Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992)

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Condensed animated adaptations of plays by William Shakespeare.

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 Narrator (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
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Suzanne Burden ...
 Anne / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
Gerald James ...
 Baptista / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
John Warner ...
 Gremio / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
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 Autolycus / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
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 Camillo / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
Stefan Bednarczyk ...
 Amiens / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
Garard Green ...
 Adam / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
Andrew Wincott ...
 Laertes / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
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 Duke Orsino / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
Patrick Brennan ...
 2nd Murderer / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
Richard Pearce ...
 Donalbain / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
Stephen Thorne ...
 Cardinal / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
Brendan Charleson ...
 1st Murderer / ... (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
Philip Bond ...
 Narrator / ... (2 episodes, 1994)
Spike Hood ...
 Prince Edward / ... (2 episodes, 1994)
Hywel Nelson ...
 Duke of York / ... (2 episodes, 1994)
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An animated adaptation of twelve of Shakespeare's best-known plays. The series was produced by S4C for the BBC, but animated by some of the foremost artists of Soyuzmultfilm, the former Soviet Union's main animation studio. Each 26-minute play is directed by a different animator, in a wide variety of styles: cel animation for Macbeth, stop-motion puppets in Twelfth Night, and paint on glass for Hamlet. Written by Anonymous

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brilliant
25 February 2002 | by (brum) – See all my reviews

w.s has never been told so well for kids the animation is beautiful especially T.V. 12TH night which stars the voice of Hugh grant these films are hard to get your hands on now but the globe theater does still sell a few of them made in Moscow these videos are priceless. you can also buy the books which are also in short supply ,but again odd places still sell them.well done to the team of artists that made these videos they are stunning


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