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When Pepys, the Purcells, and Pelham are climbing the stairs to view the fire, Pepys is speaking lines from his diary entry of 2 September 1666. See more »

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One shot shows a stagehand turning a winch to lift Mary Tudor when she's playing Cupid. When she's being lowered, a shot shows the stagehand turning the winch in the same direction as previously. See more »

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Charles II: Doomsday, my lord Shaftesbury, we shall see whose ass is blackest.
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References Amadeus (1984) See more »

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King Arthur: Fairest Isle
Music by Henry Purcell
Performed by Lynne Dawson with English Baroque Soloists
Conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
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Unusual to see Michael in this role
24 December 1999 | by (Brisbane Australia) – See all my reviews

Although Michael Ball trained as an actor, he is best known for his leading roles in musicals such as Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and Aspects of Love in London & Broadway. It was very unusual (and very pleasant)to see him in this different role. Although he does not sing in this movie, I enjoyed it very much. The costumes were lovely. I also enjoyed seeing Simon Callow in his role as I really enjoyed his acting in "4 weddings and funeral".


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