Shakespeare: The BBC Shakespeare Collection

  |  Buy to Own: 14/11/2005
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Box set collection of 34 BBC dramatisations of Shakespeare's classic plays. With directors including Jonathan Miller, Jane Howell, David Giles, and Elijah Moshinsky, the plays star Alan Rickman, John Gielgud, Zoë Wanamaker, Bernard Hill, Helen Mirren, Nigel Hawthorne, Bob Hoskins, Derek Jacobi and Patrick Stewart, among others. The episodes are: 'Romeo and Juliet' (1978); 'Richard II' (1983); 'As You Like It' (1978); 'Julius Caesar' (1978); 'Measure For Measure' (1979); 'Henry VIII' (1979); 'Henry IV Parts One and Two' (1979); 'Henry V Parts One and Two' (1979); 'Twelfth Night' (1980); 'The Tempest' (1980); 'The Taming of the Shrew' (1980); 'The Merchant of Venice' (1980); 'All's Well That Ends Well' (1981); 'The Winter's Tale' (1981); 'Timon of Athens' (1981); 'Antony and Cleopatra' (1981); 'Othello' (1981); 'Troilus and Cressida' (1981); 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' (1982); 'Henry VI Parts One, Two and Three' (1983); 'Richard III' (1983); 'Cymbeline' (1982); 'The Comedy of Errors' (1983); 'Two Gentlemen of Verona' (1983); 'Coriolanus' (1984); 'The Life and Death of King John' (1984); 'Pericles' (1984); 'Much Ado About Nothing' (1984); 'Love's Labour's Lost' (1985); 'Titus Andronicus' (1985); 'Hamlet' (1980); 'King Lear' (1982); 'Macbeth' (1983); and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (1981).