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   November 1, 14
07:55 to 10:10
November 6, 14
10:05 to 12:15

Barrie, James M.   Wenn Träume fliegen lernen, 2004
(Finding Neverland)
  ATV   November 12, 14
21:55 - 00:00
November 13, 14
01:35 - 03:20

Capote, Truman   One Christmas, 1994   True Movies 1   November 2, 14
17:00 to 19:00
November 8, 14
01:00 to 03:00 | 23:00 to 01:00
November 9, 14
13:00 to 15:00
    Breakfast at Tiffany's, 1961   Film4   November 4, 14
16:30 to 18:50
    Eine Leiche zum Dessert, 1976
(Murder by Death)
  Sky Nostalgie   November 5, 14
20:15 - 21:50
November 14, 14
16:05 - 17:40
November 20, 14
23:35 - 01:10

Chabon, Michael   Ein verhängnisvoller Sommer, 2008
(The Mysteries of Pittsburgh)
  Kinowelt   November 4, 14
09:45 - 11:20

Chevalier, Tracy   Das Mädchen mit dem Perlenohrring, 2003
(Girl with a Pearl Earring)
  Sky Emotion   October 31, 14
12:40 - 14:20
November 22, 14
17:05 - 18:45

English   Language Courses
  various stations    

Fitzgerald, F Scott   Der große Gatsby, 2013
(The Great Gatsby)
  Sky Emotion   October 31, 14
20:15 - 22:30
November 1, 14
08:40 - 11:00
November 7, 14
00:30 - 02:50
November 10, 14
20:15 - 22:35
    Der große Gatsby, 1974
(The Great Gatsby)
  kabel eins CLASSICS   November 3, 14
09:20 - 11:40
    Der seltsame Fall des Benjamin Button, 2008
(The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)
  SRF 2   November 9, 14
23:05 - 01:45
November 10, 14
02:35 - 05:05

Golding, William   Der Herr der Fliegen, 1990
(Lord of the Flies)
  MGM HD   November 16, 14
08:30 - 10:00
November 25, 14
05:45 - 07:15

Greene, Graham   Der dritte Mann, 1949
(The Third Man)
  Sky Nostalgie   November 4, 14
20:15 - 22:00
November 16, 14
21:50 - 23:35

Gruen, Sara   Water for Elephants, 2011   Film4   November 1, 14
18:40 to 21:00
November 7, 14
18:35 to 21:00

Hemingway, Ernest   Wem die Stunde schlägt, 1943
(For Whom the Bell Tolls)
  TNT Film   November 14, 24
08:00 - 10:35
    Haben und Nichthaben, 1944
(To Have and Have Not)
  TNT Film   November 17, 24
06:00 - 07:40

Hornby, Nick   About a Boy oder: Der Tag der toten Ente, 2002
(About a Boy)
  TNT Film   November 14, 14
10:35 - 12:15

Hosseini, Khaled   Drachenläufer, 2007
(The Kite Runner)
  SWR   November 6, 14
23:45 - 01:45

Irving, John   Gottes Werk und Teufels Beitrag, 1999
(The Cider House Rules)
  ARD   November 7, 14
01:50 - 03:45
        3sat   November 8, 14
21:30 - 23:30
November 10, 14
03:10 - 05:05

Irving, Washington   Sleepy Hollow, 2013
(Sleepy Hollow)
  FOX   November 2, 14
22:40 - 23:25
November 5, 14
21:00 - 21:45
November 6, 14
00:10 - 00:55
November 9, 14
22:40 - 23:25
November 12, 14
21:00 - 21:45
November 13, 14
00:10 - 00:55
    Sleepy Hollow, 1999
(Sleepy Hollow)
  AXN   November 1, 14
15:45 - 17:30
November 2, 14
10:20 - 12:05

Lee, Harper   To Kill a Mockingbird, 1962   Sky Movies Superheroes   November 7, 14
03:45 to 06:00

Literature   Literature
  various stations    

Martel, Yann   Life of Pi: Schiffbruch mit Tiger, 2012
(Life of Pi)
  ProSieben   November 2, 14
20:15 - 22:55
November 3, 14
09:55 - 12:20

Prejean, Helen   Dead Man Walking, 1995
(Dead Man Walking)
  TELE 5   November 5, 14
20:15 - 22:45
        13th Street Universal   November 8, 14
22:40 - 00:45

Proulx, Annie   Brokeback Mountain, 2005
(Brokeback Mountain)
  Sky Emotion   November 9, 14
11:55 - 14:10
November 15, 14
00:10 - 02:25

Shakespeare, William   Shakespeare in Love, 1998
(Shakespeare in Love)
  Universal Channel HD   November 1, 14
22:35 - 00:40
November 2, 14
08:50 - 10:55
    Verdi, Otello   Classica   November 12 14
00:30 - 03:00
    Othello, 1995
(Othello)
  TNT Film   November 3, 14
12:25 - 14:30
    Hamlet, 1990
(Hamlet)
  Kinowelt   November 11, 14
01:35 - 03:45
    My Shakespeare
Christopher Plummer is joined by Sir Ian McKellen, Simon Russel Beale and Jonathan Miller to explore one of the toughest parts an actor can play: King Lear.
  Sky Arts 1   October 31, 14
08:00 to 09:00
    Macbeth
by Verdi at the Royal Opera House
Auszüge
  Mezzo   November 4, 14
20:30 - 23:10
    A Midsummer Night's Dream
opera by Benjamin Britten
Recorded at the Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelone in 2005
  Mezzo   November 7, 14
17:00 - 19:35
November 10, 14
17:20 - 20:05
    William Shakespeares Romeo & Julia, 1996
(William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet)
  Sky Hits   November 11, 14
23:30 - 01:30
    alpha-Forum
mit Frank Günther (Übersetzer und Shakespeare-Experte)
  ARD-alpha   November 12, 14
20:15 - 21:00
November 13, 14
13:00 - 13:45
    Macbeth
Opera by Giuseppe Verdi
Recorded live at The Royal Opera House, 13 June, 2011
With Simon Keenlyside making his British debut, as an athletic, brooding Macbeth and Liudmyla Monastyrska as his Lady
  Mezzo   November 4, 14
20:30 - 23:10
November 14, 14
17:00 - 19:40
    Die Tragödie von Romeo und Julia
eine Aufzeichnung aus dem Thalia Theater, Hamburg 2014.
  3sat   November 29, 14
20:15 - 23:10

Steinbeck, John   Die Straße der Ölsardinen, 1982
(Cannery Row)
  TNT Film   November 15, 14
10:45 - 12:45

Walker, Alice   Die Farbe Lila, 1985
(The Color Purple)
  VOX   November 29, 14
05:30 - 08:30

Wharton, Edith   Zeit der Unschuld, 1993
(The Age of Innocence)
  TNT Film   November 8, 14
22:00 - 00:20
November 9, 14
17:25 - 19:45

Wilde, Oscar   Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray, 2009
(Dorian Gray)
  Teleclub Star   November 5, 14
20:15 - 22:05
November 6, 14
06:10 - 08:00
November 15, 14
18:20 - 20:15
November 16, 14
05:10 - 07:00