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BBC Enterprises

Overview
Works: 1,381 works in 1,890 publications in 1 language and 9,312 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Comedy films  Children's audiobooks  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PR2827.A23, 822.33
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Most widely held works about BBC Enterprises
 
Most widely held works by BBC Enterprises
Yes, Prime Minister : the complete collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught off-guard by the sudden retirement of the Prime Minister, Sir Humphrey and his civil service allies soon get their house-trained minister, James Hacker, elevated to the top job
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chief attraction of this 1977 adaptation is the pairing of Baryshnikov and Kirkland. In consequence, the storyline has been altered to keep Clara and the Nutcracker prince as the focus of the tale. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. A drunken male guest breaks it, and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off the Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom. There she is royally entertained, and they dance together. Shy and diffident Clara longs to remain in the dream world--safe on the brink of adulthood--but her love for her godfather and her family draw her back into the waking world, where adulthood and real romance await her
Cinderella by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member 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
The portrait of a lady by James Cellan Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a spirited American girl, reared in England by her aunt, determined to live her life to the fullest
The birth of Europe : colliding continents and the destiny of nations by Michael Alford Andrews( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member 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
Doctor Who( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Who, Harry and Susan accidentally land on an artificial satellite where they discover people from Earth suspended in a frozen state. The bad news is that they also find a dead insect, the queen of the Wirrn, sworn enemies of Earth. The Wirrn's egg sac is full, so the good Doctor must destroy the larvae before they absorb the last of the human race
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member 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
A child's guide to languages by Peter France( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This BBC Horizon program looks at some of the different language acquisition methods in use in schools around the world"--Container
Black Adder III by Mandie Fletcher( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member 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
Doctor Who by Terrance Dicks( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Doctor's past incarnations are being kidnapped and forced to play in a deadly game as someone is trying to capture the secrets of the Time Lords
John Le Carré's Smiley's people by John Le Carré( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member 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 emigre 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 )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Who and Leela find themselves on a desert planet where servant robots have rebelled against their masters
All necessary means by Ben Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On 17 January, 1991, allied forces began the liberation of Kuwait from Iraqi occupation under UN authority to use 'all necessary means'. Those means included a relentless air campaign and a brilliantly planned ground war and eventually secured the defeat of the fourth largest army in the world in only 100 hours. Yet behind the daily news reports, BBC TV correspondents Ben Brown and David Shukman reveal that much was left undisclosed. Allied commanders were very concerned that US general 'Stormin' Norman' Schwarzkopf's ferocious temper was creating an unhealthy atmosphere in the Riyadh war room. There were arguments between the Royal Navy and the US Marines over clearing mines in the Gulf. And the British refused to fight a land war alongside the 'gung-ho glory-seekers' of the US Marine Corps. The authors also look at the heroic work of the SAS who were sent behind enemy lines to track down and destroy Saddam's Scud missiles and to cut Iraq's communication cables. Ben Brown an David Shukman have interviewed most of the British war cabinet; key allied commanders; pilots who flew Stealth fighters and B-52 bombers; intelligence officials on both sides of the Atlantic; and Iraqi troops. From these interviews--and access to confidential government documents and personal diaries--they build up a fascinating, often surprising, picture of the real war behind the television images. -- Back cover
The lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Recording )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist its ruler, the golden lion Aslan, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter
A matter of loaf and death by Nick Park( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trade is booming for Wallace and Gromit's window-cleaning service and love is in the air as Wallace falls for the owner of the local wool shop, the lovely Wenodlene Ramsbottom. But Wallace has a new invention - a Knit-O-Matic machine - and adventure looms: sheep are being rustled, wool is in short supply and Wendolene's malevolent dog is on the prowl. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, general
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy of two young lovers from rival families
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's comedy of mistaken identity and magic confounding Titania, Oberon, Puck, Bottom and two young mortal couples
Blackadder goes forth by Richard Boden( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 20th-century Blackadder descendent faces the horrors of the first World War
Animal olympians( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member 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
 
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