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Troilus and Cressida

Synopsis
Stanley Wells, Editor of the ‘Oxford Shakespeare’, and John Wilders, Worcester College, Oxford, ask whether the play is a history, comedy or tragedy. They discuss the question in relation to the play’s themes of time, frustrated hopes, love and war. Side 2 comprises readings by actors Gemma Jones, Ian Taylor and Gary Waldhorn.
Series
Shakespeare Audiotapes
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1970
Duration
56 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Peter James
Contributor
John Wilders; Stanley Wells
Cast
Gary Waldhorn 
Gemma Jones 
Ian Taylor 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Documentation
Accompanying booklet contains a summary of the points raised in the discussion, a bibliography and questions.

Production Company

Name

World Microfilms

Distributor

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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