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Thames Television, ltd

Works: 1,675 works in 2,664 publications in 1 language and 48,379 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Television plays  Excerpts 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Publications about Thames Television, ltd
Publications by Thames Television, ltd
Most widely held works about Thames Television, ltd
Most widely held works by Thames Television, ltd
The world at war by ltd Thames Television( visu )
33 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,737 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 Phillip Whitehead( visu )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,584 libraries worldwide
Uses extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage to explore the building of the Kennedy legend. Documents the political ascendancy 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 1,244 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
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( visu )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,166 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy where order is restored, evil punished, and all who deserve it, live happily ever after
Nixon ( visu )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 993 libraries worldwide
Covers the span of Richard M. Nixon's political life from his early political career to his resignation from the presidency
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear rages against a fearsome storm. Can a man undo his wrongs? Will Cordelia be saved? Or will the wheels of fate crush all in its way?
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( visu )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
The flame trees of Thika by Roy Baker( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 720 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( visu )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 715 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
Look back in anger by John Osborne( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 670 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
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 667 libraries worldwide
A tale of two toads: "Badger, Rat, Mole and Toad enjoy a splendid life of boating on the river while savoring tea and scones- until one dark night, Toad is kidnapped! Soon it becomes all too clear- the wicked Weasel and his pack of scoundrels are out to take over Toad Hall, with the help of an unexpected imposter. Badger, Rat, and Mole are not fooled for long and soon devise a plan to outsmart the deviish Weasel!"--Container
Thomas & friends ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 625 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 ( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Four dramatic renditions of Kate Chopin's "Story of an hour", first her original story, then other writers variations on her theme. Followed by some history and biographical information on Kate Chopin
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
4 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 568 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
The longest hatred ( visu )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Traces anti-Semitism from its earliest manifestations in antiquity to the recent ominous outbreaks in Germany, Russia, and elsewhere
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two ( visu )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole is a London criminal defense lawyer
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Presents a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth designed especially for television
Edward & Mrs. Simpson ( visu )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
On the evening of December 11, 1936, England's King Edward VIII formally broadcast his farewell to a nation. Torn between duty and love, he had decided to follow his heart. Follows the true story and the unforgettable romance that developed between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she was already married and rumored to have had other affairs, ruffled more than a few feathers. The scandal only heats up as the Prince becomes King and declares his intention to marry his mistress, who has since become divorced and available
Reilly, ace of spies ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
At the turn of the 20th century, one remarkable man single-handedly tried to alter the course of history. Cold, ruthless, and enigmatic, this Russian-born British agent radically transformed modern espionage techniques and set the mold for a new kind of secret agent--the super spy
The best of Benny Hill ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Captures old favorites and delivers fresh, bawdy humor. A classical collection of low humor from the old master of the single entendre, and a hilarious good time with a bevy of buxom lovelies
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