SummaryA dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two lovers caught in the vicissitudes of the Trojan War. During a truce between the Greeks and the Trojans, Troilus and Cressida vow eternal love and faithfulness. But Cressida's father has gone over to the Greeks and exchanges her for a Trojan prisoner. Diomedes takes Cressida in the Greek camp, and during a friendly feast between the Greeks and Trojans, Troilus discovers that Cressida has been unfaithful.
-- Television adaptations.
Troilus (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Cressida (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Trojan War -- Drama.
Troy (Extinct city) -- Drama.
|Publisher|| New York :Ambrose Video Pub.,2000
|Other Titles|| Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Troilus and Cressida.
Haigh, Kenneth, 1929-2018
Dobtcheff, Vernon, 1934-
Gray, Charles D., 1928-2000.
Knight, Esmond, 1906-1987.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Troilus and Cressida.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Ambrose Video Publishing.
Anton Lesser (Troilus), Suzanne Burden (Cressida), Kenneth Haigh (Achilles), Vernon Dobtcheff (Agamemnon), Benjamin Whitrow (Ulysses), Charles Gray (Pandarus), Simon Cutter (Patroclus), John Shrapnel (Hector), Anthony Pedley (Ajax), Esmond Knight (Priam), Ann Pennington (Helen), Paul Moriarty (Diomedes).
Designer, Colin Lowrey; costume designer, Alun Hughes; editor, Howard Dell; cameraman, Jim Atkinson; music, Stephen Oliver.
Reissue of the video released by Time Life Video in 1981 and Ambrose Video in 1987.
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1981.
DVD includes PC/Mac downloadable script.
DVD; digitally remastered.
System requirements to download script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
1 videodisc (190 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.