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Antony and Cleopatra

Alternative title
Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra, The
Synopsis
An American television movie version of the play, in which the costumes and reproduction of the Globe theatre stage contribute to recreating of 16th-century performance. Uses a modern English narrative. Introduced by Jenny Agutter with Timothy Dalton as Mark Antony and Lynn Redgrave as Cleopatra.
Series
Shakespearean Drama
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film; Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2001
Transmission details
(Channel: Arts & Entertainment Channel)
Duration
187 mins

Credits

Director
Lawrence Carra
Producer
Ken Campbell (2)
Cast
Timothy DaltonMark Antony
Lynn RedgraveCleopatra
Anthony GearyOctavius Caesar
Walter KoenigSextus Pompey
Barrie InghamEnobarbus
Anthony HollandAlexas
Brian KerwinEros
Claude WoolmanSilius
Earl BoenLepidus
Earl RobinsonMaecenas
Jack GwillimRustic
James AveryMardian
John CarradineSoothsayer
John DevlinDolabella
Kim MiyoriIras
Michael BillingtonVentidius
Nichelle NicholsCharmian
Sharon BarrOctavia
Ted SorelMenas
Tom RosquiAgrippa

Additional Details

Theatre
Globe Playhouse, Los Angeles
Production type
Other
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Antony and Cleopatra
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Part of the Open University course AA306 Shakespeare: text and performance.
History
Released directly to video in the USA. First shown on television on the Bravo channel 5 October 1984.

Production Company

Name

Bard Productions Ltd

Name

Century Home Video

Sponsor

Name

Shakespeare Society of America

Address
USA

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Quantum Leap

Notes
Ceased trading in 2018.
Name

Retail outlets

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