Most widely held works about Yorkshire Television
Most widely held works by Yorkshire Television
The old man and the sea ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Story of a Cuban fisherman who becomes locked in a struggle with a giant marlin in the Gulf Stream.
Touch of frost. Season 1 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
An old-fashioned, gritty detective show based in England. This brash policeman follows his moral compass, shows compassion for the common man and always solves the case. Starring David Jason, who is regarded as the most popular actor on British TV.
Flambards ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Christina is sent to live with her domineering, crippled Uncle Russell and her cousins Mark and William at 'Flambards', a rambling, decaying mansion in England in the early 1900's.
China rising ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of China with archival footage and interviews. Part 1 traces history from the 1920s onwards. Part 2 looks at the conflict between the Communist Party and the Nationalist Party, and the founding of the People's Republic of China. Part 3 describes the Cultural Revolution and modern China under the open-door policy.
The darling buds of May ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
It's the 1950's and Sidney "Pop" Larkin has managed to avoid paying taxes for practically his entire working life. He embarks on a number of ill-fated entrepreneurial ventures and his daughter causes more than one head to turn with her flirtatious ways. But the flamboyant Larkins are thoroughly devoted to each other in good times and bad.
Dickens of London ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
While on tour in America, Charles Dickens recalls the moments that shaped his life. From his penniless childhood in Chatham and London during the 1820s to the unprecedented success he later enjoyed on both sides of the Atlantic, he traces his extraordinary experiences which influenced many of his greatest works.
A touch of Frost. Season 3 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
David Jason is Detective Inspector Jack Frost, a policeman with a knack for attracting trouble. Set in the dreary town of Denton, Frost approaches each case with his characteristic dry wit and sense of moral justice.
My Uncle Silas ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Drama set in pre-World War I England. Ten year old Edward (Prospero) goes to the countryside to spend the summer with his lovable Uncle Silas (Finney), who is described by his adult relatives as "a drunkard, sinner, non-conformist lecher."
A touch of Frost. Season 6 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Award-winning British actor, David Jason, is Jack Frost, a no-nonsense detective whose unorthodox methods fuel the tension between him and his superiors. Includes: Appendix Man, One Man's Meat, Private Lives, and Keys to the Car.
A touch of Frost. Seasons 11 & 12 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Set in the dreary town of Denton, Frost approaches each case with his characteristic dry wit and a sense of moral justice. Contains Seasons 11 and 12.
A touch of frost. Season 4 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
David Jason returns as Frost for a fourth series of this immensely popular detective series.
A touch of Frost. Season 5 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Award-winning British actor David Jason is Jack Frost, a no-nonsense detective whose unorthodox methods fuel the tension between him and his superiors.
A touch of frost. Season 2 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
One of Britain's most successful detective series starring award-winning actor David Jason as Detective Inspector Jack Frost, a policeman with a knack for attracting trouble.
A touch of Frost. Season 13 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Detective Jack Frost is called to investigate when a couple return from holiday to find the body of a complete stranger in their bed. He also becomes involved in a murder inquiry and uncovers a crime ring involved in the importing of endangered species and illegal animal goods.
The Brontës of Haworth ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Drinks, drugs, unhappy love affairs, premature death: their own life stories were more tragic than the stories they wrote. Enter the world of the Brontë sisters, who poured out their frustrations, failures and personal tragedies in their classic works. Recreates the Victorian Era of Charlotte, Emily, Anne and their brother, Branwell, who retreated from life on the Yorkshire moors into a more complex fantasy world. Hoping for fame and success, their combined talents brought them anything but a happy ending.
The attic the hiding of Anne Frank ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
During the World War II Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Miep Gies risks everything she has to hide two Jewish families in the attic over the office where she works.
The Beiderbecke affair ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
It never occurs to Trevor that dishy blondes don't usually sell jazz records door-to-door. He orders a set of Bix Beiderbecke LPs but receives the wrong items. While trying to locate the missing music, he and his girlfriend, Jill, stumble upon black market goods in a church basement, secret meetings in a parking lot. They find corruption at the highest levels. Helping them out are a couple of friends, an overzealous police officer, an elderly snoop, and a town planner with a drawer full of incriminating files.
The Shakespeare mystery ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Presents the thesis that the plays attributed to William Shakespeare were written by Edward De Vere, the Earl of Oxford.
Penn & Teller's magic and mystery tour ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Penn and Teller tour China, Egypt, and India witnessing astounding feats of magic, and searching for the history and origins of magic and the profession of magician.
A Touch of Frost. Season 2 ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Four episodes of the very popular British detective series, with Detective Inspector Jack Frost, a policeman with a knack for trouble. Set in the town of Denton, Frost approaches each case with his characteristic dry wit and a sense of moral justice.
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