Twelfth Night

2 hr 8 min | Shakespeare | 1980

Felicity Kendal and Sinead Cusack star in this adaptation, which is transferred to the time of the English Civil War.

BBC presents the classic play by William Shakespeare. Felicity Kendal and Sinead Cusack star in this adaptation, which is transferred to the time of the English Civil War. After Viola is parted from her twin Sebastian in a shipwreck, she poses as a manservant to Duke Orsino, but comical confusion arises when the Duke uses her as a mediator to woo the beautiful Olivia.

Details

Actor
Sinead Cusack, Robert Lindsay
Director
John Gorrie
Producer
Cedric Messina, Alan Shallcross