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British Broadcasting Corporation Television Service

Overview
Works: 10,109 works in 19,419 publications in 3 languages and 321,573 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Television programs  History  Made-for-TV movies  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, Contributor, Copyright holder, Originator, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by British Broadcasting Corporation
Planet Earth : the complete series by David Attenborough( visu )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,139 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
53 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and Hebrew and held by 2,110 libraries worldwide
Driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, Macbeth murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
39 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,090 libraries worldwide
Nicola Maiden and Gerard Cole have been murdered while camping in the bucolic countryside of northern England. Complicating matters for the local constabulary is Nicola's father, Andy Maiden, a recently retired detective. Calling in Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley is the obvious solution
The Lion, the witch & the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( visu )
32 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,732 libraries worldwide
Four English school children enter the magic land of Narnia through the back of a wardrobe and assist Aslan, the golden lion, in defeating the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter
The Mission by Roland Joffé( visu )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 1,675 libraries worldwide
An epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield the Guarani South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,602 libraries worldwide
In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare( visu )
34 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
The marriage of two strong-minded people provides the spark for a comic confrontation between the sexes: The "shrew," Katharina, is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband. Her father refuses to let her younger sister marry until Katherina is off his hands. Petruchio appears, marries Katharina, and "tames" her so well that he wins a bet with two other men on a test of their wives' obedience. Dr. Miller's production portrays Petruchio as an early Puritan, to reflect his view that the play is about the need to set up a sober household
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,393 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
Middlemarch by George Eliot( visu )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2005 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
Antigone by Sophocles( visu )
50 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,325 libraries worldwide
This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency ( visu )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
Follows Mma 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 Mma 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
Auschwitz : inside the Nazi state ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,249 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 Silver chair by C. S Lewis( visu )
29 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
When old King Caspian's only son and heir Prince Rilian disappears, Aslan calls on Eustace and Jill to search for the lost Prince. On their quest the children meet up with Puddleglum, a marshwiggle, and their search leads them underground, where they must face the Green Witch - the Queen of the Deep Realm
I, Claudius ( visu )
16 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,172 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
How art made the world by Mark Hedgecoe( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Reveals how the first big artistic discoveries were made and how they have cascaded down the centuries to define the look of the present day. Encompassing everything from cave paints to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all
No direction home : Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
Traces Bob Dylan's journey from his roots in Minnesota, to his early days in Greenwich Village, to his tumultuous ascent to pop stardom in 1966. Joan Baez, Allan Ginzberg and others share their thoughts and feelings about the young singer who would change popular music forever. Contains never-before-seen footage, exclusive interviews, and rare concert performances
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
Daniel Deronda, a sensitive young Englishman of indistinct parentage, is forced to choose between the love of two very different women
Sense & sensibility by John Alexander( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
Miss Austen regrets: Approaching her fortieth birthday, Jane Austen appears happily unmarried. When asked by her young niece Fanny to help her vet potential husbands, Jane's confident composure is threatened as she finds herself looking back on her own potential suitors and the choices she has made. Based on the life and letters of Jane Austen
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion"--Container
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
"No doubt remains; a mole has infiltrated the highest level of the Circus, code name for British Secret Intelligence Service. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the labyrinths of Cold War-era espionage and his own past."--Container
 
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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
Телебачення BBC
تلویزیون بی‌بی‌سی
英国放送協会のテレビ放送
英國廣播公司電視
Languages
English (363)
German (3)
Hebrew (1)
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