Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 March 2004

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719062292

Bookseller Code (06)



Second edition

Bernice W. Kliman

Published by Manchester University Press

Shakespeare in Performance MUP

  • Examines a number of major productions on stage and screen, providing the reader with an opportunity to compare directors' and actors' choices
  • In-depth analysis of the most famous productions, namely Orson Welles' 1948 film and preceding stage play, Roman Polanski's 1971 film, and several television adaptations
  • Includes a section on the staging of Yukio Ningawa's production, providing a Japanese perspective
  • New material on actors Macready and Forrest, and directors Ron Daniels and Akira Kurosawa, in addition to the existing considerations of people as Judi Dench, Olivier & Leigh, Trevor Nunn, Jane Lapotaire and Ian McKellan
  • Expanded, revised and updated edition of a successful title

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