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BBC Television Shakespeare

BBC Television Shakespeare  

In 1978 the BBC, which had sporadically televised a number of Shakespeare's plays, embarked on a plan to produce all of them at the rate of about six a year. Cedric Messina was originally in charge ...
bed-trick

bed-trick  

The deceptive substitution of one woman in a man's bed for another, a common motif of romance literature, used by Shakespeare in both All's Well that Ends Well and Measure for Measure.
Bertram

Bertram  

Count of Rousillon, in Shakespeare's All's Well that Ends Well.
Diana

Diana  

A character in Shakespeare's All's Well that Ends Well.
epilogue

epilogue  

A concluding piece: in opera, for example, sometimes addressed directly to the audience, as in Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress. Term has been used as description of movts. in their syms. by Vaughan ...
John Barton

John Barton  

(b. London, 26 Nov. 1928)Director. While teaching at Cambridge, he brought acclaim to Marlowe Society productions through his knowledge of seventeenth-century verse, which led him in 1960 to ...
Lafeu

Lafeu  

In Shakespeare's All's Well that Ends Well, an old lord.
Mariana

Mariana  

1 Diana's friend in Shakespeare's All's Well that Ends Well;2 in his Measure for Measure, a lady betrothed to Angelo.
Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure  

A tragi‐comedy by Shakespeare, first printed in the First Folio of 1623, written probably in 1604. Its chief source is Whetstone's play Promos and Cassandra, based on a story in Cinthio's ...

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