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Winter’s Tale, The (1994)

Synopsis
The story in an animated version. All the lines spoken by the characters are Shakespeare’s own.
Series
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; Former USSR
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1994
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 on 7 Dec 1994. The DVD contains all 12 animated tales in a 3-disc set.
Subjects
Drama; Media studies
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Stanislav Sokolov
Writer
Leon Garfield; William Shakespeare
Contributor
Martin Lamb; Penelope Middelboe
Cast
Adrienne O’Sullivan 
Anton Lesser 
Jenny Agutter 
Jonathan Firth 
Jonathan Tafler 
Michael Kitchen 
Philip Voss 
Roger Allam 
Sally Dexter 
Stephen Tompkinson 
Timothy Bateson 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£39.99 (Metrodome)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
324 minutes
Year
2005

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£9.49
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
27 minutes
Year
2005

Distributor

Name

Metrodome Distribution

Notes
Specialist distributor of quality, independent films, both theatrically and subsequently on DVD. DVD releases include new films, classic cinema, documentaries, animation, stage adaptations, television programming and historical drama. NB. Metrodome Distribution went into administration in 2016
Name

S4C International

Web
http://www.s4ci.com/english/homepage/index.asp External site opens in new window
Phone
02920 460312
Fax
02920 754444
Address
50 Lambourne Crescent
Llanishen
Cardiff
CF14 5WJ
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.

Distributor (Sale)

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
 

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