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Granada Television

Works: 1,776 works in 3,480 publications in 1 language and 66,026 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Television programs  Television cop shows  Television series  Case studies  History  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Producer, Other, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Publications about Granada Television
Publications by Granada Television
Most widely held works by Granada Television
Prime suspect by Helen Mirren( visu )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,712 libraries worldwide
Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is assigned the case of a prostitute murdered by a serial killer. She finds that she must no only match wits with the killer, but must fight for respect and credibility in the police department itself
Jeeves & Wooster by P. G Wodehouse( visu )
39 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
Intent on escaping the clutches of his indomitable Aunt Agatha and the perpetual threat of wedlock, Bertie once again flees his native England for New York accompanied, as ever, by the unflappable Jeeves. Yet even the waters of the Atlantic cannot keep the witless Wooster safe, and he is soon up to his ears in a frightful tangle of wayward cousins, stolen babies, unwanted engagements and even -- heaven forbid -- his domineering aunt
The jewel in the crown by Christopher Morahan( visu )
22 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,481 libraries worldwide
Tells the epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( visu )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
"In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container
The up series ( visu )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,379 libraries worldwide
In 1964 Michael Apted interviewed a group of seven year old children from diverse backgrounds from all over England, asking them about their lives and their dreams for the future. Every seven years, Apted has been back to talk to the same subjects
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( visu )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 1,290 libraries worldwide
Spans three decades from the early twenties to World War II in Charles Ryder's relationship with the wild and eccentric Sebastian Flyte and the aristocratic Marchmain family
Prime suspect ( visu )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,111 libraries worldwide
This case involves a death in the Afro-Caribbean community that puts Detective Chief Inspector Tennison and the rest of the police force in the middle of racial controversy
Ballet shoes by Sandra Goldbacher( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,101 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
Prime suspect ( visu )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
Detective Chief Jane Tennison has been transferred to a new station and now has the job of cleaning up the streets of Soho. The team goes into the underworld of teenage prostitution, pornography and runaways
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( visu )
58 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 939 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1920s, two decades after the first series ends, the plot follows the courtship of two teenage Forsyte cousins: Fleur and Jon. Fleur, the daughter of Soames and Annette, and Jon, the son of Irene and Jolyon, meet by chance as youngsters; now Irene's son has fallen in love with the daughter of Soames, the man she despises above all others. Fleur and Jon haven't a clue that Soames and Irene were once married, all they know is that the family won't talk. Little do they suspect that their parent's dark secret will turn their nuptial dreams into a Romeo and Juliet ordeal
The Forsyte saga by Stephen Mallatratt( visu )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 938 libraries worldwide
It is late in the Victorian era, and two branches of an upper-crust family--the "good" Forsytes, headed by well-meaning Old Jolyon, and the "bad" Forsytes, headed by crusty barrister James--are at odds, eternally squabbling. The 'saga' focuses on the younger generations - Young Jolyon, Soames, Winifred, June - and their struggles with emotional repression, the rejection of Victorian mores, and the sea changes taking place as a less repressive society emerged. Every family may indeed have its vicissitudes, but few have as many as John Galsworthy's Forsytes
49 up by Michael Apted( visu )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 929 libraries worldwide
Inspired by the Jesuit saying, "Give me a child until he is 7 years old, and I will give you the man," in 1964 Granada Television commissioned a short documentary wherein producers profiled 14 7-year-old children, and loosely speculated on what sort of lives they might lead. It was meant and received as an indictment of the British class system, which seemed most inflexible in 1964. Almost as an afterthought, director Michael Apted--a researcher on the original documentary--returned to profile these same 14 subjects at seven-year intervals. Over the decades, Britain has changed unutterably, the class system has partly melted, and the films themselves have become something else entirely. The "7 up" series has been called the grandfather of reality television, and as a whole reminds viewers what we all know: that every so-called ordinary life is a zone of great drama and tremendous risk
Prime suspect ( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 915 libraries worldwide
Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is promoted to Detective Superintendent. Includes three 2-hour episodes: The Lost Child, Inner Circles, and The Scent Of Darkness
Prime suspect the last witness by Tom Hooper( visu )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 911 libraries worldwide
Crime series featuring DCI Jane Tennison
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
Doctor Zhivago is a poet and surgeon. His life unfolds amidst the Russian Revolution, his guilt over his unfaithfulness to his loyal wife and his obsession with Lara, his muse, who, in turn, is victim to the wants of a powerful official
The fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 821 libraries worldwide
A sexually charged adaptation of the Daniel Defoe classic. Moll is a woman struggling to make her way in a rough, randy era. Her story involves five husbands, numerous lovers, shocking family secrets and travels to bustling London and Virginia. Moll's dangerous misdeeds stretch from sexual adventures to criminal acts, leaving her with a price on her head
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
Classic love story about a headstrong young woman whose life becomes entwined with three disparate men; a dashing soldier, a wealthy landowner and a sheep farmer. Based on the classic novel by Thomas Hardy
Painted lady ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 765 libraries worldwide
Maggie Sheridan is a semi-retired, former '60s rock singer. She seems resigned to a life lived on a crumbling country estate, ruminating about her past. Everything changes when a botched robbery leaves her friend Sir Charles Stafford dead and one of his prized pantings missing. Determined to retrieve the masterpiece and find the killer, Maggie plunges into the dark underworld of the art trade. Posing as a wealthy Polish countess, she sets off on a treacherous path from Ireland to London to New York and back again. Meanwhile, Sebastian, the troubled son of Sir Charles, embarks on his own path of discovery. Where the two trails meet, life begins to imitate art to deadly effect
The field by Jim Sheridan( visu )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
The field is a plot of land in rural Ireland, rented and tended by an old man. When the owner sells the land to an American developer the old man decides to fight the change, regardless of the cost
42 up by Michael Apted( visu )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
The 6th in a series following 14 English people through their lives. Beginning when the group were 7-year olds, the "children" are revisited every 7 years to discuss how their lives have been. Here we look at their lives at age 42
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