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Tale of Two Cities, A

Synopsis
A television adaptation of the Dickens novel. Set against the turbulent background of the French Revolution and its echoes in england, the story follows the futurnes of Charles Darnay, his physical double Sydney Carton and the Manette family.
Series
Charles Dickens Collection
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
1980
Year of production
1980
Notes
Originally broadcast in 8, 25-minute episodes
Subjects
English language and literature
Keywords
Dickens, Charles (1812-1870); Fiction in English; literature - English; television drama

Distribution Formats

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£350.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
200 minutes
Year
2003

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Address
Now part of BBC Learning
Notes
This company is no longer trading under this name and currently does not have a web presence. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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