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Thames Television, ltd

Works: 1,720 works in 3,173 publications in 2 languages and 48,150 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Motion pictures  Television adaptations  Children's films  Television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Distributor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Thames Television, ltd
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

30 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
The world at war by ltd Thames Television( Visual )

41 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container
The Kennedys by Mass.) WGBH (Television station : Boston( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage to explore the building of the Kennedy legend. Documents the political ascendency of the family headed by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and discusses the influence of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., on the careers of his sons
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a shipwreck, twin siblings Viola and Sebastian wash up on the shores of Illyria. Viola, disguised as a man named Cesario, takes up service with the Duke Orsino, who is madly in love with the Lady Olivia. But Olivia is in mourning over her brother's death, so Orsino sends Cesario over as an emissary of love, except that Olivia falls for Viola!
Nixon( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unprecedented three-hour program chronicles the life and career of Richard Milhous Nixon. It is a story of power--how it was gained, used, abused and lost by one of the most influential and controversial figures of the postwar era; it explores the fateful combination of strengths and weaknesses that propelled Nixon to the presidency and then brought him down
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two by John Mortimer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole, a London criminal defense lawyer
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy of the conflict between parent and child, pride and wisdom, expectation and fulfillment
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent version of the sweeping saga that tells the story of a young Jewish nobleman who leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself and his people, as he learns to fight, love, hate and, finally, forgive
The flame trees of Thika by Roy Baker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her parents journey to the unspoiled wilderness of East Africa in 1913 where they struggle to transform a rugged plot of land into a farm
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eileen Atkins' one-woman stage performance recreates Virginia Woolf's talk to the women of Girton College, Cambridge. A call to women to declare their independence, talent and freedom to write, think, love and labor, and to control their own destinies, yet realize necessary communion on all levels between men and women
The longest hatred a revealing history of anti-semitism by WGBH Educational Foundation and Thames Telelvision( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces anti-Semitism from its earliest manifestations in antiquity to the recent ominous outbreaks in Germany, Russia, and elsewhere
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wind in the willows: Follow the adventures of Mr. Toad along with his friends, Badger, Rat, and Mole
Look back in anger by John Osborne( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jimmy Porter, an angry young man with a college education and a dead-end job. Feeling trapped by his circumstances, his squalid post-war flat, and spurred on by self-pity, Porter lashes out against his wife, Allison, his lover, Helena, and his business partner, Cliff. Fierce, funny, and cathartic, John Osborne's classic 'kitchen sink' drama as directed by Academy Award winner Judi Dench is a masterpiece of ensemble acting"--Container
Thomas & friends by Michael Angelis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas the Tank engine is back with his friends for more exciting stories from the Island of Sodor. Join in on the trick Stuart plays on Duke and see how an elephant leaves Henry all washed up. Don't miss another fun-filled adventure with Thomas and his friends
Five stories of an hour( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four dramatic renditions of Kate Chopin's "Story of an hour", first her original story, then other writers' variations on her original theme. Followed by some history and biographical information on Kate Chopin
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gentle streets of fair Verona, a clash of servants between the warring Montagues and Capulets sets the wheels of fate in motion. At a masked ball, the lovelorn Romeo spies the beautiful Juliet and the two soon fall madly in love, only to feel despair once their true identities are revealed. Matters worsen when Romeo slays Tybalt, a nephew of the Capulets, and is banished from the city. Only the intervention of a loyal friar and nurse can right the course of true love. But a rush to judgment spells the end of the young lovers' earthly union
Rumpole of the Bailey( Visual )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part lawyer, part detective, Horace Rumpole solves twenty cases. Character created by John Mortimer
The Agatha Christie hour( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In these stories, lesser-known Christie heroes and heroines solve crimes of the heart as well as puzzling cases of larceny and murder. With just the right mix of danger and deception, romance and revenge, innocence and intrigue, these classic adaptations are Christie at her best"--Container
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Siegfried sees a swan on the lake who turns into the enchanted princess Odette. She can only be saved by the true love of another. This the Prince promises her, but he is tricked by a wicked magician who disguises his daughter as the swan-maiden. Siegfried and his love leap to their death thus destroying the evil power of the magician
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspenseful dramatisation of the real-life adventures of Agent ST-I, aka Sidney Reilly, the inspiration behind Ian Fleming's James Bond. Shot in glorious period detail, one heart-pulsing mission after another captures the arc of Reilly's brilliant career. From stealing top-secret Russian oil information to a near overthrow of the Bolshevik Revolution to his final capture by Stalin's forces in 1918, Reilly's exploits are at times so daring and reckless it's hard to believe it's history and not fiction
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The world at warThe KennedysNixonRumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and twoKing LearBen-Hur a tale of the ChristLook back in angerRomeo & Juliet