Most widely held works about BBC Enterprises
Most widely held works by BBC Enterprises
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
This compilation contains all six episodes of the BBC's adaptation of a sci-fi fantasy about an unassuming Englishman and his outwardly average neighbor who is actually an alien from the vicinity of Betelgeuse.
Cinderella ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 and held by 272 libraries worldwide
"The acclaimed historic performance of Cinderella from 1969 featuring the memorable cast of Anthony Dowell, Antoinette Sibley, Frederick Ashton and Robert Helpmann"--Container box.
Great expectations ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Philip Pirrip, or "Pip" (Gerry Sundquist) is raised by his harsh sister and her likable husband. Later, he meets the eccentric Miss Havisham (Joan Hickson) and is smitten by the beautiful but utterly spoiled Estella (Sarah-Jane Varley). Pip takes on her materialistic values but suffering and maturity eventually teach him the difference between being true to oneself and living according to self-deluding great expectations.
The nutcracker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
The chief attraction of this 1968 adaptation is Rudolf Nureyev, who had defected to the West in 1961. This is his adaptation of the work, and the dancing is very classical, the costumes sumptuous, and the orchestra sparkling. The production made ballerina Merle Park a star. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. The Nutcracker is broken and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off a Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom.
The birth of Europe : colliding continents and the destiny of nations by Michael Alford Andrews ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Yes, Prime Minister the complete collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
"Yes Prime Minister is a British comedy series about the wheeling and dealing of political life. Although the series is set within the British political scene, it deals with political games and clashes between politicians and the civil service that could be found almost everywhere in the world"--Http://www.yes-minister.com/introduc.htm.
Oliver Twist ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
After escaping from the dreary workhouse where he has spent his childhood, Oliver runs away to London, only to fall in with Artful Dodger, Fagin, and their gang of young thieves. It is only with the revelation of Oliver's true identity that his troubles finally end.
The portrait of a lady ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Story of a spirited American girl, reared in England by her aunt, determined to live her life to the fullest.
BBC Radio presents The lion, the witch and the wardrobe ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.
All necessary means by Ben Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Black Adder goes forth ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
There's disorder in the ranks when that numb-headed ninny Captain Edmund Blackadder (Rowan Atkinson) stumbles onto the battlefields of World War I and discovers that people are trying to kill him. When he's not dodging bullets, Blackadder makes a general nuisance of himself.
The case of the Bermuda Triangle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Investigates the various myths, stories, and theories that describe and attempt to explain the mysterious occurrences in the Bermuda Triangle.
Smiley's people ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
The bespectacled spymaster is once more called from retirement to come to the aid of the 'Circus' -- and he returns with a vengeance. The murder of an émigré Soviet General who was also a British agent sends him digging into the past on a twisted trail across Europe that moves, inexorably, towards a final showdown with his old adversary, Karla of Moscow Centre.
The Robots of death ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Dr. Who and Leela find themselves on a desert planet rich in the highly valuable ore, lucanol. The miners here are served by robots who have always been obedient and loyal. But now they begin to kill off the miners as they suddenly start serving a new master bent on seizing complete power.
The Builders The Wedding party ; The Psychiatrist ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
The Builders: The hotel needs some lobby repairs. Naturally, Basil goes with the lowest bidder for the job and soon discovers firsthand just why this crew comes so cheap.
Fawlty Towers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
A series of comedies featuring the antics of Basil Fawlty, an incompetent and aggressively rude proprietor of a small English resort hotel.
Animal olympians ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Compares human and animal feats of physical strength, agility, and speed. Shows the athletics of animals in the wild, pointing out the similarities of various human activities.
Black Adder III ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
The Blackadder family fortunes are very dire indeed and Edmund is now serving as butler to the dimwitted Prince of Wales, son of the mad King George III. As always the ever loyal Baldrick stands salaciously by his side.
Biovideo the evidence for evolution ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Introduces the basic theory of evolution and the evidence supporting it.
The Five Doctors special edition ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Someone is taking the Doctor's past selves out of time and space and placing them in a vast wilderness - a battle arena with a sinister tower at the center. The various regenerations of the Doctor team up with the Doctor's arch-enemy, the Master, to discover the traitorous Time-Lord who is behind this evil scheme.
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