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BBC TV Shakespeare Collection, The

Synopsis
37-disc boxed set containing all productions from the BBC Television Shakespeare series from 1978 to 1985.
Series
BBC Television Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2005
Duration
5948 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
All’s Well That Ends Well; Antony and Cleopatra; As You Like It; Comedy of Errors, The; Coriolanus; Cymbeline; Hamlet; Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2; Henry V; Henry VI part 1; Henry VI part 2; Henry VI part 3; Henry VIII; Julius Caesar; King John; King Lear; Love’s Labour’s Lost; Macbeth; Measure for Measure; Merchant of Venice, The; Merry Wives of Windsor, The; Midsummer Night’s Dream, A; Much Ado About Nothing; Othello; Pericles, Prince of Tyre; Richard II; Richard III; Romeo and Juliet; Taming of the Shrew, The; Tempest, The; Timon of Athens; Titus Andronicus; Troilus and Cressida; Twelfth Night; Two Gentlemen of Verona, The; Two Noble Kinsmen, The; Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works

Notes

Notes
The productions in the BBC Television Shakespeare series have been catalogued individually (see separate entries).
History
Released on 14/11/2005.
Reviews
Olwen Terris, ‘BBC Television DVDs’, Viewfinder No 62, March 2006, p. 17.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Distributor (DVD)

Name

2 Entertain Video

Email
DVDenquiryline@bbc.com
Web
http://www.2entertainvideo.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7612 3000
Fax
020 7612 3003
Address
BBC Worldwide
33 Foley Street
London
W1W 7TL
Notes
Specialises in distributing archival film and television titles, predominantly licensed from the BBC (the principal shareholder is BBC Worldwide). Sale on DVD through retail outlets. As of 2016 2Entertain is being gradually wound down and its output reduced. If something is not available via them it is advisable to try the BBC Store at https://store.bbc.com/

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

Online Retailer

Name

bbcshop.com

Web
http://www.bbcshop.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0870 241 5490
Fax
01795 414 555

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