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Gwen - A Juliet Remembered

Synopsis
Television arts documentary series. The career of Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, with strong emphasis on her favourite Shakespearean role, Juliet. Includes contributions from her fellow actors, Nigel Hawthorne in conversation with her, and a specially staged master class at the Aldwych Theatre, London on the role of Juliet. The programme includes the 1924 film of her with John Gielgud in Romeo and Juliet.
Series
Omnibus
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
7 Oct 1988 (Channel: BBC1)
Duration
59 mins

Credits

Director
David Spenser
Producer
Victor Pemberton
Contributor
Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies; Nigel Hawthorne
Cast
Gwen Ffrangcon-DaviesJuliet

Additional Details

Theatre
Aldwych Theatre, London
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Ffangcon-Davies, Gwen

Production Company

Name

Saffron Productions

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
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