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BBC Television Shakespeare

The BBC Television Shakespeare was a set of television adaptations of the plays of Shakespeare, produced by the BBC between 1978 and 1985. The series was initiated by Cedric Messina, and produced by Messina, Jonathan Miller, and Shaun Sutton; directors and other crew varied from play to play.

The series has been released on video, under the banner title The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare.

The thirty-seven plays in the series included:

Note: Edward III was not considered to be the work of Shakespeare at the time, and so was not included in the series.