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Crash Course Literature, Season 2 episode 1, A Long and Difficult Journey, or The Odyssey
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presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature, Season 2 episode 1 (PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
In which John Green teaches you about Homer's Odyssey. If it was Homer's If Homer was even real. Anyway, that stuff doesn't really matter. John teaches you the classic, by which I mean classical, epic poem, the Odyssey. The Journey of Odysseus as he made his way home after the conclusion of the Trojan War is the s...
presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature, Season 2 episode 1 (PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by David Kerr, 1967-; choreographed by Arlene Phillips, 1943-; designed by Ray Holman, fl. 1989; produced by Nikki Wilson, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by John Hannah, 1962-, Elliot Levey, 1974-, Eleanor Matsuura, 1983-, Colin McFarlane, 1961-, Prisca Bakare, fl. 2016, Matthew Tennyson, fl. 2006, Paapa Essiedu, 1990-, Kate Kennedy, fl. 2014, Matt Lucas, 1974-, Richard Wilson, 1936-, Bernard Cribbins, 1928-, Elaine Paige, 1948-, Fisayo Akinade, fl. 2013, Javone Prince, fl. 2004, Charlotte Blake, fl. 2016, Hiran Abeysekera, 1986-, Nonso Anozie, 1979-, Maxine Peake, 1974-, Varada Sethu, Tia Benbow-Hart, fl. 2016 and Marlene Madenge, fl. 2013 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016, originally published 2016), 1 hour 33 mins

Classic Shakespeare play adapted for television by Russell T Davies. In the tyrannical court of Athens, pitiless dictator Theseus plans his wedding to Hippolyta, a prisoner of war, and young Hermia is sentenced to death by her own father. Meanwhile, in the town below, amateur theatre group the Mechanicals rehearse...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by David Kerr, 1967-; choreographed by Arlene Phillips, 1943-; designed by Ray Holman, fl. 1989; produced by Nikki Wilson, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by John Hannah, 1962-, Elliot Levey, 1974-, Eleanor Matsuura, 1983-, Colin McFarlane, 1961-, Prisca Bakare, fl. 2016, Matthew Tennyson, fl. 2006, Paapa Essiedu, 1990-, Kate Kennedy, fl. 2014, Matt Lucas, 1974-, Richard Wilson, 1936-, Bernard Cribbins, 1928-, Elaine Paige, 1948-, Fisayo Akinade, fl. 2013, Javone Prince, fl. 2004, Charlotte Blake, fl. 2016, Hiran Abeysekera, 1986-, Nonso Anozie, 1979-, Maxine Peake, 1974-, Varada Sethu, Tia Benbow-Hart, fl. 2016 and Marlene Madenge, fl. 2013 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016, originally published 2016), 1 hour 33 mins
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Crash Course Literature, Ghosts, Murder, and More Murder - Hamlet
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produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
In which John Green teaches you about Hamlet, William Shakespeare's longest and most-performed play. People love Hamlet. The play that is, not necessarily the character. Hamlet is a Tragedy with a capital T (I guess I don't have to point that out, since you can see clearly in the text that the T was capitalized)....
produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
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The Lady Vanishes
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directed by Diarmuid Lawrence, 1947-; produced by Ann Tricklebank, fl. 1982, British Broadcasting Corporation, Masterpiece and Pioneer Pictures; performed by Tuppence Middleton, 1987-, Tom Hughes, 1985-, Selina Cadell, 1953-, Keeley Hawes, 1976- and Julian Rhind-Tutt, 1968- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 1 hour 30 mins,
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Beautiful and wealthy young socialite Iris Carr is used to being at the heart of her social group, but when her friends' raucous and unsociable behaviour escalates whilst on holiday in the Balkans she resolves to seek out some tranquillity and travel home alone. But her expectations of peace are short-lived when,...
directed by Diarmuid Lawrence, 1947-; produced by Ann Tricklebank, fl. 1982, British Broadcasting Corporation, Masterpiece and Pioneer Pictures; performed by Tuppence Middleton, 1987-, Tom Hughes, 1985-, Selina Cadell, 1953-, Keeley Hawes, 1976- and Julian Rhind-Tutt, 1968- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 1 hour 30 mins,
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Room at the Top, Episode 1
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directed by Aisling Walsh, 1958-; produced by Paul Frift, fl. 1983, Great Meadow Productions; performed by Matthew McNulty, 1982-, Maxine Peake, 1974-, Jenna Coleman, 1986-, Tom Brooke, 1979-, Julia Ford, 1963-, Peter Wight, 1950- and Kevin Doyle, 1961-, in Room at the Top (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 1 hour 47 mins,
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Based on John Braine's classic novel about a young man on the make in 194's Yorkshire. Joe Lampton moves to the wealthy town of Warley. It's not long before he has attracted the attentions of Susan Brown, a very pretty girl with a rich and successful father. But Joe is already in love with another woman. Older tha...
directed by Aisling Walsh, 1958-; produced by Paul Frift, fl. 1983, Great Meadow Productions; performed by Matthew McNulty, 1982-, Maxine Peake, 1974-, Jenna Coleman, 1986-, Tom Brooke, 1979-, Julia Ford, 1963-, Peter Wight, 1950- and Kevin Doyle, 1961-, in Room at the Top (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 1 hour 47 mins,
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Room at the Top, Episode 2
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directed by Aisling Walsh, 1958-; produced by Paul Frift, fl. 1983, Great Meadow Productions; performed by Matthew McNulty, 1982-, Maxine Peake, 1974-, Jenna Coleman, 1986-, Tom Brooke, 1979-, Julia Ford, 1963-, Peter Wight, 1950- and Kevin Doyle, 1961-, in Room at the Top (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 1 hour 4 mins,
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Joe Lampton is busy cutting a swathe through Warley society and continues to play with the affections of two women - Susan Brown the daughter of the richest man in Warley, and Alice Aisgill, a married older woman. But Joe is making enemies as well as friends. Escaping the prying eyes of Susan's spies, Joe takes Al...
directed by Aisling Walsh, 1958-; produced by Paul Frift, fl. 1983, Great Meadow Productions; performed by Matthew McNulty, 1982-, Maxine Peake, 1974-, Jenna Coleman, 1986-, Tom Brooke, 1979-, Julia Ford, 1963-, Peter Wight, 1950- and Kevin Doyle, 1961-, in Room at the Top (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 1 hour 4 mins,
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Shakespeare in Italy, Episode 1, Land of Love
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directed by Andrea Carnevali, 1972-; presented by Francesco Da Mosto, 1961-; produced by Andrea Carnevali, 1972-, in Shakespeare in Italy, Episode 1 and 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 52 mins
Francesco da Mosto takes to the Italian road again in search of William Shakespeare in Italy. From Romeo and Juliet to the jealousy of Othello, Shakespeare used the land of love to tell his most passionate stories about falling in love. Needless to say, along the way Francesco adds some insights of his own and rev...
directed by Andrea Carnevali, 1972-; presented by Francesco Da Mosto, 1961-; produced by Andrea Carnevali, 1972-, in Shakespeare in Italy, Episode 1 and 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 52 mins
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Shakespeare in Italy, Episode 2, Land of Fortune
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directed by Andrea Carnevali, 1972-; presented by Francesco Da Mosto, 1961-; produced by Andrea Carnevali, 1972-, in Shakespeare in Italy, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 52 mins
Francesco da Mosto takes a look at Italy as the land of adventure and ambition - where fortunes are made and battles are fought.Beginning in Venice with actor Ciaran Hinds, Francesco considers how his home town so renowned for its justice struck Shakespeare as the perfect setting for his disturbing tale of what ha...
directed by Andrea Carnevali, 1972-; presented by Francesco Da Mosto, 1961-; produced by Andrea Carnevali, 1972-, in Shakespeare in Italy, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 52 mins
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Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Four short plays, Chekhov Comedy Shorts (Compilation)
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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 Steve Coogan, 1965-, Reece Shearsmith, 1969-, Julia Davis, 1966-, Julian Barratt, 1968-, Sheridan Smith, 1981-, Philip Jackson, 1948-, Mathew Horne, 1978-, Johnny Vegas, 1971- and Mackenzie Crook, 1971-, in Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Four short plays (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 1 hour 29 mins
This video is a compilation of adaptation from Anton Chekhov's comedy shorts.
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904, Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Christine Gernon, 1970-; produced by Ted Dowd, Baby Cow Productions; performed by Steve Coogan, 1965-, Reece Shearsmith, 1969-, Julia Davis, 1966-, Julian Barratt, 1968-, Sheridan Smith, 1981-, Philip Jackson, 1948-, Mathew Horne, 1978-, Johnny Vegas, 1971- and Mackenzie Crook, 1971-, in Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Four short plays (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 1 hour 29 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), 28 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), 28 mins
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