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Rent Dennis Potter at London Weekend Television (1980)

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Synopsis:
Dennis Potter has long been acknowledged as one of the most significant writers of the twentieth century. Though he had considerable successes with the series format it is generally accepted that his strongest work is the single play, of which he did many for both the BBC and ITV. In celebration of both Potter's body of work and the fiftieth anniversary of ITV, this set contains three of his most significant plays. Made for 'London Weekend Television' in 1980, these rarely-seen plays form a significant part of Potter's body of work and are released here for the first time, in any format, anywhere in the world.
'Cream in my Coffee' won the Prix Italia for Best Drama in 1980 and Peggy Ashcroft won the BAFTA for Best Actress. 'Blade on the Feather' won a Best Actor BAFTA for Denholm Elliott, as well as one for Best Graphics.

Blade on the Feather
A retired spy, his peculiar butler and two beautiful women live together in a creepy cliff-top house. Enter a sinister visitor, but what is his agenda?
Rain on the Roof
A bored, frustrated housewife gives reading lessons to a Billy, an illiterate. Unfortunately, illiteracy isn't his only problem...
Cream in My Coffee
46 years on Jean and Bernard go back to the scene of their early promises. The hotel is still 5-star, although the band is smaller, the food indigestible and the porters don't know their place. But the tawdry present is overwhelmed by memories - especially of a '30s crooner who made a special fan of the young Jean...
Actors:
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Directors:
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Producers:
Kenith Trodd
Writers:
Dennis Potter
Studio:
Network
Genres:
British TV, TV Dramas, TV Mysteries, TV Thrillers
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
12/09/2005
Run Time:
251 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following:
- Blade On The Feather
- Rain On The Roof
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following:
- Cream in My Coffee

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