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Peter Brook: The Tempest (1968, Peter Brook)

TitlePeter Brook: The Tempest
Release LocationsFrance
DirectorPeter Brook
MediumColor video
Length27 mins
LanguagesEnglish , French
Audiencecollege and university
Play ConnectionsThe Tempest (documentary)


Peter Brook demonstrates some unorthodox ways of representing The Tempest on stage, including the use of tiny ship models for the storm scene while the cast members sit on a kind of trapeze above the turmoil. For a similar documentary in French, see 710, 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

Actors from RSCnot specified

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorPeter Brook
ProducerIan Wilson

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell