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...

The Norman Conquests: Table Manners

“Table Manners,” Part 1 of Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy “The Norman Conquests,” introduces Norman (Tom Conti), whose hopes for romance are unexpectedly dashed. Taking place at a family gathering at a country home, each play covers the same events from different vantage points around the house. Annie: Penelope Wilton. Sarah: Penelope Keith. Reg: Richard Briers. Ruth: Fiona Walker.

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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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