Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

The Merry Wives of Windsor (1980, Richard E. T. White)

TitleThe Merry Wives of Windsor
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorRichard E. T. White
MediumColor video
Length2 hrs, 27 mins
Audiencecollege and university
general public
Play ConnectionsThe Merry Wives of Windsor (recording)


A videotaping of a 1980 stage production of The Merry Wives performed by the Berkeley Shakespeare Festival. A copy is housed in the TOFT (Theatre on Film and Tape) Collection at the Library of Performing Arts, Lincoln Center, New York Public Library. It may be viewed by appointment (see below)

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

FalstaffGail Chugg
ShallowCharles Dean
SlenderScott Taylor
FordRobert Sicular
PageLance Brady
Dr. CaiusJohn Vickery
BardolphSteven Jensen
PistolKevin Carr
NymJ. P. Phillips
Mistress FordBeth Sweeney
Mistress PageLinda Hoy
Ann PageLisa Ann Dixon
QuicklyJean Afterman

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorRichard E. T. White
ComposerStephen Thewlis
CostumesEliza Chugg
LightingGeorge Ulnic
SetJean Angell
SetRon Pratt

Company Overview

Producer Berkeley Shakespeare Festival

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell