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William Shakespeare.

Author: Michael WoodDavid Wallace, (Documentary director)Rebecca DobbsPatrick StewartKate FleetwoodAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2014]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen version.; Collector's edView all editions and formats
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Collection of material on William Shakespeare, including a screen adaptation of Macbeth, reinterpreted and relocated to a contemporary nameless underground netherworld; a documentary film that attempts to unravel the mystery behind the bard, including key events that shaped his life, the people who influenced his work, and the world in which he lived; a facsimile reproduction of Macbeth from the First Folio; and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
Drama
Fiction television programs
Film adaptations
Made-for-TV movies
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Tragedies
Biography
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Macbeth, King of Scotland; Macbeth, King of Scotland; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wood; David Wallace, (Documentary director); Rebecca Dobbs; Patrick Stewart; Kate Fleetwood; Rupert Goold; William Shakespeare; PBS Distribution (Firm); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); MayaVision International (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Illuminations (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation.
ISBN: 9781608830930 1608830934
OCLC Number: 900294358
Language Note: In English with optional English SDH subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced for public television broadcast.
In search of Shakespeare special feature: additional scenes.
Summary adapted from box.
Credits: In search of Shakespeare: MayaVision International ; director, David Wallace ; producer, Rebecca Dobbs. Originally produced c2003.
Macbeth: A co-production of Thirteen and Illuminations, and the BBC in association with WNET.org ; directed by Rupert Goold ; producers, John Wyver, Sebastian Grant. Based on the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Macbeth. Originally produced as part of the television series Great performances, c2010.
Cast: Macbeth: Patrick Stewart, Kate Fleetwood, Michael Feast, Martin Turner, Scott Handy, Paul Shelley, Tim Treloar, Mark Rawlings, Bill Nash, Suzanne Burden, Polly Frame, Sophie Hunter, Niamh McGrady, Christopher Patrick Nolan, Hywel John, Christopher Knott, Ben Carpenter, Oliver Birch, Bertie Gilbert, Hugo Docking, Lillian Dummer, Madeleine Dummer.
Performer(s): In search of Shakespeare: Written and presented by Michael Wood.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 7 hr.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 volume (unpaged ; 21 cm) + 1 booklet (15 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm) + 18 pieces of memorabilia
Details: DVD; stereo. sd.; NTSC, region 1.
Contents: In search of Shakespeare. A time of revolution ; The lost years ; The duty of poets ; For all time --
Macbeth.
Other Titles: William Shakespeare (PBS Distribution (Firm))
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
In search of Shakespeare (Television program)
Macbeth (Television program : 2010)

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Collection of material on William Shakespeare, including a screen adaptation of Macbeth, reinterpreted and relocated to a contemporary nameless underground netherworld; a documentary film that attempts to unravel the mystery behind the bard, including key events that shaped his life, the people who influenced his work, and the world in which he lived; a facsimile reproduction of Macbeth from the First Folio; and various pieces of memorabilia reproduced from original materials at the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, England.

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