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Granada Television

Overview
Works: 1,972 works in 3,512 publications in 1 language and 65,482 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Television adaptations  Romance films  Made-for-TV movies  War films  Television mini-series  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer, Other, Performer
Classifications: PG3476.P27, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Granada Television
The jewel in the crown by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India
Ballet shoes by Sandra Goldbacher( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adopted as babies by the extraordinary Great Uncle Matthew, Pauline, Petrova, and Posy Fossil lead a sheltered life with their guardian, Sylvia, who struggling to make ends meet, is forced to take in lodgers. When the girls are accepted to Ballet school, life becomes a whirl of classes and rehearsals until yet another financial crisis threatens their future
49 up( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 807 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
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes investigates the strange death of Sir Charles Baskerville
Prime suspect( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 581 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
Dinosaur! : tale of an egg( Visual )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From pocket-sized to skyscraper high, meat-eating predators to docile herbivores, the diversity of the dinosaurs ensured their survival, until the earth experienced a devastating climatic change. The birds in your garden may be those dinosaurs
Jeeves & Wooster( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British comedies of a peerless butler and his chronically befuddled master. Jeeves takes charge: Pushed by Aunt Agatha, who disapproves of Wooster's bachelor lifestyle, Wooster finds himself engaged to Honoria Glossop. A ray of hope is offered by old chum "Bingo" Little who feels a hidden affection for Honoria. When Wooster's plan to drive the two together backfires, it falls to Jeeves to extricate his young master
The up series( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 329 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
Far from the madding crowd by John Schlesinger( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 190 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
Olga: a film portrait( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biographical study of the Russian gymnast Olga Korbut. Exemplifies the special athletic training received by Russian athletes, the personal determination needed to reach perfection, and the effort needed to remain the best
Programme index by Granada Television( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Granada Television programme index : year twenty-one : 3 May 1956 to 2 May 1977 by Granada Television( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityGranada Television Network, ltd.

Granada TV.

Television

Languages
English (108)

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Ballet shoesThe hound of the BaskervillesPersona Granada : some memories of Sidney Bernstein and the early days of independent television