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The dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Tragedy [videorecording] / presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC-TV production ; in association with Time-Life Television.

Jacobi, Derek. (Added Author). Bloom, Claire, 1931- (Added Author). Porter, Eric, 1928-1995 (Added Author). Stewart, Patrick, 1940- (Added Author). Allen, Patrick, 1927-2006 (Added Author). James, Emrys, 1930-1989 (Added Author). Michell, Keith. (Added Author). Pasco, Richard. (Added Author). Gray, Charles D., 1928-2000 (Added Author). Collings, David, 1940- (Added Author). McKenna, Virginia, 1931- (Added Author). Spriggs, Elizabeth. (Added Author). Dignam, Mark, 1909-1989 (Added Author). Hazeldine, James, 1948- (Added Author). Rowe, John. (Added Author). Grainger, Gawn, 1940- (Added Author). Williamson, Nicol. (Added Author). Hogg, Ian. (Added Author). Lapotaire, Jane. (Added Author). Bolam, James, 1938- (Added Author). Doyle, Tony, 1942-2000 (Added Author). Pedley, Anthony. (Added Author). Hoskins, Bob. (Added Author). Chater, Geoffrey, 1921- (Added Author). Davion, Alexander, 1929- (Added Author). Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- (Added Author). Yelland, David. (Added Author). Wilton, Penelope, 1946- (Added Author). Leach, Rosemary, 1935- (Added Author). Johnson, Celia, 1908-1982 (Added Author). Hordern, Michael, Sir. (Added Author). O'Conor, Joseph, 1916-2001 (Added Author). Andrews, Anthony, 1948- (Added Author). Ryecart, Patrick. (Added Author). Saire, Rebecca. (Added Author). Gielgud, John, Sir, 1904- (Added Author). Rickman, Alan. (Added Author). Messina, Cedric. (Added Author). Bennett, Rodney. (Added Author). Wise, Herbert. (Added Author). Sutton, Shaun. (Added Author). Gold, Jack, 1930- (Added Author). Miller, Jonathan, 1934- (Added Author). Rakoff, Alvin. (Added Author). Ambrose Video Publishing. (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. (Added Author). Time-Life Television. (Added Author). Hamlet, prince of Denmark: Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom, Eric Porter, Patrick Stewart, Patrick Allen, Emrys James. (Cast). Julius Caesar: Keith Michell, Richard Pasco, Charles Gray, David Collings, Virginia McKenna, Elizabeth Spriggs. (Cast). Macbeth: Mark Dignam, James Hazeldine, John Rowe, Gawn Grainger, Nicol Williamson, Ian Hogg, Jane Lapotaire, James Bolam, Tony Doyle. (Cast). Othello: Anthony Pedley, Bob Hoskins, Geoffrey Chater, Alexander Davion, Anthony Hopkins, David Yelland, Penelope Wilton, Rosemary Leach. (Cast). Romeo & Juliet: Celia Johnson, Michael Hordern, Joseph O'Conor, Anthony Andrews, Patrick Ryecart, Rebecca Saire, John Gielgud, Alan Rickman. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Janet Carlson Calvert Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Janet Carlson Calvert Library - Franklin.
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Content descriptions

General Note:
Collective title from outer container.
From the plays by William Shakespeare.
Originally produced for television between 1978 and 1982.
Includes list of Shakespeare's plays, previews, and information about Ambrose Video.
Formatted Contents Note:
Hamlet, prince of Denmark / producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett (ca. 222 min.) -- Julius Caesar ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Herbert Wise (ca. 161 min.) -- Macbeth / produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by Jack Gold (ca. 148 min.) -- Othello / a production by Jonathan Miller (ca. 208 min.) -- Romeo & Juliet / producer, Cedric Messina ; directed by Alvin Rakoff (ca. 167 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Mike Steer (Julius), Carl Davis (Macbeth), Stephen Oliver (Othello), James Tyler & the Early Music Group (Romeo).
Participant or Performer Note:
Hamlet, prince of Denmark: Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom, Eric Porter, Patrick Stewart, Patrick Allen, Emrys James.
Julius Caesar: Keith Michell, Richard Pasco, Charles Gray, David Collings, Virginia McKenna, Elizabeth Spriggs.
Macbeth: Mark Dignam, James Hazeldine, John Rowe, Gawn Grainger, Nicol Williamson, Ian Hogg, Jane Lapotaire, James Bolam, Tony Doyle.
Othello: Anthony Pedley, Bob Hoskins, Geoffrey Chater, Alexander Davion, Anthony Hopkins, David Yelland, Penelope Wilton, Rosemary Leach.
Romeo & Juliet: Celia Johnson, Michael Hordern, Joseph O'Conor, Anthony Andrews, Patrick Ryecart, Rebecca Saire, John Gielgud, Alan Rickman.
Summary, etc.:
Presents BBC productions of five Shakespeare tragedies, including "Othello," "Julius Caesar," "Macbeth," "Hamlet," and "Romeo and Juliet," starring some of Britain's most distinguished actors.
Target Audience Note:
Young Adult
System Details Note:
DVD.
Language Note:
Soundtrack and subtitles in English.
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Film and video adaptations.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Film and video adaptations.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Adaptations.
Revenge > Drama.
Treason > Drama.
Jealousy > Drama.
Vendetta > Drama.
Revenge > Drama.
Treason > Drama.
Jealousy > Drama.
Vendetta > Drama.
Revenge > Drama.
Treason > Drama.
Jealousy > Drama.
Vendetta > Drama.
Tragedies.
Videodiscs.
Genre: Tragedies.
Television adaptations.
DVD-Video discs.

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