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Julius Caesar (1979)

Alternative title
The Shakespeare Plays
Synopsis
A BBC television production starring Charles Gray as Julius Caesar, Richard Pasco as Brutus and Keith Michell as Mark Antony.
Series
BBC Television Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1979
Notes
The production is commercially available on DVD as part of the BBC TV SHAKESPEARE COLLECTION box set (see separate entry).
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar

Credits

Director
Herbert Wise
Producer
Cedric Messina
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Michael Steer
Costume
Odette Barrow
Art Direction
Tony Abbott
Cast
Alan Thompson 
Alexander Davion 
Andrew Hilton 
Anthony Dawes 
Brian Coburn 
Charles Gray 
Christopher Good 
Darien Angadi 
David Collings 
David Henry 
Elizabeth Spriggs 
Garrick Hagon 
Jack Elliott 
John Laurimore 
John Sterland 
John Tordoff 
Johnnie Wade 
Jonathan Scott-Taylor 
Keith Michell 
Leo Dolan 
Leonard Preston 
Manning Wilson 
Maurice Thorogood 
Michael Cogan 
Michael Greatorex 
Michael Jenkinson 
Nicholas Gecks 
Noel Johnson 
Patrick Marley 
Philip York 
Reginald Jessup 
Richard Pasco 
Robert Oates 
Roger Bizley 
Ronald Forfar 
Roy Spencer 
Sam Dastor 
Terence Conoley 
Tom Kelly 
Virginia McKenna 
William Simons 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 1
Price
£12.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
162 minutes
Year
2005

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£29.90 (Trumedia)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
162 minutes
Year
2004

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Name

Time-Life Films Inc

Phone
0101 201 843 4545
Address
PO Box 644
NJ 07652
USA

Distributor

Name

Simply Media

Contact
Laura Smith
Email
info@simplymedia.tv
Web
http://www.simplymedia.tv/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0203 542 3722
Address
Highlight House
57 Margaret Street
London W1W 8SJ
Notes
Formerly known as DD Home Entertainment or DDHE

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Moviemail

Web
https://www.simplyhe.com/3000-moviemail External site opens in new window
Phone
0844 848 2000
Address
Simply Home Entertainment
PO Box 7741
Ringwood
BH24 9FA
UK
Notes
As of December 2016 the Moviemail web presence is incorporated within the Simply Media website
Name

Trumedia Ltd

Contact
Bill Cotton
Email
sales@trumedia.co.uk
Web
https://trumedia.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01865 847837
Fax
01865 847837
Address
9 Meadow View
Kidlington
Kidlington
OX5 2XY
Notes
Trumedia supplies video tapes and DVDs to UK schools, colleges and universities and is geared up to take official orders from educational institutions. The catalogue highlights programmes likely to be of use in the curriculum, but the company can supply any video in current UK distribution, as well as some deleted titles. Particularly strong in the areas of English literature and drama, as well as history, natural history, art & artists, and foreign language films.
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