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The Resource A performance of Macbeth, Thames ; the Royal Shakespeare Company in Trevor Nunn's production of ; by William Shakespeare ; executive producer, Verity Lambert ; produced and conceived for television by Trevor Nunn ; directed for television by Philip Casson, (videorecording)

A performance of Macbeth, Thames ; the Royal Shakespeare Company in Trevor Nunn's production of ; by William Shakespeare ; executive producer, Verity Lambert ; produced and conceived for television by Trevor Nunn ; directed for television by Philip Casson, (videorecording)

Label
A performance of Macbeth
Title
A performance of Macbeth
Statement of responsibility
Thames ; the Royal Shakespeare Company in Trevor Nunn's production of ; by William Shakespeare ; executive producer, Verity Lambert ; produced and conceived for television by Trevor Nunn ; directed for television by Philip Casson
Title variation
Macbeth
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The original Royal Shakespeare Company stars in this classic, world-renowned production of the Great Bard's riveting tale of murder, revenge, and insanity from Tony Award winner Trevor Nunn
  • When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Fight directed by Peter Woodward ; casting director, Joyce Nettles ; video tape editor, Fred Turner ; graphic designer, Ruth Bribram ; costume supervisor, Lyn Harvey ; original theatre production designed by John Napier ; music by Guy Woolfenden ; senior cameraman, Peter Coombs ; designed for television by Mike Hall
Dewey number
791.4572
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
PR2823.A2
LC item number
M36 2000
PerformerNote
Ian McKellen (Macbeth), Judi Dench (Lady Macbeth), John Bown (Lennox), Susan Dury (3rd witch, Lady Macduff), Judith Harte (2nd witch, Gentlewoman), Greg Hicks (Donalbain, Seyton), David Howey (Seargeant, 1st murderer, Doctor), Griffith Jones (Duncan), Marie Kean (1st witch), Ian McDiarmid (Ross, Porter), Bob Peck (Macduff), Duncan Preston (Angus), Roger Rees (Malcolm), Zak Taylor (Fleance, Messenger), Stephen Warner (Young Macduff), John Woodvine (Banquo)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1564-1616
  • 1934-
  • 1953 May 27-
  • 1909-2007
  • 1918-1993
  • 1945-1999
  • 1946-
  • 1944-2015
  • 1929-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Lambert, Verity
  • Nunn, Trevor
  • Casson, Philip
  • Woolfenden, Guy
  • McKellen, Ian
  • Dench, Judi
  • Brown, John
  • Dury, Susan
  • Harte, Judith
  • Hicks, Greg
  • Howey, David
  • Jones, Griffith
  • Kean, Marie
  • McDiarmid, Ian
  • Peck, Bob
  • Preston, Duncan
  • Rees, Roger
  • Taylor, Zak
  • Warner, Stephen
  • Woodvine, John
  • Thames Television, ltd
  • A & E Home Video (Firm)
  • FremantleMedia
  • New Video Group
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
Runtime
146
Series statement
Thames Shakespeare collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Macbeth
  • Regicides
  • Scotland
  • Shakespeare, William
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
A performance of Macbeth, Thames ; the Royal Shakespeare Company in Trevor Nunn's production of ; by William Shakespeare ; executive producer, Verity Lambert ; produced and conceived for television by Trevor Nunn ; directed for television by Philip Casson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The Royal Shakespeare Company in Trevor Nunn's production of a performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare"
  • Originally broadcast by ITV in 1978
  • "Licensed by FreemantleMedia Ltd through A&E Television Networks." - Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Special features : Introduction to Macbeth with Ian McKellen ; The Scottish play: an explanation with Ian McKellen ; Timeline of William Shakespeare's life and plays ; Biography and filmography of Ian McKellen ; Biography and filmography of Dame Judi Dench
Control code
ocm56132984
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (146 min. + extras)
Isbn
9780767090308
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
733961714241
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AAE-71424
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 727603
  • (OCoLC)56132984
System details
DVD-video; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A performance of Macbeth, Thames ; the Royal Shakespeare Company in Trevor Nunn's production of ; by William Shakespeare ; executive producer, Verity Lambert ; produced and conceived for television by Trevor Nunn ; directed for television by Philip Casson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "The Royal Shakespeare Company in Trevor Nunn's production of a performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare"
  • Originally broadcast by ITV in 1978
  • "Licensed by FreemantleMedia Ltd through A&E Television Networks." - Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Special features : Introduction to Macbeth with Ian McKellen ; The Scottish play: an explanation with Ian McKellen ; Timeline of William Shakespeare's life and plays ; Biography and filmography of Ian McKellen ; Biography and filmography of Dame Judi Dench
Control code
ocm56132984
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (146 min. + extras)
Isbn
9780767090308
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
733961714241
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AAE-71424
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 727603
  • (OCoLC)56132984
System details
DVD-video; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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