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The Adventures of Robert Louis Stevenson, Episode 1
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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
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Betjeman & Me: Rick Stein's Story
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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 John Betjeman's visits. The video culminates in a feast cooked by Rick for guests includi...
directed by David Pritchard; presented by Rick Stein, 1947-; produced by David Pritchard, Denham Productions Ltd. (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 51 mins
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Bookmark, One Fond Embrace
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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
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Bookmark, A Lady Does Not Write
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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
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Bookmark, Charlotte Bronte Unmasked
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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
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Bookmark, The Further Adventures of Don Quixote
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directed by Michael Dibb, 1940-; produced by Michael Dibb, 1940-, Dibb Directions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 59 mins
The first novel ever written, Miguel de 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 be...
directed by Michael Dibb, 1940-; produced by Michael Dibb, 1940-, Dibb Directions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 59 mins
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Bookmark, The Thomas The Tank Engine Man
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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
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Face to Face: 1997, Diana Rigg
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directed by John Bush, fl. 1976-2012; produced by Julian Birkett, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1997 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 38 mins
Jeremy Isaacs interviews Diana Rigg, an English stage and screen actress.
directed by John Bush, fl. 1976-2012; produced by Julian Birkett, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1997 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 38 mins
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Face to Face: 1997, Harold Pinter
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directed by John Bush, fl. 1976-2012; produced by Julian Birkett, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1997 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 40 mins
The famed playwright in conversation with Sir Jeremy Isaacs.
directed by John Bush, fl. 1976-2012; produced by Julian Birkett, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1997 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 40 mins
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Face to Face: 1997, Roddy Doyle
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directed by John Bush, fl. 1976-2012; produced by Julian Birkett, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1997 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 40 mins
Jeremy Isaacs interviews Roddy Doyle, an Irish novelist, dramatist and screenwriter.
directed by John Bush, fl. 1976-2012; produced by Julian Birkett, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1997 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 40 mins
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