Browse Titles - 33 results

The Adventures of Robert Louis Stevenson, Episode 1
See details
directed by Andrew Thompson, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 58 mins
As this companion docudrama to Kidnapped reveals, the true-life adventures of author Robert Louis Stevenson often outdid the escapades of his famous fictional creations. A sickly provincial middle-class boy, destined to follow in his family's engineering dynasty, Stevenson somehow managed to break free to live a l...
directed by Andrew Thompson, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 58 mins
×
Betjeman & Me: Rick Stein's Story
See details
directed by David Pritchard; presented by Rick Stein, 1947-; produced by David Pritchard, Denham Productions Ltd. (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 51 mins
In Betjeman and Me: The Rick Stein Story, Rick Stein takes an affectionate look at the poet's love of the English seaside holiday and his deep affection for Cornwall. Travelling around Cornwall, Rick meets people who remember Betjeman's visits. The video culminates in a feast cooked by Rick for guests including Be...
directed by David Pritchard; presented by Rick Stein, 1947-; produced by David Pritchard, Denham Productions Ltd. (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 51 mins
×
Bookmark, One Fond Embrace
See details
directed by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987; produced by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987, Radio Telefis Eireann, Galway, Ireland, British Broadcasting Corporation and Araby Productions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 54 mins
This documentary looks at the work of poet Thomas Kinsella. The profile is structured around an interview with Kinsella in which he discusses the role of the Irish poet as a recorder of the nation’s origins - especially the historical dual tradition of Ireland’s colonial history and it’s positioning between...
directed by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987; produced by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987, Radio Telefis Eireann, Galway, Ireland, British Broadcasting Corporation and Araby Productions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 54 mins
×
Bookmark, A Lady Does Not Write
See details
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; produced by Ann Hummel, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 50 mins

A profile of novelist Edith Wharton (1862-1937), whose insightful novels about aristocratic New York society were inspired by her restrictive, upper-class background. Included are:

-comments from scholars

-clips from dramatizations of her novels

-selected readings by Irene Worth

directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; produced by Ann Hummel, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 50 mins
×
Bookmark, Charlotte Bronte Unmasked
See details
directed by Daisy Goodwin; presented by Audrey Hall; produced by Daisy Goodwin, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 50 mins
Audrey Hall goes in search of the real Charlotte Bronte, with the help of biographers Dr Juliet Barker and Dr Lyndall Gordon.
directed by Daisy Goodwin; presented by Audrey Hall; produced by Daisy Goodwin, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 50 mins
×
Bookmark, The Further Adventures of Don Quixote
See details
directed by Michael Dibb, 1940-; produced by Michael Dibb, 1940-, Dibb Directions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 57 mins
The first novel ever written, Cervantes' Don Quixote lives on in a thousand adaptations, in film, opera, art and even computer games. With contributions from luminaries as diverse as Carlos Fuentes, AS Byatt, Ben Okri and Orson Welles, this film examines how the chivalrous knight and his sidekick have become endur...
directed by Michael Dibb, 1940-; produced by Michael Dibb, 1940-, Dibb Directions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 57 mins
×
Bookmark, The Thomas The Tank Engine Man
See details
directed by John Mair; produced by Nicholas Jones, Quanta and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 mins
Produced in 1995 for the BBC Bookmark series by Nicholas Jones and directed by John Mair, 'The Thomas the Tank Engine Man' explores the life and times of the Reverend W. Awdry, the man originally behind the phenomenon that we all know and love as Thomas the Tank Engine. From the early days of the Rev. Awdry's Rail...
directed by John Mair; produced by Nicholas Jones, Quanta and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 mins
×
Frankenstein and the Vampyre: A Dark and Stormy Night
See details
directed by Philip Smith, fl. 1996; produced by Hugo Godwin, fl. 2002, Oxford Scientific Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 52 mins
On 16 June 1816, trapped inside a villa by insatiable thunderstorms erupting across Lake Geneva in Switzerland, Lord Byron challenged his party of young bohemians to a ghost story competition. Their confinement was to change their destiny, and the course of literary history, forever. That night, Byron’s challeng...
directed by Philip Smith, fl. 1996; produced by Hugo Godwin, fl. 2002, Oxford Scientific Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 52 mins
×
Great Romances of the 20th Century, Season 1, Episode 1, Great Romances of the 20th Century, Series 1, Episode 1
See details
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Romances of the 20th Century, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 27 mins
This documentary, directed by Jonathan Martin, is about the romance between American actress Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Romances of the 20th Century, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 27 mins
×
Great Romances of the 20th Century, Season 1, Episode 3, Great Romances of the 20th Century, Series 1, Episode 3
See details
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Romances of the 20th Century, Season 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 26 mins
This documentary, directed by Jonathan Martin, is about the romance between tycoon Aristotle Onassis and opera singer Maria Callas.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Romances of the 20th Century, Season 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 26 mins
×

Pages