All's Well That Ends Well


BBC presents the classic play by William Shakespeare starring Ian Charleson and Angela Down. Poor doctor's daughter wins the hand of Bertram, the son of the Countess of Rousillon. Newlywed Helena is abandoned by a petulant Bertram who insists that she may not call him husband until she gets from him a ring, which he always wears, and can bear him a child. Helena ever determined sets her plan into action to complete these impossible tasks and follows Bertram to Italy.



Bertram Ian Charleson
Helena Angela Down
Countess of Rousillon Celia Johnson
Lafeu Michael Hordern
Parolles Peter Jeffrey
King of France Donald Sinden
Lavache Paul Brooke
Diana Pippa Guard
Mariana Joolia Cappleman


Director Elijah Moshinsky
Writer William Shakespeare
Producer Jonathan Miller
  Joseph Papp
Choreographer Eleanor Fazan
Music Stephen Oliver
Production Design David Myerscough-Jones
Costume Design Colin Lavers


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