Most widely held works about BBC Scotland
Most widely held works by BBC Scotland
God on trial ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
Following the harrowing ritual of selection for death or hard labor, a group of new inmates unsure of their appointed fates begins asking how God could allow for so much suffering. Impulsively, the men decide to put God on trial for abandoning His chosen people. Amid the outside sounds of prisoners being marched to the gas chamber, the trial unfolds. They group address the question: How can there be evil in a universe ruled by an all-powerful, benevolent God?
Monarch of the glen. Series 5 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Archie's brother Paul returns to Glenbogle and is enlisted into helping to run the estate. Although this brings him into conflict with Archie and Lexie, it also allows Archie to think about his role and the world beyond Glenbogle.
Hope Springs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Ex-cons Ellie, Hannah, Shoo, and Josie have done their time. Now they just want to disappear to Barbados with the money they had stolen from Ellie's gangster husband, Roy. When a twist of fate leaves them without passports, they flee to a remote village in Scotland where they buy a run-down hotel.
Sartre the road to freedom ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
This program uses archival footage, accounts by some of his close friends, and interviews with experts to analyze Sartre's life and existential outlook from the vantage point of World War II and its aftermath. Dramatized excerpts of Nausea and No exit underscore Sartre's themes of alienation and commitment and offer a glimpse of his vision of hell.
European short films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The second collection of European short films from Cinema16. This specially compiled two-disc edition of classic, cult and award winning shorts from European filmmakers marks the launch of Cinema16 in the US. It features previously unseen short films and early works by some of today's most notable European filmmakers, as well as award-winning films from its rising stars. The release features some of the best shorts from Cinema16's previous releases as well as some new additions.
The crow road ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Prentice is searching for his long lost uncle who disappeared without a trace. When he discovers clues on a computer disc containing some of his uncle's notes to a novel, he embarks on a complex journey through his family's secretive past. No matter how shocking or dangerous his quest becomes, he is determined to find the answers and solve what turns out to be a ghastly mystery.
Children of coal and iron by Iain Rose ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Charles Rennie Mackintosh a modern man ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Describes Mackintosh's life and art. Shows a major retrospective of his work mounted by the Glasgow Museum's McLellan Galleries.
Carole Farley in The telephone and La voix humaine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Split second ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
In a moment of madness, a single act causes mayhem and destruction for corporate lawyer Michael Anderson (Clive Owen- Inside man, Closer, Sin city)-a man living on the edge. Always on the go and stressed out from the incessant pressures of work and family, Michael is a tightly-sprung bomb on the verge of exploding.
The Highwaymen on the road again ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
In this spectacular concert, four of America's greatest musicians - Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings - take the stage and perform an unforgettable hour of classic country music.
Six characters in search of an author by Luigi Pirandello ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
"A director and a group of actors shooting a film are interrupted by the arrival of six people -- fictional characters in search of the writer who has abandoned them, unused, and incomplete. They demand that their story be finished, and to persuade the audience, recount their dark, strange histories."--Container.
The Union of 1707 by Iain Rose ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Invasion: Earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
When an air force pilot shoots down a mysterious UFO, the military is confronted with a brutal, terrifying alien force.
Edinburgh Military Tattoo 1987 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Military and marching bands from Great Britain, Norway, New Zealand, and the United States perform in this presentation of highlights of the 1987 Edinburgh Military Tattoo, a military music spectacle that is one of the main attractions of the Edinburgh Festival.
Apparitions ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
In this six-part miniseries, a Roman Catholic priest is drawn into the domain of exorcism.
Clans of Scotland ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Clans of Scotland takes a journey beyond the myths and the tartan to uncover some truly gripping stories.
Consider an island = An t-eilean sgitheanach by Rhona Rauszer ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The Brahms symphonies by Johannes Brahms ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
"The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra is conducted by Kurt Masur in their first-ever recording of all four Brahms symphonies, from the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall in 1991"--Container.
Jig ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Features the remarkable story of the 40th Irish Dancing World Championships, held in March 2010 in Glasgow. Thousands of dancers, their families, and teachers from around the globe descend upon Glasgow for one drama-filled week. Clad in wigs, makeup, fake tan, diamantes, and dresses costing thousands of pounds, they compete for the coveted world titles.
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