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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Antony and Cleopatra (1985, Jon Scoffield)

TitleAntony and Cleopatra
Release LocationsGB
DirectorJon Scoffield
Length2 hrs, 42 mins
Play ConnectionsAntony and Cleopatra (documentary)


This is a special "teaching" package available only in the U.K. and based on the 1972 RSC production starring Janet Suzman

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

AlexasDarien Angadi
IrasMavis Taylor Blake
SoothsayerJohn Bott
DiomedesLoftus Burton
VentidiusConstantin De Goguel
MecaenasPatrick Godfrey
DecretasJonathan Holt
Fig SellerGeoffrey Hutchings
AntonyRichard Johnson
ThidiasBen Kingsley
MardianSidney Livingstone
AgrippaPhilip Locke
ErosJoe Marcell
CharmianRosemary McHale
DolabellaMartin Milman
SchoolteacherLeonard Pierce
ProculeiusTim Pigott-Smith
OctaviusCorin Redgrave
OctaviaMary Rutherford
EnobarbusSir Patrick Stewart
CleopatraJanet Suzman
LepidusRaymond Westwell

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJon Scoffield

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell