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Toil and Trouble (1982, Neil Harris)

TitleToil and Trouble
Release LocationsCanada
DirectorNeil Harris
MediumColor video
Length27 mins
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsMacbeth (adaptation)


Examines what has been called a "controversial" production of Macbeth at Winnipeg's Warehouse theatre under the direction of Richard Ouzounian. It follows the production schedule, discussing set and prop designs, the influence of period painting in costume construction, and the work of the actor

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

CastMichael Ball
CastJohn Innes
CastLeneen Willoughby

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorNeil Harris

Company Overview

Producer Manitoba Department of Education Productions and School Broadcasts

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell