Performance

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1991
Performance is a UK television anthology series produced by Simon Curtis for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Twenty-six episodes aired on the BBC from 1991–98, almost all of which were productions of classic and contemporary plays, including... read more

Performance is a UK television anthology series produced by Simon Curtis for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Twenty-six episodes aired on the BBC from 1991–98, almost all of which were productions of classic and contemporary plays, including Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, A Doll's House and Hedda Gabbler by Henrik Ibsen, Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello, King Lear by William Shakespeare, and The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Rattigan.

Original Release

02/22/1991 on BBC

US Release

02/22/1991

Cast

Paul Webster Sir Richard Vernon
Fabio Campo Hal, as a young boy
Charlie Carnochan Hotspur, as a young boy
Tom Curly Prince John, as a young boy
Bev Willis Barnes
Peter-Hugo Daly Gadshill
Margot Leicester Mariana
Paul Bhattacharjee Dr. Bahru
Barbara Hicks Mrs. Pratt
Carsten Norgaard Young Man
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 King Lear Saturday, 21 March 1998
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Directors

Simon Curtis, David Thacker, Nye Heron, Stuart Burge, Patrick Marber, Steve Shill, Bill Bryden, John Caird, Max Stafford-Clark, Lindsay Posner, Harold Pinter, Nicholas Renton, Karel Reisz, Deborah Warner, Katie Mitchell, Howard Davies, David Hugh Jones, Christopher Morahan, Anthony Page, Sheree Folkson, Richard Eyre

Writers

William Shakespeare, Henrik Ibsen, Michael Hastings, Terence Rattigan, Harold Pinter, Una Ellis-Fermor, Patrick Marber, J.B. Priestley, Rodney Ackland, David Thacker, Jim Cartwright, William Rowley, Thomas Middleton, August Strindberg, D.H. Lawrence, Caryl Churchill, Christopher Hampton, Melim Teixeira, Fernanda Lapa, Richard Neville, Ronald Mackenzie, Joan Tindale, Luigi Pirandello, Dennis Potter, Roberto Cossa, Sean O'Casey, Geoffrey Robertson, Arnold Wesker, John Osborne, Richard Eyre

Cast

Paul Webster Sir Richard Vernon
Fabio Campo Hal, as a young boy
Charlie Carnochan Hotspur, as a young boy
Tom Curly Prince John, as a young boy
Bev Willis Barnes
Peter-Hugo Daly Gadshill
Margot Leicester Mariana
Paul Bhattacharjee Dr. Bahru
Barbara Hicks Mrs. Pratt
Carsten Norgaard Young Man
Elizabeth Spriggs Mistress Quickly
Jonathan Firth Prince Hal
Tom Wilkinson Duke Vincentio
Britta Smith Mrs. Henderson
James Ellis The Landlord
Edward Tudor-Pole Jackie Jackson
Ben Walden Black and Tan
Ben Walden Miles
Abigail Cruttenden Clara Browning
Paul Ronan Tommy Owen

Producers

Simon Curtis Executive Producer
Rebecca Eaton Executive Producer
David Snodin Executive Producer
Simon Curtis Producer
Glyn Edwards Producer
Michael Darbon Producer
Ruth S. Mayorcas Producer
June Collins Producer
Annie Castledine Producer
Sue Birtwistle Producer
Robert Cooper Producer
Fiona Finlay Producer
Jane Hawley Producer
Peter Cregeen Producer
Joy Spink Producer
Kevin Loader Producer

Editors

St. John O'Rorke, Phil Southby, Stan Pow, Malcolm Banthorpe, Caroline Bleakley, Ken Pearce, Ian Williams, Judith Robson, Anthony Combes

1999 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
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