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War Poets, The

Synopsis
Traces the development of war poetry from Anglo-Saxon times to World War 1, using footage from feature films, contemporary images. Features critique and analysis by Jon Stallworthy of Oxford University, and a comprehensive overview of the war poets, covering among others Rupert Brooke, Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. Narration and readings by Brian Blessed.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1998
Notes
The programme is no longer available on VHS but was released on DVD in 2006
Uses
Age 14 and up.
Subjects
English language and literature
Keywords
poetry; World War 1; Owen, Wilfred; Sassoon, Siegfried; Brooke, Rupert

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£10.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
60 minutes
Year
2006

Production Company

Name

Cromwell Productions Ltd

Distributor

Name

AVP

Email
info@avp.co.uk
Web
http://avp.100megs28.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01291 625439
Fax
01291 629671
Address
School Hill Centre
Chepstow
Monmouthshire
NP16 5PH
Notes
Use for: Audio Visual Productions. Ceased trading.
Name

Moviemail

Web
https://www.simplyhe.com/3000-moviemail External site opens in new window
Phone
0844 848 2000
Address
Simply Home Entertainment
PO Box 7741
Ringwood
BH24 9FA
UK
Notes
As of December 2016 the Moviemail web presence is incorporated within the Simply Media website
 

Available from retail outlets

Name

Viewtech Educational Media

Notes
NB. Viewtech ceased trading in 2014 and the company’s products are no longer in distribution

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