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Twelfth Night: or, What You Will (1980, John Gorrie)

TitleTwelfth Night: or, What You Will
Release LocationsGB
DirectorJohn Gorrie
MediumColor video
Length2 hrs, 10 mins
Audiencecollege and university
Play ConnectionsTwelfth Night (teleplay)
SeriesThe Shakespeare Plays


The performance is based on the 1951 Peter Alexander edition of Shakespeare's plays, as amended by the director for this television series

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

ViolaFelicity Kendal
OrsinoClive Arrindell
OliviaSinead Cusack
FesteTrevor Peacock
Sir Toby BelchRobert Hardy
Sir Andrew AguecheekRonnie Stevens
MalvolioAlec McCowen
FabianRobert Lindsay
MariaAnnette Crosbie
SebastianMichael Thomas
AntonioMaurice Roeves
Sea CaptainRic Morgan
ValentineMichael Reynolds
CurioRyan Michael
CastArthur Hewlett

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJohn Gorrie
ProducerCedric Messina

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell