Play of the Month | The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

A 1971 production of Shakespeare's classic play, broadcast as part of the Play of the Month drama strand. The Venice of Titian and the Belmont of Botticelli are the visual inspiration behind this lavish production. Featuring Maggie Smith.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Duration: 2'11'00''
  • Broadcast date: 1972

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

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