In 1960 the BBC broadcast An Age of Kings, a fifteen-part adaptation of all eight of the Shakespeare English History plays. John Wyver looks at the production and its recent debut release on DVD.
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Do you have memories of going to the cinema in Britain in the 1960s? If so, then the team running an AHRC-funded research project at University College London would love to hear from you. Dr Melvyn Stokes, and Research Associate, Dr Matthew Jones, explain why a study of 1960s cinema-going matters.
The Kinonedelja – Online Edition at the Austrian Film Museum brings together the earliest work of Russian film director and theoretician Dziga Vertov. Adelheid Heftberger provides guide to the Museum’s Vertov collection, including his contribution to the Kinonedelja (Kino-Week) newsreels.
Dr Catherine O’Brien reviews a book on Mel Gibson’s controversial 2004 film.
Dr Lorna Jowett looks at a new book on a TV phenomenon.
Dr Stacey Abbott reviews a painterly gothic horror.
Oliver Gaycken reviews a new book on a pioneer of early cinema.
Dr James McGrath casts a critical eye to a celebration of English-language poetry.