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Thames Television, ltd

Works: 1,777 works in 2,811 publications in 2 languages and 47,493 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Historical films  Documentary television programs  Televised plays  Religious films  Epic films 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works about Thames Television, ltd
Most widely held works by Thames Television, ltd
The world at war by ltd Thames Television( Visual )

40 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,823 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
The Kennedys by Phillip Whitehead( Visual )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,498 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,309 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 )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,153 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 )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 981 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 )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweeping saga tells the story of a young Jewish nobleman and his nemesis, a Roman centurion. Set against the backdrop of Jesus' life
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 752 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?
The flame trees of Thika by Roy Baker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 727 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
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 699 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 wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 658 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
Look back in anger by John Osborne( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 655 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 )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 617 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
Thomas & friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 616 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 by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 572 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven by his ambitious wife, Macbeth plots to take over the Scottish throne
The Agatha Christie hour( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 451 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
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's classic ballet, filmed live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on 28th July 1980
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 441 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 longest hatred( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces anti-Semitism from its earliest manifestations in antiquity to the recent ominous outbreaks in Germany, Russia, and elsewhere
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two by John Mortimer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole, a London criminal defense lawyer
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The KennedysNixonBen-Hur a tale of the ChristKing LearLook back in angerRomeo and JulietMacbethSwan lake