The two gentlemen of Verona [DVD videorecording] by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by Don Taylor.
Contributor(s): Sutton, Shaun | Taylor, Don | Hudson, John | Butterworth, Tyler | Pearce, Joanne | Peake-Jones, Tessa | Collings, David | Daneman, Paul | British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service | Time-Life Television | Ambrose Video Publishing.Material type: FilmSeries: Shakespeare, William, BBC TV Shakespeare (London, England): ; Shakespeare, William, Works: Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]Description: 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Other title: Two gentleman of Verona [Contianer title:].Uniform titles: BBC TV Shakespeare (Television program) | Shakespeare plays (Television program) Contained works: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Two gentlemen of Verona.Subject(s): Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama | Verona (Italy) -- Drama | Exiles -- Drama | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptationsGenre/Form: Television plays. | Television adaptations. | Television comedies. | Televised performances. | Feature films. | Comedy films.DDC classification: 791.45/72
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Frank Barrie (Sir Eglamour), Tessa Peake-Jones (Julia), Hetta Charnley (Lucetta), Tyler Butterworth (Proteus), John Hudson (Valentine), Nicholas Kaby (Speed), Michael Byrne (Antonio), John Woodnutt (Panthino), Joanne Pearce (Silvia), Tony Haygarth (Launce), Bella (Crab), David Collings (Thurio), Paul Daneman (Duke of Milan), Daniel Flynn (Servant), Charlotte Richardson (Cupid), Jonathan Taylor (Cupid), Bill Badley (Flutist), Tom Finucane (Flutist), Robin Jeffrey (Flutist), Adam Kurakin (First Outlaw), John Baxter (Second Outlaw), Andrew Burt (Third Outlaw), Michael Graham Cox (Host).
Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson; videotape editor, Pete Reason; music researched and edited by Anthony Rooley; music performed by the Consort of Musicke.
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1983.
Taped July 25-31, 1983 at the BBC Television studios in London.
DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Close friends Valentine and Proteus become rivals for the hand of Silvia, daughter of the Duke of Milan, who has promised her to the foolish coward Thurio. Proteus has Valentine banished, but Silvia escapes to the forest to join him. Proteus follows, with Julia who dotes on him. After a confrontation, the Duke eventually allows Valentine and Silvia to wed, and Proteus marries Julia.