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Troilus & Cressida [DVD videorecording] by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller.

Contributor(s): Miller, Jonathan, 1934- | Lesser, Anton | Burden, Suzanne | British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service | Time-Life Television | Ambrose Video Publishing.
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Shakespeare, William, BBC TV Shakespeare (London, England): ; Shakespeare, William, Works: Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]Description: 1 videodisc (190 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Other title: Troilus and Cressida.Uniform titles: BBC TV Shakespeare (Television program) | Shakespeare plays (Television program) Contained works: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Troilus and Cressida.Subject(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations | English drama (Comedy) -- Film adaptations | Troilus (Legendary character) -- Drama | Cressida (Fictitious character) -- Drama | Television plays | Trojan War -- DramaGenre/Form: Television plays. | Televised performances. | Television adaptations. | Television comedies.DDC classification: 822.33
Production Credits: Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; music composed & conducted by Stephen Oliver ; videotape editor, Howard Dell.
Cast: Anton Lesser (Troilus), Suzanne Burden (Cressida), Charles Gray (Pandarus), Tony Steedman (Aeneas), Max Harvey (Alexander), Peter Walmsley (Servant to Troilus), Vernon Dobtcheff (Agamemnon), Geoffrey Chater (Nestor), Benjamin Whitrow (Ulysses), Bernard Brown (Menelaus), Anthony Pedley (Ajax), The Incredible Orlando (Thersites), Kenneth Haigh (Achilles), Simon Cutter (Patroclus), Esmond Knight (Priam), John Shrapnel (Hector), Elayne Sharling (Cassandra), David Firth (Paris), Paul Moriarty (Diomedes), David Kinsey (Servant to Paris), Ann Pennington (Helen), Peter Whitbread (Calchas), Merelina Kendall (Andromache), Cornelius Garrett (Margarelon), Tony Portacio (Helenus), Peter J. Cassell (Deiphobus).Summary: A dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two lovers caught in the vicissitudes of the Trojan War.
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DVD.

Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1981.

Taped July 28-Aug. 5, 1981 at the BBC Television studios in London.

Anton Lesser (Troilus), Suzanne Burden (Cressida), Charles Gray (Pandarus), Tony Steedman (Aeneas), Max Harvey (Alexander), Peter Walmsley (Servant to Troilus), Vernon Dobtcheff (Agamemnon), Geoffrey Chater (Nestor), Benjamin Whitrow (Ulysses), Bernard Brown (Menelaus), Anthony Pedley (Ajax), The Incredible Orlando (Thersites), Kenneth Haigh (Achilles), Simon Cutter (Patroclus), Esmond Knight (Priam), John Shrapnel (Hector), Elayne Sharling (Cassandra), David Firth (Paris), Paul Moriarty (Diomedes), David Kinsey (Servant to Paris), Ann Pennington (Helen), Peter Whitbread (Calchas), Merelina Kendall (Andromache), Cornelius Garrett (Margarelon), Tony Portacio (Helenus), Peter J. Cassell (Deiphobus).

Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; music composed & conducted by Stephen Oliver ; videotape editor, Howard Dell.

DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.

System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two lovers caught in the vicissitudes of the Trojan War.

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