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The Shakespeare collection. the acclaimed BBC TV series Series 5, [Discs 1-4] :

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Title The Shakespeare collection. Series 5, [Discs 1-4] : the acclaimed BBC TV series [videorecording].
Publisher/Date [Richmond, Victoria] : Madman Entertainment, [2015]
[Richmond, Victoria] : BBC Worldwide Australia, [2015]
Pagination etc. 4 DVD-videos : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Title from disc label.
Discs 1-2. Richard III -- Disc 3 King Lear -- Disc 4 : The merry widows of Windsor.
Performer note Starring theatre greats: 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. In this collection of Season Five delivers a further classic adaptations from this award winning series including The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry VI: Parts I, II & III, The Tragedy Of Richard III & King Lear and starring theatre greats Brenda Blethyn, Michael Horden, Judy Davis.
Target audience note Censorship classification : PG.
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.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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
The merry widows of Windsor
Shelf Location DVD 822.33 SHAK
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