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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

The Merry Wives of Windsor (1937)

TitleThe Merry Wives of Windsor
Release LocationsGB
Play ConnectionsThe Merry Wives of Windsor (teleplay)
SeriesScenes from Shakespeare series


A part of the "Scenes from Shakespeare" series transmitted in the second year of the BBC's television operation. In this segment Robert Atkins' Bankside Players performed the letter scene

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

Mistress FordViolet Vanbrugh
Mistress PageIrene Vanbrugh

Production Team and Crew Overview

ProducerStephen Thomas

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell