British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

All the World’s a Screen: Shakespeare on Film

Synopsis
Documentary. Explores the history of films based on Shakespeare’s plays. There are interview extracts with Laurence Olivier, Kenneth Branagh, Roman Polanski, Akira Kurosawa, Orson Welles, Franco Zeffirelli, George Cukor, Baz Luhrmann, Peter Brook and Grigori Kozintsev, Narrated by Penelope Wilton.
Series
Arena
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
24 Apr 2016 at 21:00 (Channel: BBC4)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Director
David Thompson
Producer
Adrian Wootton; David Thompson
Writer
Adrian Wootton; David Thompson
Contributor
Penelope Wilton

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Film studies
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Shakespeare on film

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections/searching-access-collections/research-viewing-services External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3743 2389
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
York House
221 Pentonville Road
London
N1 9UZ
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 843 times.