The Taming of the shrew

United Kingdom, 1980

Film
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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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production company

BBC-TV

Duration

02:08:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1980

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Group of items

BBC Television Shakespeare Series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35221

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Literature → Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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