The Taming of the Shrew: Shakespeare's Globe DVD
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Directed by Toby Frow
Produced in 2012
Main Language - English
Contemporary Comedy • Contemporary Drama • Contemporary Period, Costume, Historical Film • Contemporary Romance • Contemporary British Film • Romantic Comedy • Comedy Drama • Stage - Theatre • Contemporary British Film
A live performance of Shakespeare's battle of the sexes comedy, recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre in 2012. The production features, among others, Michael Bertenshaw, Pearce Quigley and Samantha Spiro.
Two wealthy sisters in Padua are to be married. The modest, demure Bianca has no shortage of suitors, but who on earth will take the wild, ungovernable, 'shrewish' Katherina? Perhaps the gold-digging Petruchio, as maddeningly strongwilled and perverse as Katherina herself, will be equal to the task of bullying her to the altar.
Shakespeare’s outrageous comedy introduces one of the theatre’s great screwball double-acts, a couple hellbent on confusing and outwitting each other right up to its controversial conclusion.
Publisher: Opus Arte
Length: 167 mins
Format: DVD Colour
Released: 2nd September 2013
Cat No: OA1113D
Subtitles: English. German