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The Shakespeare collection. the acclaimed BBC TV series. Series 5, [Discs 1-7]

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HSC collection   Double Bay . Available .  
DVD 822.33 SHAK
DVD - Adult   Double Bay . Available .  
DVD 822.33 SHAK
DVD - Adult   Paddington . Available .  
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Title The Shakespeare collection. Series 5, [Discs 1-7] [videorecording] : the acclaimed BBC TV series.
Publisher/Date [Richmond, Victoria] : Madman Entertainment, [2015]
[Richmond, Victoria] : BBC Worldwide Australia, [2015]
Pagination etc. 7 DVD-videos : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Discs 1-2. Richard III -- Disc 3. King Lear -- Discs 4-6. Henry VI, parts one - three -- Disc 7. The merry widows of Windsor.
Performer note Ben Kinglsey, Judy Davis, Brenda Blethyn, Prunella Scales.
Summary Note 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.
Target audience note M.
Language note In English. English for the hard of hearing.
Subject - Name Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616
Subject English drama
Comedy films.
Tragedies (Drama).
Filmed plays.
Added Author Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 author.
Kinglsey, Ben actor.
Davis, Judy, 1956- actor.
Blethyn, Brenda actor.
Scales, Prunella actor.
Added title Richard III
King Lear
Henry VI
The merry widows of Windsor
Shelf Location DVD 822.33 SHAK
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