The Resource The taming of the shrew, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller, (videorecording)

The taming of the shrew, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller, (videorecording)

Label
The taming of the shrew
Title
The taming of the shrew
Statement of responsibility
by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The marriage of two strong-minded people provides the spark for a comic confrontation between the sexes: The "shrew," Katherine, is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband. Her father refuses to let her younger sister marry until Katherine is off his hands. Petruchio appears, marries Katherine, and "tames" her so well that he wins a bet with two other men on a test of their wives' obedience
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IAD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; music composed by Stephen Oliver ; video tape editor, Howard Dell
Date time place
Taped June 18-24, 1980 at the BBC Television studios in London
PerformerNote
Simon Chandler (Lucentio), Anthony Pedley (Tranio), John Franklyn-Robbins (Baptista), Frank Thornton (Gremio), Sarah Badel (Katherine), Jonathan Cecil (Hortensio), Susan Penhaligon (Bianca), Harry Waters (Biondello), John Cleese (Petruchio), David Kincaid (Grumio), Bev Willis (Baptista's Servant), Angus Lennie (Curtis), Harry Webster (Nathaniel), Gil Morris (Philip), Leslie Sarony (Gregory), Derek Deadman (Nicholas), Denis Gilmore (Peter), John Bird (Pedant), Alan Hay (Tailor), David Kinsey (Haberdasher), John Barron (Vincentio), Joan Hickson (Widow), Tony Martell (Officer)
Runtime
127
Series statement
  • Shakespeare plays
  • The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Comedy
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
The taming of the shrew, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller, (videorecording)
Label
The taming of the shrew, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm46358837
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
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Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
laserdisc

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