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Granada Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 873 works in 1,102 publications in 3 languages and 34,742 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Television series  Film adaptations  Television comedies  Filmed performances  Melodrama 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Granada Media (Firm)
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 605 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 )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live in Amsterdam from the circus, with music, and various "magical" images
The last detective( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 443 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
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 431 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
The last detective( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 426 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 411 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. 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
Rosemary & Thyme( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 407 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
Father Brown( Visual )

3 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 406 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
A touch of Frost( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 351 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 Grand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 329 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
Dwarfism : Born to Be Small( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dwarfism - achondroplasia - affects one out of every 25,000 children. This program follows four families impacted by this condition: a person of short stature whose husband is of average height anxiously waits to learn if her unborn child will be a dwarf; a 13-year-old little person, taunted at school, opts for an extraordinary operation that will lengthen her legs; a couple, comfortable with their own dwarfism, talk about their life; and another couple, of average height, struggle to accept their child's dwarfism
The Ruth Rendell mysteries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 321 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
The ABC murders by Agatha Christie( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 321 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
Death in the clouds( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless blackmailer is killed on board a plane full of likely suspects. Unfortunately for the culprit, a certain Belgian detective is also traveling on board
The Ruth Rendell mysteries( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 308 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 great Gatsby by Robert Markowitz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious American millionaire whose efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy
Father Brown( Visual )

2 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member 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
 
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