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Alternative title
Tempest, The
Synopsis
Polish television production of The Tempest directed by Laco Adamik. Zbigniew Zapasiewicz is both Prospero and Caliban.
Language
Polish
Country
Poland
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
2 Dec 1991 (Channel: Teatr TV - TVP1)
Duration
108 mins

Credits

Director
Laco Adamik
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Jerzy Satanowki
Production Design
Barbara Kedzierska
Costume
Barbara Kedzierska
Cast
Zbigniew ZapasiewiczProspero
Joanna TrzepiecinskaMiranda
Wojciech KlataAriel
Zbigniew ZapasiewiczCaliban
Piotr PolkFerdinand
Anna ChitroJuno
Barbara BursztynowiczCeres
Dariusz OdijaFrancisco
Henryk MachalicaGonzalo
Jerzy GudejkoTrinculo
Joanna JezewskaIris
Krzysztof StroinskiAdrian
Leszek TeleszynskiAlonso
Marek BarbasiewiczSebastian
Marek BargielowskiAntonio
Marian OpaniaStephano
Wlodzimierz SaarBoatswain

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
16th Century
Plays
Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles

Notes

Stills
The set was created almost entirely electronically forming a red-rock background for the characters. All the characters except for Prospero and Ariel wear red costumes.
Textual information
Translated into Polish by Józef Paszkowski.
Reviews
Fabiszak, Jacek, Polish Televised Shakespeares: a Study of Shakespeare Productions Within the Television Theatre Format (Poznan: Motivex, 2005). pp. 176-184.

Production Company

Name

Teatr Telewizji

Archive

Name

Telewizja Polska

Email
http://www.tvp.pl/o-tvp/kontakt
Web
http://www.tvp.pl External site opens in new window
Phone
(22) 547 44 50
Address
Polish Television
17. J.P. Woronicza St
00-999, WARSAW
Poland

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