WriterWilliam Shakespeare (play) Release dateSeptember 1968 NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Dramatic Program CastDerek Godfrey (Theseus), Barbara Jefford (Hippolyta), Helen Mirren (Hermia), David Warner (Lysander), Michael Jayston (Demetrius), Diana Rigg (Helena) Similar moviesShrek the Third, An Age of Kings, The Wars of the Roses, Romeo + Juliet, Macbeth, Robin Hood
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A Midsummer Night's Dream is a 1968 film of William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Peter Hall.
It stars Derek Godfrey as Theseus, Barbara Jefford as Hippolyta, Diana Rigg as Helena, Helen Mirren as Hermia, Ian Holm as Puck, Ian Richardson as King Oberon, Judi Dench as Queen Titania, and Paul Rogers as Bottom, as well as other members of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The film premiered in theatres in Europe in September 1968. In the U.S., it was sold directly to television rather than playing in theatres, and premiered as a Sunday evening special, on the night of 9 February 1969. It was shown on CBS (with commercials).