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Miranda’s Letter

Synopsis
"Miranda’s Letter" uses "The Tempest" to deliver a creative response to Shakespeare’s limited exploration of the relationships between mothers and daughters.

As her widowed father is too preoccupied with his books to spend time with her, Miranda finds solace and the strength to embrace the future by re-reading her late mother’s final letter to her.
Series
Shakespeare Lives 2016
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Duration
5:15

Credits

Cinematographer
Nicholas D. Knowland
Writer
Tessa Griffiths
Music
Guy Farley
Production Design
Janice Flint
Costume
Grace Snell
Cast
William ShimellProspero
Rafey CassidyMiranda
Anne-Marie DuffMother
Frankie FoxBoy

Additional Details

Plays
Tempest, The

Notes

Notes
Shakespeare Lives was a global cultural programme of events and activities in 2016. Created by the British Council, Shakespeare lives included the commissioning of 11 short films inspired by Shakespeare’s work. The playlist is available here: https://theatreanddance.britishcouncil.org/blog/2016/12/film-watch-our-collection-of-shakespeare-lives-short-films/

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk8aVLKW9us
Online format
Streamed

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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