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Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1995, 45 minutes
"A biographical study of Shakespeare with critical commentary by Stanley Wells, Director of the Shakespeare Institute, Robert Smallwood, Deputy Director of The Shakespeare Centre, and Shakespearean actor, Brian Blessed. Includes enactments of scenes from Shakespeare's life and dramatized extracts from his works."
Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 2004, 1 hour 17 minutes
"This program features excerpts from four Royal Shakespeare Company productions : King Lear, Twelfth night, A midsummer night's dream, and Coriolanus. Each segment of the program includes key scenes from the play intertwined with interviews and explanations of the play with both actors and directors."
TMW Media Group, 1992, 42 minutes
"An aromatic stew of biography and local color, this program will give viewers a sense of the London and Stratford of Shakespeare's time. The section on London visits 18 major sites associated with the Bard and his plays, including the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, the Middle Temple for law students, George Tavern, Southwark Cathedral, and the Globe Theatre site. The section on Stratford conjures up the presence of young Will through a journey around Warwickshire, featuring Shakespeare's birthplace, the baptismal font and tomb at Trinity Church, the King Edward VI Grammar School, Anne Hathaway's cottage, Shottery, Wilmcote, Kenilworth Castle, the Mary Arden Farm, and many other significant locations."
Monterey Media, 2002, 40 minutes
"Join our troupe of actors in various stages of rehearsal, presenting some of the bard's most poignant speeches that have earned their illustrious place in the history of the theatre, and in all of literature."
First Run Features, 1998, 53 minutes
"Engaging viewers in direct conversations as well as riveting solo readings, Bloom offers an absorbing introduction to the literature that has so captivated movie audiences in recent years, through heroines famous like Ophelia in Hamlet and obscure like Lady Constance in King John."
BBC, 2012, 105 minutes (2 videos)
"Shakespeare was in love with Italy. A third of his plays are set in the country. For the Elizabethan playwright, it was the stage on which to explore his greatest themes - love and war, fidelity and betrayal, and above all, politics - and a treasure house of legend and stories that fuelled his imagination. Combining Italian travelogue with revelations about the bard's most famous works, Francesco da Mosto visits the spectacular locations, traces the Italian myths and reveals how a long dead, foreign playwright's imagination continues to influence and shape real Italian cities, even now."
Land of Love (53 minutes) - The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo & Juliet, Much Ado about Nothing, Othello
Land of Fortune (53 minutes) - The Merchant of Venice, Julius Caesar, Antony & Cleopatra, The Tempest
MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2009, 7 minutes
"In the second of a series of reports on the Arabesque arts festival at the Kennedy Center, Jeffrey Brown talks to Kuwaiti writer and theater director Sulayman al-Bassam, whose company is presenting a Shakespeare play with a twist, "Richard III: An Arab Tragedy.""