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Antigone
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written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC (-0442); directed by Don Taylor, 1936-2003; performed by Juliet Stevenson, 1956-, John Shrapnel, 1942-, Sir John Gielgud, 1904-2000, Gwen Taylor, fl. 1982, Tony Selby, 1938-, Mike Gwilym, 1949-, Bernard Hill, 1944-, Paul Russell, 1963- and Rosalie Crutchley, 1920-1997 (Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1984), 1 hour 51 mins
Juliet Stevenson, 1956-
written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC (-0442); directed by Don Taylor, 1936-2003; performed by Juliet Stevenson, 1956-, John Shrapnel, 1942-, Sir John Gielgud, 1904-2000, Gwen Taylor, fl. 1982, Tony Selby, 1938-, Mike Gwilym, 1949-, Bernard Hill, 1944-, Paul Russell, 1963- and Rosalie Crutchley, 1920-1997 (Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1984), 1 hour 51 mins
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The Critic
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written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 1751-1816; directed by Don Taylor, 1936-2003; produced by Louis Marks, 1928-2010, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Hywel Bennett, 1944-, Alan Badel, 1923-1982, Sir John Gielgud, 1904-2000, Sir Nigel Hawthorne, 1929-2001, Rosemary Leach, 1935-2017, Anna Massey, 1937-2011 and Norman Rodway, 1929-2001 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1982), 1 hour 50 mins
Sheridan's clever farce on the pretensions of the theatrical world, includes the splendid Mr Puff. Hywel Bennett, Alan Badel, Nigel Hawthorne and John Gielgud star.
written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 1751-1816; directed by Don Taylor, 1936-2003; produced by Louis Marks, 1928-2010, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Hywel Bennett, 1944-, Alan Badel, 1923-1982, Sir John Gielgud, 1904-2000, Sir Nigel Hawthorne, 1929-2001, Rosemary Leach, 1935-2017, Anna Massey, 1937-2011 and Norman Rodway, 1929-2001 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1982), 1 hour 50 mins
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Face to Face with Jeremy Isaacs, Face to Face: Jeremy Isaacs Talks to Stephen Sondheim
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directed by Geraldine Dowd, fl. 1988; produced by David Herman, 1950-, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face with Jeremy Isaacs (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 40 mins

This BBC TV series is comprised of interviews with leading personalities of the day. The original Face to Face series was 1959-1962. It was revived in 1989 with Jeremy Isaacs as its host and ran through 1998.

This episode is with Jeremy Isaacs interviewing Stephen Sondheim, an American composer and lyricist know...

directed by Geraldine Dowd, fl. 1988; produced by David Herman, 1950-, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face with Jeremy Isaacs (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 40 mins
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Lady Windermere's Fan
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written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900; directed by Tony Smith, fl. 1981-2014; produced by Louis Marks, 1928-2010, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Helena Little, 1970-, Tim Woodward, 1953-, Stephanie Turner, Kenneth Cranham, 1944-, Sara Kestelman, 1944-, Robert Lang, 1934-2004, Ian Burford, 1933-, James Saxon, 1954-2003, John Clive, 1938-, Geoff Morrell, 1948-, Amanda Royle, 1962-, Veronica Lang, fl. 1965-2003, Diana Fairfax, 1927-, Vivien Lloyd, fl. 1959-1987, Gloria Connell, fl. 1968-1991 and Mary Kurowski, fl. 1985-1986 (BBC Worldwide, 1985), 1 hour 57 mins
On the brink of a momentous life-altering decision, a young lady learns that the difference between good and bad people is not always as straightforward as she thinks. This comedy of manners is packed with the wit and wisdom of the incomparable Oscar Wilde.
written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900; directed by Tony Smith, fl. 1981-2014; produced by Louis Marks, 1928-2010, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Helena Little, 1970-, Tim Woodward, 1953-, Stephanie Turner, Kenneth Cranham, 1944-, Sara Kestelman, 1944-, Robert Lang, 1934-2004, Ian Burford, 1933-, James Saxon, 1954-2003, John Clive, 1938-, Geoff Morrell, 1948-, Amanda Royle, 1962-, Veronica Lang, fl. 1965-2003, Diana Fairfax, 1927-, Vivien Lloyd, fl. 1959-1987, Gloria Connell, fl. 1968-1991 and Mary Kurowski, fl. 1985-1986 (BBC Worldwide, 1985), 1 hour 57 mins
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Oedipus at Colonus
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written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC; directed by Don Taylor, 1936-2003; performed by Sir Anthony Quayle, 1913-1989, John Shrapnel, 1942-, Juliet Stevenson, 1956-, Kenneth Haigh, 1931-2018, Paul Copley, 1944-, Gwen Taylor, fl. 1982, Clive Francis, 1946-, Michael N. Harbour, fl. 1984 and Michael Shevelew, fl. 1984 (Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1984), 2 hours 12 mins
Sir Anthony Quayle, 1913-1989
written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC; directed by Don Taylor, 1936-2003; performed by Sir Anthony Quayle, 1913-1989, John Shrapnel, 1942-, Juliet Stevenson, 1956-, Kenneth Haigh, 1931-2018, Paul Copley, 1944-, Gwen Taylor, fl. 1982, Clive Francis, 1946-, Michael N. Harbour, fl. 1984 and Michael Shevelew, fl. 1984 (Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1984), 2 hours 12 mins
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Oedipus the King
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written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC; directed by Don Taylor, 1936-2003; performed by Michael Pennington, 1943-, Sir John Gielgud, 1904-2000, Claire Bloom, 1931-, John Shrapnel, 1942-, Cyril Cusack, 1910-1993, Norman Rodway, 1929-2001, David Waller, 1920-1997, Gerard Murphy, 1955-, Cassie Shilling, fl. 1984, Kelly Huntley, fl. 1984 and Lincoln Saunders, fl. 1984 (Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1984), 2 hours 3 mins
Michael Pennington, 1943-
written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC; directed by Don Taylor, 1936-2003; performed by Michael Pennington, 1943-, Sir John Gielgud, 1904-2000, Claire Bloom, 1931-, John Shrapnel, 1942-, Cyril Cusack, 1910-1993, Norman Rodway, 1929-2001, David Waller, 1920-1997, Gerard Murphy, 1955-, Cassie Shilling, fl. 1984, Kelly Huntley, fl. 1984 and Lincoln Saunders, fl. 1984 (Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1984), 2 hours 3 mins
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Performance - BBC TV, Season 5, Episode 5, King Henry IV, Part 1
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by John Caird, 1948-; designed by Joan Wadge, fl. 1982; produced by Annie Castledine, 1939-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Ronald Pickup, 1940-, Jonathan Firth, 1967-, Daniel Betts, 1971-, Jonathan Cullen, 1960-, Tim McMullan, 1963-, Joseph O'Conor, 1916-2001, Rufus Sewell, 1967-, Josette Simon, 1960-, Corin Redgrave, 1939-2010, Paul Webster, 1938-, David Calder, 1946-, Geoffrey Hutchings, 1939-2010, Elizabeth Spriggs, 1929-2008, Graham Aggrey, fl. 1987-1996 and Peter-Hugo Daly, 1956-, in Performance - BBC TV, Season 5, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 1 hour 29 mins

Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son (nicknamed 'Hotspur'). Henry's son Hal, the Prince of Wales, has thrown over life at court in favour of heavy drinking and petty theft in the company of a debauched elderly knig...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by John Caird, 1948-; designed by Joan Wadge, fl. 1982; produced by Annie Castledine, 1939-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Ronald Pickup, 1940-, Jonathan Firth, 1967-, Daniel Betts, 1971-, Jonathan Cullen, 1960-, Tim McMullan, 1963-, Joseph O'Conor, 1916-2001, Rufus Sewell, 1967-, Josette Simon, 1960-, Corin Redgrave, 1939-2010, Paul Webster, 1938-, David Calder, 1946-, Geoffrey Hutchings, 1939-2010, Elizabeth Spriggs, 1929-2008, Graham Aggrey, fl. 1987-1996 and Peter-Hugo Daly, 1956-, in Performance - BBC TV, Season 5, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 1 hour 29 mins
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Performance - BBC TV, Season 5, Episode 5, King Henry IV, Part 2
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by John Caird, 1948-; designed by Joan Wadge, fl. 1982; produced by Annie Castledine, 1939-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Ronald Pickup, 1940-, Jonathan Firth, 1967-, Daniel Betts, 1971-, Jonathan Cullen, 1960-, John Woodvine, 1929-, Peter Jeffrey, 1929-1999, Joseph O'Conor, 1916-2001, Josette Simon, 1960-, David Calder, 1946-, Geoffrey Hutchings, 1939-2010, Elizabeth Spriggs, 1929-2008, Jane Horrocks, 1964-, Simon McBurney, 1957-, Graham Aggrey, fl. 1987-1996, Paul Eddington, 1927-1995, James Grout, 1926-2012, Teddy Kempner, fl. 1982-2016, Graham Hubbard, fl. 1995-2000, Clive Kneller, fl. 1982-2003, Toby Jones, 1967-, John Dallimore, fl. 1972-2006 and Paul Hamilton, fl. 1978, in Performance - BBC TV, Season 5, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 1 hour 23 mins

Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son (nicknamed 'Hotspur'). Henry's son Hal, the Prince of Wales, has thrown over life at court in favour of heavy drinking and petty theft in the company of a debauched elderly knig...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by John Caird, 1948-; designed by Joan Wadge, fl. 1982; produced by Annie Castledine, 1939-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Ronald Pickup, 1940-, Jonathan Firth, 1967-, Daniel Betts, 1971-, Jonathan Cullen, 1960-, John Woodvine, 1929-, Peter Jeffrey, 1929-1999, Joseph O'Conor, 1916-2001, Josette Simon, 1960-, David Calder, 1946-, Geoffrey Hutchings, 1939-2010, Elizabeth Spriggs, 1929-2008, Jane Horrocks, 1964-, Simon McBurney, 1957-, Graham Aggrey, fl. 1987-1996, Paul Eddington, 1927-1995, James Grout, 1926-2012, Teddy Kempner, fl. 1982-2016, Graham Hubbard, fl. 1995-2000, Clive Kneller, fl. 1982-2003, Toby Jones, 1967-, John Dallimore, fl. 1972-2006 and Paul Hamilton, fl. 1978, in Performance - BBC TV, Season 5, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 1 hour 23 mins
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Performance - BBC TV, Season 6, Episode 1, King Lear
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Sir Richard Eyre, 1943-; produced by Sue Birtwistle, 1945-, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Sir Ian Holm, 1931-, Barbara Flynn, 1948-, Amanda Redman, 1957-, Michael Bryant, 1928-2002, Paul Rhys, 1963-, Finbar Lynch, 1959-, Victoria Hamilton, 1971-, Michael Simkins, 1957-, Adrian Irvine, fl. 1993-2008, Nicholas Richard Bailey, 1971-, William Osborne, 1964-, David Lyon, 1941-2013, David Burke, 1934- and Timothy West, 1943-, in Performance - BBC TV, Season 6, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 2 hours 19 mins

King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for support to his remaining daughters. But Goneril and Rega...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Sir Richard Eyre, 1943-; produced by Sue Birtwistle, 1945-, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Sir Ian Holm, 1931-, Barbara Flynn, 1948-, Amanda Redman, 1957-, Michael Bryant, 1928-2002, Paul Rhys, 1963-, Finbar Lynch, 1959-, Victoria Hamilton, 1971-, Michael Simkins, 1957-, Adrian Irvine, fl. 1993-2008, Nicholas Richard Bailey, 1971-, William Osborne, 1964-, David Lyon, 1941-2013, David Burke, 1934- and Timothy West, 1943-, in Performance - BBC TV, Season 6, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 2 hours 19 mins
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Performance, Season 1 of 6, Uncle Vanya
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Gregory Mosher, 1949-; designed by Lyn Avery, fl. 1988; produced by Simon Curtis, 1960-, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by David Warner, 1941-, Sir Ian Holm, 1931-, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, 1958-, Ian Bannen, 1928-1999, Rebecca Pidgeon, 1965-, Rachel Kempson, 1910-2003, Sandra Voe, 1936- and Roger Hammond, 1936-2012, in Performance, Season 1 of 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 2 hours 10 mins
A presentation of David Mamet's adaptation of Chekov's "Uncle Vanya," a turn-of-the-century tale of a beautiful woman's devastating effect on a serene Russian household. This 1991 broadcast was the first presentation of TV series "Performance" produced by British Broadcasting Corporation.
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Gregory Mosher, 1949-; designed by Lyn Avery, fl. 1988; produced by Simon Curtis, 1960-, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by David Warner, 1941-, Sir Ian Holm, 1931-, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, 1958-, Ian Bannen, 1928-1999, Rebecca Pidgeon, 1965-, Rachel Kempson, 1910-2003, Sandra Voe, 1936- and Roger Hammond, 1936-2012, in Performance, Season 1 of 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 2 hours 10 mins
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