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The Resource The darling buds of May, a Yorkshire Television production for ITV ; produced in association with Excelsior, (DVD)

The darling buds of May, a Yorkshire Television production for ITV ; produced in association with Excelsior, (DVD)

Label
The darling buds of May
Title
The darling buds of May
Statement of responsibility
a Yorkshire Television production for ITV ; produced in association with Excelsior
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set during the ever-sunny 1950s, this is the story of the indestructible Larkin family, headed by Sidney "Pop" Larkin, a dreamer and schemer who has managed to avoid paying taxes throughout his working life. That slippery talent has made him a legend with the locals who knowingly chuckle at the useless attempts continually made by tax officials and unwitting business "associates" to discover exactly how Larkin makes his money. The clan leads an idyllic (if flamboyant) life in the English countryside, coloured by the flirtatious ways of beautiful daughter Mariette, Pop Larkin's never-ending supply of ill-fated entrepreneurial adventures and the fierce devotion of each family member to one another through good times and bad
Related
Cataloging source
SDE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producers, Vernon Lawrence (all episodes), Richard Bate (all episodes except "A breath of French air), Philip Burley (A breath of French air)
PerformerNote
Catherine Zeta Jones, David Jason, Pam Ferris, Philip Franks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1940-
  • 1905-1974
  • 1935-2017
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  • Zeta-Jones, Catherine
  • Jason, David
  • Ferris, Pam
  • Franks, Philip
  • Bates, H. E.
  • Bennett, Rodney
  • Tronson, Robert
  • Giles, David
  • Goldie, Steve
  • Davies, Gareth
  • Yorkshire Television
  • ITV (Firm)
  • Excelsior Group Productions
  • Granada International (Firm)
  • BFS Video (Firm)
Runtime
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http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Country life
  • Families
  • Television comedies
  • Television programs
  • Film adaptations
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The darling buds of May, a Yorkshire Television production for ITV ; produced in association with Excelsior, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of 1991, 1992 and 1993 episodes from the British television series
  • Based on the characters and novels created by H.E. Bates
  • Special features: Interviews with Catherine Zeta Jones (Discs one and three) ; Interview with David Jason (Disc two) ; Photo gallery ; Biographies ; Selected filmographies ; Trivia
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Disc 1. The darling buds of May (producer, Robert Banks Stewart ; adapted by Bob Larbey ; director, Rodney Bennett) ; When the green woods laugh (producer, Robert Banks Stewart ; adapted by Bob Larabey ; director, Robert Tronson) -- Disc 2. A breath of French air (producer, Richard Bates ; adapted by Robert Banks Stewart ; director, David Giles) ; Oh! To be in England (producer, Peter Norris ; adapted by Richard Harris ; director, David Giles) -- Disc 3. Stranger at the gates (producer, Peter Norris ; writer, Paul Wheeler ; director, Steve Goldie) ; A season of heavenly gifts (producer, Peter Norris ; writer, Robert Banks Stewart ; director, Robert Tronson) --
  • Disc 4. The happiest days of your life (producer, Simon Lewis ; writer, Paul Wheeler ; director, David Giles) ; Cast not your pearls before swine (producer, Simon Lewis ; writer, Barry Devlin ; director, Rodney Bennett) -- Disc 5. Climb the greasy pole (producer, Simon Lewis ; writer, Paul Wheeler ; director, Robert Tronson) ; Christmas is coming (producer Peter Norris ; writer, Richard Harris ; director, David Giles) ; Le grand weekend (producer, Simon Lewis ; writer, Stephen Bill ; director, Gareth Davies)
Control code
ocm49526063
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (ca. 17 hr.)
Isbn
9780779251902
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 30190-D
  • 30191-D
  • 30192-D
  • 30193-D
  • 30194-D
  • 30195-D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADF-2758
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The darling buds of May, a Yorkshire Television production for ITV ; produced in association with Excelsior, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of 1991, 1992 and 1993 episodes from the British television series
  • Based on the characters and novels created by H.E. Bates
  • Special features: Interviews with Catherine Zeta Jones (Discs one and three) ; Interview with David Jason (Disc two) ; Photo gallery ; Biographies ; Selected filmographies ; Trivia
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Disc 1. The darling buds of May (producer, Robert Banks Stewart ; adapted by Bob Larbey ; director, Rodney Bennett) ; When the green woods laugh (producer, Robert Banks Stewart ; adapted by Bob Larabey ; director, Robert Tronson) -- Disc 2. A breath of French air (producer, Richard Bates ; adapted by Robert Banks Stewart ; director, David Giles) ; Oh! To be in England (producer, Peter Norris ; adapted by Richard Harris ; director, David Giles) -- Disc 3. Stranger at the gates (producer, Peter Norris ; writer, Paul Wheeler ; director, Steve Goldie) ; A season of heavenly gifts (producer, Peter Norris ; writer, Robert Banks Stewart ; director, Robert Tronson) --
  • Disc 4. The happiest days of your life (producer, Simon Lewis ; writer, Paul Wheeler ; director, David Giles) ; Cast not your pearls before swine (producer, Simon Lewis ; writer, Barry Devlin ; director, Rodney Bennett) -- Disc 5. Climb the greasy pole (producer, Simon Lewis ; writer, Paul Wheeler ; director, Robert Tronson) ; Christmas is coming (producer Peter Norris ; writer, Richard Harris ; director, David Giles) ; Le grand weekend (producer, Simon Lewis ; writer, Stephen Bill ; director, Gareth Davies)
Control code
ocm49526063
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (ca. 17 hr.)
Isbn
9780779251902
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 30190-D
  • 30191-D
  • 30192-D
  • 30193-D
  • 30194-D
  • 30195-D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADF-2758
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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