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Granada Television

Overview
Works: 2,249 works in 3,540 publications in 1 language and 65,178 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  History  Television cop shows  Television mini-series  Television series  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Producer, Other, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Granada Television
Prime suspect by Lynda La Plante( Visual )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tennison relocates to the Greater Manchester Police for a stint as a community relations officer at local schools. Later she is assigned the shooting case of a young drug dealer, and she pegs a corrupt local drug lord as the killer. Somehow he stays one step ahead of her investigation. Is he getting inside information?
The jewel in the crown by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beset by the political tension of an unsettled year, Gandhi calls for British removal from India. Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests an Indian news reporter. Daphne Manner arrives from London. Merrick vents his frustrations on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Daphne gives birth. Mildred Layton prepares for her daughter's wedding. The Governor finds out about Merrick's abuse. Sarah is seduced by an officer. Susan delivers a baby boy. Tension mounts over home rule. Merrick is reassigned to Delhi. On the eve of Indian independence, Perron learns of Merrick's death. Before the independence, the Laytons and Perron prepare to return to England, leaving India to it's uncertain future
Prime suspect by Helen Mirren( Visual )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case involves a death in the Afro-Caribbean community that puts Detective Chief Inspector Tennison and the rest of the police force in the middle of racial controversy
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container
Ballet shoes by Sandra Goldbacher( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adopted as babies by the extraordinary Great Uncle Matthew, Pauline, Petrova, and Posy Fossil lead a sheltered life with their guardian, Sylvia, who struggling to make ends meet, is forced to take in lodgers. When the girls are accepted to Ballet school, life becomes a whirl of classes and rehearsals until yet another financial crisis threatens their future
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( Visual )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is late in the Victorian era, and two branches of an upper-crust family--the "good" Forsytes, headed by well-meaning Old Jolyon, and the "bad" Forsytes, headed by crusty barrister James--are at odds, eternally squabbling. The 'saga' focuses on the younger generations - Young Jolyon, Soames, Winifred, June - and their struggles with emotional repression, the rejection of Victorian mores, and the sea changes taking place as a less repressive society emerged. Every family may indeed have its vicissitudes, but few have as many as John Galsworthy's Forsytes
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Zhivago is a poet and surgeon. His life unfolds amidst the Russian Revolution, his guilt over his unfaithfulness to his loyal wife and his obsession with Lara, his muse, who, in turn, is victim to the wants of a powerful official
49 up by Michael Apted( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the Jesuit saying, "Give me a child until he is 7 years old, and I will give you the man," in 1964 Granada Television commissioned a short documentary wherein producers profiled 14 7-year-old children, and loosely speculated on what sort of lives they might lead. It was meant and received as an indictment of the British class system, which seemed most inflexible in 1964. Almost as an afterthought, director Michael Apted--a researcher on the original documentary--returned to profile these same 14 subjects at seven-year intervals. Over the decades, Britain has changed unutterably, the class system has partly melted, and the films themselves have become something else entirely. The "7 up" series has been called the grandfather of reality television, and as a whole reminds viewers what we all know: that every so-called ordinary life is a zone of great drama and tremendous risk
Prime suspect( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is promoted to Detective Superintendent. Includes three 2-hour episodes: The Lost Child, Inner Circles, and The Scent Of Darkness
Painted lady( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a failed suicide attempt Maggie Sheridan is taken in by Sir Charles Stafford and his son Sebastian
Jeeves & Wooster( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection features the five premiere episodes of the series hailed as "irreistible" by critics and beloved by millions of fans worldwide
Island at war( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the little-known stories of WWII is the fate of the Channel Islands, the only part of the British Isles invaded and occupied by the Germans. Tells the story through the eyes of three island families and the German soldiers with whom their lives become interwined
The field by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The field is a plot of land in rural Ireland, rented and tended by an old man. When the owner sells the land to an American developer the old man decides to fight the change, regardless of the cost
The Forsyte saga by Andy Wilson( Visual )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1920s, two decades after the first series ends, the plot follows the courtship of two teenage Forsyte cousins: Fleur and Jon. Fluer, the daughter of Soames and Annette, and Jon, the son of Irene and Jolyon, meet by chance as youngsters; now Irene's son has fallen in love with the daughter of Soames, the man she despises above all others. Fleur and Jon haven't a clue that Soames and Irene were once married, all they know is that the family won't talk. Little do they suspect that their parent's dark secret will turn their nuptial dreams into a Romeo and Juliet ordeal
The up series( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1964 Michael Apted interviewed a group of seven year old children from diverse backgrounds from all over England, asking them about their lives and their dreams for the future. Every seven years, Apted has been back to talk to the same subjects
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sir Charles Baskerville arrives at his family's estate from America, he finds a death threat awaiting him and a curse hanging over the family. He calls in Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to solve the mystery
Far from the madding crowd by Nicholas Renton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncertain of her future but unwilling to sacrifice her freedom, Bathsheba rejects the proposal of Gabriel Oak only to become his employer. Still in love, Gabriel can only watch as Bathsheba flirts with her neighbor, Mr. Boldwood unleashing a passionate obsession within the reserved Boldwood. Both men forsake their hearts, however, upon the arrival of the dashing soldier Frank Troy. Despite being in love with another woman himself, Troy sees a challenge in Bathsheba and sets out to win her
Dinosaur! : tale of an egg( Visual )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From pocket-sized to skyscraper high, meat-eating predators to docile herbivores, the diversity of the dinosaurs ensured their survival, until the earth experienced a devastating climatic change. The birds in your garden may be those dinosaurs
Olga: a film portrait( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biographical study of the Russian gymnast Olga Korbut. Exemplifies the special athletic training received by Russian athletes, the personal determination needed to reach perfection, and the effort needed to remain the best
 
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