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Hobson's choice [videorecording]

Title
Hobson's choice [videorecording] / presented by Portobello Productions in association with BBC TV ; directed by Tom Gutteridge ; produced by Eric Abraham ; choreography by David Bintley ; music by Paul Reade ; [scenario] based on the play by Harold Brighouse.
Publication
U.K. : distributed by Dance Videos, a division of Dance Books Ltd., c1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (100 min.) : sd., col. PAL; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
Hobson's choice (Choreographic work : Bintley)
Alternative Title
David Bintley's Hobson's choice
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Copyright date given as c1992 on cassette label.
Credits (note)
  • Associate director, David Bintley ; design, Hayden Griffin ; lighting, John B. Read.
Performer (note)
  • Desmond Kelly (Henry Hobson) ; Karen Donovan (Maggie Hobson) ; Sandra Madgwick (Vickey Hobson) ; Chenca Williams (Alice Hobson) ; Joseph Cipolla (Fred Beenstock) ; Stephen Wicks (Albert Prosser) ; Michael O'Hare (Will Mossop) ; Anita Landa (Mrs. Hepworth) ; Anne Marie Little, Gillian MacLaurin, Miyako Yoshida, Tony Fabre, Petter Jacobsson, Kevin O'Hare (Salvation Army) ; David Morse (Jim Heeler) ; Ronald Plaisted (Sam Minns) ; Alain Dubreuil (Mr. Tudsbury) ; Douglas Vardon (Dr. Macfarlane) ; Andrew Allen (bride) ; and others.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5368
Title
Hobson's choice [videorecording] / presented by Portobello Productions in association with BBC TV ; directed by Tom Gutteridge ; produced by Eric Abraham ; choreography by David Bintley ; music by Paul Reade ; [scenario] based on the play by Harold Brighouse.
Imprint
U.K. : distributed by Dance Videos, a division of Dance Books Ltd., c1990.
Credits
Associate director, David Bintley ; design, Hayden Griffin ; lighting, John B. Read.
Performer
Danced by the Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Cast
Desmond Kelly (Henry Hobson) ; Karen Donovan (Maggie Hobson) ; Sandra Madgwick (Vickey Hobson) ; Chenca Williams (Alice Hobson) ; Joseph Cipolla (Fred Beenstock) ; Stephen Wicks (Albert Prosser) ; Michael O'Hare (Will Mossop) ; Anita Landa (Mrs. Hepworth) ; Anne Marie Little, Gillian MacLaurin, Miyako Yoshida, Tony Fabre, Petter Jacobsson, Kevin O'Hare (Salvation Army) ; David Morse (Jim Heeler) ; Ronald Plaisted (Sam Minns) ; Alain Dubreuil (Mr. Tudsbury) ; Douglas Vardon (Dr. Macfarlane) ; Andrew Allen (bride) ; and others.
Performer
Music played by the Orchestra of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, conducted by Barry Wordsworth.
Summary
Three-act story ballet set in Salford, a town in northern England, in 1880. The choreography includes clog dancing by Michael O'Hare in the role of Will Mossop.
Local Subject
Drama and dance.
Added Author
Kelly, Desmond, dancer.
Donovan, Karen, dancer.
Madgwick, Sandra, dancer.
Williams, Chenca, dancer.
Cipolla, Joseph, dancer.
Wicks, Stephen, dancer.
O'Hare, Michael, dancer.
Landa, Anita, dancer.
Little, Anne Marie, dancer.
Yoshida, Miyako, dancer.
Fabre, Tony, dancer.
Jacobsson, Petter, dancer.
O'Hare, Kevin, dancer.
Morse, David, dancer.
Plaisted, Ronald, dancer.
Dubreuil, Alain, dancer.
Wordsworth, Barry. Conductor
Bintley, David, choreographer.
Reade, Paul. Composer
Griffin, Hayden. Designer
Read, John B.
Brighouse, Harold, 1882-1958. Hobson's choice.
Gutteridge, Tom. Director
Abraham, Eric. Producer
Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Portobello Pictures (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Dance Books, Ltd. (London, England)
Added Title
David Bintley's Hobson's choice [videorecording]
Hobson's choice (Choreographic work : Bintley)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5368
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