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Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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

Summary: Dark forces are moving outside the court and when a powerful Danish warlord Bloodhair attacks, Uhtred must lead Wessex's forces into battle. He captures Bloodhair's mysterious lover, the savage sorceress Skade, who throws a curse, and his world becomes blighted by tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAS
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Summary: In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

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

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Summary: As Season Five begins in 1924, the radio is the latest miracle, a new Labour government heralds changes through the land, and Downton's traditional ways are besieged on all fronts. Robert, Mary, and Branson must navigate these shifting sands together to ensure the future of the estate for generations to come. As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton than ever before, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do5

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Downton 2015

Summary: "Yes Prime Minister is a British comedy series about the wheeling and dealing of political life. Although the series is set within the British political scene, it deals with political games and clashes between politicians and the civil service that could be found almost everywhere in the world"--Http://www.yes-minister.com/introduc.htm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

Summary: This videodisc presents the rarely dramatized, tumultuous early years of King Henry VIII's nearly 40 year, omnipotent reign (1509-1547). In addition to his famous female consorts and 20+ year marriage to Catherine of Aragon and to the infamous dalliance with Anne Boleyn, the series delves in to Henry's most notable political relationship and the deconstruction of the Roman Catholic Church in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2010

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Summary: Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LIL NOT RATED

Summary: 17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Henry, now forty-five, marries Jane Seymour. Jane helps to reconcile Mary with her father, but only after Mary signs a paper admitting that she is illegitimate. Jane gives birth to a son, but dies shortly thereafter. Devastated by Jane's death, Henry locks himself away, drawing fantasy palaces, with caustic court jester Will Sommers as his sole companion. Henry then marries Anne of Cleves, a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2009

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

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Summary: Early eighteenth-century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become time-consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps in to fill in as the Queen's companion....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD Movie Favourite 2019

Summary: 1922. Six months after Matthew's tragic death, his loss is still felt throughout Downton Abbey. Mary struggles to face a new future with her fatherless child, and is encouraged by the family to pick up the pieces. Accepting a new role on the estate, the now-eligible Mary also finds herself the reluctant object of attention from a number of eager suitors. With the twenties in full swing and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW
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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW RATED NR

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

Summary: The year is 1925. Momentous changes threaten the great house, its owners, and its servants, while past scandals continue to loom. Return to the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey for the sixth and final season to discover what will finally become of the Crawley family, and the servants who work for them, as they face new challenges and begin forging different paths in a rapidly changing world....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOW

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOW NOT RATED

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Downton 2016

Stewart, Rory.

Summary: Explores the landscape of the author's home on the borderland between England and Scotland, known as the Marches, and the history, people, and conflicts that have shaped it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2017

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Summary: An intimate, moving portrait of Queen Elizabeth and Tony Blair following the untimely death of Princess Diana. The Queen's restrained reaction causes a public relations debacle that Prime Minister Blair must defuse. The two struggle to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an open display of mourning.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA QUE

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

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

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Summary: The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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

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

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Summary: The War is over and a long-awaited engagement is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate for a third thrilling season. In the wake of World War I, Robert, Earl of Grantham, sticks to his duty to maintain Downton more firmly than ever.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Carnival Film & Television Limited 2013

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW RATED NR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Downton 2013

Summary: This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England, Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex. Ever the victor on the battlefield, Devereux returns to London after defeating Spanish forces at Cadiz. Middle-aged Elizabeth, so attracted to the younger Devereux but fearful of his influence and popularity, sends him on a new mission: a doomed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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2 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE PRI

Harris, Robin

Summary: "Margaret Thatcher is one of the most significant political figures of the twentieth century--a Prime Minister whose impact on modern British history is comparable only to Winston Churchill's. Like them or not, her radical policies made Britain the country it is today. And like her or not, Margaret Thatcher's legacy remains a massive political force, responsible for laying the groundwork for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THATCHER, MARGARET HAR

Summary: A moving and inspiring factual drama about the pioneering work on radar by a little know team of scientists in the run up to the Second World War. On 26 February 1935, Robert Watson-Watt demonstrated for the first time that aircraft could be detected by bouncing radio waves off them. By the time the war began in 1939, radar stations were dotted along the British coast, tracking aircraft at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Lucy Worsley re-stages the wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, including the most important elements of the ceremony and the celebrations, scouring archival materials and Queen Victoria's diaries for the details. Lucy also tells the story of Victoria and Albert's courtship and engagement as she reveals how this one extraordinary event helped to invent modern marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2019

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

Labrecque, Ellen

Summary: Provides an introduction to the life of Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CHU

Summary: When a gifted ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, he quickly finds himself trapped in a web of political and sexual intrigue. Lang is implicated in a scandal over his administration's harsh tactics, and as the ghostwriter digs into the politician's past, he discovers secrets that threaten to jeopardize international relations forever. Bonus...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2010

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

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER GHO