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Timon of Athens (1981)

Alternative title
Shakespeare Plays, The
Synopsis
Television production of the play with Jonathan Pryce in the title role.
Series
BBC Television Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1981
Notes
The production is commercially available on DVD as part of the BBC TV SHAKESPEARE COLLECTION box set (see separate entry). The video version has now been deleted but Trumedia may have a few copies available.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Timon of Athens
Timon of Athens (Sp)

Credits

Director
Jonathan Miller
Producer
Jonathan Miller
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stephen Oliver
Costume
Colin Lavers
Art Direction
Tony Abbott
Choreographer
Sally Gilpin
Contributor
David Snodin
Cast
Andrew Manson 
Bev Willis 
Caroline Reed 
Cornelius Garrett 
Corrine Barton 
David Kincaid 
David Kinsey 
David Neal 
Derek Deadman 
Diana Dors 
Donald Gee 
Elayne Sharling 
Finchley Children’s Music Group 
Geoffrey Collins 
Gil Morris 
Heloise Lombardi 
Hugh Thomas 
James Cossins 
John Bailey (2) 
John Bird 
John Fortune 
John Justin 
John Shrapnel 
John Welsh 
Jonathan Pryce 
Julian Saipe 
Karen Johnson 
Max Arthur 
Michael Anthony 
Norman Rodway 
Sebastian Shaw 
Seeta Indrani 
Terence McGinity 
Tony Jay 
Tracey Robinson 

Distribution Formats

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

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£29.90 (Trumedia) £125.00 (BBC)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
130 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.

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
View this record on the Shakespeare site for additional details

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