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Byron, The Summer of a Dormouse
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directed by Julian Farino, 1965-; produced by Ruth Baumgarten, 1956-, in Byron (London, England: BBC Worldwide), 1 hour 13 mins
Following the success of his poem "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage", Byron becomes the toast of London Society.
directed by Julian Farino, 1965-; produced by Ruth Baumgarten, 1956-, in Byron (London, England: BBC Worldwide), 1 hour 13 mins
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Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Season 1, Episode 2, The Bear
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904, Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Christine Gernon, 1970-; produced by Ted Dowd, Baby Cow Productions; performed by Reece Shearsmith, 1969-, Julia Davis, 1966- and Julian Barratt, 1968-, in Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 27 mins
This performance is a one-act comedy play written by Anton Chekhov.
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904, Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Christine Gernon, 1970-; produced by Ted Dowd, Baby Cow Productions; performed by Reece Shearsmith, 1969-, Julia Davis, 1966- and Julian Barratt, 1968-, in Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 27 mins
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Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Season 1, Episodes 3 and 4, The Dangers of Tobacco and the Proposal
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904, Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Christine Gernon, 1970-; produced by Ted Dowd, Baby Cow Productions; performed by Sheridan Smith, 1981-, Philip Jackson, 1948-, Mathew Horne, 1978- and Steve Coogan, 1965-, in Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Season 1, Episodes 3 and 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 39 mins
This video features two satirical stage performances based from the works of the Russian playwright, Anton Chekhov.
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904, Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Christine Gernon, 1970-; produced by Ted Dowd, Baby Cow Productions; performed by Sheridan Smith, 1981-, Philip Jackson, 1948-, Mathew Horne, 1978- and Steve Coogan, 1965-, in Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Season 1, Episodes 3 and 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 39 mins
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A Christmas Dickens, Season 1, Episode 3, Mr. Chops the Dwarf
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written by Charles Dickens, 1812-1870; directed by Tom Kinninmont, fl. 1977-2016; produced by Tom Kinninmont, fl. 1977-2016, Independent Image; performed by Simon Callow, 1949-, in A Christmas Dickens, Season 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997), 30 mins
Charles Dickens was the greatest writer of his age. He was also a great stage performer. He wrote many Christmas stories, which he performed to friends and acquaintances. He memorised each piece, acting all of the characters within it, imitating their voices and gestures. A Christmas Dickens evokes the intimate at...
written by Charles Dickens, 1812-1870; directed by Tom Kinninmont, fl. 1977-2016; produced by Tom Kinninmont, fl. 1977-2016, Independent Image; performed by Simon Callow, 1949-, in A Christmas Dickens, Season 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1997), 30 mins
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Famous Authors, Greek Dramatists
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2017), 50 mins
The dramatists of ancient Greece, Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides had a huge influence on their own times but they are arguably just as significant today. In this film Malcolm Hossick uncovers how they worked and why their ideas and methods were so revolutionary.
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2017), 50 mins
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Little Women (1970), Part 1
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directed by Paddy Russell, 1928-2017; produced by John McRae, fl. 1967-2000, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Angela Down, 1946-, Jo Rowbottom, 1942-, Janina Faye, 1948- and Sarah Craze, 1948-, in Little Women (1970) (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 1970), 26 mins
This mini-series directed by Paddy Russell is British Broadcasting Corporation's third television adaptation of author Louisa May Alcott's novel of the same name. Part 1 of 9.
directed by Paddy Russell, 1928-2017; produced by John McRae, fl. 1967-2000, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Angela Down, 1946-, Jo Rowbottom, 1942-, Janina Faye, 1948- and Sarah Craze, 1948-, in Little Women (1970) (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 1970), 26 mins
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Little Women, Part 1
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written by Louisa May Alcott, 1832-1888; directed by Vanessa Caswill; designed by Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh; produced by Susie Liggat, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation and Playground Entertainment; performed by Maya Hawke, Willa Fitzgerald, Annes Elwy, Kathryn Newton, Dylan Baker, 1959- and Emily Watson, 1967-, in Little Women (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018, originally published 1868), 59 mins
Christmas, 1861. The March sisters--Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy--and their mother, Marmee, prepare for Christmas without presents and without their father, a Union army chaplain away at war. The sisters strike up a friendship with their charming new neighbor, Laurie. The girls attempt to live humbly and with open hearts...
written by Louisa May Alcott, 1832-1888; directed by Vanessa Caswill; designed by Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh; produced by Susie Liggat, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation and Playground Entertainment; performed by Maya Hawke, Willa Fitzgerald, Annes Elwy, Kathryn Newton, Dylan Baker, 1959- and Emily Watson, 1967-, in Little Women (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018, originally published 1868), 59 mins
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Masterpiece, Far From the Madding Crowd - Part 2
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written by Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928; directed by Nicholas Renton, 1946-; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones, 1952-, Granada Film Productions and WGBH Boston; performed by Paloma Baeza, 1975-, Jonathan Firth, 1967- and Nigel Terry, 1945-2015, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 1 hour 46 mins,
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Paloma Baeza stars as Bathsheba Everdene, a beautiful and proud woman with a fiercely independent spirit, in this lush adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel, Far from the Madding Crowd. Uncertain of her future but unwilling to sacrifice her freedom, young Bathsheba rejects the proposal of dependable Gabriel O...
written by Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928; directed by Nicholas Renton, 1946-; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones, 1952-, Granada Film Productions and WGBH Boston; performed by Paloma Baeza, 1975-, Jonathan Firth, 1967- and Nigel Terry, 1945-2015, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 1 hour 46 mins,
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Masterpiece, Pollyanna
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written by Eleanor Hodgman Porter, 1868-1920; directed by Sarah Harding, fl. 1999; designed by Amy Roberts, 1949-; produced by Trevor Hopkins, fl. 1988, Carlton Productions and Carlton Television; performed by Amanda Burton, 1956-, Kenneth Cranham, 1944-, Georgina Terry, fl. 2003, Aden Gillett, 1958-, Pam Ferris, 1948-, Kate Ashfield, 1972- and Tom Ellis, 1978-, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004), 1 hour 39 mins,
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After the death of her father, Pollyanna moves in with her embittered aunt. Soon, she charms everyone in the village she now calls home - except her cold-hearted aunt who refuses to see the brighter side of life. Aunt Polly, despite her vast wealth treats Pollyanna more like an stranger than a relative, but when t...
written by Eleanor Hodgman Porter, 1868-1920; directed by Sarah Harding, fl. 1999; designed by Amy Roberts, 1949-; produced by Trevor Hopkins, fl. 1988, Carlton Productions and Carlton Television; performed by Amanda Burton, 1956-, Kenneth Cranham, 1944-, Georgina Terry, fl. 2003, Aden Gillett, 1958-, Pam Ferris, 1948-, Kate Ashfield, 1972- and Tom Ellis, 1978-, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004), 1 hour 39 mins,
Source: www.imdb.com
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Masterpiece, Wuthering Heights - Part 2
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written by Emily Brontë, 1818-1848; directed by Coky Giedroyć, 1962-; produced by Radford Neville, fl. 1999-2018, Mammoth Screen and WGBH Boston; performed by Tom Hardy, 1977-, Charlotte Riley, 1981-, Andrew Lincoln, 1973-, Sarah Lancashire, 1964-, Burn Gorman, 1974-, Rosalind Halstead, 1984- and Kevin McNally, 1956-, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 9 mins,
Source: www.pbs.org
Heathcliff’s return to Gimmerton throws Cathy’s life with Edgar into turmoil while Hindley becomes another victim of Heathcliff’s revenge. Isabella learns that being hated by Heathcliff is better than being loved by him. Will Catherine’s courageous spirit free her from Heathcliff’s grasp and can he ever...
written by Emily Brontë, 1818-1848; directed by Coky Giedroyć, 1962-; produced by Radford Neville, fl. 1999-2018, Mammoth Screen and WGBH Boston; performed by Tom Hardy, 1977-, Charlotte Riley, 1981-, Andrew Lincoln, 1973-, Sarah Lancashire, 1964-, Burn Gorman, 1974-, Rosalind Halstead, 1984- and Kevin McNally, 1956-, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 9 mins,
Source: www.pbs.org
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