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The Resource Oliver's travels, written by Alan Plater ; produced by David Cunliffe ; directed by Giles Foster ; a BBC Wales production, (videorecording)

Oliver's travels, written by Alan Plater ; produced by David Cunliffe ; directed by Giles Foster ; a BBC Wales production, (videorecording)

Label
Oliver's travels
Title
Oliver's travels
Statement of responsibility
written by Alan Plater ; produced by David Cunliffe ; directed by Giles Foster ; a BBC Wales production
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Oliver, a university lecturer with an obsession for anagrams and crosswords, has been a question-setter for "Mastermind". When made redundant by the new Vice-Chancellor of the New University (his former Polytechnic) in a general restructuring of the university, Oliver decides to use his new-found freedom to search for his favourite crossword compiler, known only by the pseudonym of "Aristotle". When he locates "Aristotle's" Welsh home, he is horrified to find that it has been burnt down. He goes to the local police station to report "Aristotle" as a missing person and, while there, meets Diane Priest, a policewoman who, Oliver claims, is his 'predestined' companion. Oliver invites Diane to join him in his travels and later, when she is suspended from duty by her superiors, she decides to do so - joining Oliver in his search for "Aristotle". From that moment on, they share many life-threatening situations (as well as mutual love) before their quest for the elusive "Aristotle" comes to a final and gripping conclusion."--David McAnally, Internet Movie Database
Cataloging source
PUM
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
PerformerNote
Alan Bates, Sinéad Cusack, Bill Paterson, Mollie Sugden, Miles Anderson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-2010
  • 1934-2003
  • 1945-
  • 1922-2009
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Plater, Alan
  • Cunliffe, David
  • Foster, Giles
  • Bates, Alan
  • Cusack, Sinéad
  • Paterson, Bill
  • Sugden, Mollie
  • Anderson, Miles
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • College teachers
  • Policewomen
  • Missing persons
Technique
live action
Label
Oliver's travels, written by Alan Plater ; produced by David Cunliffe ; directed by Giles Foster ; a BBC Wales production, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ep. 1. Looking for Aristotle -- Ep. 2. Land of my fathers -- Ep. 3. Why did we eat the frogs? -- Ep. 4. The Farquhar connection -- Ep. 5. Do we look like that?
Control code
ocm57724387
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs [148 min.; 97 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781569387481
Isbn Type
(v. 1 & 2)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 851536
  • (Sirsi) o57724387
System details
DVD, full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Oliver's travels, written by Alan Plater ; produced by David Cunliffe ; directed by Giles Foster ; a BBC Wales production, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ep. 1. Looking for Aristotle -- Ep. 2. Land of my fathers -- Ep. 3. Why did we eat the frogs? -- Ep. 4. The Farquhar connection -- Ep. 5. Do we look like that?
Control code
ocm57724387
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs [148 min.; 97 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781569387481
Isbn Type
(v. 1 & 2)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 851536
  • (Sirsi) o57724387
System details
DVD, full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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