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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1982, Peter Hall)

TitleA Midsummer Night's Dream
Release LocationsGB
DirectorPeter Hall
Length3 hrs, 14 mins
Play ConnectionsA Midsummer Night's Dream (opera)


A recording of Benjamin Britten's operatic version of Midsummer Night's Dream

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

TheseusLieuwe Visser
HippolytaClaire Powell
OberonJames Bowman
TitaniaIleana Cotrubas
PuckDamien Nash
LysanderRyland Davies
DemetriusDale Duesing
HermiaCynthia Buchan
BottomCurt Appelgren

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorPeter Hall
DirectorDave Heather
ComposerBenjamin Britten
Chorus DirectorJane Glover
ConductorBernard Haitink
ProductionRobert Bryan
ProductionBill Burgess
ProductionJohn Bury

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell