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Summary: Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

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

Summary: Set over a tumultuous ten-year period in the early 20th century, this five-hour miniseries tells the story of an honorable Englishman coping with his growing disillusion at the end of a privileged era and the beginning of a new, egalitarian society. As the comfortable certainties of Edwardian England begin to give way to the chaos and destruction of WWI, nobleman Christopher Tietjens puts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: A war story and a love story, as well as a biting satire on the emergence of the world we live in today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2006

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Summary: Political corruption, corporate intrigue, and sex scandal emerge when ambitious journalists delve into the seemingly unrelated deaths of a politician's assistant and a teen drug dealer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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

Summary: Featuring a stellar cast, the 13 part mini-series traces the extraordinary life of Charles Dickens from his penniless childhood in Chatham and London during the 1820s to the unprecedented success he later enjoyed on both sides of the Atlantic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2007

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

Summary: Part 8: Ralph Nickleby tries to cheat Madeleine Bray out of her inheritance. He is denied his dark goal, but Nicholas' joy over thwarting his uncle's scheme is dimmed when he learns that Smike is gravely ill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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

Summary: Part 4: Nicholas wins acclaim for his star performance and attracts the eye of the leading lady. Kate finds herself the unwitting romantic prize of unsavory business men at a party thrown by Ralph, who refuses to come to her defense.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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

Summary: Part 1: The death of their father forces Nicholas and Kate Nickleby to seek help from their uncle. The cold-hearted Ralph sends Nicholas to teach at an institution for boys run by a brutal headmaster, Wackford Squeers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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

Summary: A three-part British police drama tells the true story of scientist Alec Jeffrey's discovery of DNA fingerprinting in the 1980s and its introductory use by Detective Chief Superintendent David Baker in catching a double murderer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Part 6: Disgusted by Ralph's uncaring attitude, Nicholas renounces his uncle, leaving the family without support. But luck--and love-- are with him: Nicholas secures a position and meets the beautiful Madeleine Bray.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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

Summary: "From the fields of Pakistan through the docks of Hamburg to the halls of London's power elite, this epic drama crosses continents and cultures to portray the dark and dangerous world of international drug smuggling. The intersecting stories of vivid characters-- a British minister with a drug-addicted daughter, the wife of a German businessman whose husband is arrested for drug trafficking,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2001

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

Summary: Chronicles the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present day through a cast of historical characters, vivid storytelling, location photography, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: In the first series, Ben Coulter wakes up with a hangover and blood on his hands after a one-night stand. Lying beside him, fatally stabbed, is the body of a woman. A nightmare begins that changes Ben's life forever, as damning evidence emerges to incriminate him in a murder that he has no recollection of committing. While in prison awaiting his trial, Ben must endure terrifying forms of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia 2012

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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,...

Format: moving image

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: Local MP and schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind raises his children, Louisa and Tom, in the utilitarian fashion, stressing reason and fact and dismissing imagination and emotion. Under his influence, Louisa grows cold while Tom turns to a secret life of drinking and gambling. To be nearer her brother, Louisa accepts an offer of marriage from his boss, the self-made, self-important banker Josiah...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2007

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

Summary: One of the little-known stories of WWII is the fate of the Channel Islands, the only part of the British Isles invaded and occupied by the Germans. Tells the story through the eyes of three island families and the German soldiers with whom their lives become interwined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ISL

Summary: "Set in a small West Country town, Jennifer Saunders' enchanting comedy follows the continuing exploits of ex-practice nurse Sal Vine and the memorable, and not a little eccentric, members of the local Guild"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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

Summary: Set in 19th century England, this story follows young David Copperfield's difficult journey from boy to man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series David 2006

Summary: As the enormously popular mystery series returns, World War II is over, but the Cold War simmers in 1946 London. DCS Christopher Foyle has retired from police work when Britain's secret intelligence service compels him to join its ranks. Reunited with his former colleague, newlywed Sam Wainwright, Foyle faces new--but no less deadly--threats in the world of spies and counterintelligence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by RLJ Entertainment 2013

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Summary: Holmes and Watson solve three cases, following clues and killers in present-day England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Sherlock 2012

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

Summary: England, 1925. The TARDIS materializes on a quiet railway platform where the Doctor, Tegan, Adric and Nyssa soon discover they are expected at an afternoon cricket match. And when the time travelers are invited to stay at Cranleigh Hall for a fancy dress ball, it isn't long before they uncover a terrible family secret. Who is murdering the servants and why? A rare flower may hold the answer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Summary: Exiled to Earth and now working for UNIT as their scientific advisor, the Doctor is summoned to an underground research center at Wenley Moor to investigate a series of inexplicable power losses. Initially suspecting sabotage, he soon discovers that the nearby cave system conceals a colony of an ancient race called the Silurians. Awaking from a hibernation which has lasted millions of years,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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

Summary: The TARDIS arrives by accident in the middle of Terminal One at Heathrow Airport. One of the supersonic Concordes has disappeared midair, and the Doctor, Tegan and Nyssa soon become involved in a hunt for the missing airplane. But what connects its disappearance to prehistoric Earth, and why is a mysterious sorcerer so interested in the Doctor's TARDIS? A flight through time will reveal all.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Summary: Earth, 2084. Two global superpowers hover on the brink of war. When the TARDIS is forced to make an unplanned visit to Sea Base Four, the Doctor, Tegan and Turlough find themselves accused of being enemy agents. Quickly embroiled in a deadly game of paranoid intrigue, it becomes clear that others on the base have sabotage and murder in mind. However, there is a greater threat to humankind: the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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