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BBC Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,148 works in 3,990 publications in 1 language and 193,936 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Television series  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Melodrama  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Other
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Publications about BBC Video (Firm)
Publications by BBC Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by BBC Video (Firm)
Wallander by Henning Mankell( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,474 libraries worldwide
In An Event in autumn, Wallander finds the remains of a young woman buried at the back of his garden. When another woman's body washes up on the shore, Wallander searches for the connection. In The Dogs of Riga, the corpses of two Latvian men, covered in mafia tattoos, are discovered in Ystad harbor. When Wallander travels to Riga in search of the killers, he becomes entangled in a web of corruption. And in Before the frost, a childhood friend of Linda Wallander goes missing. Wallander and Linda worry for her safety when they find links between her and a murderer
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,438 libraries worldwide
Out of an interminable court case spin three young people each searching for their place in the world. Their story moves fast, swirling through an incredible array of characters from passionate young lovers to ruthless lawyers, from an ice-cold aristocratic beauty to a shrewd relentless detective, until the final thrilling climax
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,387 libraries worldwide
Cranford, in 1842, is a market town in northwest England. It is a place governed by etiquette, custom and above all, an intricate network of ladies. It seems that life has always been conducted according to their social rules. For spinsters Deborah Jenkyns, the arbiter of correctness, and Matty, her demurring sister, the town is a hub of intrigue. Handsome new doctor Frank Harrison has arrived from London; a retired Captain and his daughters move in across the street and preparations for Lady Ludlow's garden party are underway. The town has some secrets which are about to be revealed. But news comes that shakes the town: a railway line from Manchester is coming to Cranford
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( visu )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is not happy about the romantic interests of his sons
Auschwitz : inside the Nazi state ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,274 libraries worldwide
"'Auschwitz: inside the Nazi state' is the result of three years of research, drawing on the close involvement of world experts, recently discovered documents and nearly 100 interviews with camp survivors and perpetrators, many of whom are speaking on the record for the first time. Their stories are brought to life through the innovative use of archive footage, dramatic recreations of key ... moments, and their ... testimony"--Container label
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England suffocating beneath riches and righteousness; the madhouses and brothels of Provence; the carnage of civil war Spain; 1950s New York, caught between Cold War jitters and Manhattan glitter. In each place, a great artist is backed into a corner, facing a crisis, given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics one more time
The life of mammals by David Attenborough( visu )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to the most diverse group of animals ever to live on this planet. From the smallest to the largest, from the slowest to the fastest, from the least attractive to the most irresistible. Looks at 4,000 species, including ones that have outlived the dinosaurs and conquered the farthest places on Earth. Examine how their adaptations for finding food have had an effect on the way they socialize, mate and live
Charlie and Lola ( visu )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Charlie has a small and very funny sister named Lola. She will not eat a tomato! She is also not sleepy and will not go to bed. How will she cope when she is not well and may never smile again? Charlie must win her around, using every trick in the book. This is a hard job because Lola has ideas of her own
Hamish MacBeth ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
Many a baffling mystery and outrageous scam lurk behind the closed doors of Lochdubh, and Hamish needs all his skill to keep the big boys from Inverness off his patch. If only his love life were as easy to solve, but that is another story
Doctor Who ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Christopher Eccleston's Doctor is wise and funny, cheeky and brave. An alien and a loner, his detached logic gives him a vital edge when the world's in danger. But when it comes to human relationships, he can be found wanting. That's why he needs Rose. From the moment they meet, the Doctor and Rose understand and complement each other. As they travel together through time, encountering new adversaries, the Doctor shows her things beyond imagination
All creatures great & small ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Depicts the life of a Scottish veterinarian in the English countryside in the 1940s
 
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British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Video
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English (70)
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