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BBC Video (Firm)

Works: 1,671 works in 3,922 publications in 1 language and 193,389 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Science fiction television programs  Television programs  Film adaptations  Television series  Action and adventure television programs  Romance television programs  Television comedies 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1992.77,
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Publications about BBC Video (Firm)
Publications by BBC Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by BBC Video (Firm)
Doctor Who by Patrick Troughton( visu )
116 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 3,313 libraries worldwide
Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe's deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars. And amongst them - the Doctor. Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe
All creatures great & small by James Herriot( visu )
134 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 3,106 libraries worldwide
Follows the true-life adventures of veterinarian James Herriot in rural England in the late 1930s
MI-5 ( visu )
99 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 2,789 libraries worldwide
Worlds collide and nothing is what it seems in the thrilling new installment of MI-5. While Tom has been branded a traitor, and Harry is in the hospital, an enigmatic agent, Adam Carter, has been recruited from MI-6 to help pick up the broken pieces
Monarch of the glen by Compton Mackenzie( visu )
38 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 2,044 libraries worldwide
Archie continues his struggles to make Glenbogle a success and sort out his complicated love live. Includes all eleven episodes from the third series, Richard Brier's last
The blue planet seas of life by David Attenborough( visu )
42 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,856 libraries worldwide
"Tidal seas--The sun and moon move billions of tons of water with every turn of the tide. The strongest tides empty entire bays, smash trees on riverbanks, and strand sea creatures on suddenly dry land. Weaker tides controlthe movements of huge numbers of fish, coaxing schools of giant stingrays through astounding underwater arches. And as the water recedes, the tide can create unbelievable landscapes--like a sparkling world of salt crystals inhabited only by tiny shrimp and bright pink flamingos."--Container
Absolutely fabulous ( visu )
50 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,725 libraries worldwide
The comic misadventures of fashion femme fatales Edina and Patsy
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,423 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
Wallander by Henning Mankell( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,415 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
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,386 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
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( visu )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
The story of the lively, precocious, and very eligible Bennet girls captures the nuances of 19th century life among the English gentry, a society obsessed with profitable marriage contracts. When the proud aristocrat Mr. Darcy (Rintoul) insults Elizabeth Bennet (Garvie) at a dance, the sparks start flying
Campion by Margery Allingham( visu )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,347 libraries worldwide
When an international ring of thieves and killers conspire to destroy a prominent British family, Albert Campion agrees to investigate. Soon he finds himself involved with murder
Doctor Who by Matt Smith( visu )
23 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
The Doctor's past incarnations are being snatched out of time and space and transported to the Death Zone on Gallifrey, where they are reunited with some old friends and pitted against their deadliest enemies in the Game of Rassilon. Someone is manipulating the Doctor and his companions in order to claim the most ancient and powerful secret of the Time Lords, but can they survive the challenges and uncover the traitor before it is too late?
Emma by Jane Austen( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,269 libraries worldwide
Emma Woodhouse is a young woman who, having engineered the marriage of her companion, turns her attention toward making a match for the local vicar and her new protegée, Harriet Smith. Her one voice of reason and restraint is Mr. Knightley, who has known her since she was a child and who watches her behaviour with wry amusement and sometimes with real anger. Emma presides over the small provincial world of Highbury with enthusiasm, but she will find it is all too easy to confuse good intentions with self-gratification
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,269 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
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,261 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
Auschwitz inside the Nazi state ( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,258 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
Persuasion by Jane Austen( visu )
9 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in English and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
When Anne Elliot turned down Captain Wentworth's proposal of marriage, she allowed herself to be persuaded by her snobbish family's conviction of his unworthiness. But now, after a separation of eight years, Anne Elliot and Captain Wentworth are to meet again and the tables have turned. Her former lover's fortunes have prospered and he is now returned from a career at sea both eligible and affluent. Anne's father, Sir Walter Elliot of Kellynch Hall, has been forced to lease their home and move the family into a rather small abode in Bath. Just as Anne now recognizes the false values that persuaded her to reject Captain Wentworth, so she must accept that his heart now seems set upon the youth and beauty of the impetuous Louisa Musgrove
The vicar of Dibley ( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
Arrival: Geraldine (French) arrives in Dibley one stormy night, taking the villagers by surprise. They were expecting a bloke with a beard, a Bible and bad breath. What they got was a babe with a bob and her own earthy spirit and humor. Songs of praise: Geraldine falls in love with a television producer when the BBC comes to Dibley. Community spirit: Everyone gets into the act when Geraldine lines up Alice's second cousin, Reg Dwight, to open the local Autumn Fayre
Middlemarch by George Eliot( visu )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
Based on George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch is set in early nineteenth century England and charts the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the town as it divides its population into two opposing factions: the conservatives and the liberals
Hamish MacBeth by M. C Beaton( visu )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,208 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
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