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Tempest, The

Synopsis
The story in an animated version. All the lines spoken by the characters are Shakespeare’s own. Martin Jarvis is narrator.
Series
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; Former USSR
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1992
Transmission details
16 Nov 1992 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
20 mins

Credits

Director
Stanislav Sokolov
Producer
Dave Edwards
Writer
Leon Garfield
Cast
Timothy WestProspero
Katy BeheanMiranda
Ella HoodAriel
Alun ArmstrongCaliban
Jonathan TaflerFerdinand
John MoffattAlonso
Martin JarvisNarrator
Ric JerromTrinculo
Sion ProbertSebastian

Additional Details

Production type
Animation
Plays
Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama; Media studies
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The DVD contains all 12 animated tales in a 3-disc set.
History
First US broadcast 12 March 1993, HBO and hosted by Robin Williams.

Production Company

Name

Christmas Films

Name

Soyuzmultfilm

Distributor

Name

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Name

S4C International

Web
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Phone
02920 460312
Fax
02920 754444
Address
50 Lambourne Crescent
Llanishen
Cardiff
CF14 5WJ

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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