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BBC Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,809 works in 4,803 publications in 2 languages and 195,613 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Romance television programs  Historical television programs  Television series  Romance films  Television comedies  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by BBC Video (Firm)
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 2,315 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?
Wallander by Henning Mankell( Visual )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three crime dramas based on the best-selling novels by Henning Mankell--Faceless killers, The man who smiled, and The fifth woman--follow Inspector Kurt Wallander, a disillusioned everyman, as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in southern Sweden
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of an interminable court case spin three young people each searching for their place in the world. Their story moves fast, swirling through an incredible array of characters from passionate young lovers to ruthless lawyers, from an ice-cold aristocratic beauty to a shrewd relentless detective, until the final thrilling climax
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,382 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
Auschwitz : inside the Nazi state( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,292 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
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch is set in early nineteenth century England and charts the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the town as it divides its population into two opposing factions: the conservatives and the liberals
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a richly portrayed society well-stocked with eccentric nobles and gossipy villagers, this story centers around 17-year-old Molly Gibson, the only daughter of a respected country doctor. The well-ordered world of Molly's childhood is soon to be complicated by new people and unexpected situations. Most devastating is her father's decision to remarry after many years of widowhood. Molly's faltering efforts to cope gracefully with an impossible stepmother, a beguiling stepsister, burdensome secrets and burgeoning romance ring as true today as when Elizabeth Gaskell wrote the novel in 1865
The vicar of Dibley( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the complete first season of the BBC's popular television series "The Vicar of Dibley" in which a female vicar with a sharp wit and a laid-back attitude brings new ideas to a rural British community
Monarch of the glen by Alexander Morton( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,220 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
Persuasion by Diana Rigg( Visual )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple meet again seven years after their engagement ended
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Deronda is a sensitive, intelligent, young man haunted by secrets that shroud his birth. Gwendolen Harleth is a beautiful gambler short on cash. When the two meet, sparks fly
How art made the world by Mark Hedgecoe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how the first big artistic discoveries were made and how they have cascaded down the centuries to define the look of the present day. Encompassing everything from cave paints to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all
Mansfield Park by Iain B MacDonald( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"True virtue triumphs over superficiality in this distinguished BBC production of Jane Austen's celebrated novel set in 18th century England. Young, impoverished Fanny Price arrives at the elegant estate of her uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram. Snubbed by everyone except her cousin Edmund, she begins her long struggle for acceptance by her shallow relatives, who believe wealth automatically means quality"--Container
Walking with dinosaurs( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic Dinosaur series from BBC Earth revolutionized the natural history television world with its spectacular recreations of dinosaurs in their natural habitat. It now returns to DVD better than ever-newly remastered and with never-before-seen content. Tracing their 160-million-year history, from their first appearance to their abrupt demise, it brings the amazing lost world of the dinosaurs stunningly back to life
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's. "Tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the passionate George (Julian Sands) and the priggish but socially suitable Cecil (Daniel Day-Lewis)"--Container
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born into a miserable workhouse orphanage, Oliver eventually flees to London, where the cheerful Artful Dodger immediately befriends him and introduces him to the villainous Fagin and his gang of thieves. Temporarily rescued from the prospect of a life of crime by the kindly Mr. Brownlow, Oliver finds himself pursued by savage thief Bill Sikes and the enigmatic Monks
As time goes by : complete series 5 by Bob Larbey( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 517 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
 
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