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British Broadcasting Corporation

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Works: 1,548 works in 3,637 publications in 2 languages and 67,201 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Biography  Case studies  Documentary films  Television programs  Musical settings 
Roles: Production personnel, Performer, Editor, prn, Correspondent, Other, Producer
Classifications: Q175, 822.33
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Broadway the American musical ( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,617 libraries worldwide
This documentary series details the razzle-dazzle history of a unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era and features the Broadway shows and songs that defined the period. The series draws on feature films, rare television moments, archival news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical
Othello by William Shakespeare( visu )
40 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 869 libraries worldwide
Presents the television production of William Shakespeare's play entitled Othello originally broadcast on PBS
The crucible by Arthur Miller( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 794 libraries worldwide
As a wave of anti-communist investigations swept across American society during the 1950s, Miller exposed the horror of such witch-hunts by retelling the story of the infamous Salem witch trials in Massachusetts in 1692
The ascent of man by Jacob Bronowski( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
Based on the BBC television series
Oedipus the King by Sophocles( visu )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 748 libraries worldwide
This play, the first of the triology of tragedies know as the Theban plays, recounts the beginning of the Oedipus saga, setting the stage and creating the characters who will continue the story to its conclusion in Antigone
The six wives of Henry VIII ( visu )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 747 libraries worldwide
The episodes are intended to portray the courtly and private lives of Henry and his wives, and are designed to present the pageantry, intrigue, and humor of the period
Shakespeare behind bars ( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Convicted felons at Kentucky's Luther Luckett Correctional Complex rehearse for the Shakespearean production, The Tempest, as part of the Shakespeare Behind Bars Program. The play's underlying theme of forgiveness parallels themes of transformation and redemption in the lives of the prisoners
Civilisation a personal view by Kenneth Clark( visu )
22 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 702 libraries worldwide
Discusses the history of Western culture from the end of the Graeco-Roman world to the present day. Covers the great works of sculpture, painting, architecture, philosophy, poetry, literature and music from each century covered
Martha Graham dance on film ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
A dancer's world: Martha Graham discusses the dancer as a creative artist, as members of her dance company illustrate her theories in a dance choreographed by Miss Graham. Woven into the movements of the dance are all the basic techniques required by the modern dancer
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
32 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Presents a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth designed especially for television
The Nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 577 libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's musical setting of the Christmas fantasy by E.T.A. Hoffmann, with musical scenario revised by Peter Wright
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
32 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Intending to divide his realm among his three daughters, the dictatorial Lear commands each give a testimony of her love. But after the gushing of malevolent Goneril and Regan, loyal Cordelia states: "I love your majesty according to my bond; nor more nor less." She is banished, and Lear's descent into madness begins. --from website
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( visu )
48 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Hermia is promised to wed Demetrius, but she loves Lysander, who escapes with her to the forest. Demetrius follows them with Helena, who loves him. Oberon and Titania of the fairies are arguing. Oberon's servant Puck applies to various people a love-potion which creates a bizarre series of alliances and arguments, but all ends happily
Myth or legend? by Glyn E Daniel( Book )
6 editions published between 1955 and 1968 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Les Misérables in concert the 10th anniversary concert ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
A performance of Les Misérables, composed by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall, for a 10th Anniversary Concert celebration
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Roduced by the British Broadcasting Corporation, in asso ciation with Covent Garden Video Productions ; producer, Ronald Eyre ; directed for television by Brian Large
Prisoner of paradise by Malcolm Clarke( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
"The startling true story of Kurt Gerron, a well-known and beloved German-Jewish actor, director and cabaret star in Berlin in the 1920's and '30's ... [He] was captured and sent to a concentration camp, where he was ordered to write and direct a pro-Nazi propaganda film [entitled 'Theresienstadt : ein dokumentarfilm aus dem jüdischen siedlungsgebiet']"--Container
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
It is the magical tale of the beautiful Princess Aurora, condemned to sleep for one hundred years under a spell of a wicked fairy
Balanchine the father of American ballet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Through rare archival audio and video footage, interviews, film, and photographs, this program traces Balanchine's life from his youth, through his work for Hollywood and Broadway, to his creation of the New York City Ballet. Features selections from many of his ballets, including Chaconne, Agon, Symphony in C, Apollo, A midsummer night's dream, and Western symphony
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( visu )
31 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 421 libraries worldwide
In his most cynical work, Shakespeare explores money--its virtues and its vices. Timon, a noble Athenian, is wildly extravagant with his inheritance. But as his money runs out, so do the friends who urged his lavishness. Timon loses his mind, then finds another fortune
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity British Broadcasting Company

B.B.C.
BBC.
BBC (GB)
BBC RaW
British Broadcasting Corporation
British Broadcasting Corporation. Home Service
British Broadcasting Corporation RaW
Brytyjska Korporacja Nadawcza.
Brytyjska Korporacja Radiofoniczna.
Eikoku Hoso Kyokai
Great Britain. British Broadcasting Corporation
Hayʼat al-Idhāʻah al-Barīṭānīyah
Igirisu Hoso Kyokai
Lielbritānija. British Broadcasting Corporation
Radio Londres
Radio Nacional de Londres
Velká Británie. British Broadcasting Corporation
Ying-kuo kuang po kung ssu
Yingguo guang bo gong si
בי בי סי
イギリス ホウソウ キョウカイ
エイコク ホウソウ キョウカイ
英国放送協会
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English (373)
Italian (15)
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