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Hollow Crown, The

Synopsis
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s chronicle of the English monarchy from Saxon times, with musical interludes. The readings are from literary works in the public domain and were compiled by John Barton.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Year of release
1965
Duration
120 mins
Availability
Out of distribution (2008).

Credits

Director
Charles Dubin
Producer
Anthony Havelock-Allan; Daniel Melnick; David Susskind
Cinematographer
Christopher Challis
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Dorothy TutinFanney Burney/Marianne Thorton/Queen Victoria
John BartonMarquis of Halifax
Max AdrianKing Charles II/Horace Walpole
Paul HardwickLord Harvey

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Other
Subjects
Drama; History
Keywords
monarchy; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production was transmitted in the US on CBS
Uses
Suitable for age 10 and up.

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB
Name

Talent Associates

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Institute Library

Email
silib@bham.ac.uk
Web
http://www.is.bham.ac.uk/shakespeare External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 293384
Fax
01879 292021
Address
Church Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6HP

Distributor

Name

British Home Entertainment

Phone
01932 228832
Fax
01932 247759
Address
5 Broadwater Road
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey KT12 5DB
Notes
list rec’d 5/98 (same as 10/93 list)
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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