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Title The Anton Chekhov collection [(DVD) videorecording].

Publication Info. [London] : 2/entertain : BBC Video, [2008]
Burbank, Calif. : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Bros. Video.
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Description 6 videodiscs (approximately 1094 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([8] pages ; illustrations ; 18 cm)
System Details DVD, region 1, NTSC ; Dolby Digital mono and stereo, 4:3 aspect ratio, 4xDVD9 + 2XDVD18.
Language In English, with optional English SDH subtitles.
Summary A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC.
Cast Platonov (braodcast May 23, 1971): Rex Harrison, Sian Phillips, Clive Revill, Geoffrey Bayldon, Joanna Dunham ; directed by Christopher Morahan ; adapted by John Elliot ; produced by Cedric Messina.
Wild honey (1989): Ian McKellan ; translated and adapted by Michael Frayn ; produced by Peter King.
Wood demon (broadcast Nov. 17, 1974): Ian Holm, Francesca Annis, Ronald Fraser, Ronald Hines, Angela Pleasence, Vickery Turner ; directed by Donald McWhinnie ; translated by Ronald Hingley ; produced by Cedric Messina.
Proposal (March 10, 1959): Harry Moore, Anne Robson, David Bird ; produced by Rosemary Hill.
Wedding (Oct. 17, 1961): Dennis Edwards, Robert Gillespie, Anne Robson ; English version by Eric Bentley ; produced by Rosemary Hill.
Ivanov (2001): Ralph Fiennes ; adapted by David Hare ; produced by Catherine Bailey.
Swan song (1965): Wilfrid Lawson ; translated by Nicholas Bethell ; produced by John Tydeman.
Seagull (Feb. 5, 1978): Anthony Bate, Michael Gambon, Georgina Hale, Zoe Caldwell, Stephen Rea, Julia Schofield, Alan Webb ; directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg ; produced by David E. Jones.
Artist's story (Feb. 2, 1974): Patrick Stewart, Meg Wynn Owen, Emma Williams, Phillip Locke, Brenda Bruce, Yona Gailit ; directed by David Jones ; adapted by Jeremy Brooks ; produced by Gavin Miller.
Uncle Vanya (Nov. 8, 1970): Anthony Hopkins, Freddie Jones, Ann Bell, Roland Culver ; directed by Christopher Morahan ; produced by Cedric Messina.
Uncle Vanya (Oct. 12, 1991): Ian Holm, David Warner, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Ian Bannen, Rebecca Pidgeon ; directed by Gregory Mosher ; adapted by David Mamet ; produced by Simon Curtis.
Three sisters (Jan. 18, 1970): Anthony Hopkins, Janet Suzman, Eileen Atkins, Michele Dotrice, Joss Ackland, Christopher Timonty ; directed by Cedric Messina ; adapted by Elisaveta Fen ; produced by Gerald Savory.
Cherry Orchard (April 17, 1962): Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Dorothy Tutin, Judi Dench, Ian Holm, Paul Hardwick ; RSC production directed by Michel Saint-Denis ; directed for television by Michael Elliott ; translated by John Gielgud.
Cherry Orchard (Oct. 13, 1981): Judi Dench, Bill Paterson, Anton Lesser, Harriet Walter, Suzanne Burden, Frederick Treves, Timothy Spall ; directed by Richard Eyre ; adapted by Trevor Griffiths from a translation by Helen Rapparport ; produced by Ann Scott.
Contents Disc 1. Platonov (Originally broadcast May 23, 1971) / directed by Christopher Morahan ; adapted by John Elliot ; produced by Cedric Messina (Starring Rex Harrison, Sian Phillips, Clive Revill, Geoffrey Bayldon, Joanna Dunham). Radio play: Wild honey (1989) / translated and adapted by Michael Frayn ; produced by Peter King (Starring Ian McKellen) -- Disc 2. The wood demon (Originally broadcast November 17, 1974) / directed by Donald McWhinnie ; translated by Ronald Hingley ; produced by Cedric Messina (Starring Ian Holm, Francesca Annis, Ronald Fraser, Ronald Hines, Angela Pleasence, Vickery Turner). The proposal (Originally broadcast March 10, 1959) / produced by Rosemary Hill (Starring Harry Moore, Anne Robson, David Bird). The wedding (Originally broadcast October 17, 1961) / English version by Eric Bentley ; produced by Rosemary Hill (Starring Dennis Edwards, Robert Gillespie, Anne Robson). Radio plays. Ivanov (2001) / adapted by David Hare ; produced by Catherine Bailey (Starring Ralph Fiennes). Swan song (1965) / translated by Nicholas Bethell ; produced by John Tydeman (Starring Wilfrid Lawson) --
Disc 3. The seagull (Originally broadcast February 5, 1978) / directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg ; produced by David E. Jones (Starring Anthony Bate, Michael Gambon, Georgina Hale, Zoe Caldwell, Stephen Rea, Julia Schofield, Alan Webb). An artist's story (Originally broadast February 2, 1974) / directed by David Jones ; adapted by Jeremy Brooks ; produced by Gavin Miller (Starring Patrick Stewart, Meg Wynn Owen, Emma Williams, Phillip Locke, Brenda Bruce, Yona Gailit) -- Disc 4. Side A, Uncle Vanya (Originally broadcast November 8, 1970) / directed by Christopher Morahan ; produced by Cedric Messina (Starring Anthony Hopkins, Freddie Jones, Ann Bell, Roland Culver) . Side B, Uncle Vanya (Originally broadcast October 12, 1991) / directed by Gregory Mosher ; adapted by David Mamet ; produced by Simon Curtis (Starring Ian Holm, David Warner, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Ian Bannen, Rebecca Pidgeon) --
Disc 5. The three sisters (Originally broadcast January 18, 1970) / directed by Cedric Messina ; adapted by Elisaveta Fen ; produced by Gerald Savory (Starring Anthony Hopkins, Janet Suzman, Eileen Atkins, Michele Dotrice, Joss Ackland, Christopher Timonty) -- Disc 6. Side A, The cherry orchard (Originally broadcast April 17, 1962) / RSC production directed by Michel Saint-Denis ; directed for television by Michael Elliott ; translated by John Gielgud (Starring Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Dorothy Tutin, Judi Dench, Ian Holm, Paul Hardwick). Side B, The cherry orchard (Originally broadcast October 13, 1981) / directed by Richard Eyre ; adapted by Trevor Griffiths from a translation by Helen Rapparport ; produced by Ann Scott (Starring Judi Dench, Bill Paterson, Anton Lesser, Harriet Walter, Suzanne Burden, Frederick Treves, Timothy Spall).
Note Bonus features: Michael Pennington portraying Chekhov, radio plays (Wild honey, Ivanov, Swan song), five short stories read by Ewan McGregor, rehearsals and scenes from Chekhov plays with Oleg Efremov and various actors.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Television adaptations.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Film adaptations.
DVDs.
Genre Television adaptations.
Radio adaptations.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Harrison, Rex, actor.
Phillips, Siân, 1934- actor.
Revill, Clive, actor.
Holm, Ian, 1931- actor.
Annis, Francesca, 1945- actor.
McKellen, Ian, actor.
Fiennes, Ralph, actor.
Gambon, Michael, actor.
Stewart, Patrick, 1940- actor.
Owen, Meg Wynn, actor.
Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- actor.
Warner, David, 1941- actor.
Mastrantonio, Mary Elizabeth, actor.
Ackland, Joss, 1928- actor.
Dench, Judi, 1934- actor.
Ashcroft, Peggy, 1907-1991, actor.
Gielgud, John, 1904-2000, actor.
Fraser, Ronald, 1930-1997, actor.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Pʹesa bez nazvanʹi︠a︡. English.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Leshiĭ. English.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Predlozhenie. English.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Svadʹba. English.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Chaĭka. English.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Short stories. Selections. English.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Di︠a︡di︠a︡ Vani︠a︡. English.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Tri sestry. English.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 Works. Selections. 2008. English.
BBC Video (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Wood demon.
Seagull (Television program : 1978)
Uncle Vanya (Television program : 1970)
Unc1e Vanya (Television program : 1991)
Three sisters (Television program : 1970)
Cherry orchard (Television program : 1962)
Cherry orchard (Television program : 1981)
Platonov.
Proposal.
Wedding.
Artist's story.
ISBN 141986579X
9781419865794
Standard No. 883929010110
Music No. 3000015811 (2000002465--2000002467, 2000002469--2000002471) BBC
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