Timon of Athens

Synopsis
Television series. Michael Bogdanov, associate director at the National Theatre leads a group of NT actors through aspects of Shakespeare’s plays in front of an interrogative and lively audience. Bogdanov analyses a neglected play, showing that behind the seeming barrier of the language are timeless themes of betrayal and the corruption that wealth brings.
Series
Shakespeare Lives
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
19 Jan 1983 at 18:30 (Channel: Channel Four)
Duration
25 mins

Credits

Director
Mary McMurray
Producer
Mike Ockrent; Victor Glynn
Contributor
Michael Bogdanov
Cast
Bill Wallis 
Clive Arrindell 
Daniel Massey 
John Darrell 
John Labanowski 
Joss Buckley 

Additional Details

Theatre
Roundhouse, London
Theatre company
National Theatre Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Timon of Athens
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Workshops

Notes

History
Shown in two parts. Part 2 was broadcast 26 January 1983
Reviews
Source: Channel 4 Press Information

Production Company

Name

Quintet Films

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN

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