Levkas Man 1981


Director: Carl Schultz

Writers: Hammond Innes (based on his novel)Peter Yeldham

Rôle: Dr Pieter Gerrard

Rôle: 18 March 1981 - 22 April 1981 Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC TV)

Synopsis: Paul Gerrard is a man in search of his missing father, Dr Pieter Gerrard, a wayward archaeologist who has disappeared from Greece.

Availability: Available through YouTube.

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Levkas Man review in The Sydney Morning Herald 15 March 1981
Levkas Man article in The Sydney Morning Herald 23 March 1981

Cymbeline 1982

Director: Elijah Moshinsky

Writer: William Shakespeare

Rôle: Sicilius Leonatus

Broadcast: 10 July 1983 BBC

Synopsis: Cymbeline, the King of Britain, is angry that his daughter Imogen has chosen Posthumus, a poor but worthy man, for her husband. So he banishes Posthumus, who goes to fight for Rome. Imogen, dressed as a boy, goes in search of her husband, who meanwhile has boasted to his friend Iachimo that Imogen would never betray him. Iachimo is determined to prove him wrong.

Trivia: Instead of ancient Britain, it was set in the beginning of the seventeenth century when Shakespeare wrote the play.

Availability: DVD (BBC)

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