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Shakespeare's Sonnets

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'Shakespeare read by a great actor is a wonderful thing and the readings here are a delight.'
The Telegraph

Released alongside a spectacular edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets for the Apple iPad, this beautifully produced DVD features specially filmed performances of all 154 Sonnets by a stellar cast of actors including, Fiona Shaw, Sir Patrick Stewart and David Tennant.

William Shakespeare's Sonnets are among the most beautiful and most fascinating poems ever written. All of the poems, together with their enigmatic Dedication, are featured in readings by a star-studded cast. A full-colour accompanying booklet features each actor, a list of their Sonnets and a short biobraphy.

Other contributors include actors Simon Callow, Simon Russell Beale, Kim Cattrall, Dominic West and Stephen Fry, as well as prominent experts on Shakespeare such as Professor James Shapiro and voice coach Cicely Berry.

The mysteries and marvels of Shakespeare's Sonnets are revealed as never before in these vivid, compelling and accessible performances. 

Please note this is a Region 0 PAL DVD

Actors featured in Shakespeare's Sonnets

Bruce Alexander
Sam Alexander
Nonzo Anosie
Annette Badland
Edward Bennett
Cicely Berry
Tilly Blackwood
David Calder
Simon Callow
Kim Cattrall
Ben Crystal
Noma Dumezweni
Katherine Duncan-Jones
Mark Ebulue
Adetomiwa Edun
Kate Fleetwood
Oliver Ford Davies
Polly Frame
Stephen Fry
John Heffernan
Tunji Kasim
Simon Manyonda
Niamh McGrady
Andrew Motion
Ruth Negga
Don Paterson
Sian Philips
Emily Plumtree
Prasanna Puwanarajah
Diana Quick
Jemma Redgrave
Simon Russell Beale
Kerry Shale
Jim Shapiro
Fiona Shaw
Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
Sir Patrick Stewart
David Tennant
Harriet Walter
Dominic West
Henry Woudhuysen

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DVD:
180 minutes | July 2012 | R0 (PAL) | 5060291820041