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Blonde Bombshell, The

Synopsis
A two-part dramatisation of the life of actress Diana Dors. In the first episode Dors poses nude for male photographers and then recites Jacques quoting
Touchstone in As You Like It (2.7. 26-30) from a copy given to her by her drama teacher after he interrupts her doing a mock burlesque number for her fellow female students. In the next scene, we learn that her
boyfriend is playing in Romeo and Juliet [With acknowledgement to Richard Burt for the synopsis].
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
26 Apr 1999 at 21:00 (Channel: ITV)
Duration
115 mins

Credits

Director
Robert Bierman
Producer
Trevor Hopkins
Cinematographer
Ivan Strasburg (2)
Writer
Ted Whitehead
Cast
Keeley HawesDiana Dors

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
As You Like It
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

London Weekend Television

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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