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Title Still life at the Penguin Cafe [videorecording] / choreography by David Bintley ; producer, Katya Krausova ; directed by Keith Beckett and David Bintley ; a Portobello production in association with RM Arts and Thames Television. The Penguin Cafe Orchestra / director, Andy Harries ; producer, Paul Tickell.

Imprint [Germany] : Arthaus Musik, [2008?]


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 GDL Brand Library DVD  New Shelf  EB JEFF SLP J93DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([23] p. ; 18 cm)
Note The Penguin Cafe Orchestra was broadcast as part of the South Bank Show series ; lacks the original credits & introduction by Melvyn Bragg.
A documentary broadcast in 1987; copyright held by LWT, and a ballet broadcast in 1989.
Credits Music by Simon Jeffes ; (Still life) introduction narrator, Jeremy Irons, Royal Ballet ; cameraman, John Chapman ; editor, Graham Hutchings (Penguin Cafe Orchestra) cameramen, Dave Taylor, Phil Lofthouse ; editor, Graham Sisson ; edited & presented by Melvyn Bragg.
Performer Penguin Cafe Orchestra ; The Royal Ballet ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ; conductor, Isaiah Jackson.
Summary The Penguin Cafe Orchestra which, in the words of Simon Jeffres, caters for an audience "capable of enjoying Wilson Picket, Beethoven, the Rolling Stones, choral music from West Africa, Bach" and others. Includes both a ballet set to Jeffes's music, in performance with the Royal Ballet, and a documentary about the Orchestra.
System Details DVD, all regions, full screen (4:3) presentation ; PCM stereo.
Language English, French, German or Spanish menu screens, optional English, French, German or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Penguin Cafe Orchestra.
Musicians -- Interviews.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Filmed ballets.
Concert films.
Biographical television programs.
Added Author Irons, Jeremy, 1948- Narrator.
Bintley, David. Director. Choreographer.
Krausova, Katya. Producer.
Beckett, Keith. Director.
Harries, Andy. Director.
Tickell, Paul. Producer.
Jeffes, Simon. Composer. Interviewee.
Jeffes, Simon. Still life at the Penguin Café.
Penguin Cafe Orchestra.
Royal Ballet.
Portobello Pictures (Firm)
RM Arts (Firm)
Thames Television, ltd.
London Weekend Television (Firm.
Arthaus Musik (Firm)
Added Title Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Still life at the Penguin Café (Choreographic work : Bintley)
Standard No. 807280213393
Music No. 102 133 Arthaus Musik

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