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   March 30, 15
07:50 to 10:05
April 3, 15
06:20 to 08:35

Austen, Jane   Pride and Prejudice, 2005   BBC Entertainment   March 29, 15
04:25 - 05:20
March 30, 15
01:25 - 02:20
22:45 - 23:40
March 31, 15
21:00 - 21:55
April 1, 15
09:00 - 09:55
12:55 - 13:50
April 5, 15
09:00 - 10:50
20:05 - 21:00
April 6, 15
02:05 - 03:00
23:15 - 00:10
April 7, 15
02:45 - 03:40
21:00 - 21:55
April 8, 15
04:20 - 05:15
09:05 - 10:00
13:05 - 14:00

Barrie, J M   Wenn Tr%äme fliegen lernen, 2004
(Finding Neverland)
  ATV   April 12, 15
22:40 - 00:40
April 13, 15
03:00 - 04:30

Chabon, Michael   Ein verhängnisvoller Sommer, 2008
(The Mysteries of Pittsburgh)
  Kinowelt   March 28, 15
15:15 - 16:45

Chevalier, Tracy   Das Mädchen mit dem Perlenohrring, 2003
(Girl with a Pearl Earring)
  Sky Hits   March 31, 15
05:50 - 07:30
April 7, 15
18:30 - 20:15

Clark, Brian   Ist das nicht mein Leben?, 1980
(Whose Life Is It Anyway?)
  TNT Film   April 7, 15
06:00 - 08:00

Cooper, James Fenimore   Der letzte Mohikaner, 1992
(The Last of the Mohicans)
  AXN   March 28, 15
16:55 - 18:45
March 29, 15
20:15 - 22:05
March 30, 15
01:00 - 02:50

Ellis, Bret Easton   American Psycho, 2000
(American Psycho)
  kabel eins CLASSICS   March 27, 15
01:30 - 03:05

English   Language Courses
  various stations    

Fitzgerald, F Scott   Gatsby le Magnifique, 2013
(The Great Gatsby)
  TSR 1   April 6, 15
20:10 - 22:40
    The Great Gatsby, 2013   Sky Movies Drama and Romance   March 31, 15
12:00 to 14:25
April 4, 15
01:50 to 04:20
        Sky 3D   April 5, 15
20:00 to 22:30
April 6, 15
11:30 to 14:00

Foer, Jonathan Safran   Everything is Illuminated, 2005   TG4   March 28, 15
23:35 to 00:30

Forster, E M   Zimmer mit Aussicht, 1985
(A Room with a View)
  Kinowelt   March 30, 15
04:35 - 06:30
    Reise nach Indien, 1984
(A Passage to India)
  ARD EinsFestival   March 28, 15
14:30 - 17:05
April 5, 15
10:30 - 13:10

Gruen, Sara   Wasser für die Elefanten, 2011
(Water for Elephants)
  ProSieben   March 28, 15
20:15 - 22:30
March 29, 15
10:10 - 12:15

Guterson, David   Schnee, der auf Zedern fällt, 1999
(Snow Falling on Cedars)
  3sat   April 3, 15
21:50 - 23:50

Hemingway , Ernest   Haben und Nichthaben, 1944
(To Have and Have Not)
  TNT Film   March 29, 15
06:00 - 07:40

Hornby, Nick   About a Boy oder: Der Tag der toten Ente, 2002
(About a Boy)
  TNT Film   April 16, 15
09:05 - 10:50
    About a Boy, 2002   Sky Movies Comedy   April 1, 15
02:05 to 03:50
April 4, 15
16:20 to 18:10

Hosseini, Khaled   The Kite Runner, 2007   BBC 4   April 1, 15
21:00 to 23:00

Irving, John   The Door in the Floor - Tür der Versuchung, 2004
(The Door in the Floor)
  Sky Emotion   March 26, 15
06:30 - 08:20
March 31, 15
21:35 - 23:25
        SWR   April 10, 15
00:30 - 02:15

Irving, Washington   Sleepy Hollow, 1999
(Sleepy Hollow)
Mysteryserie
  ProSieben MAXX   March 30, 15
20:15 - 21:10
April 1, 15
02:25 - 03:10
    Sleepy Hollow, 2013
(Sleepy Hollow)
  TSR 1   March 30, 15
23:40 - 00:25
April 6, 15
03:00 - 03:40
April 13, 15
23:25 - 00:10
    Sleepy Hollow, 2014   Universal Channel   March 27, 15
02:00 to 03:00
22:00 to 23:00
April 1, 15
22:00 to 23:00
April 2, 15
21:00 to 22:00
April 3, 15
02:00 to 03:00

James, Henry   The Turn of the Screw, 2009   BBC Entertainment   April 4, 15
21:00 - 22:30

Kidd, Sue Monk   Die Bienenhüterin, 2008
(The Secret Life of Bees)
  Sky Emotion   March 29, 15
21:50 - 23:40

Lee, Harper   To Kill a Mockingbird, 1962   TG4   March 30, 15
12:25 to 15:00

Literature   Literature
  various stations    

McEwan, Ian   Abbitte, 2007
(Atonement)
  ZDFneo   April 3, 15
22:15 - 00:05

Proulx, Annie   Brokeback Mountain, 2005   Sky Movies Select   March 31, 15
13:45 to 16:05
22:00 to 00:20
    Brokeback Mountain, 2005
(Brokeback Mountain)
  Sky Hits   April 4, 15
15:30 - 17:45
April 8, 15
23:25 - 01:40

Russell, Willy   Educating Rita, 1983   Channel 5   April 4, 15
22:50 to 00:55

Shaffer, Peter   Amadeus, 1984
(Amadeus)
  arte D   April 5, 15
20:15 - 22:50
April 6, 15
13:50 - 16:25
April 15, 15
14:05 - 16:35
    Brèves d'Histoire
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  HISTOIRE   April 4, 15
20:30 - 20:40

Shakespeare, William   Romeo & Julia, 2012
(Romeo and Juliet)
  Teleclub Cinema   March 31, 15
21:35 - 23:35
April 23, 15
13:10 - 15:05
        Sky Cinema   March 26, 15
09:20 - 11:20
March 30, 15
14:10 - 16:10
April 5, 15
11:05 - 13:05
April 13, 15
07:05 - 09:05
    William Shakespeares Romeo & Julia, 1996
(William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet)
  Sky Emotion   March 27, 15
16:45 - 18:45
    The Taming of the Shrew, 2014
From the Globe
  Sky Arts 2   March 28, 15
09:00 to 12:00
    Otello, 2006   BR alpha   April 6, 15
20:15 - 22:35
    Otello, 1995   TNT Film   April 16, 15
14:15 - 16:20
    Otello
From the Globe Theatre
  Sky Arts 2   April 5, 15
02:15 to 05:25
    Cecilia Bartoli sings Otello by Rossini at the Opernhaus Zürich   Mezzo   April 1, 15
17:00 - 19:35
    Shakespeare in Love, 1998
(Shakespeare in Love)
  PULS 4   April 6, 15
12:35 - 14:45
    The Tempest
From the Globe Theatre
  Sky Arts 2   March 29, 15
14:00 to 16:45
March 30, 15
08:00 to 10:45
    Klassiker der Weltliteratur
William Shakespeare
Dokumentation
  ARD-alpha   March 31, 15
14:00 - 14:15
April 1, 15
06:30 - 06:45
14:00 - 14:15
April 2, 15
06:30 - 06:45
    Hamlet, 2009
Specially-shot screen version of the award-winning 2008 stage play featuring David Tennant
  BBC Entertainment   April 3, 15
15:05 - 18:10
    Shakespeare: l'ombre d'un doute   HISTOIRE   April 11, 15
20:40 - 21:35
April 17, 15
15:45 - 16:40
    Verdi, Macbeth   Classica   April 21, 15
21:30 - 00:10

Steinbeck, John   Cannery Row _ Straße der Ölsardinen, 1982
(Cannery Row)
  TNT Film   April 9, 15
09:30 - 11:30

Wilde, Oscar   The Importance of Being Earnest, 2002   BBC 2   March 28, 15
13:30 to 15:00