BBC production of Pericles.
Part of the BBC Shakespeare Collection.

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 David Hugh Jones
Edward Petherbridge as Gower
John Woodvine as King Antiochus
Edita Brychta as Antiochus' daughter
Mike Gwilym as Pericles
Robert Ashby as Thaliard
Patrick Godfrey as Helicanus
Toby Salaman as Escanes
Norman Rodway as Cleon
Annette Crosbie as Dionyza
Christopher Saul as Lord of Tarsus
Patrick Allen as King Simonides
Juliet Stevenson as Thaisa
Edward Clayton as Philemon
Stephen Oxley as Lord of Pentapolis
Valerie Lush as Lychorida
Clive Swift as Lord Cerimon
Nick Brimble as Leonine
Amanda Redman as Marina
Trevor Peacock as Boult
Lila Kaye as Bawd
Patrick Ryecart as Lysimachus
Elayne Sharling as the Goddess Diana

Certificate PG
Running Time 180 mins
Region 2
Main Language English
Subtitles English
Release Date N/A

Number of Discs 1

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