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Major new Renaissance Drama DVD Releases
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 20.0294  Tuesday, 9 June 2009

From:       Hannibal Hamlin <
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Date:       Friday, 5 Jun 2009 13:56:28 -0400
Subject: 20.0282 Major new Renaissance Drama DVD Releases
Comment:    Re: SHK 20.0282 Major new Renaissance Drama DVD Releases

The Playing Shakespeare is indeed great news! Now if only someone can 
put Chimes of Midnight or Peter Brook's King Lear on DVD (I'm not 
holding my breath).

 >There have been at least three major DVD debuts in the past month. The 
1970 _Edward II_ starring >Ian McKellen:
 >
 >http://www.amazon.com/Edward-II-Ian-McKellen/dp/B001RUALEC/ref=reg_hu-wl_mrai-recs
 >
 >The video of the Trevor Nunn/ McKellen _Lear_:
 >
 >http://www.amazon.com/Great-Performances-King-Ian-McKellan/dp/B001TR4G6W/ref=reg_hu->wl_item-added
 >
 >And amazingly, at long last, _Playing Shakespeare_. I jumped out of my 
seat for this one. It is still a >hefty investment at $79.99, but much 
more within reach than previously offered. It was just released >on June 2.
 >
 >http://www.amazon.com/Playing-Shakespeare-John-Barton/dp/B001O7R75O/ref=reg_hu-wl_mrai-recs
 >
 >Brian Willis

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