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Ancient Greek Heroes, Part 1, Jason and the Argonauts: The Journey from Boy to Man
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directed by Jean-Claude Bragard, fl. 2003; produced by Jean-Claude Bragard, fl. 2003, British Broadcasting Corporation and TLC, in Ancient Greek Heroes, Part 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 50 mins
Greek mythology has intrigued audiences for 2,000 years. Now we can enjoy the stories of The Odyssey and Jason and the Argonauts, re-told for modern audiences with the help of dramatisations and CGI. These films look beneath the surface of each myth to unveil some surprisingly modern themes: Odysseus is torn betwe...
directed by Jean-Claude Bragard, fl. 2003; produced by Jean-Claude Bragard, fl. 2003, British Broadcasting Corporation and TLC, in Ancient Greek Heroes, Part 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 50 mins
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Ancient Greek Heroes, Part 2, The Odyssey: The Journey Home from Troy
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directed by Jean-Claude Bragard, fl. 2003; produced by Jean-Claude Bragard, fl. 2003, British Broadcasting Corporation and TLC, in Ancient Greek Heroes, Part 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 50 mins
Greek mythology has intrigued audiences for 2,000 years. Now we can enjoy the stories of The Odyssey and Jason and the Argonauts, re-told for modern audiences with the help of dramatisations and CGI. These films look beneath the surface of each myth to unveil some surprisingly modern themes: Odysseus is torn betwe...
directed by Jean-Claude Bragard, fl. 2003; produced by Jean-Claude Bragard, fl. 2003, British Broadcasting Corporation and TLC, in Ancient Greek Heroes, Part 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 50 mins
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Bookmark, Love In A Cold Climate
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directed by Daisy Goodwin; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 mins
Ten contemporary poets assist an investigation into love poetry, sales of which are regular chart-toppers. From the first thrill, through the ups and downs, marriage, adultery and, finally, loss, are the affairs of poets any different from those of us all? Are they necessarily selfish in love? Do their poems actua...
directed by Daisy Goodwin; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 mins
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Bookmark, Heart Of Darkness
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directed by Adam Low, fl. 1998; produced by Jeremy Harding, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 1 hour
Africa seen through the eyes of one of the greatest novelists of the 20th Century, Joseph Conrad. His novel Heart of Darkness has always provoked admiration and controversy and was the inspiration for Coppola's film Apocalypse Now. This video takes a journey up the River Zaire, juxtaposing Conrad's classic tale of...
directed by Adam Low, fl. 1998; produced by Jeremy Harding, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 1 hour
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BUT THE DEAD ARE MANY
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written by Frank J. Hardy, 1917-1994 (London, England: Bodley Head, originally published 1975), 298 page(s)
written by Frank J. Hardy, 1917-1994 (London, England: Bodley Head, originally published 1975), 298 page(s)
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CHARADES
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written by Janette Turner Hospital, 1942- (London, England: Virago Press, 1990, originally published 1989), 306 page(s)
written by Janette Turner Hospital, 1942- (London, England: Virago Press, 1990, originally published 1989), 306 page(s)
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Great Romances of the 20th Century, Great Romances of the 20th Century, Series 1, Episode 1
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Romances of the 20th Century (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 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 27 mins
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Harry - The Mysterious Prince
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directed by Alan Scales (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 50 mins
This documentary, directed by Alan Scales, is about the second son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
directed by Alan Scales (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 50 mins
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Mary Shelley: The Birth of Frankenstein
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directed by Mary Downes, fl. 1996; presented by Robert Winston, 1940-; produced by Mary Downes, fl. 1996, Opus Arte and British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2003), 1 hour
Creator of a modern monster, visionary of a scientific future, celebrity, sexual experimenter and struggling mother, Mary Shelley is one of the most enduring novelists and one of the most remarkable. The programme discovers how Mary Shelley's personal life influenced her most famous work and why her ideas resonate...
directed by Mary Downes, fl. 1996; presented by Robert Winston, 1940-; produced by Mary Downes, fl. 1996, Opus Arte and British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2003), 1 hour
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by David Kerr, 1967-; choreographed by Arlene Phillips, 1943-; designed by Ray Holman, fl. 1989; produced by Nikki Wilson, fl. 1993; performed by John Hannah, 1962-, Elliot Levey, 1974-, Eleanor Matsuura, 1983-, Colin McFarlane, 1961-, Prisca Bakare, fl. 2016, Matthew Tennyson, fl. 2006, Paapa Essiedu, 1990-, Kate Kennedy, fl. 2014, Matt Lucas, 1974-, Richard Wilson, 1936-, Bernard Cribbins, 1928-, Elaine Paige, 1948-, Fisayo Akinade, fl. 2013, Javone Prince, fl. 2004, Charlotte Blake, fl. 2016, Hiran Abeysekera, 1986-, Nonso Anozie, 1979-, Maxine Peake, 1974-, Varada Sethu, Tia Benbow-Hart, fl. 2016 and Marlene Madenge, fl. 2013 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016, originally published 2016), 1 hour 32 mins

Classic Shakespeare play adapted for television by Russell T Davies. In the tyrannical court of Athens, pitiless dictator Theseus plans his wedding to Hippolyta, a prisoner of war, and young Hermia is sentenced to death by her own father. Meanwhile, in the town below, amateur theatre group the Mechanicals rehearse...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by David Kerr, 1967-; choreographed by Arlene Phillips, 1943-; designed by Ray Holman, fl. 1989; produced by Nikki Wilson, fl. 1993; performed by John Hannah, 1962-, Elliot Levey, 1974-, Eleanor Matsuura, 1983-, Colin McFarlane, 1961-, Prisca Bakare, fl. 2016, Matthew Tennyson, fl. 2006, Paapa Essiedu, 1990-, Kate Kennedy, fl. 2014, Matt Lucas, 1974-, Richard Wilson, 1936-, Bernard Cribbins, 1928-, Elaine Paige, 1948-, Fisayo Akinade, fl. 2013, Javone Prince, fl. 2004, Charlotte Blake, fl. 2016, Hiran Abeysekera, 1986-, Nonso Anozie, 1979-, Maxine Peake, 1974-, Varada Sethu, Tia Benbow-Hart, fl. 2016 and Marlene Madenge, fl. 2013 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016, originally published 2016), 1 hour 32 mins
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