Shakespeare In Perspective | The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

Wolf Mankowitz gives a personal view of The Merchant of Venice which, 'more than any other in the English language, established the image of the Jew.' He talks about his personal reaction to the play, being Jewish himself, and the effect the play had on the image of the Jew.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 24'10''
  • Broadcast date: 1980

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

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