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A Dance To The Music Of Time [DVD] [1997] <b>DVD</b> ~ Gillian Barge
5.0 out of 5 stars A stunning success, 17 July 2013
A who's who of English acting tackles the almost impossible task of condesing Anthony Powell's 12 novels into a 4 part television series. Inevitably some of the connections that make the books so fascinating have to be discarded in the interests of dramatic pace. That having been said the resulting production is tour de force particularly in it's representation of literary society in London during the 1920s and 30s.
The decision to change actors for the final part of the series, particularly the Nick Jenkins character is rather disconcerting particularly when others (notably the dreadful Kenneth Widmerpool - rather the awesome Simon Russell-Beal) continue with the same actor throught… Read more