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Talkback Thames (Firm)

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Works: 171 works in 267 publications in 1 language and 3,885 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Television series  Television mini-series  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television programs  War television programs  Historical television programs  Parody television programs  Juvenile works 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Publications about Talkback Thames (Firm)
Publications by Talkback Thames (Firm)
Most widely held works by Talkback Thames (Firm)
The IT crowd ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Roy and Moss toil in the squalid basement of a huge company, fielding IT help desk calls. Roy has a lousy attitude coupled with an eye for the ladies. Moss is dressed by his mother and has an aerosol can of water clipped ot his belt. Into their life of 'users, ' pizza, science fiction and firewalls comes middle manager Jen, a spunky can-do career gal who doesn't know one end of a laptop from another. Now Jen will introduce real life to the guys who email the fire brigade in an emergency, invent a psycho for an internet dating site and display sympathetic PMS symptoms once a month
Glorious 39 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
In this tense WWII-era thriller, Anne, a young woman from a political family, stumbles upon sinister evidence relating to a secret Nazi conspiracy plot and ends up caught in a deadly web of lies and betrayal
The IT crowd ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
There are reasons the IT Department of Reynholm Industries is kept in the building's basement. Bitter slacker Roy, über-nerd Moss, and technically clueless Jen attend a night of theater, befriend a German cannibal, disrupt their boss' funeral, throw a dinner party, design the ultimate bra, and commit further acts of personal and professional irresponsibility
The IT crowd ( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
There are reasons the IT Department of Reynholm Industries is kept in the building's basement. The department's employees are bitter slacker Roy, über-nerd Moss, and technically clueless Jen. Jen finds that her builder is urinating in all of her sinks; Moss has begun to speak like a manly football fan; Roy is now living on the streets; Reynholm will have a new Employee Of The Month; Friendface's horror needs to be stopped; charity calendars may feature topless nerds
Almost strangers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
When Daniel attends a family reunion with his parents, he discovers a world he hardly knew existed. Seduced by the allure of his new world, Daniel adopts the role of go- between for his glamorous Aunt Alice and his cousins Rebecca and Charles
The IT crowd ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
In season four, the lads try and fail yet again to socialize with the people upstairs, Jen tries to work her way up the corporate ladder by becoming Entertainment Manager and later pretending she can speak Italian, and Moss proves a whiz on a TV game show
Da Ali G show ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Ali G is back! British comedic genius, Sacha Baron Cohen, slips into the skins of his devilish alter egos, Ali G, Borat and Bruno, to create loads of hilarious riffs at the expense of American culture
The sinking of the Laconia ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 176 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
Benny Hill ( visu )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
In the early '80s, The Benny Hill show hit new heights of hilarity with even more daring double-entendres, tongue-in-cheek ballads, and dance routines with the naughty and nubile Hill's Angels. This set features new skits with Fred Scuttle and Chow Mein and includes the fan-favorite moments from "The Little Dimpton Street Party" and "The Hot Shoe Show."
Big train ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Big Train steams out of the comedy tunnel as realism meets utter stupidity in a cavalcade of daft sketches performed by high-quality actors in stunning costumes and vast sets reminiscent of the worst excesses of D.W. Griffith
Look around you ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Based on the unforgettable Open University and Television for Schools programs of the 1970s. Through a series of gloriously deadpan experiments, we observe a colony of ants build an igloo, receive a telephone call from a brain, discover why ghosts can't whistle, and reveal the largest number in the world. Science has never been so silly
DangerMouse. the world's smallest secret agent ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The determined "world's smallest spy" detective mouse is back--and his top-secret adventures are only getting wackier for him and his slightly smaller sidekick, Penfold. No adventure is too daunting, no mystery too cryptic, and no joke too modest for the spirited duo as they battle evil wherever it lurks
Grand designs ( visu )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
The eighth series of this successful show includes one of the most challenging houses ever seen on Grand Designs a home in the middle of the Cotswolds countryside planned to be built underneath a collapsing ruined 300 year old barn
The Sooty show ( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"Join Matthew Corbett and his puppet chums Sooty, Sweep and Soo for three adventures. In 'A Very Special Day', Matthew borrows a car to take his chums to the seaside but none of them can read a map! 3 Men in a Boat' sees Matthew trying to have a jaunt on the Thames by himself - but he has reckoned without the diminutive trio. Finally, in 'Water Sports', Sooty, Sweep and Soo see that Matthew is not quite the brilliant water skier he claims to be."-- ABC Shop website
Grand designs by Kevin McCloud( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Kevin McCloud is joined by interior design guru Naomi Cleaver and award winning architect Deborah Saunt as they unpick the GRAND DESIGNS series 5 and 6 to bring you behind the scenes advice on how to create a dream home with their own trade secrets
Grand designs ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
"Presenter Kevin McCloud follows some of Britain's most ambitious self-building projects, as intrepid individuals attempt to design and construct the home of their dreams"-- Publisher description
Kevin McCloud slumming it ( visu )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Summary: "In this two-part series Kevin goes on an epic two-week journey to experience the beauty and horror of one of the most extreme urban environments on earth. After 10 years celebrating homes in Britain, Kevin now experiences life in India's largest slum - Mumbai's Dharavi, made famous by the film Slumdog Millionaire, where disease is rife, water is contaminated and sanitation is basic. With one million people crammed into one square mile (2.6 square kilometres), Dharavi is one of Asia's biggest slums and one of the most densely populated places on the planet. Dharavi has been hailed by architects, planners and even Prince Charles, as offering solutions to some of our largest Western cities' biggest problems, like crime, lack of community and of sustainable living. As Kevin enters Dharavi he finds open sewers, rats and hazardous chemicals everywhere. However, he also discovers that it is a highly organised place with thousands of tiny industries."--Enhance TV website
Grand designs ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Grand Designs gives an unparalleled insight into how elaborate and complicated design concepts work in practice and the sometimes very emotional journey taken by the homeowners to achieve their dream
Grand designs ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"Design expert Kevin McCloud returns with a fifth series, following Britain's most ambitious and astonishing house-building or rebuilding projects." - DVD packaging
Minder. the original series ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"Smooth-talking used car salesman Arthur Daley, a man synonymous with dodgy goods and shady deals, hires former boxer Terry McCain to be his 'minder' (bodyguard) to protect him from other small time crooks"--Container
 
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