The Tempest

United Kingdom, 1988

Film
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Episode of Series “BBC Television Shakespeare Series”.
Featuring Michael Horden as Prospero, David Dixon as Ariel, Pippa Guard as Miranda, Warren Clarke as Caliban. Shakespeare’s play is about disposed Duke Prospero whose brother illegally takes over the Dukedom while exiling Prospero with his baby daughter, Miranda. Put to sea they find a haven on an island and live there for years until fate lands the brother and his attendants on the island. Eventually Prospero’s name and rights are restored to him.

Credits

director

John Gorrie

producer

Cedric Messina

production company

Time-Life Television

BBC

Language

English

Duration

02:05:00:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35234

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

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

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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