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Talkback Thames (Firm)

Overview
Works: 235 works in 325 publications in 1 language and 7,519 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television plays  Televised plays  Made-for-TV movies  History  Television comedies  Television programs  Historical television programs 
Classifications: PR2823.A23, 822.33
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Publications about Talkback Thames (Firm)
Publications by Talkback Thames (Firm)
Most widely held works by Talkback Thames (Firm)
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Shipwrecked on an unfriendly Illyrian shore, Viola, believing her twin brother is dead, disguises herself in male attire and joins the retinue of the lovesick Duke Orsino
The IT crowd ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 444 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 400 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 )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 387 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
Unknown Chaplin the master at work by Kevin Brownlow( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
This three-part programme gives an extraordinary insight into many aspects of Chaplin's dazzling career: his early working methods, the making of famous films such as City Lights and Modern Times and the movies he made for fun. They include the first interview with two of Chaplin's most enigmatic leading ladies and rare footage of Chaplin himself. Winner of the 1983 Emmy for Outstanding Informational Series, the material shown in Unknown Chaplin represents the cinematic coup of the twentieth century
The IT crowd ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 365 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
The IT crowd ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 333 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
Gideon's daughter ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Gideon Warner is a hugely successful public relations consultant, giving advice about hair, clothes, and social activities to the wealthy. Despite his success he has become disheartened about his business circles and more concerned over his family
Almost strangers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 283 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
Stephen Poliakoff's Shooting the past by Stephen Poliakoff( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
A London mansion housing a huge library of rare old photos gets a new owner who is bent on chucking the pictures and remaking the house as a business college. The library's manager is determined to save the collection at all costs
Da Ali G show ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 227 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 by Uwe Janson( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 181 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
Big train ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 94 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 by Tim Kirkby( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 87 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 )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 71 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 between 2010 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content 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
Benny Hill ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 51 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."
Benny Hill ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Never before seen in their entirety in the States, these episodes explode with the saucy wit and flamboyant humor that made The Benny Hill show an international phenomenon. Armed with his naughty, nubile Hill's Angels and the adorable The Hill's Little Angels, Benny sails into new stratospheres of hilarity
 
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