Great English Composers: Purcell and Britten, DVD

Great English Composers: Purcell and Britten DVD

Starring Michael Ball, Simon Callow, Rebecca Front, Lucy Speed, Letitia Dean

Directed by Tony Palmer



Pair of programmes by Tony Palmer about two of the greatest English composers of the 20th century. 'England, My England' (1995) is an historical drama starring Michael Ball as Henry Purcell and Simon Callow as Charles II. 'Benjamin Britten and His Festival' (1967) gives a behind-the-scenes look at the festival co-founded by Britten, the Aldeburgh Festival.


  • Format: DVD
  • Region: 2
  • Certification: (Ex)
  • EAN: 5060230865218
  • Catalogue number: TP24103
  • Studio: Tony Palmer Films
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  • Genre: Documentaries & Biographies
  • Colour: Colour


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