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British Broadcasting Corporation Television Service

Overview
Works: 9,498 works in 20,736 publications in 3 languages and 319,163 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Historical television programs  Television plays  Action and adventure films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, Contributor, Copyright holder, Originator, Distributor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about British Broadcasting Corporation
Publications by British Broadcasting Corporation
Most widely held works by British Broadcasting Corporation
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( visu )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,182 libraries worldwide
Sense and sensibility: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love?
Planet Earth : the complete series by David Attenborough( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,131 libraries worldwide
"Captures rare action, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures. From the highest mountains to the deepest rivers, [the program] takes you to places you've never been to experience sights and sounds never before captured on film. Prepare to be overwhelmed by the beauty and majesty of 'Planet Earth'"--Container
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
61 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,118 libraries worldwide
This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 2,016 libraries worldwide
"At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward, yet more people become embroiled in the furious legal battle, including the proud Lady Dedlock, who finds herself persecuted by the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, then hunted by the determined Inspector Bucket, one of the first detectives to appear in English literature. A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core ..."--Container
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
48 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,997 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Macbeth
The Lion, the witch & the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( visu )
33 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,671 libraries worldwide
Two brothers and two sisters cross through an enchanted wardrobe closet into the magical world of Narnia, the land of talking animals and mythical creatures. They discover that Narnia is under the evil power of the White Witch, who brings eternal winter to the land. It is up to the children to join the noble Aslan to bring springtime and happiness back to Narnia
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( visu )
30 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( visu )
39 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( visu )
51 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 1,402 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's play The merchant of Venice
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis( visu )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 1,399 libraries worldwide
Disc 1: Two brothers and two sisters find that an old wardrobe magically transports them into the world of Narnia, a land of talking animals and mythical creatures. They discover that Narnia is under the evil power of the White Witch, who has kept the land in eternal winter and has turned all her enemies to stone. Disc 2: Narnia is later ruled by corrupt King Miraz, and his nephew calls upon the children to help defeat his uncle and restore the land to its former glory. Years later, two of the children are sent back to assist the nephew on a voyage. Disc 3: After many years, a return visit to Narnia finds King Caspian old and frail, and the children embark on a perilous journey through enchanted lands of giants and witches to find the vanished Prince Rilian and bring him home
Middlemarch by George Eliot( visu )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 1,376 libraries worldwide
Based on George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch is set in early nineteenth century England and charts the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the town as it divides its population into two opposing factions: the conservatives and the liberals
Oedipus the King by Sophocles( visu )
56 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,345 libraries worldwide
The play tells the beginning of the Oedipus saga, setting the stage and creating the characters who will continue the story to its conclusion in Antigone. Oedipus the King recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs
Ballet shoes by Sandra Goldbacher( visu )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 1,305 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
Auschwitz : inside the Nazi state ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
"'Auschwitz: inside the Nazi state' is the result of three years of research, drawing on the close involvement of world experts, recently discovered documents and nearly 100 interviews with camp survivors and perpetrators, many of whom are speaking on the record for the first time. Their stories are brought to life through the innovative use of archive footage, dramatic recreations of key ... moments, and their ... testimony"--Container label
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Anne Collins( visu )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
Follows Precious Ramotste, a recently bereaved woman, as she sets up the only woman-run Private Detective Agency in Botswana and her attempts to get it off the ground. She gets help from Grace Makutsi, her new secretary, and Mr. JLB Matekoni, the owner and super mechanic of the wonderful Speedy Motors. Mma Ramotste takes on cases, meets many new people who need her help - from a woman who thinks the man who has turned up at her door is not her father, to another lady who has a boyfriend who may or may not be faithful to her
The silver chair by C. S Lewis( visu )
31 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
Welcome to the enchanted world of Narnia, a land of great danger and noble adventure. The BBC and Home Vision Entertainment are proud to present this epic tale of good vs. evil by legendary author, C.S. Lewis, in a DVD entertaining for the whole family. On the run from bullies at school, Eustace and his friend, Jill, suddenly find themselves in Narnia. Prince Rilian, son of the old and frail King Caspian, has disappeared mysteriously. Aslan, the Great Lion, sends the children on a dangerous quest through treacherous lands of witches and giants to locate the Prince, only heir to the Narnian throne. But the Emerald Witch who rules the underworld will ensure bringing him home is no easy feat. - Container
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Decidedly uppercrust detective Lynley and his partner Havers endure a marriage made at police headquarters. Lynley is suave, sophisticated, and the eighth Earl of Asherton. Havers is rumpled, resentful, and working class -with an inborn dislike of the highborn. Despite their differences, the sleuths evolve into a potent team, employing their cunning, intuition, and street smarts to unravel some of the most heinous - and suspenseful - crimes
 
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Alternative Names
B.B.C.-T.V.
B.B.C. Television
BBC television
BBC Television company
BBC Television London
BBC Television Service
BBC-TV
BBC 텔레비전
BBCTV
BBCTV (British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service)
Телебачення BBC
تلویزیون بی‌بی‌سی
英國廣播公司電視
英国放送協会のテレビ放送
Languages
English (465)
Chinese (1)
Hebrew (1)
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