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Tempest, The

Synopsis
David Daiches, University of Sussex, and L C Knights, University of Cambridge, discuss several interpretations of the play. Against this background of critical disagreement they consider central characters, including Prospero, Ariel, Caliban and Miranda, and theatrical devices including tableau, masque and the special dramatic significance of music. Side 2 comprises readings with actors Robert Hardy, Wolfe Morris, and Alison Fiske.
Series
Shakespeare Audiotapes
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1970
Duration
56 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
John Russell Brown
Contributor
David Daiches; L.C. Knights
Cast
Alison Fiske 
Robert Hardy 
Wolfe Morris 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Documentation
Accompanying booklet.

Production Company

Name

World Microfilms

Distributor (Sale)

Name

World Microfilms

Contact
Stephen Albert
Email
microworld@ndirect.co.uk
Web
http://www.microworld.uk.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7586 4499
Fax
020 7722 1068
Address
PO Box 35488
St John’s Wood
London
NW8 6WD
Notes
World Microfilms distributes the Audio Forum collection of CDs for language learning and the Sussex Tapes library of video and audio material for sixth form and undergraduate teaching. The Sussex Tapes collection concentrates on the areas of English, history and music. Architecture programmes from the Masters of Architecture and Pidgeon Digital (qv) series of slides are sold on DVD as well as being accessible online via subscription.

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