The Thames Shakespeare collection

DVD
Published 2006
Item Details
ISBN:
0767090306
Publisher, Date:
[United States] : A & E Home Video : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by New Video, c2006.
Description:
4 videodisc (ca. 10 hrs 52 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.; Dolby digital
Other Title:
Macbeth
King Lear
Romeo and Juliet
Twelfth night
Notes:
Title from container.
Macbeth special features: Shakespeare: a life of drama episode of A&E's Biography series; timeline of William Shakespeare's life and plays; biography and filmography of Sir Ian McKellen; biography and filmography of Dame Judi Dench; interactive menus; scene selection.
King Lear special features: "Edmund ... a pivotal role" with actor Patrick Mower; notes from director and producer Tony Davenall; interactive menus; scene selection.
Romeo and Juliet special features: Romeo -& Juliet: a family feud featurette with Christopher Neame and David Robb; cast biographies; director's biography; interactive menus; scene selection.
Twelfth night special features: Inside an Illyrian winter; and interview with director Kenneth Branagh; timeline of William Shakespeare's life and plays; interactive menus; scene selection.
Four classic Shakespearean dramas: Macbeth, King Lear, Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth night.
Twelfth night: original music by Paul McCartney and Pat Doyle.
Macbeth: Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, John Woodvine, Ian McDiarmid, Bob Peck.
King Lear: Patrick Magee, Ronald Radd, Patrick Mower, Beth Harris, Ann Lynn, Wendy Allnut.
Romeo & Juliet: Christopher Neame, Ann Hasson, Robin Nedwell, David Robb, Patsy Byrne.
Twelfth night: Richard Briers, Caroline Langrishe, Anton Lesser, Abigail McKern, Frances Barber, James Saxon.
DVD; stereo., Dolby digital.
Contents:
Macbeth /Thames Television ; produced and conceived for television by Trevor Nunn ; directed for television by Philip Casson.
King Lear / Thames Television Ltd. ; Fremantle Media Ltd. ; A & E Television Networks ; written by William Shakespeare ; produced and directed by Tony Davenall
Romeo & Juliet / Romeo & Juliet / Thames Television Ltd. FremantleMedia Ltd. ; producer, Francis Coleman ; director, Joan Kemp-Welch
Twelfth night / Thames Television Ltd. ; Fremantle Media Ltd. ; A & E Television Networks ; produced and directed for television by Paul Kafno ; directed for the stage by Kenneth Branagh ; produced for the stage by David Parfitt.
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