Shakespeare retold

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[England?] : BBC Video :, [2007].
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2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
Oliver La Farge - Media
DVD 822.33 Sha
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DVD 822.33 Sha
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[England?] : BBC Video :, [2007].
00794051289025, 794051289025


General Note
All four plays are based on the works by William Shakespeare.
General Note
Originally broadcast on BBC television in 2005.
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Some credits from container.
General Note
Special features: Interviews with the stars and production team for all four plays.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Peter Greenhalgh (1st film), Nic Knowland (2nd film), Alan Almond (3rd film), Tony Miller (4th film) ; editor, Kristina Hetherington (1st film), Chris Ridsdale (2nd film), Catherine Creed (3rd film), Mark Thornton (4th film) ; music, Tim Atack (1st film), Kevin Sargent (2nd film), Hal Lindes (3rd film), Charlie Mole (4th film).
(Much ado about nothing): Sarah Parish, Damian Lewis, Billie Piper, Tom Ellis, Derek Riddell, Nina Sosanya, Olivia Colman, Michael Smiley, Anthony O'Donnell, Martin Jarvis ; (Macbeth): James McAvoy, Keeley Hawes, Richard Armitage ; (The taming of the shrew): Shirley Henderson, Rufus Sewell, Stephen Tompkinson, Twiggy Lawson, Jaime Murray, Simon Chandler, David Mitchell, Santiago Cabrera ; (A midsummer night's dream): Imelda Staunton, Bill Paterson, Lennie James, Sharon Small, Johnny Vegas, Dean Lennox Kelly, William Ash, Rupert Evans, Zoe Tapper, Michelle Bonnard.
Macbeth is the chef in a 3-star restaurant; Beatrice and Benedict are rival co-anchors; Titania and Bottom carouse in a tawdry theme resort; and Petruchio sets out to tame the conservative Kate in a politically incorrect marriage of convenience.
System Details
DVD format, region 1, DVD-9, NTSC ; Dolby digital stereo ; 16:9 enhanced.
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.

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