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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

The Monument (1963, Peter Dews)

TitleThe Monument
Release LocationsGB
DirectorPeter Dews
MediumBlack & white video
Length55 mins
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsAntony and Cleopatra (teleplay)
SeriesThe Spread of the Eagle


This final installment used a cast of 31 principals and 10 extras. The budget came close to £6,000. For additional background information, see first episode of Antony and Cleopatra, number #14 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

A ClownPaul Bailey
CastJohn Barcroft
CastLeonard Cracknell
CastPamela Craig
DolabellaRoger Croucher
CastMarion Desmond
An EgyptianHugh Dickson
CharmianJill Dixon
CastBernard Finch
MaecenasJohn Gay
A CenturionJohn Greenwood
GuardsmenPaul Harris
MessengerBen Harte
SentriesRoy Herrick
SoldierGeoffrey Hinsliff
SoldierBarry Jackson
MardianDavid King
DercetasCharles Laurence
ScarusBernard Lloyd
AntonyKeith Michell
CleopatraMary Morris
AgrippaAlan Rowe
EnobarbusGeorge Selway
CastCaroline Stephens
CastWendy Varnals
ErosTerry Wale
CastPaul Webster
DiomedesDavid Weston
Octavius CaesarDavid William
CastHilary Wright
IrasLucy Young

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorPeter Dews
ProducerPeter Dews
EditorRichard Barclay
EditorRichard Perfitt
ComposerChristopher Whelen
Fight CoordinatorJohn Greenwood
Fight CoordinatorDerek Ware
CostumesElizabeth Agombar
MakeupTommy Manderson
LightingWally Whitmore
SoundGordon Mackie
Production AssistantPhilip Dudley
ProductionClifford Hatts
Technical ManagerSam Hutchings

Company Overview

Music The Philip Jones Ensemble

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell