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Granada Television

Works: 2,385 works in 4,114 publications in 1 language and 61,965 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television programs  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Television mini-series  Television series  Documentary films  Television cop shows 
Roles: Producer, Other, Performer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Granada Television
Northanger Abbey by Jon Jones( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container
Ballet shoes by Sandra Goldbacher( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three girls adopted by an explorer are raised as sisters by his niece. As each of the girls have their own dreams, they learn that in order to realize them, they must also keep their family together
The up series( Visual )

18 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1964 Michael Apted interviewed a group of seven year old children from diverse backgrounds from all over England, asking them about their lives and their dreams for the future. Every seven years, Apted has been back to talk to the same subjects
Prime suspect by Christopher Menaul( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young woman is found brutally murdered and the DCI in charge is unable to take up the case, the role is passed on to Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison, the first female DCI to handle such a responsibility. Between a slippery suspect and resistence from her team of detectives, Tennison has her hands full
Far from the madding crowd by Nicholas Renton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Hardy's classic love story about a headstrong young woman whose life becomes entwined with three disparate men: a dashing soldier, a wealthy landowner, and a sheep farmer
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Zhivago is a poet and surgeon. His life unfolds amidst the Russian Revolution, his guilt over his unfaithfulness to his loyal wife and his obsession with Lara, his muse, who, in turn, is victim to the wants of a powerful official
49 up by Michael Apted( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the Jesuit saying, "Give me a child until he is 7 years old, and I will give you the man," in 1964 Granada Television commissioned a short documentary wherein producers profiled 14 7-year-old children, and loosely speculated on what sort of lives they might lead. It was meant and received as an indictment of the British class system, which seemed most inflexible in 1964. Almost as an afterthought, director Michael Apted--a researcher on the original documentary--returned to profile these same 14 subjects at seven-year intervals. Over the decades, Britain has changed unutterably, the class system has partly melted, and the films themselves have become something else entirely. The "7 up" series has been called the grandfather of reality television, and as a whole reminds viewers what we all know: that every so-called ordinary life is a zone of great drama and tremendous risk
Painted lady by Julian Jarrold( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie Sheridan is a semi-retired, former '60s rock singer. She seems resigned to a life lived on a crumbling country estate, ruminating about her past. Everything changes when a botched robbery leaves her friend Sir Charles Stafford dead and one of his prized pantings missing. Determined to retrieve the masterpiece and find the killer, Maggie plunges into the dark underworld of the art trade. Posing as a wealthy Polish countess, she sets off on a treacherous path from Ireland to London to New York and back again. Meanwhile, Sebastian, the troubled son of Sir Charles, embarks on his own path of discovery. Where the two trails meet, life begins to imitate art to deadly effect
The fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders by Andrew Davies( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moll is a headstrong woman whose lowly station in 18th century London leaves her in the most dire of circumstances forcing her into a lifestyle that could easily break her spirit. Her story involves husbands and numerous lovers, shocking family secrets, and travels to bustling London and the New World's Virginia. Moll's dangerous misdeeds stretch from sexual adventures to criminal acts, leaving her with a price on her head as she strives to triumph against overwhelming odds
The field by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the legal owner of a plot of land in Ireland has plans to sell it to a developer, the local renter and the villagers team with an American to prevent it
Prime suspect( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been demoted and transferred to the north, D.C.I. Tennison finds herself under-used until she gets a case where a 12-year-old boy confesses to murder. She becomes involved with trying to convict the local crime boss who has proved impossible to touch
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spans three decades from the early twenties to World War II in Charles Ryder's relationship with the wild and eccentric Sebastian Flyte and the aristocratic Marchmain family
The Forsyte saga( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is late in the Victorian era, and two branches of an upper-crust family--the "good" Forsytes, headed by well-meaning Old Jolyon, and the "bad" Forsytes, headed by crusty barrister James--are at odds, eternally squabbling. The 'saga' focuses on the younger generations - Young Jolyon, Soames, Winifred, June - and their struggles with emotional repression, the rejection of Victorian mores, and the sea changes taking place as a less repressive society emerged. Every family may indeed have its vicissitudes, but few have as many as John Galsworthy's Forsytes
Prime suspect( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is promoted to Detective Superintendent. Includes three 2-hour episodes: The Lost Child, Inner Circles, and The Scent Of Darkness
Brideshead revisited( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
Island at war( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the little-known stories of WWII is the fate of the Channel Islands, the only part of the British Isles invaded and occupied by the Germans. Tells the story through the eyes of three island families and the German soldiers with whom their lives become interwined
Prime suspect( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case involves a death in the Afro-Caribbean community that puts Detective Chief Inspector Tennison and the rest of the police force in the middle of racial controversy
Middle sexes : redefining he and she( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sensitively explores the controversial subject of the blurring of gender as well as the serious social and family problems--even dangers--often faced by those whose gender may fall somewhere in between male and female
Coyote waits by Adam Beach( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Tony Hillerman's novel, Navajo police detective Joe Leaphorn and officer Jim Chee solve a modern murder and a bank robbery supposedly committed by Butch Cassidy
Rebels & redcoats : how Britain lost America( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration into America's Independence War. Using interviews with scholars, first-person narratives and historic documents, the series travels back to the passionate, violent and sometimes tragically funny events of the 1770s
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Ballet shoes
Doctor ZhivagoThe fortunes and misfortunes of Moll FlandersPrime suspectBrideshead revisitedPrime suspectBrideshead revisitedPersona Granada : some memories of Sidney Bernstein and the early days of independent television
Alternative Names

controlled identityGranada Television Network, ltd.

Granada Television Fernsehkanal

Granada TV.

ITV Granada Channel 3 regional service for North West England




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