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Taming of the Shrew , The

Synopsis
Television series. In the first episode of this workshop documentary series on 7 of Shakespeare’s plays, Michael Bogdanov, associate director at the National Theatre, leads a group of NT actors through aspects of Shakespeare’s plays in front of an interrogative and lively audience. The focus is on the question whether Shakespeare’s play debases women, or shows how women are debased.
Directed for television by Mary McMurray, with David Deutsch as Executive Producer and Naomi Sargant as commissioning editor.
Series
Shakespeare Lives
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
gender representation; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Workshops

Credits

Director
Mary McMurray
Producer
David Deutsch; Mike Ockrent; Victor Glynn
Editor
Naomi Sargant
Contributor
Ian Brooker; Michael Bogdanov; Shiraishi Kayoko; Timothy Douglas
Cast
Bill Wallis 
Caroline Langrishe 
Clive Arrindell 
Daniel Massey 
Dinsdale Landen 
John Darrell 
John Labanowski 
Joss Buckley 
Meg Wynn Owen 
Michael Bryant 
Suzanne Bertish 

Production Company

Name

Quintet Films

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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Fax
020 7436 0165
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