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With Laurence Olivier, Joan Plowright, Jeremy Brett, Michael Jayston. Antonio's friend Bassanio is in love and needs money to go courting. Using Antonio as his collateral, he borrows money from Shylock. But when the debt comes due, Shylock demands repayment in the form of a pound of Antonio's flesh. This is a video of. Production description. The Merchant of Venice, dir. Jonathan Miller (National Theatre, ), television version by John Sichel. Laurence Olivier as Shylock Joan Plowright (Olivier's real-life wife) as Portia Jeremy Brett as Bassanio. 13 Apr Obviously, The Merchant of Venice poses a problem in the modern world. Laurence Olivier was also a dazzling Shylock, opposite Joan Plowright's Portia, in Jonathan Miller's eye-opening National Theatre production: set in the s, What are your favourite versions of The Merchant of Venice?.
William Shakespeare's classic play The Merchant of Venice comes to life like never before in this adaptation starring two titans of stage and screen: Sir Laurence Olivier and Dame Joan Plowright. Young Bassanio (Jeremy Brett) desires the lovely Portia (Plowright), but in order to win the fair lady's hand properly. Buy The Merchant of Venice: Read 20 Movies & TV Reviews - Jonathan Miller's production starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Plowright.
PATRICK J. SULLIVAN. Strumpet Wind--The National Theatr. Merehant of Venice . W hat follows is a critical account of the Jonathan Miller-Laurence Olivier Merchant of Venice, first performed in by The National Theatre and since revived (the production will be taped for the American television season) .