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Thames Television, ltd

Overview
Works: 2,086 works in 3,488 publications in 2 languages and 45,231 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Televised plays  Television plays  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Tragedies (Drama) 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Distributor, Other, Editor
Classifications: PR2823.A23, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by ltd Thames Television
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,307 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 world at war( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,112 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
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 893 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 )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 797 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
The Kennedys by Phillip Whitehead( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 780 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
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 709 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 )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 664 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 )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
The longest hatred : a revealing history of anti-semitism by WGBH Educational Foundation and Thames Telelvision( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage to explore the building of the Kennedy legend. Documents the political ascendancy 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
Look back in anger by John Osborne( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 596 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 582 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his daughters, treachery, madness and murder follow
Romeo and Juliet( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 568 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
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 532 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth designed especially for television
The Agatha Christie hour( Visual )

1 edition 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
The Garbo silents collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flesh and the devil: Best friends love the same woman and ultimately resort to a duel. The mysterious lady: Garbo plays an alluring Russian spy who falls in love with her "target." The temptress: An unhappy wife (Elena) falls in love with a Spanish engineer (Robledo). When it is revealed that Elena is not only married, but has also been the mistress of a banker (Fontenoy), Robledo returns to South America. Subsequently, Elena and her husband (the Marquis) also go to South America. Years later Robledo returns to Paris and runs into Elena who does not seem to recognize him. Elena has become a pathetic drunkard who is apparently beyond Robledo's help
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 433 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
Five stories of an hour by Kate Chopin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 424 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
 
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The world at war
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The world at warNixonThe KennedysBen-Hur : a tale of the ChristThe KennedysLook back in angerRomeo and JulietMacbethThe Garbo silents collection
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English (182)

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