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British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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Works: 662 works in 684 publications in 2 languages and 1,254 library holdings
Genres: Television adaptations  Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Television plays  Television comedies  Television programs  Televised performances  Television mini-series  Comedy plays 
Roles: prn, Producer
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Most widely held works by British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Actress, the Bishop & the Carnival Queen( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in Portuguese and English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the traditional annual Brazilian carnival where rival groups dress up in costumes and choose a carnival king and queen. It examines the history and roots of the custom, which was introduced for the slaves in the 17th century, but which was also intermerged with a festival for a West African god, master of rebellion, chaos and revellry. Divination, sacrifice, spirit possession and withcraft are also elements that play a part in the carnival
A sporting chance( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are an estimated 170,000 Somalis living in the Dabaab refugee camp in northeast Kenya. Life in the camp is tough but one new - and surprising - initiative is starting to make quite an impact. Sport in the camp is important. It keeps the youngsters healthy and occupied amid the monotony. But very few girls were involved, partly because the mainly Muslim refugees were opposed to girls playing games. But that is changing now that special sports clothing has been designed for the girls which meets religious requirements. They wear an hijab to cover their hair and a long-sleeved tunic and loose ankle-length trousers. This video reports on life in the camp and how many of the girls have now taken to volleyball, netball and handball. This video is part of a documentary series produced for the BBC
Biru's story( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the eyes of Indian society, Biru Malik, a nine-year-old boy living in a remote village in Bihar, is regarded as one of the lowest of the low. Biru is an Untouchable. He has been excluded from education and spends his day herding the family pigs. Biru is resigned to his future - but his parents are not
Jesus the Jew( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After nearly two thousand years of Christianity, debate over the life of Jesus seems to have obscured one fact. Jesus was a Jew
The casual vacancy by Jonny Campbell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pagford is a seemingly idyllic English village with a cobbled market square and ancient abbey. Behind the pretty facade, however, is a town at war: rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils. Pagford is not what it first seems
Our world war( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dynamic, gripping, authentic - Our World War is a factual drama series that recounts the extraordinary bravery of young soldiers fighting 100 years ago. Capturing the visceral reality of combat, it hurtles straight to the frontline, using immersive camerawork and intimate documentary filming styles to bring the First World War to life in a bold and fresh way. With eye-witness immediacy, this is history as seen through the soldiers' eyes. Drawing on the first-hand testimonies, interviews, letters and audio recordings of the soldiers themselves, the series of three original dramas reveals their often hidden and disturbing front-line experiences throughout the duration of the war. Inspired by the Bafta-winning and critically acclaimed Our War, this scripted series offers the same compelling insight into warfare
Human geography people, places and change( )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Webmaster) Combines economic and cultural geography to explore the relationships between humans and their natural environment, and to track the broad social patterns that shape human societies. Featuring communities around the world that are grappling with major socioeconomic change, the programs help students understand present-day events within the scope of clearly recognizable trends, and realize the impact that government, corporate, and individual decisions may have on people and places near and far. This series may serve as an introductory course for students of cultural or economic geography, or as a resource for sociology, anthropology, or social science departments
Peter Jones meets--( Visual )

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

Peter Jones, star of Dragons' Den, meets some of the UK's top entrepreneurs on their home turf. He finds out how these business bosses made their millions and investigates whether there is a blueprint for success. In this third program in a four-part series, Peter meets Michael Acton Smith of Mind Candy, the web-based entertainment company that spawned Moshi Monsters; and Laura Tenison of JoJo Maman Bébé, which is also after the parent pound for clothing and other products. Michael has acquired the image of an internet Willy Wonka, but Peter tries to assess whether that's something he's developed because it's good for business. Laura started her company after reassessing her life when she was involved in a terrifying head-on car crash in France. That's given her a different attitude to business. She says personal wealth can be 'a hindrance'
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary production of an enduring comedy. Three plots intertwine: the entangled love affairs of Demetrius and Helena, Lysander and Hermia, the comic performance of a 'play within a play' by
Hamlet by William SHAKESPEARE( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic romance, weaving fancy and realism into a plot that speaks to audiences today. This timeless stage is set on an enchanted island, where an exiled Duke and two young lovers encounter the occ
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marriage of two strong-minded people provides the spark for a comic confrontation between the sexes: The "shrew," Katharina, is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband. Her father refuses to let her younger sister marry until Katherina is off his hands. Petruchio appears, marries Katharina, and "tames" her so well that he wins a bet with two other men on a test of their wives' obedience
Child of Our Time, Series 10, Episode 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the band "The Who," stars in Shakespeare's shortest play, a farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities, word for words as written by William Shakespeare
Lady Windermere's fan by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centering around the arrival of a mysterious woman hoping to break into London's society, this was Wilde's first great stage success. Lady Windermere learns from a friend that Lord Windermere is spending a great deal of time with a Mrs. Erlynne, and fearing that he is being unfaithful to her, she decides that their marriage is at an end. Then, in an act of striking generosity, Mrs. Erlynne protects Lady Windermere's reputation and the truth about trust and loyalty is ironically revealed
Operation landslide - crash of an internet porn king( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landslide Productions is at the center of the world’s biggest criminal investigation into child pornography and sexual abuse. This video discusses how police tracked down and gathered evidence against Thomas Reedy, founder of Landslide Productions. It describes his arrest, the seizure of his business, details of his court case, and the residual effect of information culled from his databases
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock, its captivating villain. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be alive after all
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Elizabeth herself is said to have requested the return of Falstaff, supposedly she wanted to see him in love. What Shakespeare gave Her Majesty instead was Falstaff's attempt to recoup his fort
 
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