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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981)

The adventures of four young lovers, a group of amateur actors, and their interactions with fairy inhabitants come to light in a moonlit forest.

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The adventures of four young lovers, a group of amateur actors, and their interactions with fairy inhabitants come to light in a moonlit forest.

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The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream  »

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Helen Mirren (Titania) previously played Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968). See more »

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Helena: I am amazed and know not what to say.
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Version of Ein Sommernachtstraum (1958) See more »

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Wonderful presentation
8 December 2005 | by (Carlisle, UK) – See all my reviews

I thought this was fantastic, from beginning to end. There was nothing significant I could criticise or find fault with, there were a few dull moments, but the majority of the action was excellent. This seems to not be very well known, there is a video, it may be rather hard to get hold of though, and there is no DVD to my knowledge. Helen Mirren sparkled as Titania, I also enjoyed the way Phil Daniels brought Puck to life. I also was delighted by Cherith Mellor as Helena, she brought the comedy and the life to this production.

On the whole, this made a great impression on me, and I recommend it for the comedy brought out in the talented acting and the superb setting.


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