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Author: William ShakespeareJonathan MillerJane Howell, (Television director)Jeremy KempAnna Calder-MarshallAll 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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King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
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; Jonathan Miller; Jane Howell, (Television director); Jeremy Kemp; Anna Calder-Marshall; Robert Stephens; Margaret Tyzack; British Broadcasting Corporation,; Time-Life Television,; Ambrose Video Publishing,
OCLC Number: 46359219
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 1981.
Credits: Senior cameramen, Jim Atkinson; incidental music composed by Dudley Simpson; videotape editor, Ron Bowman.
Cast: John Welsh (Archidamus), David Burke (Camillo), Robert Stephens (Polixenes), Jeremy Kemp (Leontes), Anna Calder-Marshall (Hermione), Jeremy Dimmick (Mamillius), Merelina Kendall (Emilia), Susan Brodrick (Lady to Hermione), Leonard Kavanagh (Lord to Leontes), John Bailey (Lord to Leontes), Cyril Luckham (Antigonus), William Relton (Lord to Leontes), Margaret Tyzack (Paulina), John Benfield (Gaoler/Mariner), Cornelius Garrett (Servant to Leontes), John Curless (Cleomenes), Colin McCormack (Dion), Emrys Leyshon (Court Official), Arthur Hewlett (Shepherd), Paul Jesson (Clown), Harold Goldblatt (Time), Rikki Fulton (Autolycus), Robin Kermode (Florizel), Debbie Farrington (Perdita), Janette Legge (Dorcas), Maggie Wells (Mopsa), Peter Benson (Clown's Servant), George Howe (Paulina's Steward), Pat Gorman (Bear), Sean Bartley (Peasant), Mary Milington (Peasant), Penny Ryder (Peasant), Johnny Shack (Peasant), Alan Vicars (Peasant).
Event notes: Taped Apr. 9-15, 1980 at the BBC Television studios in London.
Description: 1 videodisc (173 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.; System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Other Titles: Winter's tale (Television program : 1981)
Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jane Howell.
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King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be alive after all.

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