PBS Home Video will release the DVD April 21. Tony and Olivier winner Ian McKellen stars in the title role under the direction of Trevor Nunn. Joining McKellen are RSC company members Ben Addis, Frances Barber, Adam Booth, Zoe Boyle, Russell Byrne, Naomi Capron, Monica Dolan, Romola Garai, William Gaunt, Richard Goulding, Julian Harries, John Heffernan, Peter Hinton, Jonathan Hyde, Melanie Jessop, Gerald Kyd, Seymour Matthews, Sylvester McCoy, Ian McKellen, Ben Meyjes, David Weston, Guy Williams and Philip Winchester.
The production was co-directed for television by Sir Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt.
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