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BBC Video (Firm)

Works: 1,745 works in 3,995 publications in 1 language and 193,650 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Television adaptations  Television programs  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Television series  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Documentary-style television programs  Television remakes 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by BBC Video (Firm)
All creatures great & small by Christopher Timothy( Visual )

130 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 2,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the rugged beauty of the dales of Yorkshire, England, this season continues the true-life story of young veterinarian James Herriot. Newly married to Helen and settled into a partnership with Siegfried Farnon--with the sporadic support of Siegfried's errant younger brother, Tristan--James finds that there is no end to the joy and heartache, tears and laughter that go with caring for all creatures great and small
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 2,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sense and sensibility: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love?
As time goes by by Bob Larbey( Visual )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 2,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel and Jean were lovers many years ago at the time of the Korean War. They were separated by a misunderstanding. Forty years later, fate brings them together again with hilarious results
The office by Steve Carell( Visual )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious, biting look at everyday office life. The show revolves around David Brent, the oblivious general manager of a paper company who instigates petty office rivalries
Monarch of the glen( Visual )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archie continues his struggles to make Glenbogle a success and sort out his complicated love live. Includes all eleven episodes from the third series, Richard Brier's last
The vicar of Dibley by BBC( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The handsome stranger: Gerry is fed up with all the "townies" buying weekend cottages in Dibley. Then she meets one particularly charming newcomer. The vicar in white: After presiding over the marriages of hundred of other people, it appears Gerry's big day has finally arrived
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward, yet more people become embroiled in the furious legal battle, including the proud Lady Dedlock, who finds herself persecuted by the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, then hunted by the determined Inspector Bucket, one of the first detectives to appear in English literature. A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core ..."--Container
Wallander by Henning Mankell( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In An Event in autumn, Wallander finds the remains of a young woman buried at the back of his garden. When another woman's body washes up on the shore, Wallander searches for the connection. In The Dogs of Riga, the corpses of two Latvian men, covered in mafia tattoos, are discovered in Ystad harbor. When Wallander travels to Riga in search of the killers, he becomes entangled in a web of corruption. And in Before the frost, a childhood friend of Linda Wallander goes missing. Wallander and Linda worry for her safety when they find links between her and a murderer
Charlie and Lola by Lauren Child( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie has a small and very funny sister named Lola. She will not eat a tomato! She is also not sleepy and will not go to bed. How will she cope when she is not well and may never smile again? Charlie must win her around, using every trick in the book. This is a hard job because Lola has ideas of her own
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,390 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
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England suffocating beneath riches and righteousness; the madhouses and brothels of Provence; the carnage of civil war Spain; 1950s New York, caught between Cold War jitters and Manhattan glitter. In each place, a great artist is backed into a corner, facing a crisis, given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics one more time
Auschwitz inside the Nazi state( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Auschwitz: inside the Nazi state' is the result of three years of research, drawing on the close involvement of world experts, recently discovered documents and nearly 100 interviews with camp survivors and perpetrators, many of whom are speaking on the record for the first time. Their stories are brought to life through the innovative use of archive footage, dramatic recreations of key ... moments, and their ... testimony"--Container label
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is not happy about the romantic interests of his sons
Persuasion by Adrian Shergold( Visual )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight years after Anne Elliot turned down Captain Wentworth's proposal of marriage, they meet again. Anne now recognizes the false values that persuaded her to reject Captain Wentworth, but his heart seems set upon the youth and beauty of the impetuous Louisa Musgrove
Are you being served?( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's plenty of laughter when an unbelievably quirky contingent of sales clerks makes shopping at Grace Brothers the comic experience of a lifetime
Doctor Who( Visual )

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

The Doctor and his companion Rose travel around the universe and through time to battle Daleks and other evil aliens
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Simon Schama's Power of art
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British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Video

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As time goes byMonarch of the glenBleak HouseWallanderCharlie and LolaCranfordSimon Schama's Power of artAuschwitz inside the Nazi state