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Author: Cedric MessinaDesmond DavisKenneth ColleyKate NelliganTim Pigott-SmithAll authors
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Document   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: Television plays
Television adaptations
Feature films
Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cedric Messina; Desmond Davis; Kenneth Colley; Kate Nelligan; Tim Pigott-Smith; Christopher Strauli; John McEnery; Jacqueline Pearce; William Shakespeare; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Television.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 46357896
Notes: Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1979.
DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
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.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.; System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Other Titles: BBC TV Shakespeare (Television program)
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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