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Author: William ShakespeareCedric MessinaDesmond DavisKenneth ColleyKate NelliganAll authors
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [between 2000 and 2001]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Document : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all.
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Genre/Form: Fiction television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Comedies
Television plays
Drama
Televised performances
Televised plays
Televsion comedies
Television programs
Historical television programs
Foreign television programs
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Cedric Messina; Desmond Davis; Kenneth Colley; Kate Nelligan; Tim Pigott-Smith; Christopher Strauli; John McEnery; Jacqueline Pearce; British Broadcasting Corporation,; Time-Life Television,; Ambrose Video Publishing,
OCLC Number: 46357896
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: "Comedy"--Container.
Extras: the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1979.
Credits: Music, James Tyler and the London Early Music Group.
Cast: Kenneth Colley (Duke Vincentio), Kate Nelligan (Isabella), Tim Pigott-Smith (Angelo), Christopher Strauli (Claudio), John McEnery (Lucio), Jacqueline Pearce (Mariana), Frank Middlemass (Pompey), Alun Armstrong (Provost), Adrienne Corri (Mistress Overdone), Ellis Jones (Elbow), John Clegg (Froth), William Sleigh (Barnardine), Neil McCarthy (Abhorson), Yolande Palfrey (Juliet), Eileen Page (Francisca), Kevin Stoney (Escalus), Godfrey Jackman (Friar Thomas), Alan Tucker (First Gentleman), John Abbott (Second Gentleman), David Browning (A Justice), Geoffrey Cousins (Servant), David King Lassman (Pageboy).
Event notes: Taped May 17-22, 1978 at the BBC Television studios in London.
Description: 1 videodisc (145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.; System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Other Titles: Measure for measure (Television program : 1979)
Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; a BBC TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Desmond Davis.

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Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all.

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