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Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. Part 2

Synopsis
Television version of the highly acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company 1980 stage production directed for stage by Trevor Nunn and John Caird and adapted by David Edgar from Dickens’ novel. This episode features Nicholas’s time with the Crummles company, playing Romeo in their exuberant version of Romeo and Juliet which seeks a happy ending and defies death itself.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1982
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Jim Goddard; John Caird; Trevor Nunn
Producer
Colin Callender
Writer
Charles Dickens; David Edgar
Music
Stephen Oliver
Production Design
Dermot Hayes; John Napier; Neil Peter Jampolis
Cast
Christopher Benjamin 
Emily Richard 
Jane Downs 
Lila Kaye 
Roger Rees 
Suzanne Bertish 

Production Company

Name

Primetime Television

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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