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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Ballet. George Balanchine’s ballet, music by Mendelssohn, danced by Pacific Northwest Ballet and recorded at the Sadler’s Wells theatre in February 1999. The vocal pieces are sung by Libby Crabtree and Judith Harris. The BBC Concert Orchestra is conducted by Stewart Kershaw. Introduced by Deborah Bull.
Series
Summer Dance
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
24 Aug 1999 at 16:10 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
100 mins

Credits

Director
Ross MacGibbon
Producer
Nigel Shepherd
Music
Felix Mendelssohn
Choreographer
George Balanchine
Cast
Paul GibsonOberon
Patricia BarkerTitania
Timothy LynchNick Bottom

Additional Details

Theatre
Sadler’s Wells Theatre
Theatre company
Pacific Northwest Ballet
Production type
Dance
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Dance
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Released on DVD 2001 at 94 minutes. A Blu-Ray disc was issued in March 2008.
Awards
Best Television Realisation of a Stage Production. IMZ Dance Section.

Production Company

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BBC Television

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Archive

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BFI National Archive

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Fax
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Address
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Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

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Address
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