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Twelfth Night

Synopsis
Televised adaptation of the play set in the Regency period. Directed by David Giles and shot on location at Castle Howard, Yorkshire, England. With Charles Gray and Janet Suzman.
Series
Play of the Month
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
14 May 1974 at 21:25 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Director
David Giles
Producer
Cedric Messina
Writer
William Shakespeare
Costume
Juanita Waterson
Art Direction
Tony Abbott
Cast
Janet SuzmanViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Marilyn TaylersonOlivia
Bryan MarshallOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Charles GrayMalvolio
Kenneth GardnierFeste
Alan DaltonCurio
Anne StallybrassMaria
Barrie HoughtonGuard
Bernard TaylorCaptain
Brian SpinkAntonio
C. Kenneth BendaPriest
Emrys JonesSir Toby Belch
Jane EversServant
Jennifer TudorServant
Keith DrinkelFabian
Lee FoxValentine
Lesley WeekesServant
Nicholas JonesSir Andrew Aguecheek
Sylvester MorandSebastian
Tom McCallMusician
Tony PowellGuard

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
19th Century
Plays
Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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
Name

BoB

Email
bob@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
77 Wells Street
London
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Notes
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