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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

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

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
  • Performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Broadcaster
Film distributor
Production company
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, 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
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Macbeth (Television program : 1983)
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Credits note
Fight directed by Peter Woodward ; casting director, Joyce Nettles ; video tape editor, Fred Turner ; senior cameraman, Peter Coombs ; graphic designer, Ruth Bribram ; costume supervisor, Lyn Harvey ; original theatre production designed by John Napier ; music by Guy Woolfenden ; designed for television by Mike Hall
Date time place
Originally developed as a Royal Shakespeare Company stage production in 1976. Recorded by Thames Television for broadcast on ITV in 1978
Dewey number
791.4572
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
PR2823.A23
LC item number
2004
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
  • 1934-
  • 1934-
  • 1953 May 27-
  • 1909-2007
  • 1918-1993
  • 1945-1999
  • 1946-
  • 1944-2015
  • 1929-
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lambert, Verity
  • Nunn, Trevor
  • Casson, Philip
  • Woolfenden, Guy
  • McKellen, Ian
  • Dench, Judi
  • Bown, 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
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Thames Television, ltd
  • ITV (Firm)
  • A & E Home Video (Firm)
  • FremantleMedia
  • New Video Group
  • Talkback Thames (Firm)
  • Arts and Entertainment Network
  • A & E Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
146
Series statement
Thames Shakespeare collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Macbeth
  • Gruoch
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Macbeth
  • Gruoch
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Regicide
  • Regicides
  • Murder
  • Scotland
  • Scotland
  • Kings and rulers
  • Regicides
  • Regicide
  • Murder
  • Scotland
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The Royal Shakespeare Company in Trevor Nunn's production of a performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare."
  • Originally broadcast on television by ITV in 1978
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare
  • "Licensed by FreemantleMedia Ltd through A & E Television Networks"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 (approximately 146 min. + extras)
Isbn
9780767068109
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 733961714241
  • 733961758368 [set]
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AAE-71424
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(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
Publication
Note
  • "The Royal Shakespeare Company in Trevor Nunn's production of a performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare."
  • Originally broadcast on television by ITV in 1978
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare
  • "Licensed by FreemantleMedia Ltd through A & E Television Networks"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 (approximately 146 min. + extras)
Isbn
9780767068109
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 733961714241
  • 733961758368 [set]
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AAE-71424
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56132984
System details
DVD-video; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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