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A Winter’s Tale: Shakespeare Lives

Synopsis
Sir Antony Gormely’s statues on Crosby Beach provides the other-worldly backdrop for this short adaptation of "A Winter’s Tale. Joseph Mawle stars as Leontes, the ill-fated King who destroys dear relationships and lives through suspicion and jealousy.
Series
Shakespeare Lives 2016
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Duration
4:11

Credits

Director
Carl Hunter
Producer
Roy Boulter; Sol Papadopolous
Cinematographer
Andrew Schonfelder
Writer
Frank Cottrell Boyce
Sound Design
Sam Auguste
Cast
Joseph MawleLeo (Leontes, King of Sicily)
Mary Whatton 

Additional Details

Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Shakespeare
Keywords
murder; pregnancy

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=_fGD_mH0ZAM
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

Hurricane Films

Distributor

Name

British Council

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