The Resource A midsummer night's dream, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; directed by Elijah Moshinsky, (videorecording)

A midsummer night's dream, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; directed by Elijah Moshinsky, (videorecording)

Label
A midsummer night's dream
Title
A midsummer night's dream
Statement of responsibility
by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; directed by Elijah Moshinsky
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Three plots intertwine: the entangled love affairs of Demetrius and Helena, Lysander and Hermia, the comic performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens and the antics in fairyland of King Oberon and Queen Titania
Member of
Cataloging source
YVO
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Midsummer night's dream (Television program : 1981)
  • Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Credits note
Editor, Graham Taylor ; music, Stephen Oliver ; choreographer, Eleanor Fazan ; designer, David Myerscough-Jones
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English, with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Estelle Kohler, Nigel Davenport, Hugh Quarshie, Pippa Guard, Nicky Henson, Robert Lindsay, Cherith Mellor, Brian Glover, Phil Daniels, Helen Mirren, Peter McEnery, Geoffrey Palmer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1949-
  • 1958-
  • 1950-1992
  • 1930-
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Miller, Jonathan
  • Moshinsky, Elijah
  • Kohler, Estelle
  • Davenport, Nigel
  • Quarshie, Hugh
  • Henson, Nicky
  • Lindsay, Robert
  • Mellor, Cherith
  • Mirren, Helen
  • McEnery, Peter
  • Guard, Pippa
  • Glover, Brian
  • Daniels, Phil
  • Oliver, Stephen
  • Fazan, Eleanor
  • Myerscough-Jones, David
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Time-Life Films
Runtime
112
Series statement
  • The Complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Comedy
  • The Complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare
  • The comedies of William Shakespeare
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Courtship
  • Courtship
  • Kings and rulers
  • Fairy plays
  • English drama (Comedy)
  • Television programs
  • Television programs
  • Television programs
  • Athens (Greece)
Technique
live action
Label
A midsummer night's dream, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; directed by Elijah Moshinsky, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1981
  • BBC Shakespeare comedies giftbox set release Aug. 2003, per publisher
  • Special features: about Ambrose; list of 'the most popular and widely used versions of Shakespeare's plays'; previews ; DVD-ROM access to the complete script in Microsoft Word document format (system requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45687818
System details
DVD, NTSC
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
A midsummer night's dream, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; directed by Elijah Moshinsky, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1981
  • BBC Shakespeare comedies giftbox set release Aug. 2003, per publisher
  • Special features: about Ambrose; list of 'the most popular and widely used versions of Shakespeare's plays'; previews ; DVD-ROM access to the complete script in Microsoft Word document format (system requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45687818
System details
DVD, NTSC
Video recording format
laserdisc

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