As the Japanese Like It

Synopsis
Television documentary. Derek Jacobi narrates a documentary that progresses from the Hamlet production of the Old Vic Theatre Company in Japan to a brief consideration of some the Shakespeare productions in Tokyo. The film concentrates on As You Like it performed by the Haiyuza Company, directed by Toshikiyo Masumi at the Sunshine Gekijo, Tokyo. Daishi Horikoshi is Rosalind.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
24 May 1972 at 22:35 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
75 mins

Credits

Director
Roger Bamford
Producer
Cedric Messina
Contributor
Bill Wright; Derek Jacobi; Tony Peirce-Roberts

Additional Details

Theatre company
Old Vic Theatre Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
As You Like It; Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); theatre - Japanese

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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Fax
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