by William Shakespeare
by Charles Buchel
The Sphere 1901
Henry Irving as Coriolanus
April 15th 1901
production had first been conceived in 1882 but was regularly
brilliant set designs by Alma Tadema and music by Sir Alexander
Mackenzie the production was in the true tradition of a Lyceum
neither Irving or Terry were well suited to their roles and the
revival only ran for thirty-six performances with one further
performance to end the season on July 20th.
was never played again but the Funeral March was heard in
Westminster Abbey at
the actor’s funeral in 1905.