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Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra: Workshop (1985, John Russell Brown)

TitleShakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra: Workshop
Release LocationsGB
DirectorJohn Russell Brown
MediumColor video
Length24 mins
Audiencecollege and university
Play ConnectionsAntony and Cleopatra (documentary)
SeriesOpen University Film Library


One of several programs prepared for the Open University television programs in Great Britain. Not seen in the U.S. According to the BUFVC catalog, each program features a director leading one of the actors through his/her role. In this program, director John Russell Brown shows James Laurenson (Antony) and Gillian Barge (Cleopatra) how to make donning a suit of armour into a dramatic asset rather than a distraction

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

CleopatraGillian Barge
AntonyJames Laurenson

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJohn Russell Brown
ProducerDavid Hoyle

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell