British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Shakespeare on Film, Television and Radio

Everything about the how as well as the why of studying audiovisual Shakespeare is provided here, fromshakespeareonfilm silent cinema to the multiplex, and from cat’s whiskers to YouTube. The Guide will become a standard text for anyone interested in the most filmed and the most widely broadcast of all writers. It includes:

  • Compact historical and critical overviews on Shakespeare across the media
  • A reference section including guides to archives and their use, advice on copyright and citation
  • A guide to Shakespeare productions selected and recommended by leading scholars
  • Original documents from the British entertainment industry

Contributors to the book include Michael Anderegg, Dr Judith Buchanan, Professor Richard Burt, Christie Carson, Susanne Greenhalgh, Mike Flood Page, Professor Roberta Pearson and Professor Kenneth S. Rothwell.

Lively, informative and insightful. An indispensable contribution to the critical and historical study of Shakespeare on screen.
– Professor Russell Jackson, University of Birmingham

With engrossing articles and comprehensive research guidance, this volume will be an invaluable tool for teachers, students and Shakespeare enthusiasts looking for pathways through a global, ever-expanding and endlessly fascinating field.
– Daniel Rosenthal, author of 100 Shakespeare Films (BFI, 2007)

Edited by Olwen Terris, Eve-Marie Oesterlen & Luke McKernan
Published March 2009. pbk. 297 pages. ISBN 978 0901299 79 6
Price £19.99 (£17.99 to BUFVC members)
+£2.50 postage and packing within the UK, £6 elsewhere.
Payment by cheque drawn on a UK bank payable to BUFVC or Visa/Master/Delta card.