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Shakespeare: The Tempest, IV (1985)

TitleShakespeare: The Tempest, IV
Release LocationsGB
MediumColor video
Length24 mins
Audiencecollege and university
Play ConnectionsThe Tempest (documentary)
SeriesOpen University Film Library


One of several programs prepared for the Open University television programs in Great Britain. Not seen in the U.S. This program attempts to re-create "the sense of magic" felt by audiences in Shakespeare's own day when confronted with the Act Four masque 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

Production Team and Crew Overview

ProducerDavid Hoyle

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell