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  1. Pinter at the BBC (2019)

    Subject
    Arts and Humanities
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 628minutes)

    PINTER at the BBC is a 5-disc DVD box set containing 10 plays made for the BBC between 1965 and 1988, all previously unavailable on DVD. -TEA PARTY (Charles Jarrot, 1965) -A SLIGHT ACHE (Christopher Morahan,...

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  2. Prisoner, The (2007)

    Subject
    Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 850 minutes + extras), £59.99

    All 17 episodes of the enigmatic, surrealist, paranoiac television series from the 1960s, produced, co-written and co-produced by Patrick McGoohan. Restored and remastered from original film elements....

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  3. King Lear (1983) (2002 Television)

    Director
    Michael Elliott
    Producer
    David Plowright
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 158 minutes), £14.99

    Television production of the play, set in the year 800 and staged entirely in Granada’s Manchester studio, and one of the few not based on a prior stage production. With music specially composed by Gordon...

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  4. Making an Honest Fiver (1990 Video)

    Producer
    David Dugan
    Subject
    Economics
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 50 min., 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    On the eve of the introduction of a new £5 banknote, the film follows the design and production of a new set of banknotes, showing what they look like and how they are designed to defeat conterfeiting.

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  5. Country (1981 Video)

    Director
    Richard Eyre
    Producer
    Ann Scott
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Hire, Videocassette. VHS. col. 80 min.

    Trevor Griffiths’ play about a wealthy family which gathers in 1945 to celebrate a return to the good life after the war. The eldest son of the family is dead and his widow tries to ensure that her son...

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  6. Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde (1981) (1981)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 114 minutes), £19.99

    Robert Louis Stevenson’s chilling exploration into the good versus evil side of human nature was brought dramatically to the screen in this classic BBC adaptation. David Hemmings stars as the virtuous Dr...

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  7. Last Tasmanian, The (1978 Film)

    Director
    Tom Haydon
    Producer
    Ray Barnes; Roger Fauriat
    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    In 1803 when the British arrived to establish a penal colony there were some 4000 aborigines on the island of Tasmania. By 1876, after a few decades of systematic persecution and atrocity, they had been...

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  8. Snow, Sand and Savages: The Life and Times of Captain Frank Hurley (1973 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 48 min., 2001 sale: £14.99 (inclusive)

    Biography of Australian-born photojournalist Frank Hurley, who filmed and photographed Australian explorer Douglas Mawson’s expedition to Antarctica in 1911, and then Ernest Shackleton’s later...

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  9. Mafia No! (1967 Film)

    Director
    John Irvin
    Producer
    David Naden; Jane Wood
    Subject
    Sociology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    A portrait of Danilo Dolci and his fight against poverty and the Mafia in Sicily. The commentary consists almost entirely of transcripts from an interview with Danilo Dolci.

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  10. Man for All Seasons, A (1966)

    Director
    Fred Zinnemann
    Producer
    Fred Zinnemann
    Subject
    Drama; History; Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 116 minutes), £19.99

    A film based on Robert Bolt’s play about Sir Thomas More’s personal conflict when King Henry VIII asks his support in breaking with Rome and forming the Church of England.

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