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Company Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 132 works in 241 publications in 1 language and 13,876 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  History  Historical television programs  Television series  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Television cop shows  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Company Pictures (Firm)
Elizabeth I by Tom Hooper( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[E]xplores the intersection of the private and public life of Elizabeth I in the latter half of her reign, offering a personal look at her allies, her enemies, and her suitors as she struggles to survive in a male-dominated world."--Container
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Cromwell is a brutal blacksmith's son who rises from the ashes of personal disaster and deftly picks his way through a court where 'man is wolf to man.' King Henry VIII is obsessed with protecting the Tudor dynasty by securing his succession with a male heir to the throne. Told from Cromwell's perspective, "Wolf Hall" follows the complex machinations and back room dealings of this pragmatic and accomplished power broker who must serve king and country while dealing with deadly political intrigue, Henry VIII's tempestuous relationship with Anne Boleyn, and the religious upheavals of the Protestant reformation
Mansfield Park by Iain B Macdonald( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house
The White Queen( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A riveting portrayal of one of the most dramatic and turbulent times in English history. A story of love and lust, seduction and deception, betrayal and murder, it is uniquely told through the perspective of three different, yet equally relentless women - Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville. In their quest for power, they will scheme, manipulate and seduce their way onto the English throne
Generation kill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization based on Evan Wright's experiences as an embedded reporter with the United States Marine Corps in 2003. Presents a uniquely epic and intimate portrait of the first 40 days of the Iraq war from the perspective of the Marines of the First Recon Battalion
George Gently( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series 3, disc 2: Peace & love: When nuclear submarines plan to dock at the local naval base, young peace protesters from Durham University clash with the police. The next morning, the demonstrators' fiery leader, faculty member Fraser Barratt, turns up dead at the dockside. The investigation takes Gently and Bacchus to the campus, where big changes are blowin' in the wind--and the social, political, and sexual tumult brings little peace
George Gently( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector George Gently, a former Scotland Yard sleuth, returns to track murderers in Britain's North Country
George Gently( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace & love: When nuclear submarines plan to dock at the local naval base, young peace protesters from Durham University clash with the police. The next morning, the demonstrators' fiery leader, faculty member Fraser Barratt, turns up dead at the dockside. The investigation takes Gently and Bacchus to the campus, where big changes are blowin' in the wind--and the social, political, and sexual tumult brings little peace
George Gently( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former Scotland Yard sleuth now tracking murders in Britain's North Country, George Gently (Tony nominee Martin Shaw) is an old-time copper in the rapidly changing 1960s. In these two feature-length mysteries, Gentry and Bacchus investigate the suspicious death of an ex-informant facing a seemingly hopeless future, as well as the murder of a young woman poised on the brink of an exciting new chapter in her life
George Gently( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actor Martin Shaw stars as the principled detective George Gently in these four feature-length mysteries. These dramas unfold against the beautiful backdrop of rural Britain during the tumultuous 1960s. Based on the long-running series of books by Alan Hunter
George Gently( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Detective Chief Inspector George Gently, the world is changing at a dizzying pace. As the 1960s draw to a close and a new era beckons, he feels more and more estranged and ill-equipped to cope. But for Gently and his fellow officers, one thing remains constant in their northeast England beat : violent crime.--Container
New Worlds( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the lives of four young people in English and the Colonies during the conflicts of the 1680s and King Charles II's reign
George Gently( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eight season moves into the 1970s, with DCI George Gently facing retirement. In the opening episode Gently discovers the victim's wife was convicted of the murder eight years ago, he decides to re-open the case; a controversial move. But DI Bacchus opposes Gently's decision, not least because he worked as a DS on the original investigation and putting mentor and protégé at complete odds
Wallis & Edward( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world and Wallis has since been demonized as the woman who stole the King of England. Wallis and Edward presents these events from Wallis's point of view. The drama follows the beginning of their affair, when Edward was the playboy Prince of Wales and Wallis was married to Ernest Simpson. When Wallis and Ernest finally divorce, the fear that Edward will seek to marry this American commoner builds toward a showdown, with even Wallis urging him to accept reality and let her go
Morvern Callar by Lynne Ramsay( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morvern Callar is greeted with a startling surprise, her boyfriend has committed suicide. He has left her a cryptic message on his computer and a manuscript for a novel. She changes the author's name to her own and begins a re-birth of self discovery
Women in love by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining elements of D.H. Lawrence's "The Rainbow" with "Women in Love," this adaptation focuses on the lives of two sisters, Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen, as they struggle with their own loves, desires, passions, and relationships with two friends, Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich. As Ursula and Birkin's friendship and love develops, Gudrun and Gerald's stormy and destructive relationship begins to spiral out of control
Secret state( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British deputy prime minister is thrown into a world of political machinations and conspiracy he never knew existed
Mansfield Park by Iain B MacDonald( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one of Austen's most complex plots, Billie Piper (Doctor Who, The Ruby in the Smoke) stars as Fanny Price, who goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park. Fanny navigates a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house, while her cousin Edmund Bertram (Blake Ritson, Inspector Lynley Mysteries) remains her stalwart confidant. Also starring Jemma Redgrave (Bramwell) as Fanny's observant aunt
Sons & lovers by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naive, sensitive Gertrude meets Walter Morel, a handsome coal miner, at a dance. Married after a whirlwind romance, her joy in married life diminishes as Walter reveals himself as drunken, violent, and shiftless, spending most of his time off in the pub. Consequently, Gertrude pours all of her dreams into her sons--with Oedipal intensity. When her eldest son William falls ill and dies, she transfers her longings and disappointments on her younger son Paul, a talented artist who works at a stockings factory as a clerk. Her clinging emotional hold on Paul becomes quite strong, as well as uncomfortable -- so much so that it forever affects how Paul sees women
Tom Brown's schooldays by David Moore( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom transforms from a homesick boy to a courageous student, learns to confront his fears, and stands up for his friends
 
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