The Anton Chekhov Collection (1959-1991) [BBC Play of the Month]
8xDVD9 | VIDEO_TS | NTSC | 4:3 | 720x480 | 60 Gb
Audio : English AC3 2.0 @ 256 Kbps | Subtitles: English
Full time : more then 18 hours | UK | Drama, Comedy, Romance
The Anton Chekhov Collection from BBC Video is a six disc set that mines their extensive archives of works created by British master thespians performing the greatest works of the Russian playwright's career. From 1959 to 1991, these plays are presented with excellent production values and sure-handed direction. The transfers are full screen and sometimes spotty in quality, but it is amazing to see these legendary pieces performed by the likes of Anthony Hopkins and Judi Dench. The result is over eighteen hours of sublime theatre loaded down with significant extras and supplemental material.