Undertaking one of the most ambitious film projects, the BBC here presents all of Shakespeare's plays. With well-chosen period costumes and evocative stage settings, the productions feature such distinguished actors as John Gielgud, Ben Kingsley, Claire Bloom, Anthony Hopkins, Michael York, and Derek Jacobi. Grades 7 and up. Color.
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Shakespeare would be amused...by the care, money, time and talent that are being lavished on the mammoth task of producing all 37 of his plays...
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