– BBC Shakespeare Collection Vol. 5 –
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In 1978, the BBC set itself the task of filming all of William Shakespeare’s plays for television. The resulting productions, renowned for their loyalty to the text, utilised the best theatrical and television directors and brought highly praised performances from leading contemporary actors.
This unique collection has some of the finest dramas in the English language, each production a celebration of the greatest talents in contemporary British theatre and television. These plays feature the cream of the 20th century’s acting talent.
In this collection of Season Five delivers a further classic adaptations from this award winning series including The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry VI: Parts I, II & III, The Tragedy of Richard III and King Lear; and starring theatre greats Brenda Blethyn, Michael Horden and Judy Davis.
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Gilda (1946), of course, stars screen legend Rita Hayworth. Can you name the stage and screen legend with whom she appeared the very next year in The Lady from Shanghai?
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David Edwards is the editor of The Blurb and a contributor on film and television