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Taming of the Shrew, The (1980)

Alternative title
The Shakespeare Plays
Synopsis
Television production of the play, with John Cleese as Petruchio and Sarah Badel as Katherina.
Series
BBC Television Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1980
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
Taming of the Shrew, The
Taming of the Shrew, The (Sp)

Credits

Director
Jonathan Miller
Producer
Jonathan Miller
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stephen Oliver
Costume
Alun Hughes
Art Direction
Colin Lowrey
Contributor
David Snodin
Cast
Alan Hay 
Angus Lennie 
Anthony Pedley 
Bev Willis 
David Kincaid 
David Kinsey 
Denis Gilmore 
Derek Deadman 
Frank Thornton 
Gil Morris 
Harry Waters 
Harry Webster 
Joan Hickson 
John Barron 
John Cleese 
John Franklyn-Robbins 
Jonathan Cecil 
Leslie Sarony 
Sarah Badel 
Simon Chandler 
Susan Penhaligon 

Distribution Formats

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

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£29.90 (Trumedia)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
128 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

BBC Store

Web
https://store.bbc.com/ External site opens in new window
Notes
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