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Antony & Cleopatra

Title
Antony & Cleopatra [videorecording] / by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller.
Publication
New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]

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Additional Authors
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
  • Miller, Jonathan, 1934-2019
  • Paul, John, 1921-1995
  • Adams, Jonathan, 1931-2005
  • Lapotaire, Jane
  • Blakely, Colin
  • Angadi, Darien
  • Key, Janet, 1945-1992
  • Goorney, Howard, 1921-2007
  • McFarlane, Cassie, 1958-
  • James, Emrys, 1928-1989
  • Huckstep, Kevin
  • Anthony, Michael, 1911-1998
  • Shamsi, Mohammad
  • Charleson, Ian
  • Knight, Esmond, 1906-1987
  • British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
  • Time-Life Television.
  • Ambrose Video Publishing.
Description
1 videodisc (171 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion by telling the story of Antony, the once-heralded leader who becomes stupified with passion and degenerates into a fool, and the multi-faceted Cleopatra.
Series Statement
  • The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Tragedy
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. BBC TV Shakespeare (London, England)
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 2014 (Pearson). 2000. Ambrose Video.
Uniform Title
Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Alternative Title
Antony and Cleopatra
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Drama.
  • Television adaptations.
  • Televised performances.
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1981.
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
Credits (note)
  • Senior cameraman, Pat Atkinson ; music composed by Stephen Oliver ; videotape editor, Howard Dell.
Performer (note)
  • John Paul (Canidius), Jonathan Adams (Ventidius), Jane Lapotaire (Cleopatra), Colin Blakely (Antony), Darien Angadi (Alexas), Janet Key (Chairman), Howard Goorney (Soothsayer), Cassie McFarlane (Iras), Emrys James (Enobarbus), Kevin Huckstep (Messenger), Michael Anthony (Messenger), Mohammad Shamsi (Mardian), Ian Charleson (Octavius Caesar), Esmond Knight (Lepidus), Harry Waters (Thidias), David Neal (Proculeius), Anthony Pedley (Agrippa), Geoffrey Collins (Dolabella), Donald Sumpter (Pompeius), George Innes (Menas), Desmond Stokes (Menecrates), Lynn Farleigh (Octavia), David Kincaid (Cleopatra's Messenger), Simon Chandler (Eros), Pat Connell (Soldier), Christopher Ettridge (Scarus), George Howe (Euphronius), John Eastham (Servant), Iain Rattray (Soldier), Frederick Warder (Soldier), Michael Egan (Soldier), Alec Sabin (Dercetas), Jimmy Gardner (Clown).
Event (note)
  • Taped Mar. 5-10, 1980 at the BBC Television studios in London.
Audience (note)
  • MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Call Number
NCOX 2253
OCLC
46358961
Title
Antony & Cleopatra [videorecording] / by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller.
Imprint
New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]
Series
The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Tragedy
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. BBC TV Shakespeare (London, England)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 2014 (Pearson). 2000. Ambrose Video.
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Cast
John Paul (Canidius), Jonathan Adams (Ventidius), Jane Lapotaire (Cleopatra), Colin Blakely (Antony), Darien Angadi (Alexas), Janet Key (Chairman), Howard Goorney (Soothsayer), Cassie McFarlane (Iras), Emrys James (Enobarbus), Kevin Huckstep (Messenger), Michael Anthony (Messenger), Mohammad Shamsi (Mardian), Ian Charleson (Octavius Caesar), Esmond Knight (Lepidus), Harry Waters (Thidias), David Neal (Proculeius), Anthony Pedley (Agrippa), Geoffrey Collins (Dolabella), Donald Sumpter (Pompeius), George Innes (Menas), Desmond Stokes (Menecrates), Lynn Farleigh (Octavia), David Kincaid (Cleopatra's Messenger), Simon Chandler (Eros), Pat Connell (Soldier), Christopher Ettridge (Scarus), George Howe (Euphronius), John Eastham (Servant), Iain Rattray (Soldier), Frederick Warder (Soldier), Michael Egan (Soldier), Alec Sabin (Dercetas), Jimmy Gardner (Clown).
Credits
Senior cameraman, Pat Atkinson ; music composed by Stephen Oliver ; videotape editor, Howard Dell.
Event
Taped Mar. 5-10, 1980 at the BBC Television studios in London.
System Details
System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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Added Author
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Antony and Cleopatra.
Miller, Jonathan, 1934-2019, producer.
Miller, Jonathan, 1934-2019, television director.
Paul, John, 1921-1995, actor.
Adams, Jonathan, 1931-2005, actor.
Lapotaire, Jane, actor.
Blakely, Colin, actor.
Angadi, Darien, actor.
Key, Janet, 1945-1992, actor.
Goorney, Howard, 1921-2007, actor.
McFarlane, Cassie, 1958- actor.
James, Emrys, 1928-1989, actor.
Huckstep, Kevin, actor.
Anthony, Michael, 1911-1998, actor.
Shamsi, Mohammad, actor.
Charleson, Ian, actor.
Knight, Esmond, 1906-1987, actor.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Time-Life Television.
Ambrose Video Publishing.
Added Title
Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Publisher No.
030 Ambrose Video
Research Call Number
NCOX 2253
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