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by William Shakespeare.
To celebrate the 400th anniversary of the author's birth, the exciting modern-dress production of the National Youth Theatre with its original jazz score is seen for the first time on television.
Presented for television from the Ashcroft Theatre Croydon by John Vernon
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William Shakespeare
Christopher Lawrence
Michael Croft
Presenter for television by:
John Vernon

A film on the life of Olga Spessivtzeva.
Written and directed by Ludovic Kennedy.
The tragic life story of the famous Russian ballerina who spent twenty years in an American mental hospital, re-living the great roles of her career.
Spessivtzeva and Pavlova are the two halves of an apple, and Spessivtzeva is the half turned towards the sun, - Serge Diaghilev
A Television Reporters International Production
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Ludovic Kennedy

BBC Two England

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