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  1. Endgame, By Samuel Beckett (1991 Video)

    Producer
    Tony Coe
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 92 min., 1998 sale: £195.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    A performance of Samuel Beckett’s ‘Endgame’, a play in which nothing happens, once - unlike Beckett’s first play ‘Waiting for Godot’ in which nothing happens twice. It is not a play about chess,...

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  2. King Lear (1971 Film)

    Director
    Peter Brook
    Producer
    Michael Birkett

    The relentlessly cold and unemotional interpretation was heavily influenced by the essay, ‘King Lear or Endgame’, in which the Polish poet/critic/academic Jan Kott argued that Lear should be interpreted...

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  3. Grierson documentary awards

    Date
    3 Nov 2010, 18:25
    Author
    Cathy Grant
    Post Type
    Post

    The winners of this year's prestigious Grierson Documentary Awards have just been announced. To catch up with them on DVD via our Find DVDs database or order copies through the BUFVC's Off-air Service see...

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  4. Armistice: The Endgame of World War One

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 60 minutes), £12.99

    Professor David Reynolds takes a fresh look at the events and personalities involved in the Armistice which brought the First World war to an end in 1918. In a journey that takes him through command centres...

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  5. Endgame and Breath (2001)

    Director
    Damien Hirst; Conor McPherson
    Producer
    Michael Colgan; Alan Moloney
    Subject
    Drama; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 647 minutes (compilation)), £99.99

    BREATH (d. Damien Hurst, 1 min.). Written in 1969 in response to Kenneth Tynan’s request for a sketch to be included in ‘Oh Calcutta’. The most compressed of Beckett’s works, lasting less than a...

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  6. Beckett on Film (2005)

    Director
    Atom Egoyan; Damien Hirst; Neil Jordan; Conor McPherson; Damien O’Donnell; David Mamet; Anthony Minghella
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 647 minutes), £59.00

    This box set contains four DVDs featuring 19 film adaptations of Samuel Beckett’s plays by 19 directors, a documentary on the making of the films, interviews with the directors, an interview with John Hurt...

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  7. Krapp’s Last Tape, Act Without Words I, Not I (2001)

    Director
    Atom Egoyan; Neil Jordan; Karel Reisz
    Producer
    Michael Colgan; Alan Moloney
    Subject
    Literature
    Distribution
    DVD (Region 2 PAL, 647 minutes), £99.99 (compilation)

    All 19 of Samuel Beckett’s plays have been filmed for film and television in this series, some of them for the first time. Eight of them are being shown in the 4 Learning schedule and are available for...

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