsor (61.7Mb)
  24. Much Ado About Nothing (58.9Mb)
  25. Othello (83Mb)
  26. Pericles (62.6Mb)
  27. Richard II (78.9Mb)
  28. Richard III (97.9Mb)
  29. Romeo & Juliet (83.7Mb)
  30. TheTaming of the Shrew (62.8Mb)
  31. The Tempest (60.1Mb)
  32. Timon of Athens (63.3Mb)
  33. Titus Andronicus (74.3Mb)
  34. Troilus and Cressida (84.7Mb)
  35. Twelfth Night (60Mb)
  36. Two Gentlemen of Verona (54.6Mb)
  37. The Two Noble Kinsman (80.7Mb)
  38. A Winters Tale (79.1Mb)

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