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  1. Scenes from Shakespeare (1996)

    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD)

    Scenes from Shakespeare read by a variety of actors extracted from earlier recordings of full performances made for HarperCollins. Tracks include: The Merchant of Venice (IV i), Romeo and Juliet (II ii),...

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  2. Karaoke / Cold Lazarus (1996)

    Director
    Renny Rye
    Producer
    Kenith Trodd
    Subject
    Drama; Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 430 minutes (combined)), £39.99

    Having been diagnosed with terminal cancer and with less than six-months to live, Dennis Potter undertook a race against time to complete his final two creations that were uniquely shared between Channel 4...

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  3. Browning Version, The (1994 Video)

    Director
    Mike Figgis
    Producer
    Mimi Polk; Ridley Scott
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 97 min.

    Based on the play by Terence Rattigan. A classics teacher, near to retirement, looks back at his career and realises that he did not inspire his charges with his love of classical literature.

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  4. Playboys, The (1992 Film)

    Director
    Gillies MacKinon
    Producer
    Simon Perry; William P. Cartlidge

    Feature film. Set in Ireland in 1957, strong-willed Tara (Wright) is an unmarried mother who refuses to name the father of her child and is therefore seen as shameful by the townsfolk. When a troupe of...

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  5. Green Man, The (1990)

    Director
    Elijah Moshinsky
    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 151 minutes), £15.99

    Kingsley Amis wry novel was filmed as a BBC mini series in 1990 and starred Albert Finney in a classic ghost story for adults based in a haunted inn. He plays Maurice Allington, an alchoholic, sexual...

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  6. Dresser, The (1983 Film, Video)

    Director
    Peter Yates
    Producer
    Peter Yates
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 113 minutes), £12.99

    A film adaptation by Ronald Harwood of his own play, based on the touring career of Donald Wolfit, for whom Harwood was the dresser. The story relates the complex relationship between Sir, an ageing...

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  7. Gumshoe (1971)

    Director
    Stephen Frears
    Subject
    Film studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 88 minutes), £15.99

    Stephen Frears’ debut feature is an affectionate tribute to the Hollywood detective movies of the 1940s. A Liverpool bingo caller, Albert Finney, dreams of being a private eye and then finds himself...

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  8. Romeo and Juliet (Audio-Harper) (1961 Audio)

    Director
    Howard Sackler
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, 2 audiocassettes., 1992 sale: £8.99

    Complete performance with Claire Bloom and Albert Finney in the title roles and Edith Evans as the Nurse.

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  9. Romeo and Juliet (Audio-Arc) (1960 Audio)

    Director
    Howard Sackler
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, 4 audiocassettes.

    Complete performance by Claire Bloom and others, from a text edited by G B Harrison. Accompanied by Rod Mengham’s commentary for GCSE students.

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  10. Your National Theatre (Television)

    Director
    Derek Bailey
    Producer
    Derek Bailey
    Subject
    Drama

    Television documentary celebrating the opening of the National Theatre on London’s South Bank. Containing a large amount of archival material, it shows the history of the National Theatre project from the...

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