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The Norman conquests

Author: Herbert WiseVerity LambertDavid SusskindTom ContiPenelope WiltonAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Acorn Media, 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Passions flare and tempers rise when three couples cross paths at a country house one weekend. It all begins with the arrival of Reg and his wife, Sarah. They've come to give Reg's younger sister, Annie, a few days' break from caring for their bedridden mother. However, Annie confides that she's seeing someone, not Tom, the single young vet who's pursuing her, but her brother-in-law, Norman. Appalled, Sarah informs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Television comedies
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Alan Ayckbourn; Alan Ayckbourn
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Wise; Verity Lambert; David Susskind; Tom Conti; Penelope Wilton; Richard Briers; Penelope Keith; David Troughton; Fiona Walker; Alan Ayckbourn; Thames Television, ltd.; Acorn Media (Firm)
ISBN: 9781598285352 1598285351
OCLC Number: 698771807
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1977.
DVD release date: Mar. 1, 2011.
Bonus: Biography of playwright Alan Ayckbourn (disc 1) and The Norman conquests background (disc 3).
Credits: Title music, Wilfred Josephs ; editors, Fred Turner, David Lewinton ; camera, Peter Coombs.
Cast: Richard Briers, Penelope Keith, Tom Conti, David Troughton, Fiona Walker, Penelope Wilton.
Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 305 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC ; region 1; Dolby digital stereo; full screen.
Contents: disc 1. Table manners (ca. 108 min.) --
disc 2. Living together (ca. 93 min.) --
disc 3. Round and round the garden (ca. 105 min.).
Other Titles: Table manners.
Round and round the garden.
Living together.
Norman conquests (Television program)
Responsibility: by Alan Ayckbourn ; produced by Verity Lambert and David Susskind ; directed by Herbert Wise ; Thames colour production.

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Passions flare and tempers rise when three couples cross paths at a country house one weekend. It all begins with the arrival of Reg and his wife, Sarah. They've come to give Reg's younger sister, Annie, a few days' break from caring for their bedridden mother. However, Annie confides that she's seeing someone, not Tom, the single young vet who's pursuing her, but her brother-in-law, Norman. Appalled, Sarah informs Norman's wife, Ruth, and all hell breaks loose. Ayckbourn's trilogy tells the same weekend story from three different vantage points in the house and garden, and can be watched in any order.

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