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Renaissance Related Film and TV Shows
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.2357  Monday, 15 December 2003

From:           Richard Burt <
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Date:           Friday, 12 Dec 2003 09:48:30 -0500
Subject:        Renaissance Related Film and TV Shows

  The Girl With a Pearl Earring will be released in January.

Next year (no date yet) on BBC
Gunpowder, Treason and Plot -
Four-part drama about Mary Queen Of Scots
James I
<> and
the Gunpowder Plot
Written by award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern
its stars include Robert Carlyle
Clemence Poesy, Emilia Fox
Richard Coyle
Daniella Nardini
and Paul Nicholls

Recently on BBCi:
Henry VIII ITV1 Sunday October 12
by: MadMaggie <> 12 October

A new take on Henry VIII is it possible? Certainly after Philippa
Gregory's "The Other Boleyn Girl" I was ready to view the whole sorry
saga with new eyes nor was I disappointed. Helena Bonham Carter was a
bewildered, beautiful and finally, totally wronged queen. The technique
of having Henry, played with consummate mastery by Ray Winstone, lurking
behind pillars eavesdropping, there but not there, was brilliant.  A
whole galaxy of stars played in this 


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