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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Exploration of the stage history and interpretation of The Taming of the Shrew. Includes workshop performances and discussion of some of the central speeches. Contributors include Dr Jonathan Miller, RSC players Brian Cox, Fiona Shaw and Alun Armstrong, Dr Tom Matheson (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham), and James Sale (Schools’ Poetry Association).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1988
Availability
Out of distribution (2008)

Credits

Director
Chris Wensley
Contributor
Jonathan Miller; Ted Street; Tom Matheson
Cast
Alun Armstrong 
Brian Cox 
Fiona Shaw 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Workshops; performance history

Notes

Uses
6th-form, A-level and undergraduate English and drama.

Production Company

Name

Dorset Institute of Higher Education, Department of Communication and Media

Sponsor

Name

Consortium for Drama & Media in Higher Education

Web
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
c/o British Universities Film & Video Council
77 Wells Street
London W1T 3QJ
Name

TVS Trust

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Bournemouth University, Department of Media Production

Phone
0202 524111
Fax
0202 513293
Address
Talbot Campus
Poole
Dorset
BH12 5BB

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