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The merry wives of Windsor

Author: William ShakespeareShaun SuttonDavid JonesBen KingsleyRichard GriffithsAll authors
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [between 2000 and 2001]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : CD for computer : Document : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows. This program views the Merry wives of Windsor as Shakespeare's attack on middle class propriety and hypocrisy. He challenges the belief that fidelity is mere lip service  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television plays
Fiction television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Foreign television programs
Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Shaun Sutton; David Jones; Ben Kingsley; Richard Griffiths; Judy Davis; Prunella Scales; British Broadcasting Corporation,; Time-Life Television,; Ambrose Video Publishing,
OCLC Number: 46360408
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 1982.
Credits: Senior cameraman, David Mutton ; music composed and conducted by Dominic Muldowney ; videotape editor, Dennis Collett ; literary consultant, Dr. John Wilders.
Cast: Alan Bennett (Justice Shallow), Richard O'Callaghan (Slender), Tenniel Evans (Sir Hugh Evans), Bryan Marshall (George Page), Richard Griffiths (Sir John Falstaff), Gordon Gostelow (Bardolph), Nigel Terry (Pistol), Michael Robbins (Nym), Miranda Foster (Anne Page), Judy Davis (Mistress Ford), Prunella Scales (Mistress Page), Ron Cook (Peter Simple), Michael Graham Cox (Host of the Garter Inn), Lee Whitlock (Robin), Elizabeth Spriggs (Mistress Quickly), John Joyce (John Rugby), Michael Bryant (Doctor Caius), Simon Chandler (Fenton), Ben Kingsley (Frank Ford), Ralph Brown (John), Peter Gordon (Robert), Crispin Mair (William Page), Harvey Brown (Child/Fairy), Kerry Cavalli (Child/Fairy), Adam Cooper (Child/Fairy), Helen Grey (Child/Fairy), Simon Kemp (Child/Fairy), Wayne Phelan (Child/Fairy), Tony Young (Child/Fairy).
Event notes: Taped Nov. 1-8, 1982 at the BBC Television studios in London.
Description: 1 videodisc (167 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.; System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Other Titles: Merry wives of Windsor (Television program : 1982)
Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by David Jones.

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Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows. This program views the Merry wives of Windsor as Shakespeare's attack on middle class propriety and hypocrisy. He challenges the belief that fidelity is mere lip service and a result of arranged, loveless marriages.

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