The Resource The life & death of King John, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by David Giles, (videorecording)

The life & death of King John, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by David Giles, (videorecording)

Label
The life & death of King John
Title
The life & death of King John
Statement of responsibility
by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by David Giles
Title variation
  • Life and death of King John
  • King John
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shakespeare's play about the weak and despicable King John, who tries to fend off the royal claims of Arthur, Duke of Brittany, who is supported by the King of France. In spite of the support of Faulconbridge, John alienates the English nobility and runs afoul of the Pope. In the end he is poisoned and his son Henry III becomes King
Member of
Cataloging source
NSB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera Supervisor, Geoff Feld ; music composed & conducted by Colin Sell ; videotape editor, Stan Pow
Date time place
Taped Feb. 1-7, 1984 at the BBC Television studios in London
PerformerNote
Leonard Rossiter (King John), William Whymper (Chatillon), Mary Morris (Queen Elinor), Robert Brown (Earl of Pembroke), John Castle (Earl of Salisbury), John Flint (Lord Bigot), John Thaw (Hubert de Burgh), George Costigan (Philip the Bastard), Edward Hibbert (Robert Faulconbridge), Phyllida Law (Lady Faulconbridge), Mike Lewin (James Gurney), Charles Kay (King Philip of France), Jonathan Coy (Lewis the Dauphin), Luc Owen (Arthur, Duke of Britaine), Gorden Kaye (Lymoges, Duke of Austria), Claire Bloom (Constance), John Moreno (Melun), Ian Barritt (French Herald), Janet Maw (Blanche), Carl Oatley (English Herald), Clifford Parrish (Citizen of Angiers), Richard Wordsworth (Cardinal Pandulph), Ian Brimble (First Executioner), Ronald Chenery (English Messenger), Alan Collins (Peter of Pomfret), Tim Brown (French Messenger), Rusty Livingstone (Prince Henry)
Runtime
120
Series statement
The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. History
Technique
live action
Label
The life & death of King John, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by David Giles, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1984
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
Color
  • multicolored
  • one color
Control code
ocm46708093
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 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) a1111075
  • a1111075
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The life & death of King John, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by David Giles, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1984
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
Color
  • multicolored
  • one color
Control code
ocm46708093
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 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) a1111075
  • a1111075
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
laserdisc

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