Prefaces to Shakespeare DVD
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Directed by Various (TV)
Produced in 2012
Main Language - English
Countries & Regions - British Film
A host of stars, including Vanessa Redgrave, Ethan Hawke, David Tennant and Joely Richardson, uncover the stories behind and characters within the most iconic Shakespeare plays.
Every film in this six-part series is a detective investigation and an emotional journey, uncovering how Shakespeare wrote his plays, what inspired him, who played the parts when they were first performed and the intricacies of the characters he created. As the films explore both the onstage drama and the backstage gossip of the golden age of British theatre, so too does it reveal the life and career of Shakespeare in a new way. A modern twist reveals some of the very different problems the plays pose for contemporary actors on stage and on film today.
Publisher: Granada Ventures Ltd
Length: 360 mins
Cat No: 3711535343
Format: DVD Colour
- 2 discs