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Thames Television, ltd

Works: 1,905 works in 3,381 publications in 2 languages and 46,261 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  History  Film adaptations  Television plays  Historical television programs  Televised plays  Documentary television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Distributor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Publications about Thames Television, ltd
Publications by Thames Television, ltd
Most widely held works by Thames Television, ltd
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
32 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,049 libraries worldwide
A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, 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 )
27 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,206 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Shakespeare's comic tale of identical twins, girls disguised as boys, practical joking, and love at first sight, set in the country of Illyria
The world at war ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,131 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 Mass.) WGBH (Television station : Boston( visu )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 983 libraries worldwide
Uses extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage to explore the building of the Kennedy legend. Documents the political ascendency of the family headed by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and his influence on the political careers of his sons. Examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and the presidential candidacies of Robert in 1968 and Edward in 1980
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 726 libraries worldwide
When King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his daughters, treachery, madness and murder follow
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 723 libraries worldwide
Presents a puppet animation adaption of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the willows. In Edwardian England Mole leaves his underground home to discover the world. He meets, Ratty, Badger and the madcap conceited Toad and together they embark on a series of crazy adventures. Suggested audience: intermediate, junioc secondary
The flame trees of Thika by Roy Baker( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 708 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
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 681 libraries worldwide
The classic story of the young Jewish nobleman and his nemesis, a Roman centurion, set against the backdrop of the life of Jesus
Look back in anger by John Osborne( visu )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 616 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
Thomas & friends by Michael Angelis( visu )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 591 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
Virginia Woolf : a room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( visu )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Virginia Woolf's essay, A room of one's own, calls to women to declare their independence, talent and freedom to write, think, love and labor, to control their own destinies, yet realize necessary communion on all levels between men and women
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 565 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 World at War by Jeremy Isaacs( visu )
21 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Through actual film footage, depicts the horror and heroism of World War II
Nixon by David Grubin( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
Covers the span of Richard M. Nixon's political life until his resignation in 1974
Kate Chopin : five stories of an hour by Kate Chopin( visu )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 489 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
The Agatha Christie hour by John Nettles( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
"In these stories, lesser-known Christie heroes and heroines solve crimes of the heart as well as puzzling cases of larceny and murder. With just the right mix of danger and deception, romance and revenge, innocence and intrigue, these classic adaptations are Christie at her best"--Container
The Garbo silents collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in No Linguistic Content and held by 454 libraries worldwide
Flesh and the devil: Best friends love the same woman and ultimately resort to a duel. The mysterious lady: Garbo plays an alluring Russian spy who falls in love with her "target." The temptress: An unhappy wife (Elena) falls in love with a Spanish engineer (Robledo). When it is revealed that Elena is not only married, but has also been the mistress of a banker (Fontenoy), Robledo returns to South America. Subsequently, Elena and her husband (the Marquis) also go to South America. Years later Robledo returns to Paris and runs into Elena who does not seem to recognize him. Elena has become a pathetic drunkard who is apparently beyond Robledo's help
Reilly, ace of spies ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
At the turn of the 20th century, one remarkable man single-handedly tried to alter the course of history. Sidney Reilly was a Russian-born British agent who radically transformed modern espionage techniques and set the mold for the super spy. From one heart-pulsing mission after another, from stealing top-secret Russian oil information to a near overthrow of the Bolshevik Revolution to his final capture by Stalin's forces in 1918, Reilly's exploits are at times so daring, it's hard to believe they are actural history
Edward & Mrs. Simpson by Simon Raven( visu )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
The love story that shook the world and shed new light on old assumptions about women, class and power -- the king who gave up his throne for the love of a woman
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two ( visu )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole is a London criminal defense lawyer
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