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Helena (Diana Rigg), Hermia (Helen Mirren), Lysander (David Warner) and Demetrius (Michael Jayston).

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a 1968 film of William Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Peter Hall

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Directed by Sir Peter Hall and using The Royal Shakespeare Academy’s cast of actors — including Helen Mirren, Judi Dench and Ian Holm — this 1968 version of Shakespeare’s classic comedy is one of the wittiest and wildest of all versions produced. Click here to watch great FREE Movies & TV: http://filmrise.com

These photographs from behind the scenes on Sir Peter Hall’s 1968 film of A Midsummer Night’s Dream were taken by David Farrell. He was lucky enough to see Judi Dench, Diana Rigg, Helen Mirren when they were not yet Grandes Dames of the acting world. Filmed on location at Compton Verney, an 18th-century pile near Kineton, Warwickshire, …

Judi Dench, Helen Mirren and Diana Rigg Play Shakespeare’s Nymphs In 1968


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