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Summary: The parody of British Victorian life, spiced with the usual topical allusions to English customs and institutions, set in a Japanese Never-Never Land, is performed by The Australian Opera.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Australian Opera 2008

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA MIK

Summary: When an Australian aid-worker is kidnapped by Muslim extremists, a high-stakes race to save his life pits East against West in these exciting new episodes. From the island of Mindanao in the Philippines to Melbourne, Jack Irish is caught in a global web of religious zealotry among right-wing Christians and media-savvy jihadists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: When two boys disappear from a remote cattle station, local police sergeant Emma James calls in Indigenous detective Jay Swan to help find out what happened. As Emma and Jay butt heads over their conflicting methods, the unexpected arrival of Jay's troubled daughter only inflames the tension. But when their investigation uncovers other crimes haunting the backwater town, the detectives must...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Cleaver languishes in jail, facing the consequences of his crimes and misbehaviors, while he awaits the outcome of his appeal. When the conviction is quashed at last, he discovers his world has grown even more chaotic in his absence. The proliferation of Royal Commissions, inquiries and corruption trials requires so many barristers, even Cleaver can find work. Of course, Cleaver being Cleaver,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2014

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RAK

Hartnett, Sonya

Summary: With their father, there is always a catch. Colt Jenson and his younger brother Bastian have moved to a new, working-class suburb. The Jensons are different. Their father, Rex, showers them with gifts, toys, bikes, all that glitters most and makes them the envy of the neighbourhood. To Freya Kiley and the other local kids, the Jensons are a family from a magazine, and Rex a hero, successful,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC HAR

Summary: Jack Irish, is a brooding antihero of Australia. Reeling in the wake of his wife's murder, the former lawyer has reinvented himself as a part-time private investigator and full-time alcoholic, intent on drowning his demons. When an old client dies after leaving Jack several frantic voicemails, the PI realizes he can't outrun or out-drink his past. Jack returns to the world that took everything...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2003

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TO

Summary: Cleaver makes a bitter enemy of the powerful new Attorney General, Cal McGregor, when Cleaver is caught having an affair with his wife. Cleaver's paramour, Missy, causes a scandal with a memoir about her life as a prostitute, and his best friend's wife, Scarlet, can't forgive Cleaver for the damage he caused to her marriage. Cleaver's legal career is just as hectic as his personal life as he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2017

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RAK

Donizetti, Gaetano

Summary: "In a feud between the Scottish families of Ravenswood and Lammermoor, Enrico has gained the upper hand over Edgardo, murdering his kinsmen and usurping his estates. By the time of the opera's action, in the late 17th century, Enrico's fortunes have begun to wane; in political disfavor, he stakes all on uniting his family with that of Arturo, whom he means to force his sister, Lucia, to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2006

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA LUC

Summary: HMS Pinafore: Ralph Rackstraw, a humble sailor, is smitten with the captain's daughter, Josephine, a woman far above his social rank. When Josephine declares her love for Ralph, the couple decide to elope. Their plans are thwarted, but the lovers are reunited when Ralph's true social position is revealed. Trial by jury: Jurors and reporters gather in a courtroom for a much-publicized case...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2005

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA GIL

Summary: When an Australian aid-worker is kidnapped by Muslim extremists, a high-stakes race to save his life pits East against West in these exciting new episodes. From the island of Mindanao in the Philippines to Melbourne, Jack Irish is caught in a global web of religious zealotry among right-wing Christians and media-savvy jihadists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2016

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Summary: In 1959, Dr. Lucian Blake returns to his Australian hometown to continue his late father's medical practice, but it is his additional responsibility as the town's chief medical officer that leads him to investigating cases of suspicious death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DOC

Summary: Jack Irish, is a brooding antihero of Australia. Reeling in the wake of his wife's murder, the former lawyer has reinvented himself as a part-time private investigator and full-time alcoholic, intent on drowning his demons. When an old client dies after leaving Jack several frantic voicemails, the PI realizes he can't outrun or out-drink his past. Jack returns to the world that took everything...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV JAC

Summary: Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920's Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD MISS NOT RATED

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MIS

Summary: Frederic has led a sheltered life, despite being apprenticed to a Pirate King as a child. When he arrives in Penzance with his boisterous shipmates, there are surprises in store for him, including falling in love and some inconvenient discoveries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2008

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA PIR

Summary: Series five continues the heart-warming tales of James Herriot, his wife Helen, and his volatile but warm-hearted partner, Siegfried Farnon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2010

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ALL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Al 5

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series All 2010

Summary: A delightful story of a veterinarian's apprentice in rural England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2010

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ALL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Al 4

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series All 2010

Summary: "The one-off specials featured here represent some of David Attenborough's most personal quests and passionate enthusiasms. 'Attenborough in paradise' represents a childhood dream come true as he visits the forests of New Guinea to record the spectacular courtship of the birds of paradise. A piece of amber given to him 60 years ago by a young refugee girl sparked a lifelong interest explored in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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Summary: The hallucinations of Philip Marlow, a mystery writer stricken with a crippling skin disorder interweave memories of his past with a plot casting him in the role of a suave sleuth who croons with a big band.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2003

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SIN

Summary: David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2003

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TO

Summary: David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TO

Summary: Two veterinarians in the Australian outback battle to save their drought-ridden farming community from a devastating sheep blight.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2008

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RAI

Summary: Armed with a razor-sharp wit, Miss. Fisher investigates crimes in opulent 1920s Australia. Sharply written and gorgeously costumed, these episodes are sure to charm fans of costume dramas and mysteries alike.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MIS

Summary: When an angry client firebombs her offices, consulting solicitor Josephine Newton is forced to take a new job as a barrister at Knox, a high-powered legal firm where her old flame Lewis works. Worried about leaving behind her former clients turned colleagues, Josephine sets up a new legal office in the building's basement for Johnny, a reformed car thief, and Helena, a brilliant legal mind with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NEW