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Twelfth Night (1988)

Synopsis
The Renaissance Theatre Company production of Twelfth Night first staged at the Riverside Studios, Hammersmith and directed for the stage by Kenneth Branagh. A wintry studio setting determines the tone for this melancholy production directed for television with a thoughtful intensity by Paul Kafno. With Frances Barber is Viola and Richard Briers as Malvolio.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1988
Year of production
1988
Notes
A clip from this version and the Trevor Nunn 1996 film, as well as interviews with Trevor Nunn, Imogen Stubbs and Ben Kingsley are included in the National Association for the Teaching of English video TWELFTH NIGHT VIDEO PACK.
Uses
Ages 11 and up.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Caught in the Act
Twelfth Night Video Pack

Credits

Director
Paul Kafno
Producer
Paul Kafno
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Pat Doyle; Paul McCartney
Contributor
David Parfitt; Kenneth Branagh
Cast
Abigail McKern 
Anton Lesser 
Caroline Langrishe 
Christopher Hollis 
Christopher Ravenscroft 
Frances Barber 
James Saxon 
James Simmons 
Richard Briers 
Tim Barker 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£12.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
155 minutes
Year
2004

Production Company

Name

Renaissance Theatre Company

Name

Thames Television International

Notes
See: Yorkshire International Thomson Multimedia

Distributor

Name

FremantleMedia Home Entertainment

Email
videodvd@fremantlemedia.com
Web
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Distributor (Sale)

 

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