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BBC America

Overview
Works: 173 works in 246 publications in 1 language and 12,223 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television comedies  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Documentary films 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by BBC America
David Copperfield by Simon Curtis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The most autobiographical of Dickens' works, David Copperfield often echoes the writer's own life. It tells a moving story of David's journey from birth to maturity, a journey which inextricably links his life with some of Dickens' most colorful and extraordinary families
Great expectations by Julian Jarrold ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vivid adaptation of Charles Dickens' powerful story of a young orphan boy who is released from his apprenticeship by a mysterious benefactor to be educated in London
Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth Clark by Kenneth Clark ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art historian Sir Kenneth Clark presents an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considers to be the crucial phases of its development. This lavish series was hailed as a masterpiece when it was broadcast in 1969
Robin Hood ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robin of Locksley heads home from the Crusades to find his people starving and brutalized under the tyrannical rule of the new Sheriff. Along with trusty companion Much, trickster Allan A. Dale and passionate Will Scarlett, Robin teams up with forest outlaws Little John and Roy, leading his gang to help Nottingham's poor. Robin's ally in Nottingham is Marian, the sweetheart he left behind when he left for the Crusades. The state of England is rotten and Robin and the gang will learn that doing good deeds in Nottingham is a dangerous business indeed
Orphan black ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah is on the run from a bad relationship when a look alike stranger commits suicide right in front of her. Sarah sees a solution to all her problems by assuming the dead woman's identity and clearing out her bank account. Instead, she stumbles into a thriller mystery, and uncovers an earth-shattering secret: she is a clone. She learns there are more like her, genetically identical individuals, nurtured in wildly different circumstances, and someone is trying to kill them off, one by one
Doctor Who ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Time traveller Dr. Who, accompanied by Amy Pond and her husband Rory, save the world by fighting aliens and monsters. In their travels they meet another time traveller known as River Song, who has a mysterious relationship to Amy. This release combines the two halves of series six with the 2010 Christmas Special plus hours of bonus material
Ripper Street [season one] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Haunted by the failure to catch London's most evil killer, Jack the Ripper, Inspector Edmund Reid now heads up the notorious H Division, the toughest police district in the East End. Reid and his men find themselves fighting to uphold justice and the rule of law, always fearing the Ripper is coming back for another reign of terror
Robin Hood ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The world is changing rapidly. The Sheriff of Nottingham has forged a pact with the black knights to kill King Richard. But first, the sheriff wants Robin dead more than ever and sets about catching him with the help of his sister and others. Marian and Edward are placed under house arrest in the castle after Gisborne burns their home to the ground. Now with Marian as castle spy, Robin and his gang can continue to help the people of Nottingham and stay one step ahead of the sheriff and Gisborne. As events begin to turn in favor of the sheriff, suspicion of a spy within Robin's gang becomes evident. Could this change the dynamic of the gang or tear them apart for good?"--Container
Clatterford ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sal's husband dies suddenly of a heart attack, Sal and her best friend, Tip try to find some fun among the knitting and cake-baking of The Ladies' Guild in the small West Country town of Clatterford St. Mary. The Guild members are certainly an eccentric bunch: leader Eileen, who takes her position--and chains--very seriously; cheese-mad Rose (or Margaret, depending on whether she's taken her medication); Delilah Stagg of the loose false teeth and orange tights; rock star mother Caroline who, when not horse riding or dining at Madonna's, is always on the lookout for somebody to do the school run; Queenie, a crossing guard in search of some traffic; and Kate, the local grievance group visitor, still wallowing in widowhood
Whitechapel the Ripper returns ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The streets of Whitechapel are awash with blood. A murderer stalks the night, picking off vulnerable women and leaving them brutally butchered. The locals live in fear and the police remain clueless, with no motive, no evidence, and no hope of catching this barbaric killer. Assigned to the case is fast-tracked DI Chandler, a novice in the business of murder, an expert in the politics of policing and three-day courses
The Mrs. Bradley mysteries by Gladys Mitchell ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mrs. Bradley solves the most complicated crimes with a sly combination of charm, intelligence, and wit
The state within ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tightly plotted conspiracy thriller about the limits of diplomacy in a world where government has abdicated responsibility for war
Wire in the blood ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Tony Hill is a clinical psychiatrist whose extraordinary understanding of the criminal mind has been an invaluable asset to the police. Working alongside Bradfield's new detective inspector, Alex Fielding, Tony profiles and tracks down vicious killers in Northern England
Wire in the blood ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Tony Hill is a clinical psychiatrist with an extraordinary understanding of the criminal mind. Working alongside Detective Inspector Alex Fielding, Dr. Hill profiles and tracks down vicious killers in Northern England
Doctor who ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second half of the hugely popular sixth season of Doctor Who! promises new thrills, new monsters, and an unbelievable climax, thrilling beyond all time and space!
Copper ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loyalties will be bought and sold as Detective Kevin Corcoran struggles to tame a lawless New York City
The Mrs. Bradley mysteries ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mrs. Bradley, with her trusty chauffeur George, arrives at Chayning Court for the engagement party of her god-daughter, Eleanor Bing. Later that evening, Eleanor's fiance is found dead in the bath. The police are called in and conclude that his death was nothing more than a tragic accident, but Mrs. Bradley is not satisfied. She launches her own investigation, using her prodigious charm and wit to help the local police catch a killer
Clatterford ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in a small West Country town, Jennifer Saunders' enchanting comedy follows the continuing exploits of ex-practice nurse Sal Vine and the memorable, and not a little eccentric, members of the local Guild"--Container
Burton and Taylor by Richard Laxton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor had one of the most fascinating, glamorous and tempestuous relationships of the 20th century - the two most famous movie stars of their day who played out every high and low of their love affairs, multiple marriages and divorces right in the public eye. The movie follows their private and public relationship played out against their ill-fated appearance in a 1983 revival of Noel Coward's stage play. Tempestuous, funny, and dripping with diamonds
Jekyll by Douglas MacKinnon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new Dr. Jekyll has an old problem: Mr. Hyde. But they have a deal, a body share, and an impossible life is somehow lived. What Hyde doesn't know is that Jekyll is married. There's a wife and two children that Dr. Jekyll will do anything to protect from his dark side. What neither of them know is an ancient organization is monitoring their every move, and a plan over a century in the making is coming to fruition. The return of Dr. Jekyll is no accident
 
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BBC Worldwide Ltd. BBC America
British Broadcasting Corporation America
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