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Thames Television, ltd

Works: 2,068 works in 3,253 publications in 2 languages and 46,775 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Historical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Children's films  Religious films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Distributor, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by Thames Television, ltd
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a trio of witches prophesy 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
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,199 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!
The world at war( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,122 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 )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 772 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 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This silent spectacular film tells the story of a young Jewish nobleman and his nemesis, a Roman centurion
The flame trees of Thika by Roy Baker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 721 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
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 665 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
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 660 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 John Osborne( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 625 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
Thomas & friends( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 611 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
Virginia Woolf : a Concise Biography by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 605 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy of the conflict between parent and child, pride and wisdom, expectation and fulfillment
The Kennedys by Phillip Whitehead( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 564 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
Kate Chopin : five stories of an hour( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 516 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
The Kennedys by Phil Whitehead( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 500 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 Agatha Christie hour( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 467 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
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the 20th century, one remarkable man single-handedly tried to alter the course of history. Cold, ruthless, and enigmatic, this Russian-born British agent radically transformed modern espionage techniques and set the mold for a new kind of secret agent--the super spy
The best of Benny Hill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 408 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 all culled from the original television shows and compiled into this feature length film
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole, a London criminal defense lawyer
The world at war : the definitive history of the second world war by Jeremy Isaacs( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical collection in words and film of World War II
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