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...

Childhood: A Great Day for Bonzo

First Aired: February 23, 1977

The countryside is the setting of H.E. Bates' "A Great Day for Bonzo." The story focuses on three children who come upon a man preparing to hang himself in a barn. Herbert: Julian Wedgery. Janey: Jennifer Cannock. Biff: Nicholas Callas. Man: Maurice O'Connell.

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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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