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Granada Media (Firm)

Works: 895 works in 1,054 publications in 3 languages and 29,225 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  Television comedies  Television series  Juvenile works  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Granada Media (Firm)
Inspector Lewis( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home from a two-year assignment in the British Virgin Islands, Inspector Robert Lewis, protégé of the legendary Inspector Morse, returns to Oxford, England in the series pilot, where he is teamed with a brilliant new partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway and is trying to prove himself to his dubious new boss while rebuilding his life after the hit-and-run death of his wife
Quidam by Cirque du Soleil( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The feature presentation, Quidam, was recorded live during a performance in Amsterdam (approx. 90 min.) The short film Full circle (approx. 23 min.) explores the creation of Quidam, with behind-the-scenes footage of rehearsals and interviews with director Franco Dragone, choreographer Debra Brown, costumer Dominique Lemieux, and artists. A baroque odyssey (approx. 56 min.) recounts the history of Cirque du Soleil from its founding through the changes inspired by its international success. Includes interviews with founder Guy Laliberté, artistic director Gilles Ste-Croix, director Franco Dragone, artists and management personnel, and footage from performances of Mystère, Saltimbanco, Le cirque reinventé, Nouvelle experience, and Alegria. Interviewees discuss the purpose and philosophy of Cirque du Soleil, the creative process involved in creating shows, and circus life
Inspector Lewis by Kevin Whately( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the death in 2000 of his eponymous mentor in Inspector Morse, Sergeant Lewis was promoted to Inspector and took a two-year sabbatical in the British Virgin Isles. Newly widowed, he now returns to Oxford and soon finds himself in charge of his own murder case. But it is notes that Morse made on an earlier case which help Lewis solve his case
The last detective( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Underdog detective 'Dangerous' Davies toils at a small London police station, where his slicker colleagues taunt him and his boss calls him the last detective he would put on a big case. That makes it all the sweeter when he cracks the big ones anyway
Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and unresolved jealousies that lead to murder. Nemesis: Miss Marple receives a request from an old friend, the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel, to investigate a possible crime. The only direction he leaves her is to look for clues on a mystery bus tour. At Bertram's Hotel: Revisiting a glamorous London hotel that she remembers fondly from her girlhood, Miss Marple finds that nothing has changed, including the atmosphere of danger beneath its highly polished veneer. Ordeal by Innocence: Miss Marple is invited to a wedding of her former housemaid Gwenda, and her fiancé Leo Argyle. Leo's grown children and family are still reeling from the murder of their mother and the execution of their brother Jacko for the crime. A stranger arrives who exonerates Jacko, leading all to realize that the real murderer is still in their midst
Rosemary & Thyme( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stunning locations at home and abroad provide the backdrop for this hit British mystery series. From their former careers as a university plant biologist and a police officer, Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme bring unique investigative talents to their horticultural and human mysteries. Their unobtrusive presence in the garden gives them unique access to secrets other detectives might miss--and that murderers would rather not reveal
Father Brown( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A devout Catholic priest freelances as a private investigator in rural England during the 1920s. When it comes to amateur detective work, don't let this priest's absent-minded air and penchant for an occasionsl tipple fool you. His kindly eyes pick up clues that professionals usually miss, and his keen understanding of human nature lets him search men's souls for motives
The last detective( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beleaguered by life and belittled by his colleagues, "Dangerous" Davies (Peter Davison, Doctor Who, All Creatures Great and Small) cracks four all-new cases in the detective series that has delighted legions of loyal fans. These newest full-length mysteries find Davies still slogging along in the Willesden constabulary, with promotion no more than a pipe dream. He's still sharing a flat with Mod (Sean Hughes, The Commitments), the oddest of odd ducks. And he's still trying to rekindle a romantic spark with his estranged wife, Julie (Emma Amos). On the job, Dangerous always gets the cases no one else wants and no one notices when he eventually succeeds
The Ruth Rendell mysteries( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't be too careful: As a single woman, Della Galway values double-locked doors and a bolted gate. Security measures don't fit the lifestyle of her new flatmate, however, so Della takes extra precautions
The Ruth Rendell mysteries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanity dies hard: In the town of Salstead, the lives of two friends seem to take different trajectories. Wealthy, aging Alice Fielding finally finds happiness with a much-younger husband, while widowed Nesta Drage plunges near poverty when her business fails. After Nesta mysteriously disappears, Alice vows to find her--and discovers a tangled web of secrets among those she trusted most
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple during a chance encounter on a train. However, when Miss Pinkerton herself dies, Miss Marple believes it was no accident. The Do it with Mirrors: Miss Marple's old friend Carrie-Louise has always had a soft heart for charitable causes. This time it's juvenile criminals lodged in a reformatory on her estate. Murder and mystery follow needing Miss Marple's sleuthing skills. Why Didn't they Ask Evans? A dying man's last words turn young Bobby Attfield into an amateur detective. With the help of two assistants, socialite Frankie Derwent and Jane Marple, he sets out to solve the riddle they pose
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious American millionaire whose efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy
A touch of Frost by David Jason( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member 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 ABC murders by Agatha Christie( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belgium sleuth Hercule Poirot untangles a baffling mystery of a murderer who announces his next victims through a series of letters each addressed to the detective himself
Death in the clouds( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless blackmailer is killed on board a plane full of likely suspects. Unfortunate for the culprit, Belgium sleuth Hercule Poirot is also on board
The Grand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the most opulent hotel in Manchester, England, during the decadent Roaring '20s, The Grand is more than a building. It's a nexus for schemes, scandals, romance and intrigue. For owner John Bannerman, The Grand symbolizes a tradition of luxury and elegance begun by his father. For Marcus Bannerman, it becomes a risky investment and a way to entice his brother's wife into bed. And for the maids and porters employed there, it represents a possible escape from their hardscrabble pasts-- and an endless source of backstairs gossip
A rather English marriage by Paul Seed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two recently-widowed men come to terms with the deaths of their wives. Reggie Conyngham-Jervis is a wealthy ex-fighter pilot. Roy Southgate is a retired milkman. Both are widowed on the same night. Now this 'odd couple' decide to overlook their differences and move in together. At first the two become friends, until their unlikely relationship is threatened by the arrival of Liz Franks, an alluring woman with a hidden agenda
The return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes, the world's most famous detective, and his trusted companion Dr. Watson pursue and solve mysteries in a variety of locations throughout England
Pocoyo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the fun-loving and friendly toddler as he plays with his friends Loula the Puppy, Pato the Duck, Sleepy Bird, and Elly the big pink elephant in many exciting adventures that will have preschoolers jumping, dancing, and laughing along with Pocoyo
Father Brown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Brown is a seemingly distracted and even a bit dotty priest. He always manages to confound criminals with his keen observations and inescapable logic. He prefers to go unnoticed, dismissed as irrelevant. That is until the moment of truth arrives and he unravels the most devious criminal schemes
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