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Antony and Cleopatra

Alternative title
The Shakespeare Plays
Synopsis
BBC production directed by Jonathan Miller with Colin Blakely and Jane Lapotaire in the title roles.
Series
BBC Television Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1981
Notes
Miller based the design of his production on Paolo Veronese’s "The Family of Darius before Alexander".

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
Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra
BBC TV Shakespeare Collection, The
Jonathan Miller Directs

Credits

Director
Jonathan Miller
Producer
Jonathan Miller
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stephen Oliver
Costume
Alun Hughes
Art Direction
Colin Lowrey
Cast
Alec Sabin 
Anthony Pedley 
Cassie McFarlane 
Chris Ettridge 
Colin Blakely 
Darien Angadi 
David Kincaid 
David Neal 
Desmond Stokes 
Donald Sumpter 
Emrys James 
Esmond Knight 
Frederick Warder 
Geoffrey Collins 
George Howe 
George Innes 
Harry Waters 
Howard Goorney 
Hugh Lund 
Iain Rattray 
Ian Charleson 
Jane Lapotaire 
Janet Key 
Jimmy Gardner 
John Eastham 
John Paul 
Jon Rumney 
Jonathan Adams 
Kevin Huckstep 
Lynn Farleigh 
Michael Anthony 
Michael Egan 
Mohammad Shamsi 
Pat Connell 
Richard Clifford 
Simon Chandler 

Distribution Formats

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

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£29.90 (sale -Trumedia) £6.00 + £20 deposit (hire-FFVC)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
170 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 (Sale)

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
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
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