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Most widely held works by London Weekend Television (Firm)
The ABC murders by Agatha Christie( Visual )

86 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of the impeccably turned-out diminutive Belgian sleuth. With the his razor sharp mind and the aid of the affabel Captain Hastings, Poirot unravels the thorniest cases without mussing a hair of his famously sculpted mustache. Set in the elegance of 1930's England, the series also includes Chief Inspector Japp and Miss Lemon
Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie( Visual )

53 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly woman confides to Poirot that she fears one of her relatives is trying to kill her for her money. He persuades her to disinherit her heirs, but she is murdered anyway
Jane Eyre by Robert Young( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence. Based on the novel of the same title by Charlotte Bronte
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tess Durbeyfield is a luminous beauty who is violated by one man and forsaken by another, but she refuses to remain a victim. Her struggle to endure despite the abandonment of her true love, and despite her desperate attempt to attain happiness, propels Tess toward a tragic end
Upstairs, downstairs by Keith Barron( Visual )

58 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the fourth season of the television program Upstairs downstairs. The aristocratic Bellamy family and their servants deal with the changes caused by the First World War
Poirot by Agatha Christie( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of the impeccably turned-out diminutive Belgian sleuth. With the his razor sharp mind and the aid of the affabel Captain Hastings, Poirot unravels the thorniest cases without mussing a hair of his famously sculpted mustache. Set in the elegance 1930's England, the series also includes Chief Inspector Japp and Miss Lemon
Emily Brontë's wuthering heights by Emily Brontë( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine and Heathcliff share a love that reaches beyond the grave in this faithful adaptation of Emily Bronte's tragic romance
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together with Royal Shakespeare Company actors including Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley, and David Suchet, director John Barton demonstrates how to adapt Elizabethan theater for the modern stage. Barton begins by explicating Shakespeare's verse and prose, speeches and soliloquies, and naturalistic and heightened language to discover the essence of his characters. In the second section, Barton and the actors explore nuance in Shakespearean theater, from evoking irony and ambiguity and striking the delicate balance of passion and profound intellectual thought, to finding new approaches to playing Shakespeare's most controversial creation, Shylock, from The Merchant of Venice
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of an Irish man whose dreams inspired hope, whose words ignited passion, and whose courage forged a nation's destiny
Andy Warhol by Kim Evans( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born Andy Warhola in a bleak Pittsburgh slum, Andy Warhol, called an American Iconographer, became a pop icon himself before his death in 1987. Warhol began his career as a commercial artist, and moved on to producing music and film, and publishing. This documentary includes stock footage, film clips, interviews (both archival and contemporary), and is clearly a homage to the man and his work. Warhol was a man of many concepts and an examination of his work is essential for an understanding of the principles that changed the face of art in the 20th century
Upstairs downstairs by Fay Weldon( Visual )

74 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen episodes from the television series depicting life in the Bellamy household in early twentieth-century England. Focuses on the lives of the aristocratic family, who live upstairs, and their servants downstairs
Toni Morrison( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni Morrison discusses slavery and its legacy and the difficulties of writing about the painful subjects that occur in her novel Beloved
Playing Shakespeare : an actor's guide by John Barton( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together with Royal Shakespeare Company actors including Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley, and David Suchet, director John Barton demonstrates how to adapt Elizabethan theater for the modern stage. Barton begins by explicating Shakespeare's verse and prose, speeches and soliloquies, and naturalistic and heightened language to discover the essence of his characters. In the second section, Barton and the actors explore nuance in Shakespearean theater, from evoking irony and ambiguity and striking the delicate balance of passion and profound intellectual thought, to finding new approaches to playing Shakespeare's most controversial creation, Shylock, from The Merchant of Venice
Upstairs, downstairs( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upstairs downstairs: The saga of the aristocratic Bellamy family and their loyal and lively servants. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household. Thomas & Sarah: After giving notice at 165 Eaton Place, the enterprising Thomas Watkins and Sarah Moffat make a go of it on their own
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How does this world-renowned troupe make classic plays accessible to modern audiences, without compromising the text's integrity? How do actors search Shakespeare's verse for hidden clues to their characters' motivations? How do they balance intellect and passion to make theatre's most famous soliloquies seem fresh? The answers come from Barton and 21 of Britain's finest actors, including Oscar® winners Judi Dench (Shakespeare in Love, Iris), Ben Kingsley (Gandhi, Schindler's List), and Peggy Ashcroft (A Passage to India); Ian McKellen (The Lord of the Rings); Patrick Stewart (X-Men, Star Trek: The Next Generation); and David Suchet (Agatha Christie's Poirot)." -- Publisher's website
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When wealthy Sara Crewe's father dies, she must learn to adjust to a life of poverty, serving the people who once worked for her
Lillie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
Mapp & Lucia( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British humor at its finest! The tale of two formidable ladies as they vie for social supremacy in their provincial 1920s town, which overflows with snootiness, low cunning schemes, and a rivalry that won't end
Leaving home orchestral music in the 20th century : a conducted tour by Simon Rattle by Simon Rattle( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of orchestral music in the 20th century
Jackson Pollock by Kim Evans( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines archival footage of Jackson Pollock's life and work with reminiscences from his contemporaries, and explores the truth and legends surrounding this controversial painter
 
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