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Shakespeare: Twelfth Night: Workshop I (1985)

TitleShakespeare: Twelfth Night: Workshop I
Release LocationsGB
MediumColor video
Length24 mins
Audiencecollege and university
Play ConnectionsTwelfth Night (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. According to the BUFVC catalog, each program features a director leading one of the actors through his/her role. In this program, director Tony Church shows how a group of experienced actors feel their way through a text to achieve the right balance of light-heartedness and seriousness

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

CastEric Allan
DirectorTony Church
CastLisa Harrow
CastRichard Johnson
CastBernard Lloyd
CastSir Patrick Stewart

Production Team and Crew Overview

ProducerDavid Hoyle

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell