The Resource Measure for measure, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Desmond Davis, (videorecording)

Measure for measure, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Desmond Davis, (videorecording)

Label
Measure for measure
Title
Measure for measure
Statement of responsibility
by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Desmond Davis
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
IAD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, James Tyler and the London Early Music Group
Date time place
Taped May 17-22, 1978 at the BBC Television studios in London
PerformerNote
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)
Runtime
145
Series statement
The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Comedy
Technique
live action
Label
Measure for measure, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Desmond Davis, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1979
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
Color
  • multicolored
  • one color
Control code
ocm46357896
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (145 min.)
File format
one file format
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a923043
  • (Sirsi) a923043
  • a923043
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Measure for measure, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Desmond Davis, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1979
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
Color
  • multicolored
  • one color
Control code
ocm46357896
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (145 min.)
File format
one file format
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a923043
  • (Sirsi) a923043
  • a923043
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
laserdisc

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