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Macbeth

Synopsis
Contains the complete audio version of the play alongside the complete Alexander text, together with photographs taken from past performances. Includes 35 minutes of video from the 1983 BBC Television Shakespeare production with Nicol Williamson as Macbeth and Jane Lapotaire as Lady Macbeth. Also video and audio interviews with actors including Sir John Gielgud, a timetable of events in the play, and sections exploring language, themes and characters, Shakespeare’s life.
Series
BBC Shakespeare on Cd-Rom
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia
Year of release
1996
Availability
Out of distribution (2006)

Credits

Producer
Michael Cohen
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
A R Braunmuller; David S. Rodes; John Gielgud

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Documentation
Accompanying handbook and teacher’s notes.
Uses
Secondary English.

Production Company

Name

Attica Cybernetics

Name

BBC Education

Web
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools External site opens in new window
Phone
020 8746 1111
Fax
020 8752 4398
Address
White City
201 Wood Lane
London
W12 7TS
Name

HarperCollins Publishers

Web
http://www.harpercollins.com/catalog/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 8741 7070
Fax
020 8307 4440
Address
London

Distributor (Sale)

Name

BBC Educational Publishing

Web
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools External site opens in new window
Phone
01937 541001
Fax
01937 845381
Address
PO Box 234
Wetherby
West Yorks
LS23 7EU
Name

Retail outlets

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