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A midsummer night's dream

Author: Elijah MoshinskyJonathan MillerEleanor FazanStephen OliverMarcus DodsAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Ambrose Video, [2009]
Series: BBC Shakespeare plays (Ambrose Video)
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers and tradesmen-actors. Plots intertwine as entangled love affairs, the comical performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens, and the antics in fairyland among King Oberon and his queen Titania produce a bizarre series of entanglements, but all ends happily.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Theseus, King of Athens; William Shakespeare; Theseus, King of Athens.
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elijah Moshinsky; Jonathan Miller; Eleanor Fazan; Stephen Oliver; Marcus Dods; Amy Roberts; Derek Miller-Timmins; John Wilders; David Snodin; David Myerscough-Jones; Estelle Kohler; Nigel Davenport; Hugh Quarshie; Geoffrey Lumsden; Pippa Guard; Nicky Henson; Robert Lindsay; Cherith Mellor; Geoffrey Palmer; Brian Glover; John Fowler, (Actor); Don Estelle; Nat Jackley; Ray Mort; Phil Daniels; Helen Mirren; Peter McEnery; Tania Bennett, (Actress); Alexandra Segal; Louise Mason, (Actress); Lee Macdonald; Bruce Savage, (Actor); Massimo Mezzofanti; Dominic Martelli; Timothy Cross, (Actor); William Shakespeare; British Broadcasting Corporation.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Television.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 501020304
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Title from title frames.
Originally produced for television broadcast in 1981.
Available on Ambrose Video 2.0.
Credits: Choreographer, Eleanor Fazan ; music composed by Stephen Oliver ; conducted by Marcus Dods ; production managers, Mike Jackley, Christine McMurrich ; senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; video tape editor, Graham Taylor ; graphic designer, Alan Jeapes ; make-up artist, Jenny Shircore ; costume designer, Amy Roberts ; sound, Derek Miller-Timmins ; lighting, John Summers ; literary consultant, John Wilders ; script editor, David Snodin ; designer, David Myerscough-Jones.
Cast: Estelle Kohler (Hippolyta), Nigel Davenport (Theseus), Hugh Quarshie (Philostrate), Geoffrey Lumsden (Egeus), Pippa Guard (Hermia), Nicky Henson (Demetrius), Robert Lindsay (Lysander), Cherith Mellor (Helena), Geoffrey Palmer (Quince), Brian Glover (Bottom), John Fowler (Flute), Don Estelle (Starveling), Nat Jackley (Snout), Ray Mort (Snug), Phil Daniels (Puck), Helen Mirren (Titania), Peter McEnery (Oberon), Tania Bennett (Fairy), Alexandra Segal (Fairy), Louise Mason (Fairy), Lee Macdonald (Fairy), Bruce Savage (Peaseblossom), Massimo Mezzofanti (Cobweb), Dominic Martelli (Moth), Timothy Cross (Mustardseed).
Description: 1 streaming video (112 min.) : digital, FLV file, sound, color.
Details: System requirements: Microsoft Internet Explorer; Firefox; Adobe Flash Player.; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Series Title: BBC Shakespeare plays (Ambrose Video)
Other Titles: Midsummer night's dream (Television program : 1981 : British Broadcasting Corporation)
Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Ambrose Video 2.0.
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.

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Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers and tradesmen-actors. Plots intertwine as entangled love affairs, the comical performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens, and the antics in fairyland among King Oberon and his queen Titania produce a bizarre series of entanglements, but all ends happily.

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