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Adam Bede
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directed by Giles Foster, fl. 1975-2014; produced by Peter Goodchild, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Iain Glen, fl. 2006, Patsy Kensit, 1968-, James Wilby, 1958- and Susannah Harker, 1965- (BBC Worldwide, 1992), 1 hour 44 mins
Maggie Wadey's adaptation of George Eliot's classic novel reveals deep passion hiddedn within the pastoral idyll of early 19th Century Engand. Adam Bede is an honest, hard-working carpenter who has set his heart on Hetty Sorrel, the prettiest girl in the village. But Hetty is fickle and hates her life on the farm,...
directed by Giles Foster, fl. 1975-2014; produced by Peter Goodchild, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Iain Glen, fl. 2006, Patsy Kensit, 1968-, James Wilby, 1958- and Susannah Harker, 1965- (BBC Worldwide, 1992), 1 hour 44 mins
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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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written by Lewis Carroll, 1832-1898; 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), 28 mins
written by Lewis Carroll, 1832-1898; 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), 28 mins
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Anna of the Five Towns, 2, Anna of the Five Towns: Episode 2 (1985)
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directed by Martyn Friend; produced by Colin Rogers; performed by Lynsey Beauchamp, Peter Davison, 1951- and Emrys James, 1928-1989, in Anna of the Five Towns, 2 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 1985), 57 mins
In a smoke-grimed pottery town in late 19th Century England, a young woman struggles to cope with newfound wealth, blossoming love and independence from a miserly, domineering father.
directed by Martyn Friend; produced by Colin Rogers; performed by Lynsey Beauchamp, Peter Davison, 1951- and Emrys James, 1928-1989, in Anna of the Five Towns, 2 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 1985), 57 mins
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The Ballroom of Romance
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directed by Pat O'Connor, 1943-; produced by Kenith Trodd, 1936-, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Brenda Fricker, 1945- and John Kavanagh, fl. 1996-2004 (BBC Worldwide, 1986), 52 mins
Bridie has been going to the Ballroom of Romance every Friday night since she was 16 – a long time ago now. On this particular Friday something makes her look at the place – the glitterball, the faltering music, her ageing partners and herself – in a new way. Is this weekly romance still enough for her, or i...
directed by Pat O'Connor, 1943-; produced by Kenith Trodd, 1936-, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Brenda Fricker, 1945- and John Kavanagh, fl. 1996-2004 (BBC Worldwide, 1986), 52 mins
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Beau Geste, Episode 3
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written by Percival Christopher Wren, 1885-1941; 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 he quietly leaves Brandon Abbas himself to do likewise. Accepted as a recruit, he is befriended by petty criminal and former legionnaire B...
written by Percival Christopher Wren, 1885-1941; 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 (1985), 3, Episode 3
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directed by Ross Devenish, 1939-; designed by Michael Burdle, 1942-2012; produced by John Harris, 1916-1991 and Betty Willingale, fl. 1964, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Suzanne Burden, 1958-, Denholm Elliott, 1922-1992, Dame Diana Rigg, 1938-, Peter Vaughan, 1923-2016, Lucy Hornak, fl. 1966, Robin Bailey, 1919-1999 and Philip Franks, 1956-, in Bleak House (1985), 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1985), 52 mins
This production of Charles Dickens' 1852 classic brings to life a host of famous characters. It is at the Court of Chancery, London, where the Jarndyce versus Jarndyce case has dragged on for many years. As new evidence is brought to light in court, a long line of innocent victims are ground down by the legal proc...
directed by Ross Devenish, 1939-; designed by Michael Burdle, 1942-2012; produced by John Harris, 1916-1991 and Betty Willingale, fl. 1964, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Suzanne Burden, 1958-, Denholm Elliott, 1922-1992, Dame Diana Rigg, 1938-, Peter Vaughan, 1923-2016, Lucy Hornak, fl. 1966, Robin Bailey, 1919-1999 and Philip Franks, 1956-, in Bleak House (1985), 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1985), 52 mins
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