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The Noël Coward collection, British Broadcasting Corporation, (DVD)

Label
The Noël Coward collection
Title
The Noël Coward collection
Statement of responsibility
British Broadcasting Corporation
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
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Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
  • The vortex: Margaret Leighton, Richard Warwick
  • Hay fever: Penelope Keith, Paul Eddington, Patricia Hodge, Joan Sims
  • Private lives: Penelope Keith, Alec McCowen, Polly Adams, Donald Pickering
  • Design for living: Rula Lenska, Clive Arrindell, Dandy Nichols
  • Mrs. Capper's birthday: Patricia Hayes, Hugh Laurie, Gary Waldhorn, John Bird
  • What mad pursuit: Clive Swift, Jacqueline Pearce
  • Tonight at 8:30: Joan Collins
  • Present laughter: Julian Fellowes, Donald Sinden
  • Star quality: Ian Richardson, Susannah York
  • Me and the girls: Tom Courtenay, Robert Glenister
  • Bon voyage: Nigel Havers, Ursula Howells, Judy Parfitt
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill: Judi Dench, Ian Holme
  • Suite in two keys: Come into the garden Maud: Paul Scofield, Geraldine McEwan
  • Suite in two keys: A song at twilight: Deborah Kerr, Paul Scofield
Runtime
118
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
The Noël Coward collection, British Broadcasting Corporation, (DVD)
Label
The Noël Coward collection, British Broadcasting Corporation, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television
  • Special features: Disc 1: Hay fever (radio play, 1992), starring Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Geoffrey Palmer, Patricia Hayes (87 min.); Omnibus: Noël Coward: playwright (1969), interview by Patrick Garland (46 min.) ; Disc 2: Private lives (radio play, 1995), starring Stephen Fry, Louise Lombard, Simon Ward, Imogen Stubbs (90 min.); Post mortem (radio play, 1976), starring Christopher Cazenove, Derek Fowlds; Noël Coward on acting (1966): an interview with Coward (49 min.); The songwriters: Noël Coward (1978): performances of Noël Coward songs (49 min.) ; Disc 3: Design for living (radio play, 1991), starring Cheryl Campbell, Alex Jennings, Michael Kitchen (120 min.) ; Disc 5: Blithe spirit (radio play, 1983), starring Paul Eddington, Anna Massey, Peggy Mount, Richard Pearson (86 min.); Noël Coward's opening night speech for "Blithe spirit" in Manchester (audio recording, 1941, 4 min.)
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • (91 min.).
  • Disc 2.
  • Private lives
  • (1976)
  • produced by Cedric Messina ; directed by John Gorrie
  • (92 min.).
  • Disc 3.
  • Design for living
  • (1979)
  • produced by Louis Marks ; directed by Philip Saville
  • Disc 1.
  • (101 min.)
  • Mrs. Capper's birthday
  • (1985)
  • produced by Alan Shallcross ; directed by Mike Ockrent
  • (58 min.)
  • What mad pursuit
  • (1985)
  • produced by Alan Shallcross ; directed by Tony Smith
  • (55 min.).
  • Disc 4.
  • Vortex
  • Tonight at 8:30
  • (Hands across the sea
  • Red peppers
  • Atonished heart
  • Family album
  • Fumed oak
  • Ways and means
  • Still life
  • Shadow play)
  • (1991)
  • (1984)
  • produced by Bryan Izzard ; directed by Paul Annett, Sydney Lotterby, John Glenister
  • (28 min. each).
  • Disc 5.
  • Present laughter
  • (1981)
  • produced by Keith Williams ; directed by Rick Gardner, Alan Strachan
  • (147 min.)
  • Star quality
  • (1985)
  • produced by Alan Shallcross ; directed by Alan Dossor
  • produced by Philip Graeme McDonald ; directed by Philip Dudley
  • (76 min.).
  • Disc 6.
  • Me and the girls
  • (1985)
  • produced by Alan Shallcross ; directed by Jack Gold
  • (53 min.)
  • Bon voyage
  • (1985)
  • produced by Alan Shallcross ; directed by Mike Vardy
  • (58 min.)
  • (70 min.)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill
  • (1985)
  • produced by Alan Shallcross ; directed by Gavin Millar.
  • Disc 7.
  • Suite in two keys:
  • Come into the garden Maud
  • (1982)
  • produced by Rosemary Hill ; directed by Cedric Messina
  • (60 min.)
  • Song at twilight
  • Hay fever
  • (1982)
  • produced by Rosemary Hill ; directed by Cedric Messina
  • (83 min.)
  • (1984)
  • produced by Cedric Messina ; directed by Cecilia Brereton
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Full screen.
Extent
7 videodiscs (DVD) (ca. 1183 min.)
Isbn
9781419857997
Lccn
165260677
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794051409423
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WARE4094D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., DVD-9, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
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