CBC Drama Special

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Episodes

CBC Drama Special Much Ado About Nothing

Love, they say, is blind, and so it certainly seems in this sunny romantic comedy of misleading appearances, mistaken identities and deceptions both playful and perverse. As Beatrice and Benedick, old antagonists in the skirmishes of the heart, wage their "merry war" of witty insults, the villainous Don John plots to destroy a rival's happiness. But the Don has reckoned ...
  • 1988
  • 02:21:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC Drama Special Twelfth Night

Set in Illyria, a mythical state ruled by Duke Orsino (Colm Feore), Viola (Seana McKenna) and her twin brother Sebastian (Ernest Harrop) are shipwrecked off Illyria's coast, each believing the other has drowned. Disguising herself as a boy, Viola takes the name Cesario and enters the service of the Duke. She is sent to woo the Countess Olivia (Maria Ricossa) ...
  • 1986
  • 02:23:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC Drama Special The Four Seasons

Set to Vivaldi's celebrated score, this dynamic ballet stars National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer Rex Harrington and dancers Chan Hon Goh, Greta Hodgkinson, Martine Lamy, Jeremy Ransom and Victoria Bertram. From the exuberance and vigour of youth in "Spring" to the resignation and compassion of old age in "Winter", James Kudelka's constantly surprising choreography garnered critical international raves.
  • 2000
  • 00:47:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013