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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

The Winter's Tale (1966, Frank Dunlop)

TitleThe Winter's Tale
Release LocationsGB
DirectorFrank Dunlop
MediumColor video
Length2 hrs, 31 mins
Audiencecollege and university
Play ConnectionsThe Winter's Tale (recording)


Originally produced for British television, this version of The Winter's Tale is a film record of a 'Pop Theatre' production at the 1966 Edinburgh Festival. Later it was released on film for theatrical exhibition

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

LeontesLaurence Harvey
CamilloEsmond Knight
PolixenesRichard Gale
Florizel/ArchimadusDavid Weston
ClownJohn Gray
AutolycusJim Dale
HermioneMoira Redmond
PerditaJane Asher
PaulinaDiana Churchill
LadyMonica Maughan

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorFrank Dunlop
ProducerPeter Snell

Company Overview

Playgroup Pop Theatre Company, Edinburgh Festival

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell