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Hands off the Classics

Synopsis
Anthology arts series. In the 17th century Troilus and Cressida was censored and in the 18th century Tate gave King Lear a happy ending. The programme debates the line between interpretation and vandalism.
Series
Lively Arts, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
5 Feb 1978 at 21:05 (Channel: BBC2)

Credits

Producer
Alan Yentob; Dennis Marks
Contributor
Alan Howard; Bernard Levin; Ian McKellen; Jonathan Miller; Peter Brook; Terry Hands

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
censorship; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); alternative endings

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
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London
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Notes
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