The comedy of errors [DVD videorecording] by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by James Cellan Jones.
Contributor(s): Sutton, Shaun | Jones, James Cellan | Kitchen, Michael | Daltrey, Roger | Bertish, Suzanne | Pearce, Joanne | 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 (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Other title: Tragedy of Comedy of errors [Also released under title:].Uniform titles: BBC TV Shakespeare (Television movie) | Shakespeare plays (Television program) Contained works: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Comedy of errors.Subject(s): Shipwreck survival -- Drama | Mistaken identity -- Drama | Brothers -- Greece -- Drama | Twins -- Greece -- Drama | Television playsGenre/Form: Comedy films. | Televised performances. | Television adaptations.DDC classification: 791.45/72
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Cyril Cusack (Aegeon), Charles Gray (Solinus), Nicolas Chagrin (Master of the Mime), Nick Burnell (Mime Troupe Member), Graham Christopher (Mime Troupe Member), Ross Davidson (Mime Troupe Member), Howard Lee (Mime Troupe Member), Daniel Rovai (Mime Troupe Member), Paul Springer (Mime Troupe Member), Jenny Weston (Mime Troupe Member), Bunny Reid (Gaoler), Michael Kitchen (The Antipholi), Roger Daltrey (The Dromios), Noël Johnson (First Merchant), Suzanne Bertish (Adriana), Joanne Pearce (Luciana), Marsha Fitzalan (Luce), Sam Dastor (Angelo), David Kelly (Balthazar), Alfred Hoffman (Second Merchant), Frank Williams (Officer), Ingrid Pitt (Courtesan), Geoffrey Rose (Pinch), Wendy Hiller (Aemilia), Peter MacKriel (Messenger).
Music composed and conducted by Richard Holmes.
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1983.
Taped Nov. 3-9, 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.
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities.