The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.2357  Monday, 15 December 2003

From:           Richard Burt <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
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
<http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/james_i_king.shtml> 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 <http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/collective/U216713> 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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