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Thames Television, ltd

Works: 1,881 works in 3,340 publications in 2 languages and 45,918 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Television programs  Televised plays  Historical television programs  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Distributor, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Thames Television, ltd
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,063 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 Jim Goddard( Visual )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,408 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 )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy where order is restored, evil punished, and all who deserve it, live happily ever after. Costumes and setting is late 19th or early 20th century
The world at war( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,129 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
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 748 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 747 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 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a puppet animation adaption of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the willows. In Edwardian England Mole leaves his underground home to discover the world. He meets, Ratty, Badger and the madcap conceited Toad and together they embark on a series of crazy adventures. Suggested audience: intermediate, junioc secondary
The flame trees of Thika by Roy Baker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 711 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
Look back in anger by Tony Richardson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 617 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
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole is a London criminal defense lawyer
Thomas & friends by Michael Angelis( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 599 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 )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 574 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
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 566 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 World at War by ltd Thames Television( Visual )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the events of World War II using documentary footage, photographs, and reminiscences of individuals involved in the conflict
Danger UXB( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During WWII, the Nazis dropped some bombs that were not designed to detonate on impact. These unexploded time bombs, UXBs, posed one of the greatest risks to the people and property of England. It was the job of real-life heroes of the bomb disposal squads to defuse them. Danger UXB is the story of the loves and lives, victories and defeats, played against the background of a nation gripped by war
Kate Chopin : five stories of an hour( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 504 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
Nixon by David Grubin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 500 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 471 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 )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 440 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
Edward & Mrs. Simpson by Simon Raven( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the evening of December 11, 1936, England's King Edward VIII formally broadcast his farewell to a nation. Torn between duty and love, he had decided to follow his heart. Follows the true story and the unforgettable romance that developed between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she was already married and rumored to have had other affairs, ruffled more than a few feathers. The scandal only heats up as the Prince becomes King and declares his intention to marry his mistress, who has since become divorced and available
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The KennedysTwelfth night, or, What you willThe world at warBen-Hur : a tale of the ChristLook back in angerRomeo & JulietThe World at WarNixon