Jonathan Miller Directs | The Making of Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

A portrait of Jonathan Miller as he directs Antony and Cleopatra in the BBC Television Shakespeare series. This film covers the production from the initial planning meeting, through the fun and hard work of the rehearsals, to the final tense days in the studio. It follows Jonathan Miller as he discusses details of the costumes and set with the designer, wrestles with the problems of time and money, and directs Colin Blakely and Jane Lapotaire in the title roles.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 47'18''
  • Broadcast date: 1981

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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