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  1. Hamlet (2015 Film)

    Director
    Margaret Williams; Sarah Frankcom
    Producer
    Anne Beresford; Debbie Gray
    Subject
    Drama

    A film version of Maxine Peake as Hamlet in the 2014 staging at the Royal Exchange, Manchester. Sarah Frankcom directs for stage, Margaret Williams for screen.

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  2. England, My England: The Story of Henry Purcell (2010)

    Director
    Tony Palmer
    Subject
    Drama; Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 152 minutes), £13.49

    A dramatisation of the life and times of Henry Purcell. Little is known about the enigmatic composer, but director Tony Palmer makes up for this by contextualising his story in late 17th Century England, and...

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  3. Partition (2007)

    Director
    Ken McMullen
    Subject
    Film Studies; History; Literature; Politics & government; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 78 minutes), £12.99

    An intense drama based around the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 and the transfer of power from British to Indian hands. Based on Saadat Hussan Manto’s famous short story about partition,...

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  4. Richard III (2001 Audio)

    Director
    David Timson
    Subject
    Drama

    An unabridged recording of the play using the New Cambridge Shakespeare edition edited by Janis Lull. Kenneth Branagh is Richard.

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  5. King Lear (1994 Audio, Radio)

    aka: Tragedy of King Lear, The

    Director
    Glyn Dearman
    Producer
    Kenneth Branagh; Glyn Dearman
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, 3 compact discs. 195 min., 1994 sale: £16.99 (cassette) 1994 sale: £24.99 (CD)

    Radio version of the play, co-produced by the Renaissance Theatre Company and BBC Radio 3. With John Gielgud in the title role. Incidental music by Patrick Doyle. Produced in celebration of John Gielgud’s...

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  6. Hamlet (1993) (1993 Video)

    Director
    Adrian Noble
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Videocassette. col. 231 min.

    Video recording using three cameras of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1993 production of Hamlet directed by Adrian Noble with Kenneth Branagh in the title role.

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  7. Hamlet (1992) (1992 Television)

    Director
    Natalia Orlova
    Producer
    Dave Edwards
    Subject
    Drama; Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 324 minutes), £39.99 (Metrodome)

    The story in an animated version. All the lines spoken by the characters are Shakespeare’s own. Narrated by Michael Kitchen.

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  8. Antigone (1986)

    Director
    Don Taylor
    Subject
    Classical studies; Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 110 minutes), $7.49 (MediaOutlet)

    A modern translation by Don Taylor of Sophacles’ tragedy depicting the individual conscience in conflict with tyranny. Antigone (Juliet Stevenson), the daughter of Oedipus, defies a royal edict when one of...

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  9. King Lear (1982) (1982 Television)

    aka: The Shakespeare Plays

    Director
    Jonathan Miller
    Producer
    Shaun Sutton
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 185 minutes), £12.99

    Television production shot entirely in a studio with Michael Hordern in the title role.

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  10. Troilus and Cressida (1981) (1982 Television)

    aka: The Shakespeare Plays

    Director
    Jonathan Miller
    Producer
    Jonathan Miller
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 190 minutes), £12.99

    Television production with Anton Lesser as Troilus and Suzanne Burden as Cressida. Blind artist Jack Birkett aka The Incredible Orlando (who also played Caliban in Derek Jarman THE TEMPEST) as Thersites.

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