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Twelfth Night

Synopsis
Video recording of the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival production of Twelfth Night. Directed for stage by David Giles and for television by Alan Erlich. with Colm Feore as Orsino and Seana McKenna as Viola.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1986
Transmission details
30 Mar 1986 (Channel: CBC-TV Toronto)
Duration
144 mins

Credits

Director
Alan Erlich; David Giles
Producer
Sam Levene
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Louis Applebaum
Costume
Christina Poddubiuk
Cast
Seana McKennaViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Maria RicossaOlivia
Colm FeoreOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Nicholas PennellMalvolio
Edward AtienzaFeste
Barbara MarchMaria
Benedict CampbellAntonio
Brent StaitCurio
David RentonValentine
Ernst HarropSebastian
James BlendickSir Toby Belch
Joseph ZieglerSir Andrew Aguecheek
Keith DinicolFabian
Michael ShepherdCaptain

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival
Related items
Twelfth Night

Notes

Notes
DVD extras include animated menus and scene selection.
History
Performed at the Stratford Festival 28 May-12 October 1985, and on tour in the United States.
Reviews
Weil, Herbert S., Jr. Shakespeare Quarterly, 37 (1986): 245-50 (in review-article). Television transmission reviewed in Variety Television Reviews 9 April 1986.

Production Company

Name

Stratford Festival

Online Retailer

Name

cbcshop.ca

Email
cbcshop@cbc.ca
Web
http://www.cbcshop.ca External site opens in new window
Fax
416-205 2139
Address
CBC Shop
PO Box 500, Station ‘A’
Toronto
Ontario, MSW 1E6 Canada

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