Helen Mirren may be best known in America for her Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning roles in The Queen and Elizabeth, respectively, but in the UK she’s been well known for decades. Mirren’s performances in a variety of programs on the BBC have been both brilliant and things of beauty, so BBC video has taken the opportunity to present some of Mirren’s best performances in a DVD set called “Helen Mirren at the BBC.” This set showcases some of Mirren’s best performances from the years 1974 to 1982. For fans of Mirren — and great acting in general — we’re proud to present this giveaway of three complete sets of Helen Mirren at the BBC.
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DVD synopsis: Helen Mirren’s award-winning performances in “The Queen” and “Elizabeth” are merely the capstones of an illustrious 40-year career. Now for the first time, BBC Video presents nine defining TV performances from the early career of this remarkable actress. In productions dating from 1974-1982 and ranging from Bernard Shaw’s “The Apple Cart” to Dennis Potter’s “Blue Remembered Hills,” this collection showcases a young actress already on her way to stardom. Also included is a newly recorded interview with Helen Mirren.