SummaryThe Edwardian period, beginning with Edward VII's ascent to the throne in 1901 and ending with World War I, was an era of rapid industrialization, pioneering artistic and literary achievements, and great social and political upheaval. It is filled with captivating characters who left their mark upon British society and the world at large. This 8-part BBC series profiles the movers and the shakers who exemplify the era's progressive spirit as well as its colorful eccentricities.--Container.
ContentsDisc 1. Mr. Rolls and Mr. Royce ; Horatio Bottomley
Disc 2. E. Nesbit ; Conan Doyle
Disc 3. Baden Powell ; The reluctant juggler
Disc 4. Daisy ; Lloyd George.
Lloyd George, David,
Nesbit, E. -- (Edith), -- 1858-1924 -- Drama.
Bottomley, Horatio, -- 1860-1933 -- Drama.
Doyle, Arthur Conan, -- 1859-1930 -- Drama.
Great Britain -- Biography -- 20th century -- Drama.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
Great Britain -- History -- Edward VII, 1901-1910 -- Drama.
Historical television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| London, England : Burbank, Calif. :BBC Video :2008
2 Entertain Video Ltd. ;
distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, Inc.,
|Other Titles|| Edwardians (Television program)
Blake, Gerald, 1928-1991, television director.
Clarke, Alan, 1935-1990, television director.
Davies, John Howard, 1939-2011, television director.
Farnham, Brian (Television director), television director.
Knights, Robert, television director.
Jones, James Cellan, 1931- television director.
Bond, Julian, 1930-2012 screenwriter.
Curteis, Ian, 1935-2021 screenwriter.
Dewhurst, Keith, 1931- screenwriter.
Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- actor.
Parfitt, Judy, 1935- actor.
West, Timothy, actor.
Davenport, Nigel, actor.
McKenna, Virginia, 1931- actor.
Jayston, Michael, 1935- actor.
Powell, Robert, 1944- actor.
Brown, Georgia, actor.
Moody, Ron, actor.
Moore, Doris Langley, 1902-1989.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
BBC Video (Firm)
2 Entertain Video (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Anthony Hopkins, Judy Parfitt, Timothy West, Nigel Davenport, Virginia McKenna, Michael Jayston, Robert Powell, Georgia Brown, Ron Moody.
Producer, Mark Shivas ; directors, Gerald Blake, Alan Clarke, John Davies, Brian Farnham, Robert Knights, James Cellan Jones ; writers, Julian Bond, Ian Curteis, Keith Dewhurst [and others].
"E. Nesbit" is based on a book by Doris Langley Moore.--Container.
All programs in this series were filmed in black & white except Lloyd George, which is in color.--Container.
Videodisc release of the 1972-1973 British television production.
DVD (DVD9) ; Dolby digital mono. ; full screen (4:3 aspect ratio) ; Region 1; NTSC.
4 videodiscs (approximately 590 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.