Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making movies for television and theatrical ... See full summary »
After the murder of her lover Julius Caesar, Egypt's Queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor, Octavius.
On a stage, actors prepare to perform Edward Petherbridge's vignette play based on R.D. Laing's 1970 book about the common psychological knots and hang ups that make human communication much harder than it needs to be.