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Talkback Thames (Firm)

Overview
Works: 230 works in 326 publications in 1 language and 7,473 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television plays  Televised plays  Made-for-TV movies  History  Television series  Historical television programs  Television comedies 
Classifications: PR2823.A23, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Talkback Thames (Firm)
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,223 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
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 713 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!
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 565 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 IT crowd( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy and Moss toil in the squalid basement of a huge company, fielding IT help desk calls. Roy has a lousy attitude coupled with an eye for the ladies. Moss is dressed by his mother and has an aerosol can of water clipped ot his belt. Into their life of 'users, ' pizza, science fiction and firewalls comes middle manager Jen, a spunky can-do career gal who doesn't know one end of a laptop from another. Now Jen will introduce real life to the guys who email the fire brigade in an emergency, invent a psycho for an internet dating site and display sympathetic PMS symptoms once a month
Glorious 39( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this tense WWII-era thriller, Anne Keyes, a young woman from a powerful, political family, stumbles upon sinister evidence relating to a secret Nazi conspiracy plot. As war rages throughout Europe, Anne discovers the dark truths hidden by her family and becomes caught in a deadly web of lies and betrayal. Starring Romola Garai, Bill Nighy, Julie Christie and Christopher Lee
The IT crowd( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are reasons the IT Department of Reynholm Industries is kept in the building's basement. Bitter slacker Roy, über-nerd Moss, and technically clueless Jen attend a night of theater, befriend a German cannibal, disrupt their boss' funeral, throw a dinner party, design the ultimate bra, and commit further acts of personal and professional irresponsibility
Unknown Chaplin : the master at work by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using countless reels of footage and outtakes Chaplin wanted destroyed, film archivists Kevin Brownlow and David Gill have meticulously crafted an essential and fascinating documentary homage to the silver screen legend
The IT crowd( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are reasons the IT Department of Reynholm Industries is kept in the building's basement. The department's employees are bitter slacker Roy, über-nerd Moss, and technically clueless Jen. Jen finds that her builder is urinating in all of her sinks; Moss has begun to speak like a manly football fan; Roy is now living on the streets; Reynholm will have a new Employee Of The Month; Friendface's horror needs to be stopped; charity calendars may feature topless nerds
The IT crowd( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In season four, the lads try and fail yet again to socialize with the people upstairs, Jen tries to work her way up the corporate ladder by becoming Entertainment Manager and later pretending she can speak Italian, and Moss proves a whiz on a TV game show
Gideon's daughter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gideon Warner is a hugely successful public relations consultant, giving advice about hair, clothes, and social activities to the wealthy. Despite his success he has become disheartened about his business circles and more concerned over his family
Almost strangers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Daniel attends a family reunion with his parents, he discovers a world he hardly knew existed. Seduced by the allure of his new world, Daniel adopts the role of go-between for his glamorous Aunt Alice and his cousins Rebecca and Charles
Stephen Poliakoff's Shooting the past by Stephen Poliakoff( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 225 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
Da Ali G show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ali G is back! British comedic genius, Sacha Baron Cohen, slips into the skins of his devilish alter egos, Ali G, Borat and Bruno, to create loads of hilarious riffs at the expense of American culture
The sinking of the Laconia by Uwe Janson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 1942 at the height of the battle for the Atlantic, a German U-boat torpedoed the RMS Laconia, sinking the British ship without knowing that it carried more than 2,000 passengers, many of them civilians. What followed is a harrowing true story of heroism, heartbreak, and unexpected humanity in the midst of the bloodiest conflict in history
Big train( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Train steams out of the comedy tunnel as realism meets utter stupidity in a cavalcade of daft sketches performed by high-quality actors in stunning costumes and vast sets reminiscent of the worst excesses of D.W. Griffith
Look around you by Tim Kirkby( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the unforgettable Open University and Television for Schools programs of the 1970s. Through a series of gloriously deadpan experiments, we observe a colony of ants build an igloo, receive a telephone call from a brain, discover why ghosts can't whistle, and reveal the largest number in the world. Science has never been so silly
DangerMouse. the world's smallest secret agent( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The determined "world's smallest spy" detective mouse is back--and his top-secret adventures are only getting wackier for him and his slightly smaller sidekick, Penfold. No adventure is too daunting, no mystery too cryptic, and no joke too modest for the spirited duo as they battle evil wherever it lurks
Grand designs( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eighth series of this successful show includes one of the most challenging houses ever seen on Grand Designs a home in the middle of the Cotswolds countryside planned to be built underneath a collapsing ruined 300 year old barn
Benny Hill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early '80s, The Benny Hill show hit new heights of hilarity with even more daring double-entendres, tongue-in-cheek ballads, and dance routines with the naughty and nubile Hill's Angels. This set features new skits with Fred Scuttle and Chow Mein and includes the fan-favorite moments from "The Little Dimpton Street Party" and "The Hot Shoe Show."
Grand designs by Kevin McCloud( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kevin McCloud is joined by interior design guru Naomi Cleaver and award winning architect Deborah Saunt and architecture critic Tom Dyckhoff as they share expert advice on how to create a dream home with their own trade secrets, inspired by some of the most popular builds from the Grand Designs series. Featuring location based reports into what's topical and contemporary in the world of architecture and interiors. In each episode, Naomi, Kevin, Deborah and Tom report from around the world - from Los Angeles to Moroccan chic, from Minimalism in Monaco to the amphibious houses of Amsterdam. Trade Secrets is packed full of take-home information about the world of architecture and design. The series is not just about how we live today but how we will live tomorrow"--Container
 
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