U certificateThe Taming of the Shrew is a Film programme that first aired in 1967 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Taming of the Shrew is a 3 star programme

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The Taming of the Shrew (1967)

Directed by
Franco Zeffirelli

Adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy about a feisty, headstrong woman who is eventually tamed by her new husband. Katherina's sharp tongue and rude manner make all potential suitors wary. However, when the swaggering Petruchio rides into town, he sees something other men have missed and so determines to make Katherina his loving and obedient wife.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1967

3/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Image for Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor...Catarina/Kate
Image for Richard BurtonRichard Burton...Petruchio
Cyril Cusack...Grumio
Michael Hordern...Baptista
Alfred Lynch...Tranio
Alan Webb...Gremio
Giancarlo Cobelli...The Priest
Image for Vernon DobtcheffVernon Dobtcheff...Pedant
Ken Parry...Tailor
Anthony Gardner...Haberdasher
Natasha Pyne...Bianca
Image for Michael YorkMichael York...Lucentio
Victor Spinetti...Hortensio
Roy Holder...Biondello
Mark Dignam...Vincentio