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Summary: Eden Starling is the glamorous singing diva of a theatre in Victorian London. Along with her snooty cat, Chuzzlewit, Eden selfishly plans to make the entire company of theatre performers stay and rehearse on Christmas Day. Not even Eden's costume designer and childhood friend, Catherine, can talk Eden out of her self-centered tantrum. It will be up to three very unusual Christmas Spirits to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BAR RATED G

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday B

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2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: DVD JUV BAR

1 hold on 11 copies

Summary: After Mary Poppins departed London, Jane and Michael Banks grew up into loving and responsible adults. When Michael becomes a single father of three children after the death of his wife, Mary Poppins revisits the Cherry Tree Lane home again to try to help Michael and his family cope and move beyond their grief. Time passes quickly for most normal mortals. Mary Poppins has never been normal....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Mary 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Ma

Summary: In this landmark living history series, a Victorian tenement in the heart of London's East End has been painstakingly brought back to life. Host Michael Mosley joins a group of 21st century families as they move in and experience the tough living and working conditions of the Victorian poor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VIC

Summary: Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CALL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 8

Summary: One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II, a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeare's "King Lear." Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager "Sir" who is playing Lear is nowhere to be seen. His dresser "Norman" must scramble to keep the production alive but will Sir turn up in time? And if he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA DRE

Morley, Jacqueline.

Summary: Tells the inside story of the Globe Theatre and the first people to perform Shakespeare's great plays.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peter Bedrick Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 792.0942 MOR

Summary: A drama about the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London during the 1950s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 7

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2018

Heyer, Georgette

Summary: When the incorrigible Lady Fancot persuades her son to impersonate his twin (just for one night, she promises) the masquerade sets off a tangled sequence of events that engage Kit's heart far more deeply than he'd ever anticipated with his brother's fiancee--who might know much more about what's going on than she cares to reveal ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEY

Olson, Lynne

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "When the Nazi Blitzkrieg subjugated Europe in World War II, London became the safe haven for the leaders of seven occupied countries--France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Norway, Czechoslovakia and Poland--who fled there to avoid imprisonment and set up governments in exile to commandeer their resistance efforts. The lone hold-out against Hitler's offensive, Britain became a beacon of hope to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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Tempest, Kate.

Summary: "Becky, Harry, and Leon are leaving London in a fourth-hand Ford with a suitcase full of stolen money, in a mess of tangled loyalties and impulses. But can they truly leave the city that's in their bones?....Rich in character and restless in perspective, driven by ethics and empathy, it asks-and seeks to answer-how best to live with and love one another." -- page [2] book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TEM

Summary: Three years have passed since the Leman Street locomotive disaster, when DI Edmund Reid is forced to return to Whitechapel to help clear his former associate's name. Once again Reid finds himself, along with DS Drake, plunged into a criminal underworld that threatens to overtake London's East End on the eve of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee celebration.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV RIP

Summary: The final season finds its end during the cold winter of 1901, taking the heroes to a place where a dark secret they all share emerges to destroy the lives they've built.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV RIP

Le Carré, John

Summary: Oliver Single, working as a children's magician in the English countryside, goes on the run when a deposit of over five million pounds to his infant daughter's modest trust alerts him that his past has caught up with him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEC

Summary: Poppy is a life-loving and irrepressibly cheerful primary school teacher. She is thirty years old, single, and infinitely optimistic and accepting. She lives with her best friend and flatmate Zoe in London. She is tested by a repressed driving instructor with anger problems, and, in turn, she decides to test him. She has exciting flamenco lessons, an encounter with a homeless man, an argument...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY HAP

Summary: DS Jack Weston and DC Charlie Steele are shocked when their boss, DI Martha Bellamy, is shot dead in her home. DCI Daniel Drummond joins Jack and Charlie to lead the investigation into Martha's murder, also bringing in detectives Alisha Brooks and Gary Roscoe. The new team soon realizes that Martha's murder could be connected to a cold case she was investigating. Could one of those suspects...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2017

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Buruma, Ian.

Summary: "A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars. During the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, Ian Buruma's grandparents, and the film director John Schlesinger's parents, were, like so many others, thoroughly sundered from each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BUR

Summary: Presents a rare, behind-the-scenes look at Jackson as he developed, created, and rehearsed for his sold-out concerts at London's 02 Arena. Drawn from more than one hundred hours of behind-the-scenes footage, the singer, dancer, filmmaker, architect, creative genius, and great artist at work is captured in raw and candid detail as he created and perfected his planned final London shows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD M

Summary: Nell Trent lives with her doting grandfather in his London shop. It is a magical place, filled from wall to wall with treasures. Grandfather keeps his nocturnal gambling activities a secret from Nell. He borrows heavily from the evil, profiteering loan shark Daniel Quilp. When Grandfather gambles away what little money they possess, Quilp seizes the opportunity to take possession of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV OLD

Aliki.

Summary: Tells the story of the well-known playwright, William Shakespeare, and of the famous Globe Theatre in which many of his works were performed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 792.09 ALI

Anderson, Jennifer Joline.

Summary: Discusses the unsolved Jack the Ripper murders in Victorian England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 364.1523 AND

Summary: From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and, above all, ordinary people, this is the story of London's immigrants, its bohemians and how together they changed the city forever. Features archival footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LON

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Alexander McCall Smith brings his peerless wit to this second entry featuring a motley collection of residents in London's Pimlico neighborhood. Literary agent Barbara Ragg has agreed to represent a man writing a book about his experiences hanging out with the Abominable Snowman. Terence Moongrove's residence has become the target of New Age cosmologists. And pint-sized terrier Freddie de la...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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

Summary: A small-time crook takes on a bank heist when an old friend offers him an inside track to the vault. Along with his hastily assembled team of low-rung criminals, Terry finds himself in deep. Quit suddenly the group become the target of ruthless mobsters, the police, government officials at the highest level, and even the royal family. Based on the true story of a British princess and a sex...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BAN

Summary: When the rather austere Sister Ursula is appointed the new head of Nonnatus house, Sister Julienne finds herself demoted and working back alongside the midwives as an ordinary member of staff.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CALL NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV CA 6

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2017