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Author: Richard Eyre; British Broadcasting Corporation.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this elegant six-part series, Sir Richard Eyre--former director of the Royal National Theatre--explores the history of 20th century drama and its confluence with the theater of Ireland, America, and Germany. Evocative archival footage of many of the century's most memorable productions is blended with firsthand testimonies from the writers, actors, and directors who made them possible.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Eyre; British Broadcasting Corporation.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 48491053
Notes: Originally broadcast on the BBC.
"Art zone, BBC Two"--Video trailer.
"BBC Worldwide"--Video casing.
V.5 video label title: Between Beckett and Brecht.
Credits: Directors, Roger Parsons (v. 1, 6), Mary Downes (v. 2), Chris Granlund (v. 3, 4), Jamie Muir (v. 5).
Description: 6 videocassettes (314 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: v. 1 Shakespeare: drama's DNA (59:00) --
v. 2 Irish theater: raw bones and poetry (51:00) --
v. 3 America: Broadway and dramatic realism (51:00) --
v. 4 Looking back: British theater, two wars later (51:00) --
v. 5 Between Brecht and Beckett (51:00) --
v. 6 The Future of theater: but is it art? (51:00).
Other Titles: Shakespeare: drama's DNA.
Irish theater: raw bones and poetry.
America: Broadway and dramatic realism.
Looking back: British theater, two wars later.
Between Brecht and Beckett.
Future of theater: but is it art?
Changing stages : 100 years of theater
Responsibility: a BBC/Thirteen WNET co-production ; written and presented by Richard Eyre.

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In this elegant six-part series, Sir Richard Eyre--former director of the Royal National Theatre--explores the history of 20th century drama and its confluence with the theater of Ireland, America, and Germany. Evocative archival footage of many of the century's most memorable productions is blended with firsthand testimonies from the writers, actors, and directors who made them possible.

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Changing Stages: 100 Years of Theater

(EMRO user published 2016-01-21 ) Very Good Permalink
Once in a while, a television series comes from the BBC that is a milestone in educational television. This happened with Kenneth Clark's <I>Civilization</I>, Jacob Bronowski's <I>Ascent of Man</I>, and Robert Hughes' <I>Shock of the New</I>. Now we have Sir Richard...
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