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London Weekend Television (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,473 works in 2,956 publications in 5 languages and 51,126 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Documentary television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Biography  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Production personnel, Other, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about London Weekend Television (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by London Weekend Television (Firm)
Jane Eyre by Robert Young( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence. Based on the novel of the same title by Charlotte Bronte
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tess Durbeyfield is a luminous beauty who is violated by one man and forsaken by another, but she refuses to remain a victim. Her struggle to endure despite the abandonment of her true love, and despite her desperate attempt to attain happiness, propels Tess toward a tragic end
Wuthering Heights by Coky Giedroyc( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine and Heathcliff share a love that reaches beyond the grave in this faithful adaptation of Emily Bronte's tragic romance
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together with Royal Shakespeare Company actors including Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley, and David Suchet, director John Barton demonstrates how to adapt Elizabethan theater for the modern stage. Barton begins by explicating Shakespeare's verse and prose, speeches and soliloquies, and naturalistic and heightened language to discover the essence of his characters. In the second section, Barton and the actors explore nuance in Shakespearean theater, from evoking irony and ambiguity and striking the delicate balance of passion and profound intellectual thought, to finding new approaches to playing Shakespeare's most controversial creation, Shylock, from The Merchant of Venice
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvyn Bragg interviews the director Neil Jordan about his 1996 film "Michael Collins", a dramatisation of the life of the Irish patriot. Collins' contributions to the struggle for Irish independence is surveyed, and implications for present-day Irish society of the film's presentation of the Collins story are discussed
Andy Warhol by Kim Evans( Visual )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profile of Andy Warhol's life and work since his death in February 1987 examines a career that spanned painting, film, publishing, rock music and television
Playing Shakespeare : an actor's guide by John Barton( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together with Royal Shakespeare Company actors including Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley, and David Suchet, director John Barton demonstrates how to adapt Elizabethan theater for the modern stage. Barton begins by explicating Shakespeare's verse and prose, speeches and soliloquies, and naturalistic and heightened language to discover the essence of his characters. In the second section, Barton and the actors explore nuance in Shakespearean theater, from evoking irony and ambiguity and striking the delicate balance of passion and profound intellectual thought, to finding new approaches to playing Shakespeare's most controversial creation, Shylock, from The Merchant of Venice
Playing Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
Agatha Christie's Tommy & Tuppence partners in crime( Visual )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dame Agatha's tales of crime-solving couple Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. Francesca Annis (Lillie) and James Warwick star as the fun-loving, flirtatious pair hired by the British secret service to find a secret document before it can do irreparable harm to the British government
Kes by Ken Loach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Casper, a 15-year-old working class Yorkshire boy, is a scrappy loner who delivers papers before and after school, shares a bed with his bullying brother, Jud, and mostly ignores his self-absorbed mother. His routine is derailed when he spots a small falcon, a kestrel, in the countryside. He's raised birds in the past and is inspired to capture a young kestrel and try his hand at falconry. When not enduring the scorn of his peers and "betters," Billy wanders the countryside, pokes about the town, and secretively trains his kestrel, where his intelligence and imagination are as free as the bird. Because ever present in Billy's mind is fear and hatred of the pit--the local mine where he is destined to spend his adult life digging coal
Toni Morrison( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni Morrison discusses slavery and its legacy and the difficulties of writing about the painful subjects that occur in her novel Beloved
The mysterious affair at Styles by Agatha Christie( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the summer of 1917, the story follows the war-wounded Captain Arthur Hastings to the Styles St. Mary estate of his friend John Cavendish. The Cavendish household is wrought with tension due to the marriage of John's widowed mother to a suspicious younger man. Hastings runs into his old friend Hercule Poirot In the village. When the estate's trouble turns deadly, the friends unite to solve a most baffling case
Agatha Christie's seven dials mystery by Agatha Christie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1920s, a feisty flapper turns to amateur sleuthing, teaming up with a suave man-about-town. The dark forces of murder and international intrigue combine with the froth of romance and frivolity for a thriller with wicked Christie wit
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of the impeccably turned-out diminutive Belgian sleuth. With the his razor sharp mind and the aid of the affabel Captain Hastings, Poirot unravels the thorniest cases without mussing a hair of his famously sculpted mustache. Set in the elegance of 1930's England, the series also includes Chief Inspector Japp and Miss Lemon
Hercule Poirot's Christmas( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tyrannical patriarch of a dysfunctional but wealthy family summons his adult children for a Christmas reunion, but prior to the holiday his throat is slashed apparently by one of them
Jackson Pollock by Kim Evans( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines archival footage of Jackson Pollock's life and work with reminiscences from his contemporaries, and explores the truth and legends surrounding this controversial painter
Marc Chagall by Kim Evans( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film portrait, made shortly before the death of Chagall in 1985, takes the viewer on a journey through time and place on the trail of this enigmatic artist. Eventually to become the grand old man of French painting, Chagall began life in a Jewish ghetto in Russia. He escaped the restrictions of his background and moved to Paris, where he rubbed shoulders with artists such as Matisse, Leger and Dufy. There he began to create the floating surrealistic style which has remained his hallmark
The ABC murders by Agatha Christie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belgium sleuth Hercule Poirot untangles a baffling mystery of a murderer who announces his next victims through a series of letters each addressed to the detective himself
Annie Leibovitz : celebrity photographer by Rebecca Frayn( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See the work of one of the most uniquely talented photographers of our day. Includes photographs of various celebrities. Documents the career of this uniquely talented and imaginative photographer. Included are her photographs of Lily Tomlin, Steve Martin, Lauren Hutton, Louis Armstrong, Liberace, Ella Fitzgerald, Andy Warhol, Alice Cooper, Demi Moore, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Whoopie Goldberg, Clint Eastwood, Mick Jagger, The Reagans, John Cleese, Christo, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Bette Midler, and Sammy Davis, Jr
Upstairs downstairs( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upstairs downstairs: The saga of the aristocratic Bellamy family and their loyal and lively servants. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household. Thomas & Sarah: After giving notice at 165 Eaton Place, the enterprising Thomas Watkins and Sarah Moffat make a go of it on their own
 
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L.W.T

London Weekend.

London Weekend Television

London Weekend Television (Firm)

London Weekend Television, ltd.

LWT

LWT (London Weekend Television (Firm))

Weekend Television

Weekend Television London

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倫敦週末電視

倫敦每天電視臺

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