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Romeo & Juliet

Author: William ShakespeareJohn GielgudMichael Hordern, SirCelia JohnsonCedric MessinaAll authors
Publisher: [London England] : BBC Enterprises, ©1988.
Series: BBC Shakespeare.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By William Shakespeare. Starring Patrick Ryecart and Rebecca Saire, with Sir John Gielgud, Sir Michael Hordern, Anthony Andrews and Celia Johnson. A marvellously staged adaptation of Shakespeare's classic story of tender but tragically doomed love. Cedric Messina's rich and colourful production successfully combines the resonance and immediacy of theatre with the flexibility and realism of television. The star cast  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; John Gielgud; Michael Hordern, Sir; Celia Johnson; Cedric Messina; Alvin Rakoff; Anthony Andrews, actor.; Patrick Ryecart; Rebecca Saire; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Television.
OCLC Number: 220735606
Notes: "A BBC Television Production in association with Time-Life Television."
Colour recording system: PAL.
Cast: Patrick Ryecart (Romeo) ; Rebecca Saire (Juliet) ; Sir John Gielgud (Chorus) ; Sir Michael Hordern (Capulet) ; Anthony Andrews (Mercutio) ; Celia Johnson (Nurse).
Description: 1 videocassette (169 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: BBC Shakespeare.
Other Titles: Romeo and Juliet (Motion picture)
Romeo and Juliet
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; producer, Cedric Messina ; directed by Alvin Rakoff.

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By William Shakespeare. Starring Patrick Ryecart and Rebecca Saire, with Sir John Gielgud, Sir Michael Hordern, Anthony Andrews and Celia Johnson. A marvellously staged adaptation of Shakespeare's classic story of tender but tragically doomed love. Cedric Messina's rich and colourful production successfully combines the resonance and immediacy of theatre with the flexibility and realism of television. The star cast perform with great energy and artistry and the superb sets give the play a remarkable sense of space and perspective.

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