Episode of Series “BBC Television Shakespeare Series”.
Featuring John Cleese as Petruchio and Sarah Badel as Katherina. The action of “The Taming of the Shrew” is set in the social context of Elizabethan mercantile upper-middle class, and like nearly all of Shakespeare’s comedies, is a family play dealing with the domestic processes of courtship and marriage.
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