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Shakespeare retold [videorecording] / 2 Entertain ; BBC ; produced in association with Horsebridge Productions Limited ; BBC Drama & Northern Ireland
[England?] : BBC Video : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, c2007
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 Videos/2nd Flr  PR2828.A2 P37 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Cooks -- Drama
Restaurants -- Drama
Television news anchors -- Drama
Sexual animosity -- Drama
Resorts -- Drama
Marriage -- Drama
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations
Subject(s) Television plays
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Television programs
Television comedies
Made-for-TV movies
Fiction television programs
Physical Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, region 1, DVD-9, NTSC ; Dolby digital stereo
Language Closed-captioned
Note All four plays are based on the works by William Shakespeare
Originally broadcast on BBC television in 2005
Some credits from container
"16:9 enhanced"--Disc label
Special features: Interviews with the stars and production team for all four plays
Cast (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
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)
Summary 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
Incomplete Contents disc 1. Much ado about nothing [videorecording] / by David Nicholls ; produced by Diederick Santer ; directed by Brian Percival -- Macbeth [videorecording] / by Peter Moffat ; produced by Pier Wilkie ; directed by Mark Brozel -- disc 2. The taming of the shrew [videorecording] / by Sally Wainwright ; produced by Diederick Santer ; directed by David Richards -- A midsummer night's dream [videorecording] / by Peter Bowker ; produced by Pier Wilkie ; directed by Ed Fraiman
Alternate Author Nicholls, David
Percival, Brian
Moffat, Peter, 1962-
Brozel, Mark
Wainwright, Sally
Richards, David
Bowker, Peter, 1958-
Fraiman, Ed
Parish, Sarah, 1968-
Lewis, Damian, 1971-
Piper, Billie, 1982-
McAvoy, James, 1979-
Hawes, Keeley, 1977-
Armitage, Richard, 1971-
Henderson, Shirley, 1965-
Sewell, Rufus, 1967-
Tompkinson, Stephen, 1965-
Staunton, Imelda, 1953-
Paterson, Bill, 1945-
James, Lennie
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Much ado about nothing
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream
2 Entertain (Firm)
BBC Video (Firm)
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
Warner Home Video (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation
Horsebridge Productions (Firm)

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