Item Details

An Englishman Abroad, by Alan Bennett

BBC
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Alan Bates stars in a splendid story by Alan Bennett, based on a true incident which took place in Moscow in 1958. British spy Guy Burgess encounters actress Coral Browne (who plays herself) on tour from the old country. Invited to lunch at Burgess's shabby apartment, he presents her with a strange request.
Release Date
1983
Run Time
61 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 - 12, Academic/AP
Notes
  • Originally released by BBC, 1983.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on January 17, 2017.
Contents
"An Englishman Abroad": Hamlet in Moscow (4:21); "An Englishman Abroad": Backstage Encounter (5:09); "An Englishman Abroad": Burgess Revealed (3:06); "An Englishman Abroad": Secret Communications (4:41); "An Englishman Abroad": Dead End (5:14); "An Englishman Abroad": In Search of Burgess (3:32); "An Englishman Abroad": Lunch with Burgess (4:27); "An Englishman Abroad": Measuring a Man (4:10); "An Englishman Abroad": Longing for England (4:12); "An Englishman Abroad": Talking Honestly (5:41); "An Englishman Abroad": Russian Connection (4:44); "An Englishman Abroad": Settling Accounts (4:10); "An Englishman Abroad": Englishman's Way (5:05); Credits: An Englishman Abroad, by Alan Bennett (1:50)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : BBC, [1983]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2017.
Publisher no.
128850 Infobase
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 1 min., 47 sec)) : sound, color.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
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