Granada Media (Firm)
Most widely held works by Granada Media (Firm)
The Great Gatsby ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
A mysterious American millionaire whose efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy.
Inspector Lewis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Following the death in 2000 of his eponymous mentor in Inspector Morse, Sergeant Lewis was promoted to Inspector and took a two-year sabbatical in the British Virgin Isles. Newly widowed, he now returns to Oxford and soon finds himself in charge of his own murder case. But it is notes that Morse made on an earlier case which help Lewis solve his case.
Rosemary & Thyme. Series three ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Stunning locations at home and abroad provide the backdrop for this hit British mystery series. From their former careers as a university plant biologist and a police officer, Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme bring unique investigative talents to their horticultural and human mysteries. Their unobtrusive presence in the garden gives them unique access to secrets other detectives might miss--and that murderers would rather not reveal.
Quidam ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and French and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Quidam tells the story of a little girl named Zoe, who is bored and trying to get her parents attention. Then a man who holds an umbrella and a bowler hat but has no head arrives. It is Quidam. He comes through the door and drops his hat. Zoe picks it up and runs after him, but he doesn't see her and walks out again. Zoe puts on the hat and suddenly her dull, boring world is transformed into one of color and excitement! John, a man in a purple suit, and Fritz, a creature with wild red hair, accompany Zoe in this colorful daydream.
Father Brown. Set 1 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
A devout Catholic priest freelances as a private investigator in rural England during the 1920s. When it comes to amateur detective work, don't let this priest's absent-minded air and penchant for an occasionsl tipple fool you. His kindly eyes pick up clues that professionals usually miss, and his keen understanding of human nature lets him search men's souls for motives.
The last detective. Series 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Underdog detective 'Dangerous' Davies toils at a small London police station, where his slicker colleagues taunt him and his boss calls him the last detective he would put on a big case. That makes it all the sweeter when he cracks the big ones anyway.
The Ruth Rendell mysteries. Set 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Master of the moor: As a boy, Stephen Whalby took to his beloved moor to escape trouble at home. Trouble follows him there as an adult, however, when women's bodies begin turning up among the rocks, heather, and bogs. Stephen finds no refuge when D.I. Manciple--a rude outsider, unwelcome in the village of Vangmoor--targets him as the prime suspect.
The ABC murders ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Belgium sleuth Hercule Poirot untangles a baffling mystery of a murderer who announces his next victims through a series of letters each addressed to the detective himself.
The last detective. Series 3 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Beleaguered by life and belittled by his collegues, "Dangerous" Davies cracks four all-new cases in the detective series that has delighted legions of loyal fans.
Death in the clouds ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
A ruthless blackmailer is killed on board a plane full of likely suspects. Unfortunate for the culprit, Belgium sleuth Hercule Poirot is also on board.
A rather English marriage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Two recently-widowed men come to terms with the deaths of their wives. Reggie Conyngham-Jervis is a wealthy ex-fighter pilot. Roy Southgate is a retired milkman. Both are widowed on the same night. Now this 'odd couple' decide to overlook their differences and move in together. At first the two become friends, until their unlikely relationship is threatened by the arrival of Liz Franks, an alluring woman with a hidden agenda.
Marple. Series 4 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Presents four episodes of the Emmy-nominated series starring Julia McKenzie as Miss Marple.
A touch of Frost. Season 13 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Detective Jack Frost is called to investigate when a couple return from holiday to find the body of a complete stranger in their bed. He also becomes involved in a murder inquiry and uncovers a crime ring involved in the importing of endangered species and illegal animal goods.
The return of Sherlock Holmes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes, the world's most famous detective, and his trusted companion Dr. Watson pursue and solve mysteries in a variety of locations throughout England.
The Ruth Rendell mysteries. Set 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Going wrong: As wild teenagers, Guy Curran and Leonora Chisholm believed that they were soulmates. When they meet again eight years later, Guy aims to reclaim her, no matter who stands in his way.
Father Brown. Set 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Father Brown is a seemingly distracted and even a bit dotty priest. He always manages to confound criminals with his keen observations and inescapable logic. He prefers to go unnoticed, dismissed as irrelevant. That is until the moment of truth arrives and he unravels the most devious criminal schemes.
Inspector Lewis. Series I ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Inspector Robert Lewis, protégé of the legendary Inspector Morse, and his brilliant new partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway, return to the streets of Cambridge and the halls of Oxford University with three brand new mysteries to unravel. In Whom the gods would destroy, Detectives Lewis and Hathaway are thrown into a delicate murder case that implicates one of Oxford University's most prominent figures--college Principal Sefton Lim--when an old classmate of Linn's is found dead. In Old school ties, Lewis comes face to face with his past when the murder of bright young Jo Gilchrist pulls Lewis and Hathaway into a case driven by celebrity, scheming, and dangerous sexual politics. In Expiation, when a North Oxford housewife is found hanged, it appears to be an open and shut case of suicide. But though she leaves a devastated husband and two young daughters, she left no suicide note. The missing note and victim's seemingly perfect life leads Lewis to suspect foul play.
Inspector Lewis. The pilot and complete 1st series ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Home from a two-year assignment in the British Virgin Islands, Inspector Robert Lewis, protégé of the legendary Inspector Morse, returns to Oxford, England in the series pilot, where he is teamed with a brilliant new partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway. Lewis barely makes it out of the airport before falling into his first murder investigation. But even if he solves the case, will his new boss still move him from the front lines to a training assignment? Next, Lewis and Hathaway return to the streets of Cambridge and the halls of Oxford University with three more mysteries to unravel. In Whom the gods would destroy, Detectives Lewis and Hathaway are thrown into a delicate murder case that implicates one of Oxford University's most prominent figures when an old classmate of his is found dead. In Old school ties, Lewis comes face to face with his past when the murder of bright young Jo Gilchrist pulls Lewis and Hathaway into a case driven by celebrity, scheming, and dangerous sexual politics. In Expiation, when a North Oxford housewife is found hanged, it appears to be an open and shut case of suicide. But the lack of a suicide note and the victim's seemingly perfect life leads Lewis to suspect foul play.
Dickens of London ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
While on tour in America, Charles Dickens recalls the moments that shaped his life. From his penniless childhood in Chatham and London during the 1820s to the unprecedented success he later enjoyed on both sides of the Atlantic, he traces his extraordinary experiences which influenced many of his greatest works.
The prisoner. The complete series ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
After resigning from a top-secret position, a man is abducted from his London home and kept prisoner in a mysterious place known only as The Village. Residents of The Village, known only by numbers, are held captive on account of their valuable knowledge. The prisoner--Number Six--must protect his mind in order to preserve his humanity while he struggles to discover the identity of Number One and achieve freedom by escaping from the repressive grasp of his captors.
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