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All’s Well That Ends Well (BBC 1980 with Ian Charleson and Angela Down)

UK / BBC (BBC Television Shakespeare) / 1×160 minute episodes / 1980

Writer: William Shakespeare / Music: Stephen Oliver / Producers: Jonathan Miller, Joseph Papp / Director: Elijah Moshinsky

Period comedy. When Bertram, the King of France marries Helena, he sets out a series of tests that must make her prove her love before consumation ofthe marriage takes place.

cast
IAN CHARLESON as Bertram
ANGELA DOWN as Helena
CELIA JOHNSON as Countess of Roussilon
MICHAEL HORDERN as Lafeau
PETER JEFFREY as Parolles
PIPPA GUARD as Diana
ROBERT LINDSAY as 1st French Lord
ROSEMARY LEACH as Widow of Florence
DONALD SINDEN as King of rance
PAUL BROOKE as Lavache