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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
CD-ROM with the complete audio version of the play alongside the the complete Alexander text, together with photographs taken from past performances. Includes scenes from the BBC Shakespeare production with Patrick Ryecart and Rebecca Saire and additional material from the BBC video archives, including the work of John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Judi Dench, Jonathan Miller, Sam Wanamaker, Franco Zeffirelli, Germaine Greer and many others. Contains video and audio interviews with actors, directors and critics and a wide variety of textual information for reference and critical analysis. Includes the complete Alexander text, sections on Shakespeare’s life and times, theatre history as well as sections on language, themes and character, and a selection of critical opinions which include newly published material, a complete glossary and textual notes.
Series
BBC Shakespeare on Cd-Rom
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia
Year of release
1995
Availability
Out of distribution (2005)

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Franco Zeffirelli; Jonathan Miller; Patrick Ryecart; Rebecca Saire; Sam Wanamaker
Cast
John Gielgud 
Judi Dench 
Peggy Ashcroft 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Reviewed in’Computers & Texts’ (CTI Textual Studies) No 9 (May 1995), pp. 9-10.
Documentation
Accompanying handbook and teacher’s notes.

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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