Literature in the Media

Literature Programs on TV in Europe

(Mainly German and English speaking areas)
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Topic Program Station Date/Time
Albee, Edward   Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, 1966   Sky Movies Select   May 28, 15
06:05 to 08:20
        Sky Movies Greats   June 2, 15
06:30 to 08:45
June 3, 15
02:50 to 05:10

Austen, Jane   Mansfield Park, 1999
(Mansfield Park)
  Kinowelt TV   May 27, 15
04:30 - 20:15
June 17, 15
11:55 - 13:45
June 19, 15
08:50 - 10:40
June 26, 15
14:20 - 16:10
June 30, 15
08:25 - 13:45
July 9, 15
03:00 - 04:50
        Disney Channel   May 24, 15
22:30 - 00:30
    Stolthed og fordom, 1995
(Pride and Prejudice)
  DR1   May 31, 15
22:10 - 23:55
June 7, 15
22:10 - 23:55
June 14, 15
21:50 - 23:30
    Sinn und Sinnlichkeit, 1995
(Sense And Sensibility)
  Sony Entertainment TV   June 21, 15
15:35 - 17:50
June 22, 15
20:15 - 23:30
June 23, 15
00:05 - 02:15

Capote, Truman   Infamous, 2006   BBC two   June 6, 15
00:50 - 02:40

Chabon, Michael   Ein verhängnisvoller Sommer, 2008
(The Mysteries of Pittsburgh)
  Kinowelt TV   May 24, 15
01:45 - 03:20
June 3, 15
21:50 - 23:25
June 11, 15
01:35 - 03:10
June 12, 15
21:40 - 23:15

Clark, Brian   Ist das nicht mein Leben?, 1981
(Whose Life Is It Anyway?)
  TNT Film   June 1, 15
09:00 - 10:55

Cooper, James Fenimore   Der letzte Mohikaner, 1992
(The Last Of The Mohicans)
  AXN   May 25, 15
11:30 - 13:20
May 30, 15
09:00 - 10:50
May 31, 15
15:10 - 17:00
June 1, 15
04:05 - 06:00
June 20, 15
08:40 - 10:30
18:25 - 20:15
June 21, 15
14:50 - 16:40

Cunningham, Michael   The Hours, 2002
(The Hours)
  Sky Emotion   July 2, 15
22:05 to 00:00

Ellis, Bret Easton   American Psycho, 1999
(American Psycho)
  Kabel1 Classics   May 30, 15
22:00 to 23:40
June 10, 15
00:35 to 02:15
July 3, 15
01:10 to 02:45

English   Language Courses
  various stations    

Fitzgerald, F Scott   Der große Gatsby, 1974
(The Great Gatsby)
  Kabel1 Classics   June 1, 15
03:15 - 05:55
June 7, 15
14:25 - 16:45

Forster, E M   Zimmer mit Aussicht, 1986
(A Room with a View)
  Kinowelt TV   June 8, 15
22:05 - 00:00
June 16, 15
02:50 - 04:45

Greene, Graham   Die Stunde der Komödianten, 1967
(The Comedians)
  TNT Film   June 18, 15
06:00 - 08:25

Hemingway, Ernest   Le nevi del Kilimangiaro, 1952
(The Snows of Kilimanjaro)
  RSI LA 1   May 27, 15
23:45 - 01:25
Hemingway, Ernest   The Snows of Kilimanjaro, 1952   TV Slovenija 1   May 31, 15
14:55 - 17:00

Hornby, Nick   About a Boy oder: Der Tag der toten Ente, 2002
(About a Boy)
  TNT Film   June 13, 15
20:15 - 21:55
June 14, 15
02:00 - 03:45
        RTL2   May 30, 15
08:00 - 10:00

Hosseini, Khaled   Il cacciatore di aquiloni, 2007
(The Kite Runner)
  RSI LA 2   June 12, 15
22:55 - 00:55

Irving, John   The Door in the Floor - Tür der Versuchung, 2004
(The Door in the Floor)
  Sky Cinema Hits   May 28, 15
12:20 to 14:10
June 5, 15
11:00 to 12:50
June 9, 15
18:20 to 20:15
June 14, 15
06:55 to 08:45
June 23, 15
01:55 to 03:45
June 27, 15
16:35 to 18:30
    Garp und wie er die Welt sah, 1982
(The World According To Garp)
  TNT Film   June 14, 15
03:45 to 06:00
14:10 to 16:25
July 3, 15
10:50 to 13:05
    Gottes Werk und Teufels Beitrag, 1999
(The Cider House Rules)
  Kinowelt TV   July 4, 15
11:40 to 13:40

Irving, Washington   Sleepy Hollow, 1999
(Sleepy Hollow)
  Kabel1   June 17, 15
22:35 - 00:45
June 18, 15
03:00 - 04:35

James, Henry   Portrait of a Lady, 1996
(Portrait of a Lady)
  Sony Entertainment TV   May 30, 15
20:15 to 22:35
May 31, 15
15:30 to 17:50

Literature   Literature
  various stations    

Melville, Herman   Auf den Spuren von Moby Dick
Das Schicksal der "Essex" inspirierte den jungen Herman Melville zu einem Meisterwerk der Weltliteratur: "Moby Dick".
  arte D   June 7, 15
14:55 - 16:50
    Moby-Dick
Opera by Jake Heggie
Aus der San Francisco Opera
  Classica   June 4, 15
17:10 - 19:30
June 5, 15
00:10 - 02:30
07:05 - 09:30

Miller, Arthur   Tod eines Handlungsreisenden, 1955
(Death of a Salesman)
  ZDFkultur   May 26, 15
22:10 - 00:20
        Kinowelt TV   June 5, 15
16:05 to 18:20

Prejean, Helen   Dead Man Walking - Sein letzter Gang, 1995
(Dead Man Walking)
  13th Street   June 27, 15
06:05 - 08:05

Proulx, Annie   Brokeback Mountain, 2005
(Brokeback Mountain)
  Sky Hits   May 27, 15
07:20 - 09:30
May 29, 15
12:10 - 14:20
    Brokeback Mountain, 2005   Sky Movies Select   May 25, 15
17:40 to 20:00
    The Shipping News, 2001   BBC two   May 31, 15
00:35 - 02:20

Sebold, Alice   In meinem Himmel , 2009
(The Lovely Bones)
  ORF2   June 6, 15
00:05 to 02:05

Shakespeare, William   Berlioz, Roméo et Juliette (Ausschnitte)   Classica   May 30, 15
18:15 - 19:10
May 31, 15
01:15 - 02:10
08:15 - 09:10
    Romeo und Julia, 2015
Thomas Hengelbrock und das NDR Sinfonieorchester
  arte D   June 15, 15
01:20 to 02:05
    Gounod, Roméo et Juliette, 2008
Von den Salzburger Festspielen
  Classica   June 18, 15
10:15 to 13:00
June 20, 15
00:05 to 02:45
07:05 to 09:45
    Othello, 1995
(Othello)
  TNT Film   June 17, 15
22:20 to 00:25
June 18, 15
15:50 to 17:55
    Otello
Dramma lirico in vier Akten von Giuseppe Verdi
in der Inszenierung von Stephen Langridge von den Salzburger Festspielen 2008
  ZDF Kultur   June 4, 15
20:15 to 22:40
23:15 to 01:40
    Verdi, Otello
Aus dem Palau de les Arts "Reina Sof’a", Valencia:
  Classica   June 6, 15
03:00 - 05:42
    Verdi, Otello
aufgezeichnet im Innenhof des Dogenpalasts in Venedig
Mit Gregory Kunde (Otello), Carmela Remigio (Desdemona)
  Classica   June 25, 15
10:00 - 12:30
July 2, 15
10:00 - 12:40
    Macbeth, 1948
(Macbeth)
  Sky Nostalgie   May 30, 15
05:45 - 07:10
June 7, 15
03:50 - 05:15
    Macbeth, 2008
(Macbeth)
  ATV2   May 24, 15
16:15 - 18:55
    Hamlet, 1990
(Hamlet)
  Kinowelt TV   June 21, 15
18:05 - 20:15
June 23, 15
20:15 - 22:25
    Hamlet, 1996
(Hamlet)
  TNT Film   June 23, 15
11:35 - 15:35
    Der nackte Shakespeare
Der Film veranschaulicht die Geschichte und den Verlauf der Kontroverse um die Identität des größten Schriftstellers aller Zeiten
  SWR   May 30, 15
07:15 - 07:45
    Das Shakespeare-Rätsel
Eine biografische Spurensuche.
  3sat   May 24, 15
06:50 - 07:35
    The Tempest
From The Globe Theatre
  Sky Arts 2   May 26, 15
20:00 to 22:45
May 27, 15
14:00 to 16:45
May 30, 15
08:00 to 10:45

Steinbeck, John   Die Straße der Ölsardinen, 1982
(Cannery Row)
  TNT Film   June 4, 15
04:00 to 06:00

Twain, Mark   Tom Sawyers Abenteuer, 1973
(Tom Sawyer)
  MGM   July 1, 15
08:00 to 09:35

Updike, John   Die Hexen von Eastwick, 1987
(The Witches of Eastwick)
  ATV2   June 24, 15
20:15 to 22:35
June 25, 15
00:35 to 02:50

Waugh, Evelyn   Wiedersehen mit Brideshead, 2008
(Brideshead Revisited)
  ATV2   June 18, 15
20:15 to 22:55
June 19, 15
01:00 to 03:20

Wilde, Oscar   Oscar Wilde, 1997
(Wilde)
  Kinowelt TV   June 1, 15
08:45- 10:40
    Ernst sein ist alles, 2002
(The Importance of Being Earnest)
  Disney Channel   June 4, 15
20:15 - 21:55
June 5, 15
22:50 - 00:30
    Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray, 2009
(Dorian Gray)
  ARD   June 8, 15
01:30 - 03:13
        Tele 5   June 24, 15
20:15 - 22:25
June 26, 15
02:05 - 03:50