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The Shakespeare collection. Series 5, [Discs 4-7] : the acclaimed BBC TV series.

Author: William Shakespeare; Ben Kinglsey; Judy Davis; Brenda Blethyn; Prunella Scales
Publisher: [Richmond, Victoria] Madman Entertainment, [Richmond, Victoria] BBC Worldwide Australia, [2015] [2015]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1978, the BBC set itself the task of filming all of William Shakespeare's plays for television. The resulting productions, renowned for their loyalty to the text, utilised the best theatrical and television directors and brought highly praised performances from leading contemporary actors. This unique collection has some of the finest dramas in the English language, each production a celebration of the greatest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Tragedies (Drama)
Filmed plays
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Ben Kinglsey; Judy Davis; Brenda Blethyn; Prunella Scales
OCLC Number: 926253134
Language Note: In English. English for the hard of hearing.
Cast: Ben Kinglsey, Judy Davis, Brenda Blethyn, Prunella Scales.
Target Audience: M.
Description: 4 DVD-videos : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Details: Dolby digital ; Region 4.
Contents: Discs 1-3. Henry VI, parts one --
three --
Disc 4. The merry widows of Windsor.
Other Titles: Henry VI
The merry widows of Windsor
Shakespeare collection.

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In 1978, the BBC set itself the task of filming all of William Shakespeare's plays for television. The resulting productions, renowned for their loyalty to the text, utilised the best theatrical and television directors and brought highly praised performances from leading contemporary actors. This unique collection has some of the finest dramas in the English language, each production a celebration of the greatest talents in contemporary British theatre and television. These plays feature the cream of the 20th century's acting talent.

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