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Othello
Iago (Frank Finlay), an officer in the Venetian army and ensign to the Moorish general Othello (Laurence Olivier), bitterly resents the appointment of a younger soldier Cassio (Derek Jacobi) as Othello's lieutenant. He and his friend Roderigo (Robert Lang) maliciously…
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King and Country
World War I is renowned for the mindless slaughter of millions, and in 1917 the battle of Passchendaele, also known as the 3rd Battle of Ypres, succeeded in becoming one of the most bitterly fought battles of the war. Simultaneously…
Uncle Vanya
In the garden of a country house in 1890's Russia, are gathered a strange yet somehow familiar set of people. An old lady (Maman) who constantly has her head buried in a literary essay or pamphlet; her son (Uncle Vanya),…
An Evening with the Royal Ballet
Excerpts from four different ballets, danced by Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev, one of the most successful dance partnerships of modern times, filmed at the peak of their creative genius with the corps de ballet of the Royal Ballet. Clip…
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The Mikado
A year before the action of this opera begins, Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado of Japan, fled his father's imperial court to escape marriage with Katisha, an elderly lady. Disguised as a traveling musician, he met and fell in love…
The Soldier's Tale
A soldier, returning from the wars, sits beside a sunlit pool and plays his violin. The music attracts the attention of the Devil, in the guise of a butterfly collector, who asks for the violin. The soldier refuses and the…