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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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2 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday B
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O'Connor, Joseph

Summary: "Henry Irving is Victorian London's most celebrated actor and theater impresario. He has introduced groundbreaking ideas to the theater, bringing to the stage performances that are spectacular, shocking, and always entertaining. When Irving decides to open his own London theater with the goal of making it the greatest playhouse on earth, he hires a young Dublin clerk harboring literary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OCO

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

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Summary: The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: A masterful drama about the twilight of a former vaudeville star is among the writer/director's most touching films. Calvero, a once beloved musical-comedy performer, now a washed-up alcoholic who lives in a small London flat. A glimmer of hope arrives when he meets a beautiful but melancholy ballerina who lives downstairs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2015

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LIM

Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

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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 Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Mary 2019

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

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

Summary: To the stunned disbelief of his colleagues and patients, a London psychologist appears to have taken his own life. However, his daughter refuses to believe it, and instead is convinced it was murder. She recruits one of his former patients for help.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: As World War II ends, thousands of British soldiers get 'demobbed', demobilized and sent back into civilian life. Among them are Captain Ian Deasey and Lance Corporal Dick Dobson. Deasey and Dobson have had a 'good war, ' much of it spent entertaining the troops with their bawdy stage routines. But after serving four years in the North African desert, they find it hard to adjust to peacetime...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2011

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

Summary: After nearly 20 years of setting trends and pushing traditions, Selfridge's is still going strong as the triumph of London₂s Oxford Street. But Harry's potentially dangerous appetite for entertainment and women, while always a problem, has reached its peak. Now, he struggles to keep the reins of the store he loves, in the face of old troubles, new opportunities, and unsettled scores.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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

Summary: An actor has dinner with his friend, a theater director, at an Upper West Side restaurant. Together they discuss everything from money to death to love and all the superstition in between.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2015

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Selznick, Brian

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Summary: The journey begins on a ship at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. There, his family flourishes for generations as brilliant actors until 1900, when young Leontes Marvel is banished from the stage. Nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis runs away from school and seeks refuge with a reclusive uncle in London. Albert...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEL

Summary: Julia is a true diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brillant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Emmy Award-winning actor Jeremy Piven stars as American entrepreneur and colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry Selfridge created a theater of retail for early 1900s Londoners where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining-or sometimes just eccentric-was showcased. Based on the book Shopping, Seduction and Mr....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MR.

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC MIC

Shapiro, James S.

Summary: An intimate history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year--1599--that changed not only his fortunes but the course of literature. How was Shakespeare transformed from being a talented poet and playwright to become one of the greatest writers who ever lived? In this one exhilarating year we follow what he reads and writes, what he sees, and whom he works with as he invests in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM SHA

Summary: Raw and smoldering, the film follows a young reggae DJ in Thatcher-era Brixton as he pursues his musical ambitions, battling fiercely against the racism and xenophobia of employers, neighbors, police, and the National Front. Fearless and unsentimental, and set to a blistering reggae, dub, and lovers rock soundtrack featuring Aswad, Johnny Clarke, and more, anchored by legendary producer Dennis...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Emmy Award-winning actor Jeremy Piven stars as American entrepreneur and colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry Selfridge created a theater of retail for early 1900s Londoners where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining-or sometimes just eccentric-was showcased. Based on the book Shopping, Seduction and Mr....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MR.

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MR. RATED NR

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

Summary: The life and times of a group of midwives working at Nonnatus House--a nursing convent serving the impoverished of East London in the late 1950s and early 1960s--are chronicled in this appealing British series based on true events. The women learn powerful lessons about life's struggles while visiting with expectant mothers and poor children.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 9

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2020

Summary: A hard-hitting police drama set in the vice unit of the Metropolitan Police, based in the heart of London's West End. Prostitution, pornography and murder are all part of the workload for the vice team as they investigate the capital's darker secrets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MPI Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Jonathan Harker visits the Count in Transylvania to help him with preparations to move to England. It is in the Count's castle that Jonathan becomes a prisoner, and discovers Dracula's true nature.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

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Summary: 1967 brings fresh medical and personal challenges to the midwifery and district nursing rounds. Thanks to Matthew₂s continued support, things at Nonnatus House are now settled and going well, and Trixie helps Matthew understand the community he is becoming a part of. Doctor Turner faces some changes in his relationship with Timothy now that he is an adult, while Shelagh continues to support...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2022

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

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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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2019

Summary: The vice unit of London's Metropolitan Police are a tight-knit undercover unit, these team members put their personal lives on hold and lay their lives on the line in the war against corruption. Detective Inspector Pat Chappel reaches out to a battered prostitute in an attempt to nail a procurer who is suspected in the savage murder of a high class callgirl. WPC Hutchins goes undercover to nail...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MPI Home Video 2008

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

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