- Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (169 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
- Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Ambrose Video, 1982.
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Richard O'Callaghan, Ben Kingsley, Alan Bennett, Tenniel Evans
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Originally produced by Ambrose Video in 1982.
This production is part of a famous series produced by BBC of all of William Shakespeare's plays. The resulting films, renowned for their loyalty to the text, utilized the best theatrical and television directors and brought highly praised performances from leading contemporary actors. Queen Elizabeth herself is said to have requested the return of Falstaff to the Bard's stagéŒsupposedly she wanted to see him in love. What Shakespeare gave Her Majesty instead was Falstaff's attempt to recoup his fortunes by seducing two respectable wives of affluent Windsor husbands.. This most amiable play, depicts the sturdy middle class, rarely found among Shakespeare's milieu of aristocrats. Richard Griffiths (Harry Potter Series) plays Falstaff and this production also features Sir Ben Kingsley (Oscar winner for Ghandi), as Frank Ford.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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