Macbeth is the chef in a 3-star restaurant; Beatrice and Benedick are rival co-anchors; Titania and Bottom carouse in a tawdry theme resort; and Petruchio sets out to tame the conservative Kate in these four adaptations of classic plays.
Subjects:Courtship -- Drama.
English drama (Comedy) -- Drama.
English drama (Tragedy) -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:BBC Video (Firm)
BBC Worldwide Ltd.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Hawes, Keeley, 1977-
Henderson, Shirley, 1965-
Lewis, Damian, 1971-
McAvoy, James, 1979-
Paterson, Bill, 1945-
Percival, Brian, director.
Richards, David, director.
Sewell, Rufus, 1967-
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Staunton, Imelda, 1956-
Warner Home Video (Firm)
[London] : BBC Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2007.
2 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
Originally released in 2005.
Shirley Henderson, Sarah Parish, James McAvoy.
DVD ; widescreen presentation.
For private home use only.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Much Ado About Nothing / produced by Diederick Santer ; directed by Brian Percival ; written by David Nicholls
Macbeth / produced by Pier Wilkie ; directed by Mark Brozel ; written by Peter Moffat
The Taming of the Shrew / produced by Diederick Santer ; directed by David Richards ; written by Sally Wainwright
A Midsummer Night's Dream / produced by Pier Wilkie ; directed by Ed Fraiman ; written by Peter Bowker.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
E2890Link to PAC