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Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Julius Caesar (1969, Alan Bridges)

TitleJulius Caesar
Release LocationsGB
DirectorAlan Bridges
MediumBlack & white video
Length2 hrs
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsJulius Caesar (interpretation)


Another in the series of eight Shakespeare plays, produced on British television by Cedric Messina, as a prelude to the subsequent lengthier and more ambitious BBC series known as "The Shakespeare Plays." Transmitted in the United States on NET Playhouse from 8:30 to 10:30 P.M., 17 June 1971, under the title of "Biographies: Julius Caesar." The principal cast members listed for the NET production are the same as those listed here for the BBC version

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

Julius CaesarMaurice Denham
Mark AntonyRobert Stephens
Octavius CaesarJohn Alderton
LepidusGodfrey James
CalphurniaGwen Cherrell
CiceroJulian D'Albie
PabliusChristopher Steele
Popilius LenaTerence De Marney
BrutusFrank Finlay
CassiusEdward Woodward
CascaAnthony Bate
TreboniusJohn Kelland
LigariusRichard Burrell
Decius BrutusAlan Rowe
Metellus CimberJon Rollason
CinnaRaymond Mason
Cinna The PoetChristopher Timothy
PortiaAnn Castle
FlaviusColin Rix
MarullusJohn Abineri
ArtemidorusTrevor Martin
SoothsayerJonathan Scott
LuciliusEmrys Leyshon
TitiniusJohn Moore
MessalaTony Wright
Young CatoChristopher Denham
VarroStephen Sheppard
CliusGraham Gordon
ClaudiusNikolas Simmonds
LuciusChristopher Guard
DardaniusDavid Sadgrove
PindarusPeter Jesson
CobblerChristopher Benjamin
CarpenterBrian Vaughan

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorAlan Bridges
ProducerCedric Messina
ProductionSpencer Chapman

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell