Great Performances

  • 1972
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perhaps its most famous. There have been more than 600 `Great Performances' all told. Some might have been...

Melba

First Aired: March 22, 1988

"Melba," Part 2. In Paris, Nellie makes an auspicious debut but gets caught up in a scandalous affair. Mme. Marchesi: Joan Greenwood. Duc d'Orleans: Philippe Caroit. Charles: Hugo Weaving. Mitchell: Peter Carroll. Lady Armstrong: Googie Withers.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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