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Title Measure for measure [videorecording] / by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Cedric Messina ; directed by Desmond Davis.

Imprint New York : Ambrose Video Publishing, [2000 or 2001]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Grandview Library DVD    822.33 P1 MEA    Available
Description 1 videodisc (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 1987) Ambrose Video
Note DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
Credits Music, James Tyler and the London Early Music Group.
Cast Kenneth Colley (Duke Vincentio), Kate Nelligan (Isabella), Tim Pigott-Smith (Angelo), Christopher Strauli (Claudio), John McEnery (Lucio), Jacqueline Pearce (Mariana), Frank Middlemass (Pompey), Alun Armstrong (Provost), Adrienne Corri (Mistress Overdone), Ellis Jones (Elbow), John Clegg (Froth), William Sleigh (Barnardine), Neil McCarthy (Abhorson), Yolande Palfrey (Juliet), Eileen Page (Francisca), Kevin Stoney (Escalus), Godfrey Jackman (Friar Thomas), Alan Tucker (First Gentleman), John Abbott (Second Gentleman), David Browning (A Justice), Geoffrey Cousins (Servant), David King Lassman (Pageboy).
Event Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1979.
Taped May 17-22, 1978 at the BBC Television studios in London.
Summary Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all.
System Details DVD.
System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Genre/Form Television plays
Television adaptations
Added Author Messina, Cedric
Davis, Desmond.
Colley, Kenneth.
Nelligan, Kate, 1951-
Pigott-Smith, Tim
Strauli, Christopher.
McEnery, John, 1945-
Pearce, Jacqueline
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Measure for measure
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
Time-Life Television
Ambrose Video Publishing.
Added Title BBC TV Shakespeare (Television program)

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