About the TV Show
Shakespeare : The Animated Tales
First Air Date: November 09, 1992
|First Aired on||:||1992|
|Created By||:||Christopher Grace|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||12 episodes in 2 Seasons|
An animated adaptation of twelve of Shakespeare's best-known plays. The series was produced by S4C for the BBC, but animated by some of the foremost artists of Soyuzmultfilm, the former Soviet Union's main animation studio. Each 26-minute play is directed by a different animator, in a wide variety of styles: cel animation for Macbeth, stop-motion puppets in Twelfth Night, and paint on glass for Hamlet.