Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

The Tempest (1980, David Wilson)

TitleThe Tempest
Release LocationsGB
DirectorDavid Wilson
MediumColor video
Length25 mins
Play ConnectionsThe Tempest (documentary)
SeriesShakespeare in Perspective


The "Shakespeare in Perspective" series was made to accompany the BBC/Time Life Inc. "The Shakespeare Plays" series. (See also 44, 142, 234, 269, 335, 411, 566. For overview, see 44, above.)

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

CommentatorLaurens van der Post

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorDavid Wilson
ProducerVictor Poole
EditorSteve Gabell
SoundJohn Hore
GraphicsLiz Friedman

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell