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Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made on

Synopsis
Children’s television series. Simon Cates, a teenage genius, has control the Visicron, a machine which has the power to bring famous faces from the past forward in time for 36 hours. During that short time, Simon and his sister Crystal learn about the past, the future, and themselves from their mentor. In this episode their father, Norm, is suffering from writer’s block. Simon and Crystal call upon William Shakespeare for inspiration. Shakespeare is currently acting in the local Shakespeare festival playing the role of Prospero, standing in for an actor who has left for a tv role.
Series
Mentors
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
21 Jun 2002 (Channel: Discovery Kids)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
No archive copy or distributor found (3/2007).

Credits

Cast
Stephen OuimetteWilliam Shakespeare (Prospero)
Brian MartellNorm Cates
Samantha KrutzfeldtCrystal
Stevie MitchellSimon Cates

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Tempest, The
Keywords
children’s television; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Time Travel

Notes

History
Season 3, episode 7; episode 33 overall.

Production Company

Name

Anaid Film Productions

Name

Minds Eye Pictures

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