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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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The Go-Between
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directed by Pete Travis, fl. 1996; produced by Claire Bennett, fl. 2000-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 1 hour 30 mins

One of the most influential British novels of the 20th century, The Go-Between is a story of forbidden love, Edwardian strictures, betrayal and tragic naivety.

Told from the perspective of Leo Colston, a callow 12-year-old middle-class boy, the story starts when he is invited by upper-class school friend Marcus Ma...

directed by Pete Travis, fl. 1996; produced by Claire Bennett, fl. 2000-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 1 hour 30 mins
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An Inspector Calls
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directed by Aisling Walsh, 1958-; produced by Howard Ella, 1973-, Drama Republic and British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 1 hour 27 mins
Emotionally powerful and sharply relevant, this is a stylish new adaptation of JB Priestley's timeless masterpiece. An Inspector Calls is both an enthralling mystery and a scathing critique of a hypocritical, class-obsessed society. Set in 1912, it vividly evokes a thriving industrial age built on crippling social...
directed by Aisling Walsh, 1958-; produced by Howard Ella, 1973-, Drama Republic and British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 1 hour 27 mins
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The Boy in the Dress
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directed by Matt Lipsey, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Jo Sargent, fl. 1992-2017 and Francis Gilson, 1965-, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 1 hour 3 mins
A charming family comedy, based on the bestselling book by David Walliams (Gangsta Granny, Mr Stink) and featuring an all-star cast. It’s the story of Dennis, a 12-year-old boy who lives in an ordinary house in an ordinary street and dreams of being different. He plays football with his mates and lives with his...
directed by Matt Lipsey, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Jo Sargent, fl. 1992-2017 and Francis Gilson, 1965-, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 1 hour 3 mins
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Killing Me Softly: The Roberta Flack Story
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directed by Mike Connolly, fl. 1995; produced by Mike Connolly, fl. 1995, British Broadcasting Corporation and Alleycats Films (Northern Ireland: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 1 hour
In the 1970's, Roberta Flack became a global sensation with hits such as The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Feel Like Making Love, and Killing Me Softly. Her style of soulful pop transcended the US East Coast jazz clubs to become the dinner party sound track for Middle America. But behind this seemingly effortle...
directed by Mike Connolly, fl. 1995; produced by Mike Connolly, fl. 1995, British Broadcasting Corporation and Alleycats Films (Northern Ireland: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 1 hour
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Mapp & Lucia, Part 1
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directed by Diarmuid Lawrence, 1947-; produced by Susie Liggat, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Mapp & Lucia (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
A new BBC adaptation of EF Benson's Mapp and Lucia novels. It is 1930 and in the extraordinarily quaint Queen Anne village of Tilling (which is by, but not quite on, the sea) all seems as quiet as a mill pond. But its eccentric inhabitants exist in a world seething with gossip, faddishness and petty one-upmanship....
directed by Diarmuid Lawrence, 1947-; produced by Susie Liggat, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Mapp & Lucia (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
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Mapp & Lucia, Part 2
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directed by Diarmuid Lawrence, 1947-; produced by Susie Liggat, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Mapp & Lucia (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
The Tilling Summer Exhibition provides Lucia with a new battlefield to conquer. With pencils sharpened and easels at the ready, she and Georgie prepare to amaze their new friends with their artistic ability, whatever lengths they have to go to for success. Their triumphs leave Mapp gnashing her teeth with fury unt...
directed by Diarmuid Lawrence, 1947-; produced by Susie Liggat, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Mapp & Lucia (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
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Mapp & Lucia, Part 3
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directed by Diarmuid Lawrence, 1947-; produced by Susie Liggat, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Mapp & Lucia (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
While most of Tilling thrills to Lucia's artistic accomplishments, Mapp is convinced that her summer visitor is a crashing fraud and sets out to prove it with her usual vigour. Lucia repels an early attack on her musical talent with ease and judicious use of the easier movements of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, an...
directed by Diarmuid Lawrence, 1947-; produced by Susie Liggat, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Mapp & Lucia (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
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Our World War, Season 1, Episode 1, The First Day
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directed by Bruce Goodison, fl. 1997-2016; produced by Susan Horth, fl. 2003-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Our World War, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 59 mins
August 1914, two weeks after the First World War was declared. 80,000 British troops have arrived in southern Belgium, but they have yet to engage the enemy. Among these professional soldiers are the 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, some of the best-trained gunners in the British Army. Lieutenant Maurice Dease and...
directed by Bruce Goodison, fl. 1997-2016; produced by Susan Horth, fl. 2003-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Our World War, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 59 mins
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Our World War, Season 1, Episode 2, Pals
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directed by Ben Chanan, fl. 2003-2016; produced by Susan Horth, fl. 2003-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Our World War, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 58 mins
1916, and Britain's armed forces are decimated. Across the country, friends join up to fight together, in new battalions known as 'Pals'. Paddy Kennedy, a warehouse clerk from Manchester, joins the Manchester Pals Battalion alongside his friends Henry, Andy and Jim. They soon discover that the whole of their neigh...
directed by Ben Chanan, fl. 2003-2016; produced by Susan Horth, fl. 2003-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Our World War, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 58 mins
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