Shakespeare’s Island

The Tempest

This film goes behind the scenes at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-Upon-Avon to watch various stages of a production of The Tempest. It also explores William Shakespeare's life and writings against the setting of Stratford and the Warwickshire countryside.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 58'27''
  • Broadcast date: 1971

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

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