Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

The Taming of the Shrew, 1.2; 2.1 (1974, Peter Seabourne)

TitleThe Taming of the Shrew, 1.2; 2.1
Release LocationsGB
DirectorPeter Seabourne
MediumColor video
Length13 mins
Audiencehigh school
Play ConnectionsThe Taming of the Shrew (scene(s))
SeriesThe Shakespeare Series [IFB]


Opens with the trademark shot of an Elizabethan stage and then goes on to give excerpts from The Taming of the Shrew, 1.2; 2.1. (For others in this series in which the plays are performed on a replica of an Elizabethan stage, see numbers 22, 131, 164, 232, 326, 430, 467, 490, 510, 556, and 619.)

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

KateMadeline Blakeney
PetruchioDavid Suchet
HortensioRoy Marsden
GrumioPeter Kelly

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorPeter Seabourne
ProducerJohn Seabourne

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell