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Tabern, Peter

Overview
Works: 18 works in 26 publications in 2 languages and 166 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Educational television programs  Drama  Made-for-TV movies  War films  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 823.91209355
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Publications about Peter Tabern
Publications by Peter Tabern
Most widely held works by Peter Tabern
Which English? ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
English is many languages-there are dialects and regional differences, rural and urban English, different types of English spoken by different social groups and in different contexts. This program explores how differences of accent and dialect arise, and argues the advantages for a form of "standard" English. (20 minutes)
Children of the New Forest ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Orphaned when their Royalist father is killed during the Civil War, the four Beverley children are taken into hiding in a cottage in the New Forest and disguised as the grandchildren of a poor forester
Clay by Rita Swedlow( visu )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Davie Hagan's life is changed forever by a mysterious outsider, Stephen Rose; a reject from priest-school, not even the fathers can cope with his strange influence. They send him to stay with his auntie, Crazy Mary. Davie is a local altar boy, intense and intelligent, Stephen quickly dominates his auntie and then turns to young Davie. Beguiled by Stephen's gift to mold clay figures and perhaps even bring them to life, Davie falls headlong under his spell
The British TV family collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The children encounter various adventures, become involved with the family of Heatherstone, Parliament's new Intendant of the New Forest and eventually join a conspiracy to help King Charles, who has escaped from captivity
George Orwell's 1984 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
"Anthony Burgess examines Orwell's achievement, starting with the accuracy of his predictions for the future. Burgess shows how the novel '1984' sprang from the main concerns of Orwell's earlier work, and suggests that Orwell identified areas in which human freedom has always been, and continues to be, threatened."--Container
George Orwell's 1984 by Anthony Burgess( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Biographical sketch of Orwell and historical background of England influencing him
The British TV family collection. ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Coral Island: A group of young men's ship is destroyed by a massive storm while sailing for the South Seas. When the three men are stranded on a deserted coral island, they grow closer together as they struggle to survive against the odds
The shrinking of Treehorn ( visu )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A boy discovers he is shrinking and discovers the cure lies underneath his bed
Pirater by Peter Tabern( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in Danish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Feather Boy : the musical by Nicky Singer( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A game of soldiers ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Three men who have left the Army, tell about their experiences of training, and fighting in battle
Izzy ( visu )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Izzy is a latch-key child whose father has abandoned the family. She finds herself in the middle of her mother's and grandfather's conflicting relationship which is reconciled only after Izzy experiences personal crisis. Izzy is the child of a racially mixed marriage and the racial differences are clear and straight forward
Pirater by Peter Tabern( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in Danish and held by 1 library worldwide
The British TV family collection : three historical period classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Children of the New Forest: is adapted from a classic adventure book for children set during the turmoil of the English Civil War in the 17th century. The Canterville ghost is a lavish adaptation of Oscar Wilde's delightful tale of a ghost who terrorizes an American family that naively moves into a haunted mansion. Coral Island is adapted from a classic adventure novel set in the 1850s. Coral Island is a tale of survival and bonding on the high seas among a group of young men whose ship is destroyed by a massive storm while sailing for the South Seas
Feather boy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Adapted from the award winning children's book, Feather Boy by Nicky Singer, the story is about Robert Nobel, a boy who despairs of his newly divorced parents. Robert is the butt of classroom jokes and a victim of Niker the classroom bully. He is haunted by dreams that seem to tell the future as well as the past. His life changes when a storyteller invites some of his class to Mayfield House, a place Robert has already dreamed about. There he meets a spiky old lady called Edith Sorrel who chooses him as her partner. He embarks on a series of events that will change their lives forever. (BBC press release.)
Johnny and the bomb : prog 3, Deja voodoo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"Kurt, Mungo, B.P. & me ..." ... ( visu )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"Poet, Roger McGough attempts to tell a story, but when he finds that his characters refuse to do as they're told, he changes the plot and location to make them happy. This lively and amusing program shows some of the difficulties in constructing a plot and finding an ending for it"--Container
The Hairy hand and the phantom of Bluebell Hill ( visu )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Presenter Dave Arthur explains modern legends and the facts that make them believable. Looks in particular at the stories and versions of the 'Hairy hand' and the 'Phantom of Bluebell Hill'
 
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Tabern, P.
Languages
English (24)
Danish (2)
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