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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Sherry Flett hosts an educational explication of The Taming of the Shrew using as illustration clips from Norman Campbell’s direction for television of Peter Dews’ 1981 stage production for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Len Cariou is Petruchio and Sherry Flett is Katherina. Narrated by Elliott Hayes.
Series
From Page to Stage
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Television; Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1985
Duration
38 mins

Credits

Director
Barry Cranston
Writer
Elliott Hayes
Music
Norman Symonds
Production Design
Susan Benson
Contributor
Sharry Flett
Cast
Sharry FlettKatherina
Len CariouPetruchio

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

Notes
Each play in the series came in a kit that included a videotape for classroom viewing, a study guide and the Stratford Festival edition of the play. The study guide and cassette are keyed to specific parts of the play for quick reference.
History
Transmission date unknown.
Reviews
Rothwell, Kenneth S. and Annabelle Henkin Melzer, Shakespeare on Screen: An International Filmography and Videography (London: Mansell, 1990) (p. 280, entry 606).

Production Company

Name

CBC Enterprises

Archive

Name

CBC Broadcasting Centre Archives

Address
205 Wellington Street West
Toronto
Ontario
Canada MSV 3G7

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