Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Shylock (1986)

Release LocationsGB
Length1 hrs, 15 mins
Play ConnectionsThe Merchant of Venice (documentary)


A teaching package in four parts that explores such topics as the play's stage history; the problem of anti-Semitism; direction (with Jonathan Miller); and acting (with RSC players)

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

CastWilliam Frankel
CastIan MacDiarmid
CastTom Matheson
ParticipantsJonathan Miller
CastSir Patrick Stewart

Company Overview

Playgroup Royal Shakespeare Company
Director Dorset Inst

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell