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Category Archives: Period Dramas
Dario Marianelli- Dawn “People are still falling in love, people are still prejudiced against others and people are still too proud on occasions. We like to be told that love exits, and this is an affirmation of that. “Pride and … Continue reading
Anne Dudley, composer for Poldark. The best period drama ever in my opinion! Here is the link to Anne’s website, where you can hear the samples: http://www.annedudley.co.uk/Default.aspx?page=99&node=113 The CD is on sale on Amazon.
Demelza’s song from Poldark Such a beautiful, moving scene from Poldark.
God Rot Tunbridge Wells – The Life Of Georg Frederic Handel. A rather blunt and grumpy Handel looks back on his life and works. Handel is played by Trevor Howard. Period drama made in 1985 to celebrate the 300th anniversary … Continue reading
Stradivari- film Stradivari is a 1988 Italian biographical drama film directed by Giacomo Battiato. It depicts real life events of the celebrated violin maker Antonio Stradivari.
Garrow’s Law- excellent eighteenth century drama series Absolutely riveting series about Mr Garrow, a lawyer in eighteenth century London who seeks a fairer justice system. Bold, unconventional and caring- Mr Garrow is brilliantly played by Andrew Buchan. The attention to … Continue reading
Genesis of Beethoven’s Symphony No 3, the Eroica. Staring Ian Hart as Beethoven in this film of the first performance of the Eroica Symphony. BBC television film that dramatises the performance of Beethoven’s third symphony – Eroica. Conducted by … Continue reading