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The Shakespeare collection : the acclaimed BBC TV series. Series 2

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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date
HSC collection   Double Bay . Available .  
DVD 822.33 SHAK
DVD - Adult   Paddington . On Loan . 15 Jul 2022
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Title The Shakespeare collection : the acclaimed BBC TV series. Series 2 [videorecording].
Publisher/Date Australia British Broadcasting Corporation Distributed by Madman Entertainment Pty Ltd, ©2015.
Pagination etc. 6 DVD-videos (approx. 900 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note "The acclaimed BBC TV series"--Container.
Henry V -- Henry IV, part one -- Henry IV, part two -- Hamlet -- The tempest -- Twelfth night.
Creation Note Henry IV, pts I & II and Henry V: director David Giles.
The tempest & Twelfth night: director John Gorrie.
Hamlet: director Rodney Bennett.
Performer note Henry V: David Gwillim, Alec McCowen.
Henry IV, pts 1 & 2: David Gwillim, Jon Finch.
The tempest: Michael Hordern, Derek Geoffrey.
Hamlet: Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom.
Twelfth night: Alec McCowen, Robert Hardy, Felicity Kendal.
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 Two delivers a further 6 classic adaptations from this award winning series including Henry IV, Twelfth Night, The Tempest & Hamlet and starring theatre greats Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom, Anthony Quayle , Michael Hordern.
Target audience note Rated : PG.
Language note English. English subtitles.
Subject - Name Henry -- V, King of England, 1387-1422 -- Drama
Henry -- V, King of England, 1387-1422 -- Drama
Richard, -- King of England -- II, 1367-1400 -- Drama
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616, author -- Film and video adaptations
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Film and video adaptations
Subject Hamlet, (Legendary character) Drama
Television programs -- Great Britain
English drama (Comedy) -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- Film and video adaptations
Love -- Drama
England -- Drama
Television adaptations.
Fiction television programs.
Television programs.
Added Author Finch, Jon, 1941-2012 actor.
Gwillim, David actor.
McCowen, Alec actor.
Gorrie, John director.
Jacobi, Derek actor.
Bloom, Claire, 1931- actor.
Hordern, Michael, 1911-1995 actor.
Geoffrey, Derek actor.
Giles, David director.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 BBC TV Shakespeare (London, England)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Henry V.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Part 1. King Henry IV.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Part 2. King Henry IV.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Hamlet.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Tempest.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Twelfth night.
Corporate Author British Broadcasting Corporation
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Viavision Entertainment
Added title Henry V
Henry IV. Part 1
Henry IV. Part 2
Twelfth night
Shelf Location DVD 822.33 SHAK
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