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Title:
Maggie Smith at the BBC [videorecording]
ISBN:
9781419867545
Publication Information:
[London] : 2 Entertain : BBC Video : Burbank, Calif. : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, Inc., c2008.
Physical Description:
3 videodiscs (ca. 362 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
DVD format ; NTSC, region 1, 4:3 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono. and stereo.

The merchant of Venice: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television series Play of the month, Apr. 16, 1972.

The millionairess: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television series Play of the month, Sept. 15, 1972.

Bed among the lentils: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television mini-series Talking heads, May 5, 1988.

Suddenly last summer: Originally broadcast as part of the BBC television series Performance, Jun. 11, 1993.

Program notes with an introduction by Al Senter ([12] p. : ill.) inserted in container.

Special features: Disc 1: Acting in the 60's: Maggie Smith, an interview with Maggie Smith (44 min.); Disc 2: The country wife, a radio play starring Maggie Smith, Jonathan Pryce, John Duttine and John Moffat (ca. 120 min.), a Maggie Smith interview with Michael Parkinson (ca. 16 min.); Disc 3: Maggie Smith at the BBC: a portrait (ca. 31 min.).
Contents:
Disc 1. The merchant of Venice (131 min.) -- disc 2. The millionairess (100 min.) ; Bed among the lentils (49 min.) -- disc 3. Suddenly last summer.
Abstract:
The merchant of Venice: Shakespeare's comedy in which a young merchant attempts to extricate himself from an onerous contract with a vicious shylock.

The millionairess: Shaw's comedy in which a wealthy, heiress seeks romance with an Egyptian doctor who only tends to the poor.

Bed among the lentils: A dramatic monologue by a jaded, alcoholic wife of a country vicar.

Suddenly last summer: A wealthy Southern matriarch tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end her niece's haunting hallucinations about her son's lurid death.
Added Uniform Title:
Play of the month.

Talking heads (Television program)
Added Title:
Merchant of Venice.

Millionairess.

Bed among the lentils.

Suddenly last summer.

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