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British Broadcasting Company

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Works: 346 works in 397 publications in 1 language and 7,486 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Poetry  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Personal narratives  Chronology  Detective and mystery television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Correspondent, Recipient
Classifications: PR2894, 822.33
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Publications about British Broadcasting Company
Publications by British Broadcasting Company
Most widely held works by British Broadcasting Company
Make 'em laugh the funny business of America ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
The documentary explores the currents of American comedy throughout a century of social and political change, illuminating how comedy has tackled and poked fun at our political system, race relations, gender issues, and the prevailing American standards and taboos in everyday life. Melding performance, biography and history, it features interviews with over 90 comedians, writers, producers, and historians
The six wives of Henry VIII ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
The six wives of Henry VIII: A six-part chronicle of England's early 16th century, recounting the turbulent life and times of King Henry VIII through the eyes and travails of his wives
WW II behind closed doors Stalin, the Nazis and the West ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Joseph Stalin - the supreme leader of the Soviet Union - was a tyrant responsible for the death of millions. He also had some unlikely relationships during the Second World War. This ambitious series uses exclusive evidence gained from the actual conversations and secret meetings Stalin conducted. Dramatic reconstructions carefully sourced from archive material, reveal how the great leaders decided the future shape of the post-war world. These decisions had immediate and often harrowing effects for those on the ground. Their story is told through documentary footage, dramatic reconstructions and illuminating interviews
Revealing the leopard ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Leopards are the ultimate cat. They are the most feline, the most intelligent, the most dangerous, and, until recently, one of the least understood. They hunt from South Africa to Siberia, from Arabia to Sri Lanka, and are the most widespread predator of their size on land. This film will accumulate the evidence and put together a psychological profile of this extraordinarily cunning cat
In search of Shakespeare by Michael Wood( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
This four-part series explores the life of the world's greatest and most famous writer. Mixing travel, adventure, interviews, documentary, and live action sequences with the Royal Shakespeare Company, it presents a biography of one Elizabethan: his life, family and friendships, triumphs and disasters, loves and his losses. Viewers see how Shakespeare's life and work were shaped by his times, how he created some of the greatest literature in the world, and why he is still loved. These films reveal how Shakespeare sums up English history--and the English character too--more than any other person. Decent, humane, open minded, tolerant, witty, bawdy, sexy, diffident, guarded, skeptical, wary of any political system, identifying himself with the "Other" in his great portrayals of black people, women, the poor, Jews-- even evil people--Shakespeare is an artist born out of turbulent times. But as his old friend, Ben Jonson said, "He was not of an age, but for all time."
Beowulf by Seamus Heaney( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
In his new verse translation of Beowulf, Irish poet Seamus Heaney has created a modern masterwork from one of Europe's most ancient texts
Honey badgers : masters of mayhem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
The honey badger is one the most fearless animals in the world, renowned for its ability to confront grown lions and shrug off the toxic defenses of stinging bees, scorpions, and snakes. The film follows a team of researchers in South Africa who set out to study them, stymie them, rescue them, or keep them as pets
The funkiest monkeys ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Twenty-five years ago, filmmaker Colin Stafford-Johnson traveled to Sulawesi in Indonesia and fell in love with the Crested black macaques (Macaca nigra). These feisty monkeys are beach bums with punk hairstyles, expressive faces, copper colored eyes, and some very unusual habits, making them some of the most charismatic of all monkeys. Learning that their numbers have dropped dramatically, he returns to find out why and to see if he can help
Queen Victoria's children ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
A three-part series exploring the reign of Queen Victoria through her husband Albert, the Prince Consort, and the lives of her children. By telling the stories of the personal relationships between Victoria, her husband, and their nine children, it looks for a fresh understanding of the longest reigning Queen and the nature of the British monarchy
The sinking of the Laconia ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
In September 1942 at the height of the battle for the Atlantic, a German U-boat torpedoed the RMS Laconia, sinking the British ship without knowing that it carried more than 2,000 passengers, many of them civilians. What followed is a harrowing true story of heroism, heartbreak, and unexpected humanity in the midst of the bloodiest conflict in history
BBC Doctor Who : 11 doctors 11 stories by Eoin Colfer( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
This print edition is the culmination of a year-long series of ebooks to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the hit BBC series, Doctor Who. Eleven stories, eleven authors, eleven unique interpretations of the Doctor: his terrifying alien enemies and his time-travelling adventures. The authors involved in this exciting project are Eoin Colfer, Michael Scott, Marcus Sedgwick, Philip Reeve, Patrick Ness, Richelle Mead, Malorie Blackman, Alex Scarrow, Charlie Higson, Derek Landy and Neil Gaiman
Six adventures of Tintin by Hergé( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
The adventures of young reporter-sleuth, Tintin, as he and others go from the Sahara Desert, to the high seas, to the surface of the moon
Sam Shepard stalking himself by Oren Jacoby( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A documentary of the life and works of Sam Shepard; features excerpts from performances, Shepard reading from his own work, and interviews with famous friends and fans
Tribal wives western taboos versus tribal traditions ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
"In England, Anna de Vere won't leave the house without putting on nail polish. In Ethiopia's drought-stricken Omo Valley, where she has come to live with the struggling Hamar tribe, her only cosmetic is the red ocher rubbed into her hair--a tradition among Hamar women and an emblem of the cultural shifts the 52-year-old Anna must contend with. This program records her month-long adventure and its impact on her way of living and thinking."--Container
Prisoners of incest ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
This heart-wrenching documentary is actually a dramatized reconstruction of a therapy session that took place at London's famous Great Ormond Street Hospital for children. In this re-creation, actors are among those who perform in an encounter session of the type pioneered at the hospital. A family of five is reacquainted with the father after a lapse of two and a half years to enter into a discussion of the incest that occurred between the man and his daughter. The team of psychologists who introduced this pioneering type of treatment play themselves
The broker's man by Kevin Whately( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Jimmy is an ex-cop turned insurance investigator whose cunning and insight are well-suited to the business of exposing con men and fraudsters. With his police training, he's able to take on any case, no matter how dangerous. Fresh off a divorce and a breakup with his colleague and mistress, Jimmy still hasn't learned when to shut his wandering eyes and turn off his rakish charm. As he struggles to rebuild his family, keeping them safe from the perils of his work proves to be his ultimate test
Water's cycle ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
See the water cycle in action! From evaporation to condensation to precipitation, water changes form as it circulates. Discover the role of groundwater in the water cycle by going on location to the Peak District, one of the wettest places in the United Kingdom. Then, visit the Ladybower Dam in the United Kingdom and the Hoover Dam in the United States to see how dams are built across rivers to form reservoirs -- an important water souce for many people
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
A rural vicker is poisoned. Lynley and Havers must figure out who killed him and why
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a Cambridge professor is killed. Lynley and Havers must figure out why
Radio times by RaW (Organization)( serial )
in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
 
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