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  1. Just an Illness (1989 Video)

    Subject
    Sociology
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 41 min., 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p) BBC 2000 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p) OU

    Based on the ideas of Susan Sontag as described in her book ‘Illness as Metaphor’, the programme explores the impact of AIDS on contemporary society, comparing it to previous plagues which aroused...

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  2. Dr Miller and the Islanders (1998 Video)

    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 50 min., 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Jonathan Miller retraces the steps of Alfred C Haddon, who set out for the Torres Strait near Australia on the first British anthropolotical expedition 100 years earlier. Miller examines the legacy of...

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  3. Only Joking - How Humour Makes Us Human (2007)

    Subject
    Psychology

    Audio recording of a discussion about the uniquely human capacity called humour, held at the RSA, London, on 4/7/2007. What evolutionary function does it serve? Is it a source of unity or division, sharing...

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  4. BBC Acting Series, The (2006)

    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 6 x 60 minutes), 19.99 each or £99.99 the set

    A series of six 60-minute programmes featuring leading actors discussing and demonstrating different styles of acting. Individual programmes are acting in film - Michael Caine; acting in opera - Jonathan...

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  5. Jonathan Miller (2008 Multimedia)

    Jonathan Miller talks about his life and work. The video is divided into 48 segments (or stories) of about 4 minutes each. In Section 27 "The Good Doctor Has to Be Different’: Directing Shakespeare’ (...

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  6. Whistle and I’Ll Come to You (1968 Video)

    aka: Oh, Whistle, And I’Ll Come to You, My Lad

    Director
    Jonathan Miller
    Producer
    Jonathan Miller
    Subject
    Literature; Media studies
    Distribution
    DVD

    A television adaptation by Jonathan Miller for the BBC ‘Omnibus’ series, of M R James’s story of the supernatural ‘Oh, whistle, and I’ll come to you, my lad’. A tale of solitude, terror and the...

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  7. Arena [21/01/1976] (1976 Television)

    aka: Theatre

    Series
    Arena
    Producer
    Julian Jebb

    Television documentary. Jonathan Miller reports on the history of the Roundhouse theatre. Includes a discussion between Kenneth Tynan and Trevor Nunn on the development of Shakespeare stage productions.

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  8. Europlay, The: Is Text on Its Deathbed? (1996 Video)

    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    REFERENCE ONLY, Videocassette. SVHS. col. ? min.

    A discussion on European theatre recorded at the Gate theatre in London, on 13 February 1996 as part of the Gate Biennale, a celebration of contemporary European theatre. Karen Johnson of the Directors Guild...

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  9. The Arts This Week [12/11/1970] (1970 Radio)

    Series
    Arts This Week, The

    As part of the Radio 3 arts programme broadcast on 12 November 1970, critic Michael Billington speaks to theatre and opera director Jonathan Miller about some of the staging difficulties for a production of...

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  10. Transformations [22/11/1983] (1983 Radio)

    Series
    Transformations
    Producer
    Madeline Jay

    How did Shakespeare’s Othello develop into Verdi’s Otello and which of the two works is the greater? Opinions differ as do interpretations. Jonathan Miller, who has recently directed Shakespeare’s play...

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