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Twelfth Night

Synopsis
The story in an animated version. All the lines spoken by the characters are Shakespeare’s own. Narrated by Rosemary Leach.
Series
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; Former USSR
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
14 Dec 1992 at 19:20 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
20 mins

Credits

Director
Maria Muat
Producer
Dave Edwards
Writer
Leon Garfield
Contributor
Rosemary Leach
Cast
Fiona ShawViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Suzanne BurdenOlivia
Roger AllamOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Gerald JamesMalvolio
William RushtonSir Toby Belch

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
The DVD contains all 12 animated tales in a 3-disk set.
History
First US broadcast 20/12/1992 and hosted by Robin Williams.

Production Company

Name

Christmas Films

Name

Soyuzmultfilm

Distributor

Name

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Name

S4C International

Web
http://www.s4ci.com/english/homepage/index.asp External site opens in new window
Phone
02920 460312
Fax
02920 754444
Address
50 Lambourne Crescent
Llanishen
Cardiff
CF14 5WJ

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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