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The Story of the Costume Drama 

This documentary series looks at the enduring appeal of the British costume drama genre, and features clips and interviews with both the stars and those who worked behind the camera.
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Keeley Hawes ...  Herself - Narrator 5 episodes, 2008
Kathryn Flett Kathryn Flett ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2008
Barbara Flynn ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2008
Michael Grade Michael Grade ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2008
Alex Kingston ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2008
Simon Langton ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2008
Hans Matheson ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2008
Anne Pivcevic Anne Pivcevic ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2008
Charity Wakefield ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2008
James Walton James Walton ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2008
Timothy West ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2008
Paul Annett Paul Annett ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008
John Hurt ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008
Sylvestra Le Touzel ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2008
Sharon Marshall Sharon Marshall ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2008
Bill Paterson ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008
Simon Woods ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008
Susan Wooldridge ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2008
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This documentary series looks at the British costume drama genre, and features clips and interviews with both the stars and those who worked behind the camera. Episode one focuses on the great stories that enthralled England and the world. Episode two discusses the stars who made costume dramas and the costume dramas that made actors into stars. Episode three explores the romance and passion. Episode four focuses on the sets, scenery, makeup, costumes, and little details that go into the dramas. Lastly, in episode five, costume dramas go to war. Written by L. Hamre

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1 November 2008 (UK) See more »

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