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BBC Television Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

Duke Escalus goes away from Vienna for a while leaving his stern deputy, Angelo, in charge of things. Angelo immediately begins enforcing a strict moral code which might be bad news for Claudio who has impregnated his fiancee.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x5
Airdate: Sunday February 18th, 1979

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Guest Stars
Christopher Strauli
As Claudio
Frank Middlemass
As Pompey
Kevin Stoney
As Escalus
Tim Pigott-Smith
As Angelo
Adrienne Corri
As Mistress Overdone
Alan Tucker
As First Gentleman
Alun Armstrong
As Provost
David Browning
As A Justice
Eileen Page
As Francisca
Ellis Jones
As Elbow
Godfrey Jackman
As Friar Thomas
John Abbott (2)
As Second Gentleman
John McEnery
As Lucio
Kate Nelligan
As Isabella
Kenneth Colley
As Duke Vincentio
Neil McCarthy
As Abhorson
William Sleigh
As Barnardine
Warning: BBC Television Shakespeare season 1 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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