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the Country Wife - William Wycherley

A Restoration Farce / Comedy BBC play of the month 1976 with Helen Mirren, Anthony Andrews, Bernard Cribbins, Amanda Barrie, Ciaran Madden, Michael Cochrane,...

'Absolute Hell' - Dame Judi Dench - BBC Drama 1991.

Wonderfully Awful - Gin & French Daahhling? This switches to colour after a few moments! I remember seeing this on it's original presentation, I'm sure it wa...

Janet Suzman in Hedda Gabler (1972) / P.1/14 / Act I, scene 1, prolog

"BBC Play of the Month" Hedda Gabler (1972) 20 October 1972 (Season 8, Episode 2) Directed by Waris Hussein, Writers: Henrik Ibsen (play), Michael Meyer (tra...

Janet Suzman in Hedda Gabler (1972) / P.6/14 / Act II, scene 1

"BBC Play of the Month" Hedda Gabler (1972) 20 October 1972 (Season 8, Episode 2) Directed by Waris Hussein, Writers: Henrik Ibsen (play), Michael Meyer (tra...

Janet Suzman in Hedda Gabler (1972) / P.7/14 / Act II, scene 2

"BBC Play of the Month" Hedda Gabler (1972) 20 October 1972 (Season 8, Episode 2) Directed by Waris Hussein, Writers: Henrik Ibsen (play), Michael Meyer (tra...

Janet Suzman in Hedda Gabler (1972) / P.8/14 / Act II, scene 3

"BBC Play of the Month" Hedda Gabler (1972) 20 October 1972 (Season 8, Episode 2) Directed by Waris Hussein, Writers: Henrik Ibsen (play), Michael Meyer (tra...

Janet Suzman in Hedda Gabler (1972) / P.4/14 / Act I, scene 4

"BBC Play of the Month" Hedda Gabler (1972) 20 October 1972 (Season 8, Episode 2) Directed by Waris Hussein, Writers: Henrik Ibsen (play), Michael Meyer (tra...

Janet Suzman in Hedda Gabler (1972) / P.9/14 / Act II, scene 4

"BBC Play of the Month" Hedda Gabler (1972) 20 October 1972 (Season 8, Episode 2) Directed by Waris Hussein, Writers: Henrik Ibsen (play), Michael Meyer (tra...

Janet Suzman in Hedda Gabler (1972) / P.11/14 / Act III, scene 2

"BBC Play of the Month" Hedda Gabler (1972) 20 October 1972 (Season 8, Episode 2) Directed by Waris Hussein, Writers: Henrik Ibsen (play), Michael Meyer (tra...

Sam Smith covers Tracy Chapman's Fast Car in the Live Lounge

Sam Smith covers Tracy Chapman's Fast Car in the Live Lounge for Fearne Cotton on BBC Radio 1 as part of Even More Music Month. Check out the photos too: htt...

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18 news items

The Guardian

The Guardian
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:41 -0800

Sometimes she fiddles to excess, flipping and flouncing her grey fur boa like mad, for instance, in the opening minutes of Shaw's The Millionairess (1972, a BBC Play of the Month). There's always a little hysterical distance – of comedy, of desperation ...
 
New York Times
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:00:46 -0700

That's particularly true of “Dangerous Corner” (1983), an installment of a series with the self-explanatory title “BBC Play of the Month.” In this case the play is a 1932 potboiler by J. B. Priestley in which Mr. Day-Lewis plays a member of a seemingly ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:46:59 -0700

johnclark1. I appeared with Eric Porter in BBC Play of the Month's "Cyrano de Bergerac" in 1968. It disappeared. We were told that a technician had pressed a delete button by mistake. Now we know the truth. Thanks, Mr Attenborough.

Yahoo News

Yahoo News
Fri, 23 May 2014 14:16:05 -0700

Not exactly summer blockbusters: McKellen — a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal National Theater — was playing the love-struck Captain Plume in the BBC play of the month The Recruiting Officer, a 1706 comedy about the love lives ...

Radio Times

Radio Times
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 05:29:30 -0700

The BBC Play of the Month was especially prestigious. In 1965, Waris directed Sybil Thorndike (below) and Virginia McKenna in an acclaimed version of A Passage to India, and ended his run in 1972 with Janet Suzman and Ian McKellen in Hedda Gabler.

Washington Times

Washington Times
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 16:28:10 -0700

A classic BBC style — Kika Markham, who recently starred in “Mr. Selfridge,” played Juliet in this BBC Play of the Month version of “Romeo and Juliet” that aired on Dec 3, 1967. Hywel Bennett starred as Romeo. Other prominent British stage actors in ...
 
The Arts Desk
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 07:29:13 -0700

Solzhenitsyn's play first reached the UK in 1965 as a BBC Play of the Month, directed by Alan Clarke, and isn't staged that often. Matthew Dunster's revival at Southwark Playhouse comes at a time when its theme resonates again. Production quota slavery ...
 
Doctor Who TV (blog)
Sat, 23 Feb 2013 09:50:09 -0800

Tom Baker began to get noticed as a serious actor after his performances in the film 'The Golden Voyage of Sinbad' and BBC Play of the Month 'The Millionaires' alongside Maggie Smith. Ian Slater directed the play and would later become a huge part on ...
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