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Thames Television, ltd

Works: 1,915 works in 3,453 publications in 2 languages and 45,425 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  History  Film adaptations  Television plays  Historical television programs  Televised plays  Documentary television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Distributor, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by ltd Thames Television
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,009 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 Kennedys by Mass.) WGBH (Television station : Boston( Visual )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,255 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
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,181 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 2014 in English and held by 1,117 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his daughters, treachery, madness and murder follow
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 718 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 693 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 )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 668 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
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two( Visual )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole, a London criminal defense lawyer
Look back in anger by John Osborne( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 602 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 by Michael Angelis( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 583 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 & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 561 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
Virginia Woolf : a room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 549 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
Nixon by Robert Ducharme( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the span of Richard M. Nixon's political life during his early political career
The Agatha Christie hour( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 466 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 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flesh and the devil: Best friends love the same woman and resort to a duel
Kate Chopin : five stories of an hour by Kate Chopin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program consists of five versions of the same short story, "The story of an hour," which examines the behaviour and feelings of a woman on the day she is informed of her husband's death. Includes dramatizations by Kathleen Potter, David Stafford, and Michelene Wandor
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 436 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
The best of Benny Hill by Benny Hill( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 413 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
Edward & Mrs. Simpson by Simon Raven( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love story that shook the world and shed new light on old assumptions about women, class and power -- the king who gave up his throne for the love of a woman
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The world at war
The KennedysThe world at warBen-Hur : a tale of the ChristLook back in angerRomeo & JulietNixonThe Garbo silents collection
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