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Wodehouse playhouse : the complete collection

Author: David AskeyGareth GwenlanPauline CollinsJohn AldertonDavid ClimieAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2004], ©1975.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Series of dramatizations of some of P.G. Wodehouse's comic short stories - in which P.G. Wodehouse, himself, introduced some of the early episodes - that feature an assortment of Wodehouse's Drones Clubbers, golfers, and Mulliner clan in a collection of 1920s high society farces. Husband-and-wife team Alderton and Collins shared top billing in the first two series, supported by excellent guest casts, with Alderton  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Televised plays
Television adaptations
Television comedies
Comedy
Comedy television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Askey; Gareth Gwenlan; Pauline Collins; John Alderton; David Climie; P G Wodehouse; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Acorn Media (Firm)
ISBN: 1569387222 9781569387221
OCLC Number: 57045152
Language Note: English subtitles.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast on BBC television in 1975, 1976 and 1978.
Based on the stories by P.G. Wodehouse, adapted by David Climie.
The complete collection contains all three series, 20 episodes, in one set.
Special features: P.G. Wodehouse biography, cast filmographies, and full-color insert with background notes about the stories and characters.
Cast: Pauline Collins, John Alderton.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 6 videodiscs (approximately 600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Disc 1 ; series 1: The truth about George --
Romance at Droitgate Spa --
Portrait of a disciplinarian --
Unpleasantness at Bludleigh Court --
Disc 2 ; series 1: The rise of Minna Nordstrom --
Rodney fails to qualify --
Voice from the past --
Disc 3 ; series 2: Anselm gets his chance --
Mr. Potter takes a rest cure --
Strychine in the soup --
Disc 4 ; series 2: Feet of clay --
Nodder --
Code of the Mulliners --
Disc 5 ; series 3: The smile that wins --
Trouble down at Tudsleigh --
Tangled hearts --
The luck of the Stiffhams --
Disc 6 ; series 3: The editor regrets --
Big Business --
Mulliner's buck-u-uppo.
Other Titles: Wodehouse playhouse (Television program)
Responsibility: BBC ; produced by David Askey and Gareth Gwenlan.

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Series of dramatizations of some of P.G. Wodehouse's comic short stories - in which P.G. Wodehouse, himself, introduced some of the early episodes - that feature an assortment of Wodehouse's Drones Clubbers, golfers, and Mulliner clan in a collection of 1920s high society farces. Husband-and-wife team Alderton and Collins shared top billing in the first two series, supported by excellent guest casts, with Alderton and guests soldiering on alone for the final run of seven episodes.

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