The Merry wives of Windsor

United Kingdom, 1990

Film
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Episode of Series “BBC Television Shakespeare Series”.
Adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s comedies. Falstaff in love, attempts to woo two wealthy burgesses of Windsor, whom in turn, resolve to trick him with all their female weaponry. A colourful, eccentric comedy featuring an excellent cast starring Richard Griffiths as Falstaff, Alan Bennett as Judge Shallow, Ben Kingsley as Frank Ford, and Judy Davis and Prunella Scales as Mistresses Ford and Page.

Credits

production company

BBC

producer

Shaun Sutton

director
Duration

02:49:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1990

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Group of items

BBC Television Shakespeare Series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304885

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

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

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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