Volume 1: This collection of nearly 200 hours is a treasure trove of BBC productions that includes more than 50 famous literary works, many that were buried in the BBC archive for decades. From Dickens to Shakespeare, from Chekhov to Arthur Miller, from Jane Austen to Mary Shelley, it contains a tremendous breadth of works. Talent like Mark Rylance, Yoko Ono, John Gielgud, Sir Ian McKellen, Colin Firth, and more make this product a must-have for theatre, drama, performing arts, and literature courses. In addition to actual performances, the product includes titles like "Face to Face" and "Performance" where actors and directors discuss their craft.
Volume 2: NOW AVAILABLE! Building on the strength of the first volume, BBC Literary Adaptations in Video, Volume 2 will bring more than 250 additional hours of literary works to students, faculty, researchers, and library patrons. Adding performances of works like Persuasion and Les Miserables and talents including Olivia Colman, Minnie Driver, Julian Glover, Harvey Keitel, Cillian Murphy, Helen Mirren, and more, this volume is a must-have for the theatre, drama, performing arts, and literature disciplines.