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Gormenghast

Author: Andy Abrahams WilsonNeve McIntoshJune BrownCelia ImrieEstelle DanielAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC Video , Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video [2006] ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The castle of Gormenghast is home to the ancient family of Groan, where nothing has changed in thousands of years. The dynasty is threatened by the charming and evil kitchen-boy, Steerpike. With the birth of a new heir, Titus Groan, Steerpike begins his ruthless ascent to power. As he charms, outwits and terrorizes the castle's inhabitants, only Titus, the young timid Earl of Groan, stands in Steerpike's way.
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Genre/Form: Television mini-series
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Abrahams Wilson; Neve McIntosh; June Brown; Celia Imrie; Estelle Daniel; Jonathan Rhys-Meyers; Ian Richardson; Christopher Lee; Mervyn Peake; British Broadcasting Corporation.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); BBC Video (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419838172 9781419838170
OCLC Number: 670795792
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2000.
From the books by Mervyn Peake.
Credits: Director of photography, Gavin Finney ; film editor, Paul Tothill ; composer, Richard Rodney Bennett.
Cast: Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Ian Richardson, Christopher Lee, Andrew N. Robertson, Neve McIntosh, Linsey Baxter, June Brown, Celia Imrie.
Target Audience: PG.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; full screen presentation.
Responsibility: BBC, WGBH Boston Co-Production ; producer, Estelle Daniel ; screenplay by Malcolm McKay ; director, Andy Wilson.

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The castle of Gormenghast is home to the ancient family of Groan, where nothing has changed in thousands of years. The dynasty is threatened by the charming and evil kitchen-boy, Steerpike. With the birth of a new heir, Titus Groan, Steerpike begins his ruthless ascent to power. As he charms, outwits and terrorizes the castle's inhabitants, only Titus, the young timid Earl of Groan, stands in Steerpike's way.

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