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BBC Education & Training

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Works: 2,290 works in 3,761 publications in 1 language and 22,466 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Televised plays  Television programs  Television plays  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Televised performances 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PR2823.A23, 822.33
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Most widely held works by BBC Education & Training
The yellow wallpaper ( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Touted as one of the first major feminist writers, Charlotte Perkins Gilman spent her life fighting to liberate women from the yoke of domesticity. This is a stunning BBC dramatization of Gilman's autobiographical account of a woman driven to madness by the repressive mores of Victorian culture. While taking a rest cure, a woman becomes obsessed with the labyrinthine pattern in her bedroom's wallpaper
I'm a child anorexic ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Therapists in America and Europe have noticed a disturbing trend: anorexia now appears in elementary-school-age children. This film documents the highs and lows of a London clinic's 12-week program, during which malnourished patients must confront and conquer their fears of eating. Girls as young as eight enter the clinic dangerously emaciated and depressed-and although most battle their way back to good health and reunions with loved ones, do their attitudes toward food really change? Once home, will they revert to old ways? The documentary reveals frighteningly distorted beliefs that run rampant among the young patients-one girl even insists that water contains calories-and it offers surprising revelations about the role of idealized body images in the media
The hidden kingdom : early discoveries in cell science ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
The first in a three-part series in which biologist Adam Rutherford looks in depth at cells. This part begins by looking back to the first discovery of a cell under the microscope, in Holland, 1674. The history of the cell is bound up with the history of microscopes and the improvement of lenses. We hear how Antoni van Leeuwenhoek discovered the microscopic world of cell life in the late 17th century, and the role of Robert Hooke in deciphering this. Eventually, though, the imagination of the microscope pioneers wasn't matched by their technology. However, philosophers such as van Helmont believed that life emerged spontaneously and did not make a connection with the findings of Hooke and Leeuwenhoek. Robert Brown discovered the nucleus while researching plant life at Kew Gardens; this was to be a major influence on cell theory as was his later Brownian motion to inspire atomic theory. The design of greater microscopes was begun by Joseph Lister; Theodor Schwann utilised this new technology when investigating human and animal flesh but still it was only when he encountered the botanical studies of Matthias Schleiden that the theory of cell life was born. However, they were mistaken in thinking that new cells emerged through spontaneous generation. In Paris, Louis Pasteur successfully countered this theory but it was Robert Remak who discovered cell division, founding the field of embryology
The chemistry of life : milestones in genetics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Cells are, in a sense, just tiny bags of chemicals-so what "instructs" them to divide and function? This program shows how biologists addressed the question during the 19th and 20th centuries. Starting with Friedrich Miescher's discovery of nuclein, or DNA, the film examines Theodor Boveri's work with sea urchins, which clarified the role of chromosomes, as well as Thomas Hunt Morgan's study of inheritance in fruit flies and his introduction of the term gene. The contributions of Frederick Griffith, Maurice Wilkins, and the under-recognized Rosalind Franklin are held up as milestones on the path to the Watson-Crick double-helix model. Walter Gehring's mutation studies are also featured. Original BBC broadcast title: The Chemistry of Life. A part of the series The Cell. (52 minutes) A streaming videorecording
Bertolt Brecht ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
"The German poet, playwright, and theatrical reformer who developed the drama as a social and ideological forum is the subject of this program, in which those who knew him discuss his life and many works. Excerpts from plays such as Mother Courage and her children, The life of Galileo, The good woman of Setzuan, and Antigone highlight the development of Brecht's austere form of irregular verse. A later work, A little Orgnum for the theater, is the embodiment of Brecht's idea of true Marxist drama."--Container
In black & white ( visu )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Using archival newsreel and feature film footage, this program explores the inception, struggle, suppression, and survival of the Black Cinema from the 1920s through the 1950s. This remarkably detailed documentary is a stinging indictment of racism in the arts and in American culture
A reputation : the rape of Artemisia Gentileschi ( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
"In 1612, Artemisia accused a fellow artist of rape. Using original transcripts from the rape trial, this program, through Artemisia's and other character's testimony, reconstructs how the male-dominated art community of Michelangelo's Rome falsified her promiscuity and forever destroyed her reputation as a woman and even as an artist."--Container
EBay : money for old rope? ( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Presents the history of eBay, the site's feedback system, its key to success, and its impact on the collectible and antique business
Mary Shelley : the birth of Frankenstein ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
"This program offers a fresh exploration of her novel, Frankenstein, focusing on how Shelley's personal life influenced the book and mirrored it afterwards. Along with reenactments of scenes from her classic and dramatizations of her life, the program draws from a wealth of primary sources, including readings from her mother's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Mary Shelley's personal letters, as well as those of her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron"--Container
W. Edward [sic] Deming : prophet unheard ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Includes rare archival footage of W. Edwards Deming profiling his 14-point management philosophy; outlines how American businesses chose to ignore the concept of quality control which Deming introduced to post-World War II Japan, turning it into an international manufacturing giant; shows case studies of Ford Motor Company and Florida Power and Light
Arthur Miller ( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
"Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller speaks about his life and career"--Container
Big Mac under attack ( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Hungry consumers in America and abroad are losing their appetite for the world's largest fast food company. Is McDonald's a brand on the verge of collapse, or can it be revitalized?
Bryan Magee talks to Anthony Kenny about medieval philosophy by Bryan Magee( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Examines the ideas of medieval philosophic theologians, particularly St. Thomas Aquinas. Anthony Kenny discusses Aristotelian logic as the basis of Acquinas' thought, and disputes charges that medieval philosophy merely reinforced extant Christian views
Living with ADHD by Juliet Stevenson( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder need not miss out on crucial educational opportunities. This program describes new medical strategies designed specifically for parents struggling to keep ADHD from controlling their households and limiting the prospects and happiness of their children. It also focuses on the challenges of parents who, in addition to their children, are diagnosed with the disorder. While presenting concerns that Ritalin and other drugs have led to overmedication, the video demonstrates that clinical advances are enabling children to learn constructive behavior, build relationships, and lay the foundations of a rewarding life. A BBCW Production. (50 minutes)
War spin ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
In his report, John Kampfner skeptically analyzes the heroic reports of the ambush, capture, and rescue of Private Jessica Lynch, calling them misrepresentations designed to bolster weak support for the Iraq war effort
Letter to America : how Arabs view the United States ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
"Syrian born writer Rana Kabbani returns to the Middle East to find out how Muslims have come to view the United States."--BBC webpage
Battle of the brains by Ying guo guo jia guang bo gong si huan qiu gong si(British Broadcasting Corporation Worldwide)( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Horizon takes seven people who are some of the highest flyers in their field - a musical prodigy, a quantum physicist, an artist, a dramatist, an RAF fighter pilot, a chess grandmaster and a Wall Street trader. Each is put through a series of tests to discover who is the most intelligent? The principle way that we measure intelligence, the IQ test, remains popular and convenient. Yet most psychologists agree that it only tells half the story. This program advocates a different approach, creating an array of unusual challenges to assess brainpower and positing an argument for the interplay of multiple intelligences. Assisted by the insights of Harvard's Howard Gardner and experts using brain scanning technology at UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, the program brings together a group of obviously bright and talented people and presents them with trials of all shapes and sizes. The results establish the validity of measuring not just what people know but also the equally important ways in which they exercise their practical, creative, emotional, and kinesthetic IQs
Shell shock ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
When oil conglomerate Shell stunned investors by announcing a 20 percent reduction in its proven reserves, pensions and portfolios suffered around the world. This program reveals a pattern of exaggeration and cover-up at the company's top level -- specifically involving the former chairman and head of production. An unflinching analysis of a failure in business ethics, Shell Shock raised complex and timely questions: At what point did protection of the company's image usurp shareholder interests? How did financial industry safeguards let such a crisis develop? And how can similar fiascoes be prevented in the future?
Inside Saatchi & Saatchi : a spirited case study by Ying guo guo jia guang bo gong si; (British Broadcasting Corporation)( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Can Saatchi & Saatchi turn Sagatiba cachaça, a sugarcane liquor popular in Brazil, into a globally recognized brand? This programme tracks the Sagatiba launch from start to finish -- and in the process reveals the inner workings of an ad agency whose name is synonymous with success. Footage of key agency players brainstorming, running client meetings, producing commercials, and more illustrates how the iconic Jesus statue in Rio became the model for a cool young lookalike who stands in as the living image of the "Pure Spirit of Brazil."
F. Scott Fitzgerald : a Concise Biography by Jean-François Vallée( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
"Writer Jay McInerny [i.e. McInerney], Fitzgerald biographer Scott Donaldson, and others talk about Fitzgerald's life, writing, and marriage to the ill-fated Zelda"--Container
 
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