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Stanley Wells

Stanley Wells was born on May 21, 1930 as Stanley William Wells. He is known for his work on Much Ado About Something (2001), Cunk on Shakespeare (2016) and Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992). He has been married to Susan Hill since April 23, 1975. They have three children. See full bio »


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Known For

Cunk on Shakespeare
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales Miscellaneous Crew
Last Will & Testament


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  Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series) (advisor - 6 episodes, 1994) (literary advisor - 6 episodes, 1992)
- Othello (1994) ... (advisor - as Professor Stanley Wells)
- The Winter's Tale (1994) ... (advisor - as Professor Stanley Wells)
- Julius Caesar (1994) ... (advisor - as Professor Stanley Wells)
- As You Like It (1994) ... (advisor - as Professor Stanley Wells)
- The Taming of the Shrew (1994) ... (advisor - as Professor Stanley Wells)
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 2001 Much Ado About Something (Documentary) (special thanks - as Prof. Stanley Wells)
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  Stanley Wells: Eight Decades with Shakespeare (TV Movie documentary) (filming)
 2017 Cracking the Shakespeare Code (Documentary)
 2016 Cunk on Shakespeare (TV Movie)
 2016 Great Canal Journeys (TV Series)
Himself - Shakespeare Institute
- Stratford-upon-Avon (2016) ... Himself - Shakespeare Institute (as Professor Stanley Wells)
 2012 Last Will & Testament (Documentary)
 2008 The Supersizers Go... (TV Series)
- Elizabethan (2008) ... Himself
 2001 Much Ado About Something (Documentary)
Himself (as Prof. Stanley Wells)
 1997 Hamlet: A Critical Guide (Video documentary short)
Himself - Academic Expert
 1997 Julius Caesar: A Critical Guide (Video documentary short)
Himself - Academic Expert
 1997 King Lear: A Critical Guide (Video documentary short)
Himself - Academic Analysis
 1997 Macbeth: A Critical Guide (Video documentary)
Himself - Academic Expert
 1997 Othello: A Critical Guide (Video documentary short)
Himself - Academic Expert
 1992 Animating Shakespeare (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Literary Advisor (as Prof. Stanley Wells)

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One of the world's leading authorities on the life and works of William Shakespeare he is the Professor of Shakespeare Studies at the University of Birmingham, England as well as Chairman of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and Vice-Chairman of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. He is also the author of many books on the subject and is General Editor of the Oxford Shakespeare series and the Oxford ... See more »

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