Shakespeare Retold

Shakespeare Retold

DVD - 2007
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Macbeth is the chef in a 3-star restaurant; Beatrice and Benedick are rival co-anchors; Titania and Bottom carouse in a tawdry theme resort; and Petruchio sets out to tame the conservative Kate in these four adaptations of classic plays.
Publisher: [London] : BBC Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2007.
ISBN: 9781419848766
1419848763
Branch Call Number: 791.4572 SHAKESPE RETOLD
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.

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feedtheflameforfacts Oct 15, 2011

Excellent adaptions of Shakespeare's plays. My favorites were Taming of the Shrew and Much Ado About Nothing. All of the actors were fantastic, the script was clever, and it was pure quality. MacBeth was excellent as well, and I enjoyed a Midsummer Night's Dream, but not as much as the others. The episodes are definetly worth watching if you love Shakespeare.

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gopherguts
May 05, 2011

I though the taming of the shrew and much ado about nothing were really funny! Macbeth was gripping and tragic, just like it should be. Don't bother watching midsummer night's dream, though. Not worth your time :-(

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kaderin
Nov 06, 2009

This has my favourite version of the taming of the shrew. I love Rufus Sewell and Shirley Henderson, they're so prefect for Petruchio and Kate.

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