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Themes of Shakespeare

Synopsis
Studies of Shakespeare plays, featuring classic and modern literary criticism, interactive tutorials, key scenes with video clips, Shakespeare’s life and works, character studies, the text of the play in both the First Folio format and modern language with glossary, synopsis, bibliography and filmography, and interviews with Professor Stanley Wells and Dr Robert Smallwood. Individual programmes are Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Othello and King Lear which are catalogued separately.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia
Year of release
1997
Availability
Sale

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Robert Smallwood; Russell Jackson; Stanley Wells

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Hamlet; Julius Caesar; King Lear; Macbeth; Othello; Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Released in the US a(Region 1 only) as a 2-DVD set in 2015,
Uses
Age 14 and up.

Sections

Title
Macbeth (CD-ROM) 1

Title
Julius Caesar (CD-ROM) 1

Title
Hamlet (CD-ROM) 1

Title
Romeo and Juliet (CD-ROM) 1

Title
Othello (CD-ROM)

Title
King Lear (CD-ROM)

Production Company

Name

Cromwell Productions Ltd

Online Retailer

Name

rakuten.co.uk

Email
customercare@play.com
Web
http://www.rakuten.co.uk/help/faq/play/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0808 131 1311
Notes
Took over Play.com March 2015.

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