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Life and Death of King John, The (1984)

Alternative title
The Shakespeare Plays
Synopsis
A BBC television production with Leonard Rossiter in the title role.
Series
BBC Television Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1984
Notes
The production is commercially available on DVD as part of the BBC TV SHAKESPEARE COLLECTION box set (see separate entry).
Selected video clips of the production may be viewed at the British Film Institute "Screenonline" website. http://www.screenonline.org.uk/tv/id/527770/index.html
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
King John
Life and Death of King John, The (Sp)

Online availability

URI
http://www.screenonline.org.uk/tv/id/527770/index.html

Credits

Director
David Giles
Producer
Shaun Sutton
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Colin Sell
Costume
Juanita Waterson
Art Direction
Chris Pemsel
Cast
Carl Oatley 
Charles Kay 
Claire Bloom 
Clifford Parrish 
Edward Hibbert 
George Costigan 
Gorden Kaye 
Ian Barritt 
Janet Maw 
John Castle 
John Flint 
John Moreno 
John Thaw 
Jonathan Coy 
Leonard Rossiter 
Luc Owen 
Mary Morris 
Mike Lewin 
Phyllida Law 
Richard Wordsworth 
Robert Brown (2) 
William Whymper 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£12.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
155 minutes
Year
2005

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£29.90 (Trumedia)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
155 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 (Sale)

 

Available from retail outlets

Online Retailer

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
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