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The Borgias (1981 TV series)

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The Borgias is a British television drama serial produced by the BBC in 1981, in association with the Second Network of the Italian broadcaster RAI. [1]

20 relations: Adolfo Celi, Alfred Burke, Anne-Louise Lambert, Barbara Shelley, BBC, BBC Two, Brideshead Revisited (TV serial), Cesare Borgia, I, Claudius (TV series), Italy, John Prebble, Ken Taylor (scriptwriter), Lucrezia Borgia, Mark Shivas, Oliver Cotton, Pope Alexander VI, RAI, Sicily, Television in the United Kingdom, 2 Entertain.

Adolfo Celi

Adolfo Celi (27 July 1922 – 19 February 1986) was an Italian film actor and director.

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Alfred Burke

Alfred Burke (28 February 1918 – 16 February 2011) was an English actor, best known for his portrayal of Frank Marker in the drama series Public Eye, which ran on television for ten years.

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Anne-Louise Lambert

Anne-Louise Lambert (born 21 August 1956) (also credited as Anne Lambert) is an Australian actress whose acting career began with her role in Number 96 in 1973.

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Barbara Shelley

Barbara Shelley (born Barbara T. Kowin; 13 February 1932) is a retired English film and television actress.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

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Brideshead Revisited (TV serial)

Brideshead Revisited is a 1981 British television serial starring Jeremy Irons and Anthony Andrews.

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Cesare Borgia

Cesare Borgia (Catalan:; César Borja,; 13 September 1475 – 12 March 1507), Duke of Valentinois, was an Italian condottiero, nobleman, politician, and cardinal with Aragonese origin, whose fight for power was a major inspiration for The Prince by Machiavelli.

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I, Claudius (TV series)

I, Claudius is a 1976 BBC Television adaptation of Robert Graves' I, Claudius and Claudius the God.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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John Prebble

John Edward Curtis Prebble, FRSL, OBE,(23 June 1915 – 30 January 2001) was an English journalist, novelist, documentarian and popular historian.

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Ken Taylor (scriptwriter)

Kenneth Heywood Taylor FRSA (10 November 1922, Bolton, Lancashire – 17 April 2011, Cornwall) was an Award-winning English screenwriter, credited as Ken Taylor.

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Lucrezia Borgia

Lucrezia Borgia (Lucrècia Borja; 18 April 1480 – 24 June 1519) was an Italian noblewoman of the House of Borgia who was the daughter of Pope Alexander VI and Vannozza dei Cattanei.

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Mark Shivas

Mark Shivas (24 April 1938 – 11 October 2008) was a British television producer, film producer and executive.

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Oliver Cotton

Oliver Charles Cotton (Born 20 June 1944) is an English actor, comedian and playwright, known for his prolific work on stage, TV and film.

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Pope Alexander VI

Pope Alexander VI, born Rodrigo de Borja (de Borja, Rodrigo Lanzol y de Borja; 1 January 1431 – 18 August 1503), was Pope from 11 August 1492 until his death.

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RAI – Radiotelevisione italiana S.p.A. (commercially styled Rai; known until 1954 as Radio Audizioni Italiane is the national public broadcasting company of Italy, owned by the Ministry of Economy and Finance. The RAI operates many DVB and Sat television channels and radio stations, broadcasting via digital terrestrial transmission (15 television and 7 radio channels nationwide) and from several satellite platforms. It is the biggest television broadcaster in Italy and competes with Mediaset, and other minor television and radio networks. The RAI has a relatively high television audience share of 33.8%. RAI broadcasts are also received in neighboring countries, including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, Slovenia, Vatican City, Switzerland, and Tunisia, and elsewhere on cable and satellite. Sometimes Rai 1 was received even further in Europe via Sporadic E until the digital switch off in July 2012. Half of the RAI's revenues come from broadcast receiving licence fees, the rest from the sale of advertising time Retrieved on 2007-10-10 Italian Ministry of Communications, Retrieved on 2007-10-10. In 1950, the RAI became one of the 23 founding broadcasting organizations of the European Broadcasting Union.

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Sicily (Sicilia; Sicìlia) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Television in the United Kingdom

Television in the United Kingdom started in 1936 as a public service which was free of advertising.

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2 Entertain

2 Entertain (stylised as 2 | entertain) is a British video and music publisher formed by the merger of BBC Video and Video Collection International in 2005.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Borgias_(1981_TV_series)

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