Love's labour's lost [videorecording (DVD)] / by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by Elijah Moshinsky.
Contributor(s): Sutton, Shaun | Moshinsky, Elijah | Gwilym, Mike | Lipman, Maureen | Kent, Jonathan | British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service | Time-Life Television | Ambrose Video Publishing.Material type: FilmSeries: The complete dramatic works of William ShakespeareComedy: Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Uniform titles: BBC TV Shakespeare (Television program) Contained works: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Love's labour's lost.Subject(s): Courts and courtiers -- Drama | Princesses -- Drama | Navarre (Kingdom) -- DramaGenre/Form: Television plays. | Television adaptations. | DVD-Video discs.DDC classification: 822.3/3
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Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1985.
DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
Camera supervisor, Garth Tucker ; music composed by Stephen Oliver ; videotape editor, Stan Pow.
Jonathan Kent (Ferdinand, King of Navarre), Christopher Blake (Longaville), Geoffrey Burridge (Dumain), Mike Gwilym (Berowne), David Warner (Don Armado), John Kane (Moth), Paul Jesson (Costard), Frank Williams (Dull), Paddy Navin (Jaquenetta), Clifford Rose (Boyet), Maureen Lipman (The Princess of France), Katy Behean (Maria), Petra Markham (Katharine), Jenny Agutter (Rosaline), Jay Ruparelia (Adrian), John Burgess (Sir Nathaniel), John Wells (Holofernes), Valentine Dyall (Marcade), Linda Kitchen (Spring), Susanna Ross (Winter).
Taped June 30-July 6, 1984 at the BBC Television studios in London.
A satire directed against intellectual pride and pedantry. The King of Navarre and three of his lords vow to spend three years in study and not to see any women. But when the Princess of France arrives with her three ladies, the men break their vow and fall in love with them.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.