The BBC Television Shakespeare

1946-2016

Alan Rickman

as Tybalt

77

Helen Mirren

as Rosalind

78

John Rhys-Davies

as Capucius, Ambassador from Emperor Charles V

83

Derek Jacobi

as Richard II

91

Claire Bloom

as Katharine of Aragon

1946-2017

Tim Pigott-Smith

as Angelo

1929-2008

Elizabeth Spriggs

as Calpurnia

91

Virginia McKenna

as Portia

1904-2000

John Gielgud

as Chorus

About The BBC Television Shakespeare

About

A series of British television adaptations of the plays of William Shakespeare. The series spanned seven seasons and thirty-seven episodes. 

Trivia

The first episode was set to be Much Ado About Nothing. But it was replaced with Romeo and Juliet.