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Twelfth Night (2003)

Synopsis
Tim Supple’s production of Twelfth Night made for broadcast on schools’ television. The setting is contemporary with Viola and Sebastian presented as asylum seekers on their arrival in Illyria. With Parminder Nagra as Viola, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Orsino and Michael Maloney as Malvolio.
Series
English Programme, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2003
Year of production
2003
Availability
Out of distribution
Notes
The DVD, released 2005, available region 1 only with Michael Bogdanov’s MACBETH.
Documentation
Free online notes and video clips at www.channel4.com/secondary
Subjects
English language and literature; Media studies
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Television drama; Multicultural casting

Online availability

URI
http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk/
Price
academic subscription
Delivery
Download

Credits

Writer
Andrew Bannerman
Music
Nitin Sawhney
Production Design
Tom Pye
Costume
Jemima Cotter
Art Direction
Nick Gottschalk
Cast
Andrew Kazamaia 
Burt Caesar 
Claire Price 
David Troughton 
Ewart James Walters 
Faz Singhateh 
Maureen Bieltie 
Pete Shenton 
Richard Bremmer 
Ronny Jhulti 
Tom Roden 
Vic Tablian 
Vincenzo Nicoli 
Zubin Varla 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£28.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
104 minutes
Year
2010

Sponsor

Name

4 Learning

Notes
Channel 4 Learning has now closed. This used to be the educational broadcasting arm of Channel 4. The online shop sold educational DVDs and CD-ROMs for use in primary and secondary schools.

Distributor

Name

amazon.com

Web
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