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Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

85 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe
Call the midwife by Vanessa Redgrave( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's 1958 and the hard-working midwives of Nonnatus House continue to serve the crowded tenements and slums of Poplar. As they struggle with the challenges of poverty, domestic abuse and the spectre of TB, the midwives also face crises of their own. A chance encounter reunites Jenny with Jimmy; Chummy and P.C. Noakes face a dilemma over their imminent future; a tragic birth puts Cynthia in the spotlight and Trixie enjoys an all-too-tantalising taste of celebrity lifestyle. Back at Nonnatus House, Sister Julienne struggles to keep the beleaguered convent on an even keel as dementia-stricken Sister Monica Joan finds comfort in the friendship of new orderly, Jane; Sister Bernadette experiences a spiritual crisis and Sister Evangelina puts her foot down regarding pain relief"--Container
Pride and prejudice, or, First impressions by Simon Langton( Visual )

61 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the lively, precocious and very eligible Bennet girls captures all the nuances of 19th century life among the English gentry, a society obsessed with profitable marriage contracts
Life by David Attenborough( Visual )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the origin and development of life from the first single celled creatures, through the age of the dinosaurs, to the complex variety of life that exists today
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Simon Langton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bennet is a strong-willed yet sensible young woman, the second of five sisters. She has a long-suffering but loving clerical father, and a scatterbrained mother anxious to marry them off as soon as possible--to wealthy young gentlemen. At a local ball, she encounters one such, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, whom she finds arrogant, cold, and rude. Her older sister Jane falls in love with Darcy's best friend Mr. Bingley, while youngest sister Lydia flirts with anyone in a military uniform. Lizzie finds herself fighting off the attentions of the unctuous Mr. Collins and quite taken by the charming Mr. Wickham - who also happens to be an enemy of Mr. Darcy. However, as the characters succumb in many ways to pride and prejudice, Lizzie learns that not all is quite as it seems ... and that Mr. Darcy might not be so disagreeable after all
Jane Eyre by Julian Amyes( Visual )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn...secrets that could destroy her happiness
Why We Fight by Frank Capra( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores a half-century of U.S. foreign policy from World War II to the Iraq War, revealing how, as Dwight Eisenhower had warned in his 1961 Farewell Address, political and corporate interests have become alarmingly entangled in the business of war. On a deeper level, what emerges is a portrait of a nation in transition--drifting dangerously far from her founding principles toward a more imperial and uncertain future
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider by Simon West( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a temple, in Greece, sunken underwater that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate, who's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon. Facing her greatest challenges yet, the intrepid tomb raider pursues Lo, in order to get her hands back on Pandora's Box, and fulfill the desire of the Queen
Broadway : The American Musical by Michael Kantor( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary series details the razzle-dazzle history of a unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era and features the Broadway shows and song that defined the period. The series draws on feature films, rare television moments, archival news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical
Planet Earth : the complete series by David Attenborough( Visual )

58 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 11-part series that presents rare footage of Earth's landscapes and wildlife
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

65 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a production of William Shakespeare's The merchant of Venice designed especially for television
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

53 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers and tradesmen-actors
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

49 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealousy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse
The blue planet : seas of life( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Blue Planet: Seas of Life is the definitive exploration of the marine world, chronicling the mysteries of the deep in ways never before imagined."
Anne Frank remembered by Jon Blair( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features vintage newsreel footage, photographs and a rare home movie to look beyond the celebrated pages of Anne Frank's diary. Includes interviews with the Holocaust victim's friends, family and protector, Miep Gies
Citizen King : 1963-1968 by PBS Home Video( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In exploring the last few years of his life ... American experience production traces King's efforts to recast himself by embracing causes beyond the civil rights movement, by becoming a champion of the poor and an outspoken opponent of the war in Vietnam. Tapping into a rich archive of photographs and film footage and using diaries, letters, and eyewitness accounts of fellow activists, friends, journalists, political leaders and law enforcement officials, this film brings fresh insights to King's impossible journey, his charismatic leadership and his truly remarkable impact."--Container
All creatures great and small by Christopher Timothy( Visual )

47 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the story of Yorkshire veterinarian, James Herriot
Ghosts of Rwanda( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline marks the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide with a documentary chronicling one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. Illustrated are the failures that enabled the slaughter of 800,000 people to occur unchallenged by the world
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cranford [DVDC 4011 pt. 1]: Adapted from Elizabeth Gaskell's novels, the five-episode miniseries Cranford focuses on female characters in the 19th-century British town to thematically contemplate encroaching modernity in rural England. With the camera roving house to house, each drama within the grander story is constructed of scenes featuring dialogue between several gossipy ladies obsessed with moral code, romantic ideas about courtship, and social occasions
Call the midwife by Jessica Raine( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season Two continues to follow Jenny and the other midwives as they deal with all the problems the neighborhood of Poplar has to throw at them. A fascinating portrayal of birth, life, death and a community on the brink of huge social change, Call the Midwife offers a gripping insight into a way of life that is so drastically different from how we live now
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Pride and prejudice, or, First impressionsJane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
Alternative Names

controlled identityBritish Broadcasting Company


B.B.C. (British Broadcasting Corporation)


BBC brit közszolgálati műsorszolgáltató

BBC British Broadcasting Corporation

BBC British public service broadcaster

BBC editore radiotelevisivo britannico

BBC Enterprises


BBC (London)

BBC servei públic de televisió i ràdio del Regne Unit

BBC servicio público de comunicación del Reino Unido

BBC Serviço público de difusão de rádio e televisão britânico.

BBC serviço público de radiodifusão britânico

BBC société de radio et télévision britannique

BBC Ο Δημόσιος ραδιοτηλεοπτικός φορέας της Μεγάλης Βρετανίας

BBC רשות השידור הציבורית של בריטניה


British broadcasting corporation

British Broadcasting Corporation britische Rundfunkanstalt

British Broadcasting Corporation brytyjski publiczny nadawca radiowo-telewizyjny

British Broadcasting Corporation. Home Service

Broadcasting Corporation

Brytyjska Korporacja Nadawcza.

Brytyjska Korporacja Radiofoniczna.


Eikoku Hoso Kyokai

Great Britain. British Broadcasting Corporation

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Igirisu Hoso Kyokai

Lielbritānija. British Broadcasting Corporation

London, British Broadcast Corporation

Londres (GB)

Perbadanan Penyiaran British

Radio Londres

Radio Nacional de Londres

Velká Británie. British Broadcasting Corporation

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Pride and prejudice, or, First impressionsLifeJane Austen's Pride and PrejudiceJane EyreWhy We FightLara Croft, Tomb RaiderPlanet Earth : the complete seriesAll creatures great and small