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Antony and Cleopatra (1985, Lawrence Carra)

TitleAntony and Cleopatra
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorLawrence Carra
MediumColor video
Length3 hrs, 10 mins
Audiencecollege and university
high school
Play ConnectionsAntony and Cleopatra (interpretation)
SeriesThe Bard Series


A videotaping with a cast of well-known American actors in a Bard Productions series that has been seen on the Arts & Entertainment cable tv channel. Lynn Redgrave of Georgy Girl (1966) plays Cleopatra; Tony Geary of General Hospital, Octavius Caesar; and veteran actor, John Carradine, the Soothsayer. For others in this series, see numbers 340, 477, 494, and 627

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

MardianJames Avery
OctaviaSharon Barr
VentidiusMichael Billington
LepidusEarl Boen
ExtraPaul Bowman
ExtraRandall Brady
SoothsayerJohn Carradine
AnthonyTimothy Dalton
DolabellaJohn Devlin
SeleucusRalph Drischell
ExtraTom Everett
Octavius CaesarAnthony Geary
ExtraJason Graves
RusticJack Gwillam
AlexasAnthony Holland
EnobarbusBarrie Ingham
ErosBrian Kerwin
ExtraMichael Keyes-Hall
PompeyWalter Koenig
ExtraStuart Larson
EuphroniusDan Mason
ExtraJohn Minklein
IrasKim Mirori
CharmianNichelle Nichols
ExtraGrey O'Neill
ExtraLarry Peters
CleopatraLynn Redgrave
MaecenasEarl Robinson
AgrippaTom Rosqui
MessengerJoseph R. Sicari
MenasTed Sorel
ThidiasAlvah Stanley
ProculeiusHenry Sutton
ExtrasPatrick Thomas
SilusClaude Woolman
SoldiersAlex Wright

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorLawrence Carra
ProducerKen Campbell
ComposerJohn Serry

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell