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Shakespeare Retold (2007, original release: 2005)


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Published: [England?] : Burbank, CA : BBC Video : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, [2007] ©2007
Description:  2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 6311099535 :, 1419848763, 9781419848766,
Language:  English

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

(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

DVD, region 1, DVD-9, NTSC ; Dolby digital stereo


Disc 1. Much ado about nothing / by David Nicholls ; produced by Diederick Santer ; directed by Brian Percival. Macbeth / by Peter Moffat ; produced by Pier Wilkie ; directed by Mark Brozel -- disc 2. The taming of the shrew / by Sally Wainwright ; produced by Diederick Santer ; directed by David Richards. A midsummer night's dream / by Peter Bowker ; produced by Pier Wilkie ; directed by Ed Fraiman

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Additional Credits:
Santer, Diederick.
Nicholls, David.
Percival, Brian, 1962-
Wilkie, Pier.
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.
Small, Sharon, 1967-
Vegas, Johnny, 1971-
O'Donnell, Anthony.
Jarvis, Martin.
Murray, Jaime, 1976-
Chandler, Simon, 1953-
Cabrera, Santiago.
Evans, Rupert.
Knowland, Nicolas D.
Miller, Tony, 1964-
Atack, Tim, composer
Sargent, Kevin, composer
Lindes, Hal, composer
Mole, Charlie, composer
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
2 Entertain (Firm)
BBC Video (Firm)
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Horsebridge Productions (Firm)

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