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The Shakespeare collection. Series 6, [Discs 1-3] : the acclaimed BBC TV series.

Author: William Shakespeare; Helen Mirren; Jane Lapotaire; John Hudson; Alan Howard
Publisher: Australia Madman Entertainment, Australia BBC Worldwide Australia, [2015] [2015]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : 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
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Film and video adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Helen Mirren; Jane Lapotaire; John Hudson; Alan Howard
OCLC Number: 939230593
Language Note: English. Subtitles English for the hard of hearing.
Cast: Helen Mirren, Jane Lapotaire, John Hudson, Alan Howard.
Target Audience: Classification : M.
Description: 3 DVD-videos : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Details: DVD video, Dolby digital, PAL, Region 4, 4:3.
Contents: Cymbeline --
The comedy of errors --
The two gentlemen of Verona.
Other Titles: Cymbeline
The comedy of errors
The two gentlemen of Verona
The Shakespeare collection.

Abstract:

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. In this collection of Season six delivers a further 5 classic adaptations from this award winning series including Cymbaline, Comedy Of Errors,Two Gentleman Of Verona, Coriolanus & Macbeth and starring theatre greats Helen Mirren (Prime Suspect), Michael Kitchen (Foyle's War), Nicole Williamson (Excalibur)

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