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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Falstaff (1976, Jean Pierre Ponnelle)

Release LocationsGB
DirectorJean Pierre Ponnelle
Length2 hrs, 3 mins
Play ConnectionsHenry IV, Part 1 (opera)
Henry IV, Part 2 (opera)


Verdi's Falstaff taped at a performance of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera with the London Philharmonic Orchestra

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

CastNucci Condo
CastBernard Dickerson
CastElizabeth Gale
CastDonald Gramm
CastKay Griffel
CastReni Penkova
CastUgo Trama

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJean Pierre Ponnelle
ProducerDave Heather
ComposerGiuseppe Verdi
ConductorJohn Pritchard

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell