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Granada Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 879 works in 1,255 publications in 3 languages and 37,854 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Television series  Educational films  Internet videos  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Science television programs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Granada Media (Firm)
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and unresolved jealousies that lead to murder. Nemesis: Miss Marple receives a request from an old friend, the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel, to investigate a possible crime. The only direction he leaves her is to look for clues on a mystery bus tour. At Bertram's Hotel: Revisiting a glamorous London hotel that she remembers fondly from her girlhood, Miss Marple finds that nothing has changed, including the atmosphere of danger beneath its highly polished veneer. Ordeal by Innocence: Miss Marple is invited to a wedding of her former housemaid Gwenda, and her fiancé Leo Argyle. Leo's grown children and family are still reeling from the murder of their mother and the execution of their brother Jacko for the crime. A stranger arrives who exonerates Jacko, leading all to realize that the real murderer is still in their midst
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple during a chance encounter on a train. However, when Miss Pinkerton herself dies, Miss Marple believes it was no accident. The Do it with Mirrors: Miss Marple's old friend Carrie-Louise has always had a soft heart for charitable causes. This time it's juvenile criminals lodged in a reformatory on her estate. Murder and mystery follow needing Miss Marple's sleuthing skills. Why Didn't they Ask Evans? A dying man's last words turn young Bobby Attfield into an amateur detective. With the help of two assistants, socialite Frankie Derwent and Jane Marple, he sets out to solve the riddle they pose
Quidam by Cirque du Soleil( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cirque du Soleil takes its unique, award-winning show from under the big top and brings it into your home to enjoy forever! This collector's item features one of their most popular shows, Quidam, which was recorded live in Amsterdam. Known throughout the world as masters of awe inspiring performance art, Cirque du Soleil continues to thrill with the most amazing acrobatics ever seen!
The Grand( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the most opulent hotel in Manchester, England, during the decadent Roaring '20s, The Grand is more than a building. It's a nexus for schemes, scandals, romance and intrigue. For owner John Bannerman, The Grand symbolizes a tradition of luxury and elegance begun by his father. For Marcus Bannerman, it becomes a risky investment and a way to entice his brother's wife into bed. And for the maids and porters employed there, it represents a possible escape from their hardscrabble pasts-- and an endless source of backstairs gossip
Inspector Lewis( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member 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 and is trying to prove himself to his dubious new boss while rebuilding his life after the hit-and-run death of his wife
The Ruth Rendell mysteries by Ruth Rendell( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The double: Peter Milton becomes involved with Zoe, the apparant "double" of his girlfriend Lisa. Can Lisa survive the superstition predicting her death? And is Zoe really what she seems?
Agatha Christie Marple by Agatha Christie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
Father Brown( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member 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 by Peter Davison( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member 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 last detective( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member 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
Inspector Lewis by Kevin Whately( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member 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 by Granada International Media Limited( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member 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
A touch of Frost( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member 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 ABC murders by Agatha Christie( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member 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 return of Sherlock Holmes by Ken Hannam( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't be too careful: As a single woman, Della Galway values double-locked doors and a bolted gate. Security measures don't fit the lifestyle of her new flatmate, however, so Della takes extra precautions
Death in the clouds( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless blackmailer is killed on a plane full of likely suspects. Unfortunately for the culprit, Belgium sleuth Hercule Poirot is also on board
Inspector Lewis( Visual )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member 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
The brain by Bill Nye( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using simple analogies, real-life case studies, and state-of-the art CGI, this special shows how the brain works, explains the frequent battle between instinct and reason, and unravels the mysteries of memory and decision-making. It takes us inside the mind of a soldier under fire to see how decisions are made in extreme situations, examines how an autistic person like Rain Man develops remarkable skills, and takes on the age-old question of what makes one person good and another evil"--Container
Skin by Erik Friedlander( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The topic of skin is introduced by viewing a typical collection of bodies on a sun-drenched beach
 
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