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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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Alice in Wonderland, Episode 1
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directed by Barry Letts, 1925-2009; choreographed by Geraldine Stephenson; designed by John Peacock, fl. 1974-1989; produced by Terrance Dicks, 1935-, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Jonathan Cecil, 1939-2011, Kate Dorning, 1963-, David Leonard, fl. 1965, Philip Trewinnard and Jill Goldston, in Alice in Wonderland (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1986, originally published 1865), 28 mins
directed by Barry Letts, 1925-2009; choreographed by Geraldine Stephenson; designed by John Peacock, fl. 1974-1989; produced by Terrance Dicks, 1935-, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Jonathan Cecil, 1939-2011, Kate Dorning, 1963-, David Leonard, fl. 1965, Philip Trewinnard and Jill Goldston, in Alice in Wonderland (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1986, originally published 1865), 28 mins
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Beau Geste, Episode 3
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directed by Douglas Camfield, 1031-1984; produced by Barry Letts, 1925-2009; performed by Benedict Taylor, 1960-, Anthony Calf, 1959- and Jonathon Morris, 1960-, in Beau Geste (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1982), 27 mins,
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To protect Michael, Digby then also leaves, taking the blame in a note left for John; John, though, guesses that they will have both gone to join the French Foreign Legion, and quietly leaves Brandon Abbas himself to do likewise. Accepted as a recruit, he is befriended by petty criminal and former legionnaire Bold...
directed by Douglas Camfield, 1031-1984; produced by Barry Letts, 1925-2009; performed by Benedict Taylor, 1960-, Anthony Calf, 1959- and Jonathon Morris, 1960-, in Beau Geste (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1982), 27 mins,
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Beauty of Books, Episode 3, Illustrated Wonderlands
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directed by Will Aspinall; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 34 mins
From philosophy, religion, art, science, politics and the rise of ideologies all the way through to fantastical fictions, books have enabled new ideas to reach eager audiences across the globe. However, they are not simply conveyors of story, knowledge and belief. Some of the most important books in the world are...
directed by Will Aspinall; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 34 mins
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Beauty of Books, Episode 4, Paperback Writer
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directed by Will Aspinall; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 34 mins
From philosophy, religion, art, science, politics and the rise of ideologies all the way through to fantastical fictions, books have enabled new ideas to reach eager audiences across the globe. However, they are not simply conveyors of story, knowledge and belief. Some of the most important books in the world are...
directed by Will Aspinall; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 34 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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Bleak House, Episode 4
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directed by Justin Chadwick, 1968-; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark, 1948-, WGBH Boston, British Broadcasting Corporation and Deep Indigo Productions; performed by Anna Maxwell Martin, 1977-, Denis Lawson, 1947-, Carey Mulligan, 1985- and Gillian Anderson, 1968-, in Bleak House (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 53 mins
Andrew Davies' adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic tale. George's future is put at risk as Tulkinghorn uses the evil moneylender Smallweed to pile on the pressure. Guppy makes a discovery about Esther which shocks Lady Dedlock to the core. Esther and Jarndyce take in Jo the crossing sweeper, who is seriously...
directed by Justin Chadwick, 1968-; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark, 1948-, WGBH Boston, British Broadcasting Corporation and Deep Indigo Productions; performed by Anna Maxwell Martin, 1977-, Denis Lawson, 1947-, Carey Mulligan, 1985- and Gillian Anderson, 1968-, in Bleak House (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 53 mins
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Bleak House, Episode 6
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directed by Justin Chadwick, 1968-; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark, 1948-, Deep Indigo Productions, WGBH Boston and British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Anna Maxwell Martin, 1977-, Denis Lawson, 1947-, Carey Mulligan, 1985- and Gillian Anderson, 1968-, in Bleak House (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 52 mins
Andrew Davies's adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. Tulkinghorn believes Lady Dedlock is in his power, but she continues to defy him. George's anger knows no bounds when Tulkinghorn breaks his promise and leaves him in financial ruin. And a marriage proposal surprises Esther - but is it from the right man?
directed by Justin Chadwick, 1968-; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark, 1948-, Deep Indigo Productions, WGBH Boston and British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Anna Maxwell Martin, 1977-, Denis Lawson, 1947-, Carey Mulligan, 1985- and Gillian Anderson, 1968-, in Bleak House (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 52 mins
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Bleak House, Episode 7
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directed by Justin Chadwick, 1968-; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark, 1948-, Deep Indigo Productions, WGBH Boston and British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Anna Maxwell Martin, 1977-, Denis Lawson, 1947-, Carey Mulligan, 1985- and Gillian Anderson, 1968-, in Bleak House (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 52 mins
Andrew Davies' adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. Esther's feelings for Woodcourt grow stronger despite her best intentions. Inspector Bucket begins his murder investigation with no shortage of suspects. An early arrest appears to wrap the case up quickly, but a spate of poison pen letters suggests that al...
directed by Justin Chadwick, 1968-; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark, 1948-, Deep Indigo Productions, WGBH Boston and British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Anna Maxwell Martin, 1977-, Denis Lawson, 1947-, Carey Mulligan, 1985- and Gillian Anderson, 1968-, in Bleak House (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 52 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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