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Cleopatra and Me: In Search of a Lost Queen

Synopsis
Shakespeare scholar Dr Islam Issa explores different representations of Cleopatra - the heroine of ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ or the seductress seen in Hollywood movies. Josette Simon discusses her playing of Cleopatra, and performs extracts from Shakespeare’s play.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
6 May 2019 at 22:00 (Channel: BBC4)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Director
Kieron Townend
Contributor
Ismael Issa
Cast
Josette SimonCleopatra

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Antony and Cleopatra
Subjects
History; Shakespeare

Production Company

Name

Alleycats

Email
info@alleycats.tv
Web
http://www.alleycats.tv/ External site opens in new window
Address
47 Dean Street
London
W1D 5BE
Notes
Company set up by Ed Stobart.

Sponsor

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
77 Wells Street
London
WIT 3QJ
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council

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