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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
This new RSC production of Shakespeare’s play by Erica Whyman was made directly for the screen, a first for the company. It is set in the 16 years between the Coronation of Elizabeth II in 1953 and the landing of Apollo 11 on the moon in 1969.
Series
Lights Up
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
25 Apr 2021 at 19:00 (Channel: BBC4)
Duration
164 mins

Credits

Director
Bridget Caldwell; Erica Whyman
Producer
Ben Tyreman; John Wyver; Zoe Donegan
Music
Isobel Waller-Bridge
Cast
Joseph KloskaLeontes, King of Sicily
Kemi-Bo JacobsHermione
Georgia LandersPerdita
Amanda HadinguePaulina
Anne OdekeAutolycus
Andrew FrenchPolixenes
Assad ZamanFlorizel
Ben CaplanCamillo

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
1960s
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
Originally due to be staged by the RSC in 2020 but was halted due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
General
Screen presentation directed by Bridget Caldwell and produced by John Wyver.

Production Company

Name

BBC Arts

Sponsor

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

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
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