Measure For Measure (BBC film adaptation)

DOI: 10.5040/9790000000040.01

Duration: 1:57:00

  • Measure For Measure 1:57:00

A modern dress version directed by David Thacker with Corin Redgrave as Angelo and Juliet Aubrey as Isabella. Modern themes are explored in an age-old play as William Shakespeare explores the darker side of society. Sexually transmitted disease is reaching epidemic proportions. Prostitution, licentiousness and petty crime are on the increase and a new government reintroduces capital punishment for sexual offences.


Director: David Thacker; Adapted by: David Thacker; Producer: Peter Cregeen; Starring: Tom Wilkinson, Juliet Aubrey, Corin Redgrave, Sue Johnstone.

Distributed under licence from Educational Publishers LLP

From Measure For Measure


BBC Video

William Shakespeare

ISBN: 9790000000040

Series: BBC Drama Films and Documentaries