WorldCat Identities

Talkback (Firm)

Overview
Works: 53 works in 80 publications in 1 language and 1,600 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Made-for-TV movies  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  War television programs  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Television comedies 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by Talkback (Firm)
The lost prince by Stephen Poliakoff( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miranda Richardson and Tom Hollander star as Queen Mary and King George V. After discovering that their son Prince John (Daniel Williams and Matthew Thomas) suffers from epilepsy and learning disabilities, the royals have the boy sent off to be raised in a rural farmhouse, lest he tarnish the family's image of superiority. Removed from the public eye and the attention of his parents, Prince John forms a loving bond with his nurse, Lalla (Gina McKee)
Sword of honour by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war story and a love story, as well as a biting satire on the emergence of the world we live in today
Da Ali G show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An ignorant, wannabe-Jamaican British b-boy; an anti-Semitic, misogynistic but friendly Kazakhstani television reporter; and a homosexual Austrian fashonista--all played by Sacha Baron Cohen--conduct interviews on unsuspecting Americans, who include prominent pundits in the political system and celebrities, that reveal deeply hidden prejudices and challenge social mores within American society."--Internet Movie Database
Stephen Poliakoff's Shooting the past by Stephen Poliakoff( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London mansion housing a huge library of rare old photos gets a new owner who is bent on chucking the pictures and remaking the house as a business college. The library's manager is determined to save the collection at all costs
Sword of honour( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now with the commandos on Crete in a rapidly deteriorating situation, Guy takes over when Major "Fido" Housnd cracks under the pressure and bolts. After barely escaping Crete alive and suffering another mishap on the way home, Guy convalesces in London, where Virginia asks him to help her out of a tight spot. Sent to Croatia as part of the British mission to the partisans, Guy sees clearly the injustices carried out on all sides. Jewish refugees stuck in Croatia give him a chance at last to do something heroic
Sword of honour( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in Northern Italy and still recovering from his failed marriage when war in Europe becomes a certainty, Guy Crouchback hurries home to England. Despite his father's suggestion that a desk job might be more fitting for a man of his age, Guy joins an elite fighting force, the Royal Corps of Halberdiers, an experience that opens his eyes to the true nature of high command. As Guy begins his military career, his ex-wife reappears in London. Recently returned from America and divorced from her third husband, blonde bombshell Virginia still attracts men like flies to honey, including Guy
I'm Alan Partridge( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a couple of years of being clinically fed-up, Alan has "bounced back". He's got the third best slot on Radio Norwich, a military-based quiz on cable TV called Skirmish, a 33 year old girlfriend called Sonja, an autobiography (Bouncing back) and is only living in a caravan until his new house is finished
The IT crowd : complete series 1-4( Visual )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the employees of the IT support department at a large corporation
Brass eye : series and special( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical series of programmes with a serious purpose. Contains content that some people may find distasteful
Gideon's daughter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gideon Warner is a hugely successful public relations consultant. He gives his professional advice about hair, clothes and social activities to the wealthy, to politicians, to businessmen and rising starlets. But despite his success he has become disheartened about the business circles he mixes in and more concerned over his family
The Day today( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents episodes from a television satire of British news programmes. It parodies the 'hard-hitting' style of journalism, as well as mocking sports journalism, weather reports, American news programmes, business reports, soap operas and many other targets
Jam by The Jam( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surreal, ambient mix of bleak comedy sketches from the British television comedy Jam
Look around you by Tim Kirkby( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six episodes from the British television series explores the latest developments in science and technology - from the computer made especially for women (with scented keyboard) to the horse race predicting machine (designed by a horse). The enthusiastic team of presenters offers an insight into what life might be like in the year 2000 in the worlds of sport, health, music, food and computers
Big train( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six episodes from the British television comedy series
Jamie's kitchen by Jamie Oliver( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary chronicles Jamie Oliver, Food Network star, opening his first restaurant, Fifteen, in London using 15 unemployed, underprivileged youngsters to work as chefs in the kitchen, all within seven months. Will their restaurant actually open?
The IT crowd( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the employees of the IT support department at a large corporation
Perfect strangers by Deep Purple (Musical group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After "whacking" a rival deep in the bowels of Manhattan, a scrappy young hit man named Johnny is shocked to discover that a two-year-old boy has witnessed his brutal crime! But when his underworld bosses order him to eliminate the eyewitness, Johnny wages a desperate battle with his own morals and battered conscience-- especially as he embarks upon a dangerous affair with the toddler's mother, a bohemian beauty who doesn't realize her new lover has a deadly hidden agenda!"--Container
Ali G, aiii by Sacha Baron Cohen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features highlights of Da Ali G show, including interviews with Gail Porter, Mohamed Al Fayed, Paul Daniels, and Jarvis Cocker
I'm Alan Partridge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since his chat show came to a catastrophic end, Alan Partidge has been rebuilding his career as an early morning DJ on Radio Norwich. With his loyal PA Lynn by his side, Alan prepares for his return to celebrity status
The Armando Iannucci shows( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features eight shows from the British comedy series
 
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