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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

The Alliance (1963, Peter Dews)

TitleThe Alliance
Release LocationsGB
DirectorPeter Dews
MediumBlack & white video
Length51 mins
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsAntony and Cleopatra (teleplay)
SeriesThe Spread of the Eagle


For background, see the account of the first episode in the series, number #14 above

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

CastPaul Bailey
AlexasJohn Barcroft
CastLeonard Cracknell
CastPamela Craig
DolabellaRoger Croucher
CastMarion Desmond
MessengerHugh Dickson
CharmianJill Dixon
CastBernard Finch
MaecenasJohn Gay
ServantJohn Greenwood
TaurusPaul Harris
CastRoy Herrick
MenasGeoffrey Hinsliff
CastBarry Jackson
OctaviaNancie Jackson
AmbassadorDavid King
ThidiasCharles Laurence
ScarusBernard Lloyd
AntonyKeith Michell
CleopatraMary Morris
LepidusBrian Oulton
AgrippaAlan Rowe
EnobarbusGeorge Selway
CastCaroline Stephens
CastWendy Varnals
ErosTerry Wale
CastPaul Webster
CanidiusDavid Weston
Octavius CaesarDavid William
PompeyJerome Willis
CastHilary Wright
IrasLucy Young

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorPeter Dews
ProducerPeter Dews
ComposerChristopher Whelen
ChoreographyGeraldine Stevenson
CostumesElizabeth Agombar
MakeupTommy Manderson
ProductionClifford Hatts

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell