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Being Shakespeare

Synopsis
A recording of Simon Callow’s one-man show about the life and work of Shakespeare.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2012

Credits

Director
Tom Cairns
Writer
Jonathan Bate
Cast
Simon Callow 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
biographies; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); One-Person shows

Notes

Notes
Recorded in 2011 for Sky Arts.

DVD extras include an interview with Simon Callow and performances of a personal selection of Shakespeare’s Sonnets.
General
Filmed at Trafalgar Studios, Whitehall in front of a live audience prior to its successful London run.

Sponsor

Name

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG)

Name

Sky Arts

Distributor

Name

Retail outlets

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Illuminations

Email
louise@illuminationsmedia.co.uk
Web
http://www.illuminationsmedia.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7288 8400
Address
Studio 121, ScreenWorks
22 Highbury Grove
London
N5 2EF
Notes
Illuminations produces and distributes programmes on arts-related subjects, some of which are made for television and others in conjunction with cultural institutions to accompany specific exhibitions. Many titles are available for sale on DVD, including continuing series on leading contemporary and twentieth century artists and modern architecture, as well as a few programmes on religion, drama, history and ideas.

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