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Love’s Labour’s Lost (1985)

Alternative title
The Shakespeare Plays
Synopsis
Television production starring Mike Gwilym as Berowne, Jonathan Kent as King and Jenny Agutter as Rosaline.
Series
BBC Television Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1985
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
Love’s Labour’s Lost
Love’s Labour’s Lost (Sp)

Credits

Director
Elijah Moshinsky
Producer
Shaun Sutton
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stephen Oliver
Costume
Colin Lavers
Art Direction
Barbara Gosnold
Cast
Christopher Blake 
Clifford Rose 
David Warner 
Frank Williams 
Geoffrey Burridge 
Jay Ruparelia 
Jenny Agutter 
John Burgess 
John Kane 
John Wells 
Jonathan Kent 
Katy Behean 
Linda Kitchen 
Maureen Lipman 
Mike Gwilym 
Paddy Navin 
Paul Jesson 
Petra Markham 
Susanna Ross 
Valentine Dyall 

Distribution Formats

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

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£29.90 (Trumedia) £125.00 (BBC)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
120 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

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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