Timon of Athens (BBC DVD, 1981)

Product code: 63065

Timon of Athens (BBC DVD, 1981)

In 1978, the BBC set itself the task of filming all of William Shakespeare's plays for television. The resulting productions, renowned for their loyalty to the text, utilised the best theatrical and television directors and brought highly praised performances from leading contemporary actors.

Directed by Jonathan Miller
John Fortune as the Poet
John Bird as the Painter
Tony Jay as the Merchant
David Kinsey as the Jeweller
Jonathan Pryce as Timon
John Welsh as Flavius
Sebastian Shaw as Old Athenian
James Cossins as Lucullus
Norman Rodway as Apemantus
Geoffrey Collins as Flaminius
Terence McGinity as Servilius
John Shrapnel as Alcibades
Hugh Thomas as Lucius
Max Arthur as Lucillus
Donald Gee as Ventidius
John Bailey as Sempronius
Michael Anthony as Caphis
Elyane Sharling as Phryina
Diana Dors as Timandra

Certificate 12
Running Time 130 mins
Region 2
Main Language English
Subtitles English
Release Date N/A

Number of Discs 1

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