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  • n. Plural form of dramatisation.


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  • Vaguely interesting trivia – Merrison is the only actor to have starred as Holmes in dramatisations of every one of the Doyle stories, Brett having died before the canon was complete.

    Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Moriarty London wgah’nagl fhtagn

  • My son does like her, but he prefers the dramatisations to the full book readings, which I suffer in the interests of him moving on with his novel reading at all.

    Witterings « Tales from the Reading Room

  • There was a shared disappointment, however, about the TV dramatisations of the Mole books – in one of which, Townsend recalled with distaste, all the main characters seemed to be adopting Birmingham accents, unperceived by the Hungarian director.

    Book club, week three: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾

  • At the Southbank Centre, for example, the London Literature Festival has recently run to packed houses for 18 days; its programme also included a live StorySlam, dramatisations of classic texts and a "Litweeter" Festival, curated by the Southbank Centre and Shukla.

    The new wave of literary events

  • Indian politicians have often moved to block screen dramatisations of sensitive historical episodes.

    Sonia Gandhi supporters threaten to sue over 'fictionalised biography'

  • But on the recommendation of Christie's family, Suchet himself went on to be cast as Poirot when ITV began its dramatisations – the first of which, The Adventure Of The Clapham Cook, was screened in January 1989.

    Poirot star David Suchet made a CBE in New Year honours list

  • It has dramatisations of scenes from some of the YA books, and picture book characters popping up and asking questions.


  • It is perhaps strongest with the visuals: the dramatisations, often with CGI, of key incidents are a delight.

    Watchmen and Politics: a film and book review

  • Tim Lucas on Yasuzo Masumura's Red Angel, just out on DVD: "Much as Blind Beast seems shocking to western sensibilities for the dark extremes of erotic fetishism it portrayed onscreen in 1969, this somewhat earlier film contains correspondingly intensive scenes in which bloodsoaked operating theatres are indistinguishable from abattoirs, the gruelling dramatisations of amputations somehow made more horrible by Kobayashi Setsuo's elegant black-and-white Daieiscope cinematography, beautifully preserved in Fantoma's spotless 2.35: 1 anamorphic transfer."

    GreenCine Daily: Sight & Sound. April 07.

  • Looking at them today, there is something twee about them, while the BBC dramatisations in the late 1980s were oddly charmless.

    C. S. Lewis, Philip Pullman and the perils of allegory


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