BBC Television Shakespeare

Season 1 Episode 13

The Taming of the Shrew

Aired Unknown Oct 23, 1980 on BBC Two
The Taming of the Shrew
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Kind-hearted Bianca (Susan Penhaligon) wants nothing more than to marry and settle down, but her father (John Franklyn-Robbins) will not allow it until her older sister, Kate (Sarah Badel), is married off first. The problem is that Kate is rude, stubborn and hot-tempered. However, Bianca's suitors find the perfect candidate to woo Kate: an eccentric gentleman (John Cleese) out to make a fortune.moreless

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