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Love’s Labour’s Lost

Synopsis
Televised adaptation of the play produced by Cedric Messina. With Martin Shaw (Ferdinand), Jeremy Brett (Berowne), Maurice Denham (Armado), Sinéad Cusack (Rosaline) and Jonathan Cecil (Holofernes).
Series
Play of the Month
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1975
Notes
This was the last of Cedric Messina’s series of Shakespeare productions for BBC’s Play of the Month slot before he subsequently embarked on the BBC Television Shakespeare cycle (1978-85).
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Online availability

URI
https://store.bbc.com/collections/shakespeare-at-the-bbc
Price
£3.99
Delivery
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Credits

Director
Basil Coleman
Producer
Cedric Messina
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Geoffrey Burgon
Art Direction
Natasha Kroll
Cast
Andrew Harding 
Clifford Rose 
David Bailie 
David Gwillim 
Debbie Bowen 
Hugh Ross 
James Berwick 
Jan Francis 
Jeremy Brett 
Jonathan Cecil 
Lorna Heilbron 
Martin C. Thurley 
Martin Shaw 
Maurice Denham 
Sinead Cusack 
Terence Budd 
Tony Haygarth 
Victoria Plucknett 

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
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Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 3743 2389
Address
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York House
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London
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Notes
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