Great English Composers: Britten And Handel

  |  Buy to Own: 27/10/2014
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Pair of documentaries by Tony Palmer about two of the greatest English composers of the 20th century. 'Benjamin Britten: A Time There Was...' (1979) is an in-depth portrait of the composer famous for his orchestral showpiece 'The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra'. 'Handel: God Rot Tunbridge Wells' (1985) is a musical television film starring Christopher Bramwell, Dave Griffiths and Trevor Howard as the composer at different stages of his life looking back over his career.