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...

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A Month in the Country

First Aired: November 15, 1978

Lynn Seymour and Anthony Dowell with the Royal Ballet in Sir Frederick Ashton's "A Month in the Country," based on the Turgenev play and set to Chopin music. The ballet is set at a Russian country estate where the arrival of a young tutor (Dowell) disrupts the emotional stability of the household. Natalia: Lynn Seymour. Kolia: Graham Fletcher. Vera: Denise Nunn. Katia: Marguerite Porter. Rakitin: Derek Rencher. Yslaev: Davide Drew.

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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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