SHAKESPEARE ON DVD

 

RECENT SHAKESPEARE RELEASES ON DVD 

ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2014 MUNBY, JONATHAN £19.99
Live performance staring Jolyon Coy and James Hayes. 
THE GLOBE COLLECTION – SHAKESPEARE 400 1616-2016 (E) 2014   £97.99
Collection of 20 performances commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Recorded at Shakespeare’s Globe between 2009 and 2014, the collection includes: ‘Romeo and Juliet’, ‘As You Like It’, ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’, ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’, ‘Henry VII’, ‘Henry IV: Part I’, ‘Henry IV: Part II’, ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’, ‘Much Ado About Nothing’, ‘Henry V’, ‘Twelfth Night’, ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, ‘The Tempest’, ‘Macbeth’, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, ‘Titus Andronicus’, ‘Julius Caesar’, ‘Antony and Cleopatra’, ‘The Comedy of Errors’ and ‘Doctor Faustus’.
HAMLET (12A) 2015 FRANKCOM,S/WILLIAMS, M £17.99
Adaptation of Hamlet featuring Maxine Peake in the title role.
HENRY V: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
Live performance with Alex Hassell as King Henry 
JULIUS CAESAR: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2014 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
   Live performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy recorded at the Globe Theatre in London.
KING & COUNTRY – SHAKESPEARE’S GREAT CYCLE OF KINGS (E) 2015  DORAN, GREGORY DVD – £49.99 BLU RAY – £59.99
Royal Shakespeare Company’s Great Cycle of Kings collection featuring  Richard II, Henry IV Parts I & II and Henry 
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  FINDLAY, POLLY £19.99
RSC production of the Shakespeare play.
MUSE OF FIRE – A SHAKESPEARE ODYSSEY (12) 2013 POOLE,D/TERERA, G £17.99
 The directors travel the globe to discover everything they can about Shakespeare and talk to  Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, James Earl Jones, Tom Hiddleston, Jude Law and Baz Luhrmann.
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD (PG) 1990 STOPPARD, TOM £19.99
Adaptation of Stoppard’s play in which two minor characters from ‘Hamlet’ amble unknowingly toward their inevitable demise.
SHAKESPEARE AT THE BBC: COMEDIES (PG) 1984 £23.99
  Collection of five BBC dramatisations of Shakespeare’s comedic plays. Titles are –  A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1981) ,  Much Ado About Nothing (1984) ,  The Taming of the Shrew (1980) ,  The Winter’s Tale (1981) and  Twelfth Night (1980) .
SHAKESPEARE AT THE BBC: TRAGEDIES (PG) 1984 £23.99
Features –  Hamlet (1980), King Lear (1982), Macbeth (1983),  Othello (1981) and Romeo and Juliet (1978). 
THE WAR OF THE ROSES: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 1965 HALL, P/BARTON, J £27.99  
Royal Shakespeare Company production adapted from Shakespeare’s plays ‘Henry VI: Parts 1-3’ and ‘Richard III’. Filmed in 1965 and presented as three plays, the performance features, among others, Ian Holm, Peggy Ashcroft, David Warner and Janet Suzman.

OTHER SHAKESPEARE RELEASES

BBC SHAKESPEARE

ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL (U) UK 1981  MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99  
    Stars  Michael Hordern.  
ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA (U) UK 1981MILLER, JONATHAN £12.99 

Stars Colin Blakely.
COMEDY OF ERRORS (PG) UK 1983 JONES, SIMON CELLAN £12.99   
    Stars Cyril Cusack and Roger Daltrey.
CORIOLANUS (PG) UK 1984  MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99 
    Alan Howard, Joss Ackland and Irene Worth.  
CYMBELINE (12) UK 1983 MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99
  
    Stars  Robert Lindsay and Helen Mirren.
HAMLET (U) UK 1980  BENNETT, RODNEY  £12.99
    Stars  Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom and Patrick Stewart.
HENRY IV PT. 1 (U) UK 1979 GILES, DAVID  £12.99
    Stars  David Gwillim.
HENRY IV PT. 2 (U) UK 1979 GILES, DAVID  £12.99
    Stars  David Gwillim.
HENRY V (U) UK 1979 GILES, DAVID £12.99
    Stars  David Gwillim.
HENRY VI PT. 1 (PG) UK 1983 POWELL, JANE £12.99
    Stars Bernard Hill and Brenda Blethyn.
HENRY VI PT. 2 (12) UK 1983  POWELL, JANE £12.99 
    Stars  Bernard Hill.
HENRY VI PT. 3 (PG) UK 1983  POWELL, JANE £12.99 
    Stars Bernard Hill.
HENRY VIII (PG) UK 1979 BILLINGTON, KEVIN £12.99 
    Stars Claire Bloom, Julian Glover and Thimothy West.
JULIUS CAESAR (U) UK 1979 WISE, HERBERT £12.99
    Stars  Charles Gray.
KING LEAR (PG) UK 1982 MILLER, JONATHAN   £12.99
    Stars  Michael Hordern.
LIFE AND DEATH OF KING JOHN (U) UK 1984 GILES, DAVID £12.99
    Stars  John Thaw.
LOVES LABOUR LOST (PG) UK 1979 MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99 
    Stars Maureen Lipman and Jenny Agutter.
MEASURE FOR MEASURE (U) UK 1981 DAVIS, DESMOND £12.99 
    Stars Tim Piggott-Smith.
MERCHANT OF VENICE (U) UK 198O GOLD, JACK £12.99
    Stars  Warren Mitchell.
MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR (U) UK 1982 JONES, DAVID  £12.99
    Stars Prunella Scales.
MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM (U) UK 1981 MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99
    Stars Robert Lindsay.
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (U) UK 1984 BURGE,  STUART    £12.99
    Stars Robert Lindsay.
OTHELLO (U) UK 1981 LOWERY, COLIN     £12.99 
    Stars Anthony Hopkins.
PERICLES (PG) UK 1984  JONES,  DAVID  £12.99  
    Stars  Juliet Stevenson.
RICHARD II (U) UK 1979  GILES, DAVID   £12.99  
    Stars Michael Hordern, Alan Rickman.
RICHARD III (U) UK 1980 HOWELL, JANE  £12.99
    Powerful BBC production.
ROMEO AND JULIET (PG) UK 1979  RAKOFF,  ALVIN    £12.99
    Stars John Geilgud and Derek Jacobi.
TAMING OF THE SHREW(U) UK 1980 MILLER, JONATHAN £12.99
    Stars  John Cleese.
TEMPEST (U) UK 1980  GORRIE, JOHN  £12.99
    Stars Michael Hordern.
TIMON OF ATHENS (12) UK 1981 MILLER, JONATHAN £12.99 
    Stars  Jonathan Pryce.
TITUS ANDRONICUS (PG) UK 1985 POWELL, JANE £12.99
    Stars  Edward Hardwicke.
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA(12) UK 1981 MILLER, JONATHAN £12.99 
    Stars Charles Gray.
TWELFTH NIGHT  (U) UK 1980  GORRIE, JOHN  £12.99
    Stars  Robert Hardy and Felicity Kendal.
TWO GENTLEMAN OF VERONA (PG) UK 1983 TAYLOR, DON £12.99
    Stars  Tessa Peake-Jones.
WINTERS TALE (PG) UK 1981 OWELL, JANE £12.99 
    Stars Jeremy Kemp.
BBC TV SHAKESPEARE COLLECTION (12) UK 1979-1985   £199.99. 
    Contains all 37 plays.

GLOBE THEATRE SHAKESPEARE PRODUCTIONS

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE(E) 2014 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
The play tells the story of Hermia (Olivia Ross) and Lysander (Luke Thompson), two young people who have fallen in love.
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2014 MUNBY, JONATHAN £19.99
Live performance staring Jolyon Coy and James Hayes.
AS YOU LIKE IT: GLOBE THEATRE (E) 2009 SHARROCK, THEA £19.99
2009 production with Naomi Frederick as Rosalind and Jack Laskey as Orlando.
THE GLOBE COLLECTION – SHAKESPEARE 400 1616-2016 (E) 2014   £97.99
Collection of 20 performances commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Recorded at Shakespeare’s Globe between 2009 and 2014, the collection includes: ‘Romeo and Juliet’, ‘As You Like It’, ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’, ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’, ‘Henry VII’, ‘Henry IV: Part I’, ‘Henry IV: Part II’, ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’, ‘Much Ado About Nothing’, ‘Henry V’, ‘Twelfth Night’, ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, ‘The Tempest’, ‘Macbeth’, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, ‘Titus Andronicus’, ‘Julius Caesar’, ‘Antony and Cleopatra’, ‘The Comedy of Errors’ and ‘Doctor Faustus’.
HENRY IV – PART 1: GLOBE THEATRE(E) 2012 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
King Henry (Oliver Cotton) is troubled by the behaviour of his son and heir, Prince Hal (Jamie Parker), who has forsaken the Royal Court.
HENRY IV – PART 2: GLOBE THEATRE(E) 2012 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
King Henry IV (Olivier Cotton) is serious ill and  his son, Hal (Jamie Parker), will shortly become King.
HENRY V: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2012 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC  £19.99
Live performance of Shakespeare’s historical play at the reconstructed Globe Theatre.
HENRY VIII : GLOBE THEATRE(E) 2010  HESS, NIGEL £19.99
Henry VIII (Dominic Rowan) is involved in a passionate tryst with Anne Boleyn (Miranda Raison).
JULIUS CAESAR: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2014  DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99  Live performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy recorded at the Globe Theatre in London.
MACBETH: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2014  BEST, EVE    £19.99
Live performance recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre in London.
MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR: GLOBE THEATRE (E) 2010 LUSCOMBE,  CHRISTOPHER £19.99
Christopher Benjamin leads the cast as the  rogue Sir John Falstaff
OTHELLO (E)  2007   £19.99
Starring Eamonn Walker and Tim McInnerny and performed at the Globe Theatre.
SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE COLLECTION: KINGS AND ROGUES (E) (0809478010920)  49.99    A collection contains –  ‘Henry IV: Part One’ and ‘Henry IV: Part Two’, ‘Henry VIII’ and  ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’.
SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE: COMEDY, ROMANCE, TRAGEDY  (E) (0809478010425)  49.99   A collection contains –  ‘As You Like It’ ,  ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’.
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2012     FROW, TOBY    £19.99   Recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre, the production features, among others, Michael Bertenshaw, Pearce Quigley and Samantha Spiro.
THE TEMPEST: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2013     HERRIN, JEREMY    £19.99
Live performance of William Shakespeare’s play, recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre in 2013.
TITUS ANDRONICUS: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2014 BAILEY, LUCY £19.99
The story follows Roman army general Titus Andronicus (William Houston), who sacrifices the eldest son of  Tamora Queen of the Goths (Indira Varma) to avenge his sons who were killed in war.
TWELFTH NIGHT: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2013 CARFOL,TIM £19.99
Shipwrecked Viola (Johnny Flynn)  disguises herself as a man to work for the charming Duke Orsino (Liam Brennan).

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE PRODUCTIONS 

HENRY IV – PART I: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99  Shakespeare’s historical plays performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2014.
HENRY IV – PART 2: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99  Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2014.
HENRY IV – PART I AND II: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £29.99  Shakespeare’s historical plays performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2014.
HENRY V: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
Live performance with Alex Hassell as King Henry
KING & COUNTRY – SHAKESPEARE’S GREAT CYCLE OF KINGS (E) 2015  DORAN, GREGORY DVD – £49.99 BLU RAY – £59.99   Royal Shakespeare Company’s Great Cycle of Kings collection featuring  Richard II, Henry IV Parts I & II and Henry
LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE £19.99  Christopher Luscombe’s 2015 Royal Shakespeare Company production of this comedy.
LOVE’S LABOUR’S WON: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE £19.99  RSC comedy which sees soldiers Claudio (Tunji Kasim) and Benedick (Edward Bennett) battling to win the hearts of those they love.
LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST/LOVE’S LABOUR’S WON: RSC (E) 2015  CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE £33.99
Double bill of performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
MACBETH (PG) UK 1978  CASSON, PHILIP £12.99               
Television performance of Trevor Nunn’s acclaimed RSC production with Ian McKellan and Judi Dench.
MACBETH (PG) 2003   UK         DURAN, GREGORY   £19.99           
RSC production with Antony Sher.
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  FINDLAY, POLLY £19.99
RSC production of the Shakespeare play.
MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (PG) 1996  UK NOBLE, ADRIAN  £9.99            
Film adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1996 version of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.  With Lindsay  Duncan And Alex  Jennings.
RICHARD II: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
Live performance of the historical play by William Shakespeare with David Tennant playing the title role. Richard II.
THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2013  GODWIN, SIMON £19.99   The story follows two best friends Valentine and Proteus (Michael Marcus and Mark Arends) who travel to Milan in search of adventure
THE WAR OF THE ROSES: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 1965 HALL, P/BARTON, J £27.99   Royal Shakespeare Company production adapted from Shakespeare’s plays ‘Henry VI: Parts 1-3’ and ‘Richard III’. Filmed in 1965 and presented as three plays, the performance features, among others, Ian Holm, Peggy Ashcroft, David Warner and Janet Suzman.
WINTER’S TALE   £19.99            
RSC Production.
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