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Measure for Measure (1979)

Alternative title
The Shakespeare Plays
Synopsis
Television production of the play starring Kenneth Colley as Duke, Tim Pigott-Smith as Angelo and Kate Nelligan as Isabella.
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
Measure for Measure
Measure for Measure (Sp)

Credits

Director
Desmond Davis
Producer
Cedric Messina
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
David Lloyd-Jones; London Early Music Group
Costume
Odette Barrow
Art Direction
Stuart Walker
Contributor
Alan Shallcross
Cast
Adrienne Corri 
Alan Tucker 
Alun Armstrong 
Christopher Strauli 
David Browning 
David Lassman 
Eileen Page 
Ellis Jones 
Frank Middlemass 
Geoffrey Cousins 
Godfrey Jackman 
Harry Jones 
Jacqueline Pearce 
John Abbott 
John Clegg 
John McEnery 
John Sarbutt 
Kate Nelligan 
Kenneth Colley 
Kevin Stoney 
Neil McCarthy 
Nicholas Tudor 
Tim Pigott-Smith 
Tony Friel 
William Sleigh 
Yolande Palfrey 

Distribution Formats

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

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£29.90 (Trumedia) £125.00 (BBC)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
145 minutes
Year
2004

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

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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