Great English Composers: Purcell And Britten

24/11/2014
  |  Buy to Own: 24/11/2014
  |  153 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Pair of programmes by Tony Palmer about two of the greatest English composers of the 20th century. 'England, My England' (1995) is an historical drama starring Michael Ball as Henry Purcell and Simon Callow as Charles II. 'Benjamin Britten and His Festival' (1967) gives a behind-the-scenes look at the festival co-founded by Britten, the Aldeburgh Festival.