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Thames Television, ltd

Works: 1,525 works in 3,194 publications in 3 languages and 47,314 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Children's films  Juvenile works  Television plays 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Distributor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by Thames Television, ltd
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a trio of witches prophesize Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth 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
Desert by Bill Viola( Visual )

132 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan, 1941-1945: Initially apprehensive about the outcome of declaring war, the Japanese quickly turn to celebration with early victory. In the end, their worst fears are unimaginably exceeded
The Kennedys by Jim Goddard( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,485 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
The world at war( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,114 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
Nixon( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 933 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
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of the young Jewish nobleman and his nemesis, a Roman centurion, set against the backdrop of the life of Jesus
The flame trees of Thika by Roy Baker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 730 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
The World at War by ltd Thames Television( Visual )

51 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through actual film footage, depicts the horror and heroism of World War II
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 715 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 longest hatred a revealing history of anti-semitism by WGBH Educational Foundation and Thames Telelvision( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces anti-Semitism from its earliest manifestations in antiquity to the recent ominous outbreaks in Germany, Russia, and elsewhere
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three short animated stories based on the characters of The Wind in the willows in which Mole, Ratty, Toad and Badger pursue some of their favourite summer occupations
Look back in anger by Tony Richardson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 634 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
Five stories of an hour( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four dramatic renditions of Kate Chopin's "Story of an hour", first her original story, then other writers variations on her theme. Followed by some history and biographical information on Kate Chopin
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 567 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
Rowan Atkinson is Mr. Bean : the whole Bean by John Howard Davies( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes several episodes of the Mr. Bean television program. The amazing Mr. Bean can do just about anything he sets his mind to, such as going back to school where he brushes up on judo, improves his golf, reads a compass. He can do animal impressions and award-winning wild teddybear training which tend to be well, bizarre. Also includes never-before-seen-on-TV sketches
The Agatha Christie hour( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 463 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
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The KennedysThe world at warNixonBen-Hur a tale of the ChristThe World at WarLook back in angerRomeo & Juliet