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Thames Television, ltd

Overview
Works: 2,150 works in 3,683 publications in 2 languages and 43,753 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Television plays  Historical television programs  Television programs  Televised performances  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Distributor, Other, Editor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by ltd Thames Television
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
The world at war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a shipwreck, twin siblings Viola and Sebastian wash up on the shores of Illyria. Viola, disguised as a man named Cesario, takes up service with the Duke Orsino, who is madly in love with the Lady Olivia. But Olivia is in mourning over her brother's death, so Orsino sends Cesario over as an emissary of love, except that Olivia falls for Viola!
Nixon( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the span of Richard M. Nixon's political life from his early political career to his resignation from the presidency
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One spring, Mole decides that he can ignore the spring cleaning for a little longer, and begins a series of adventures with his new friend Rat. They go for a picnic on the riverbank, on a caravan expedition with Toad, until Toad switches allegiance to his new car and his reckless driving makes Mole and Rat search out Badger for help in curbing Toad's profligate habits. But Toad gets away from them and gets a 20-year sentence from the magistrate for theft, reckless driving, and Gross Impertinence. While Toad works his wiles on the jailer's daughter and escapes jail dressed as a washer woman, Badger tries to guard Toad Hall from the machinations of the Weasels and is badly beaten. And it requires a plan of attack and all four comrades to regain Toad Hall
The flame trees of Thika by Roy Baker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her parents journey to the unspoiled wilderness of East Africa in 1913 where they struggle to transform a rugged plot of land into a farm
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
The Kennedys( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage to explore the building of the Kennedy legend. Documents the political ascendency of the family headed by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and discusses the influence of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., on the careers of his sons
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear rages against a fearsome storm. Can a man undo his wrongs? Will Cordelia be saved? Or will the wheels of fate crush all in its way?
Look back in anger by John Osborne( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jimmy Porter, an angry young man with a college education and a dead-end job. Feeling trapped by his circumstances, his squalid post-war flat, and spurred on by self-pity, Porter lashes out against his wife, Allison, his lover, Helena, and his business partner, Cliff. Fierce, funny, and cathartic, John Osborne's classic 'kitchen sink' drama as directed by Academy Award winner Judi Dench is a masterpiece of ensemble acting"--Container
The Kennedys( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Kennedy explores the building of the Kennedy legend, a story in part created and then brilliantly promoted by the family itself, a story whose afterglow still captures the American imagination. Featuring extensive interviews with family members, friends and first-hand witnesses to the many chapters of the Kennedy saga, and using a wealth of still photographs and archival footage ..."--Container box
Thomas & friends by Michael Angelis( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas the Tank engine is back with his friends for more exciting stories from the Island of Sodor. Join in on the trick Stuart plays on Duke and see how an elephant leaves Henry all washed up. Don't miss another fun-filled adventure with Thomas and his friends
Romeo and Juliet( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gentle streets of fair Verona, a clash of servants between the warring Montagues and Capulets sets the wheels of fate in motion. At a masked ball, the lovelorn Romeo spies the beautiful Juliet and the two soon fall madly in love, only to feel despair once their true identities are revealed. Matters worsen when Romeo slays Tybalt, a nephew of the Capulets, and is banished from the city. Only the intervention of a loyal friar and nurse can right the course of true love. But a rush to judgment spells the end of the young lovers' earthly union
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole is a London criminal defense lawyer
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eileen Atkins' one-woman stage performance recreates Virginia Woolf's talk to the women of Girton College, Cambridge. A call to women to declare their independence, talent and freedom to write, think, love and labor, and to control their own destinies, yet realize necessary communion on all levels between men and women
The Agatha Christie hour by John Nettles( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In these stories, lesser-known Christie heroes and heroines solve crimes of the heart as well as puzzling cases of larceny and murder. With just the right mix of danger and deception, romance and revenge, innocence and intrigue, these classic adaptations are Christie at her best"--Container
The Garbo silents collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flesh and the devil: Best friends love the same woman and resort to a duel
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the 20th century, one remarkable man single-handedly tried to alter the course of history. Sidney Reilly was a Russian-born British agent who radically transformed modern espionage techniques and set the mold for the super spy. From one heart-pulsing mission after another, from stealing top-secret Russian oil information to a near overthrow of the Bolshevik Revolution to his final capture by Stalin's forces in 1918, Reilly's exploits are at times so daring, it's hard to believe they are actural history
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth designed especially for television
The best of Benny Hill by Benny Hill( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captures old favorites and delivers fresh, bawdy humor. A classical collection of low humor from the old master of the single entendre, and a hilarious good time with a bevy of buxom lovelies
 
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The world at warNixonBen-Hur : a tale of the ChristThe KennedysLook back in angerThe KennedysRomeo and JulietThe Garbo silents collectionMacbeth
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English (177)

French (1)