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Tempest, The

Synopsis
Contains the complete Alexander text of the play together with an audio version, photographs from performances, and extracts from the BBC Shakespeare production. Coverage includes characters, plot, performance, language, themes, Shakespeare’s life and times, historical background to the play, sources and critical opinion. There are video and audio interviews with actors, directors and critics. Also includes Internet hooks.
Series
BBC Shakespeare on Cd-Rom
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia
Year of release
1997
Availability
Out of distribution (2006)

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare

Additional Details

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

Notes

Documentation
Accompanying handbook and teacher’s notes.

Production Company

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

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