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

director

David Jones

producer

Shaun Sutton

production company

BBC

Language

English

Duration

02:49:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

39557

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

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

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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