Love's Labour's Lost & Love's Labour's Won (Royal Shakepeare Company) [2 Discs] [DVD]

This set features performances of two of Shakespeare's romantic comedies -- Love's Labour's Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (the latter also known as Love's Labour's Won) -- both of them directed by Christopher Luscombe and brought to life by the same company of actors. In addition, this interpretation sets Love's Labour's Lost just before the horrors of World War I, while Much Ado About Nothing takes place after the war's conclusion. Edward Bennett and Michelle Terry star.
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Overview

Special Features

  • A more particular conversation (Love's Labour's Won)
  • Cast gallery
  • Director's commentaries
  • Interviews
  • Stills
  • The language of Love's Labour's Lost

Synopsis

Love's Labour's Won (Royal Shakespeare Company)
This performance of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing by the Royal Shakespeare Company stars Sam Alexander and Peter Basham. ~ Daniel Gelb, Rovi

Love's Labour's Lost (Royal Shakepeare Company)
Shakespeare's frolicsome comedy about a quartet of scholars (Sam Alexander, William Belchambers, Edward Bennett, and Tunji Kasim) who give up wooing women, only to be smitten by a princess (Leah Whitaker) and her ladies, gets a new twist in this staging by the Royal Shakespeare Company, set in the summer before World War I and directed by Christopher Luscombe. ~ Violet LeVoit, Rovi

Cast & Crew

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    Peter Basham - Butler/Francis Pickbone
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    John Hodgkinson - Don Pedro
  • David Horovitch
    David Horovitch - Leonato
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    Roderick Smith - Verges
  • Flora Spencer-Longhurst
    Flora Spencer-Longhurst - Hero
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