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Meera Syal

Author: Infobase,; DCD Rights Limited (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : DCD Rights Limited, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, ©2016 [2016] 2018.
Series: Treasures of the British Library.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Films on Demand.
Summary:
The British Library--a unique cultural treasure trove that holds everything from great novelist's first drafts to a world-class collection of sound recordings, the world's oldest Bibles to Kenneth William's diaries. Now actor, writer and novelist Meera Syal is exploring this staggering collection, searching for six truly inspiring and moving Treasures. Guided by key personal themes she wants to explore, Meera  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Streaming video
History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; DCD Rights Limited (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1038771427
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by DCD Rights Limited, 2016.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on January 25, 2018.
Title from distributor's description
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (43 min., 58 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Meera Syal: Introduction (1:35); Treasure One: Inspiration (5:35); Treasure Two: Childhood Memories (6:05); Treasure Three: Roots (7:39); Treasure Four: Hidden Connection (7:02); Treasure Five: Esprit de Corps (5:23); Treasure Six: Passion (5:51); Meera Syal's Donation (3:20); Credits: Meera Syal (0:35);
Series Title: Treasures of the British Library.
Responsibility: DCD Rights Limited.
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The British Library--a unique cultural treasure trove that holds everything from great novelist's first drafts to a world-class collection of sound recordings, the world's oldest Bibles to Kenneth William's diaries. Now actor, writer and novelist Meera Syal is exploring this staggering collection, searching for six truly inspiring and moving Treasures. Guided by key personal themes she wants to explore, Meera discovers everything from Jane Austen's personal letters to Sir John Gielgud's scrapbooks. Working with the expert British Library curators she uncovers a tragic story amongst the official records of the British India Office and discovers the history of her favorite sport. As she finds each treasured item, Meera learns more about the dedication and skills that keeps the British Library working--right down to the staff in the vaults, working in the deepest basements in Britain.

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