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A Midsummer Night's Dream


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A traditional treatment of Shakespeare's comedy of errors, updated to 1865 and filmed on location.
The play was recorded in the grounds of Scotney Castle, Kent
Captured for TV ... the magic which is so essential to the piece (DAILY EXPRESS) Producer CEDRIC MESSINA
Withdrawal pleasures: page 4


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: James Cellan Jones
Titania: Eileen Atkins
Bottom: Ronnie Barker
Helena: Lynn Redgrave
Oberon: Robert Stephens
Hermia: Amanda Barrie
Hippolyta: Eleanor Bron
Demetrius: Jeremy Clyde
Lysander: Edward Fox
Theseus: Michael Gambon
Egeus: John Glyn-Jones
Flute: Paul Henry
Quince: John Laurie
Puck: Bunny May
Snug: Julian Orchard
Snout: Ken Parry
Starveling: Clifford Rose
Fairy: Sarah Taunton

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

BBC Two England, 7 August 1973 21.00

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