Armchair Theatre - Volume 4 DVD

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Pioneering, immensely influential and often challenging, Armchair Theatre was ITV's flagship drama anthology series. Bringing high-quality drama to the viewing public, the series easily demonstrated the network's potential to rival the BBC's drama output, with diverse and powerful plays showcasing some of Britain's most gifted writers. This set comprises twelve plays featuring performances by some of the era's most celebrated and accomplished actors - including Susannah York, Colin Blakely, Ian Holm, Irene Handl, Donald Pleasence, Terry-Thomas, Patrick Macnee, Arthur... Lowe and John Le Mesurier, among many others. This volume includes early plays by both Jack Rosenthal and David Perry, and a star-studded production of Oscar Wilde's ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’. [show more]

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Released
11 February 2013
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710 minutes 
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Another 12 plays from the hugely popular ITV drama anthology series that ran from 1956 -1973. The series was broadcast on Sunday nights and featured original scripts dealing with issues of the day from a number of esteemed contemporary writers. This selection of plays features performances by actors including Susannah York, Frank Finlay, Ian Holm, Irene Handl, Donald Pleasence, Terry Thomas, Patrick Macnee, Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier.

Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. Pioneering, immensely influential and often challenging, Armchair Theatre was ITV's flagship drama anthology series. Bringing high-quality drama to the viewing public, the series easily demonstrated the network's potential to rival the BBC's drama output, with diverse and powerful plays showcasing some of Britain's most gifted writers. This set comprises twelve plays featuring performances by some of the era's most celebrated and accomplished actors - including Susannah York, Colin Blakely, Ian Holm, Irene Handl, Donald Pleasence, Terry-Thomas, Patrick Macnee, Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier, among many others. This volume includes early plays by both Jack Rosenthal and David Perry, and a star-studded production of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. Actors Susannah York, Frank Finlay, Ian Holm, Irene Handl, Donald Pleasence, Arthur Lowe & John Le Mesurier Certificate 12 years and over Year 1958 - 1966 Screen 1.33:1 Languages English Duration 10 hours (approx)