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The Tempest: O Brave New World (1969)

TitleThe Tempest: O Brave New World
Release LocationsCanada
MediumColor video
Length23 mins
Audiencecollege and university
Play ConnectionsThe Tempest (documentary)
SeriesExplorations in Shakespeare


Part eleven in a series of twelve 23-minute films made in 1969 by the Ontario Educational Communications Authority. (See also 18, 40, 65, 124, 162, 257, 322, 465, 488, 555, and 637.) See 18 for overview

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

CalibanRoscoe Lee Browne
ArielJackie Burroughs
ProsperoWilliam Hutt
MirandaDiane Le Blanc
FerdinandBriain Petchey

Production Team and Crew Overview

Studio DirectorGerry Beane
ProducerEd Moser
ProducerKurt Reis
ComposerZal Yanovsky
Technical DirectorDon Bates
ResearchCathy Farwell
ScreenplayHugh Webster
LightingHoward Galbraith
AudioMichael Oldfield
SetChris Adeney
Educational SupervisorGino Matteo

Company Overview

Playgroup NBC Educational Enterprises
Playgroup Ontario Educational Communications Authority

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell