Literature in the Media

Literature Programs on TV in Europe

(German and English speaking areas)
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Albee, Edward   Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, 1966   Sky Movies Superheroes   April 30, 14
15:50 to 18:05

Author Program Station Date
Austen, Jane   Mansfield Park, 1999
(Mansfield Park)
  KinoweltTV   April 25, 14
14:00 - 15:50
May 4, 14
18:25 - 20:15
May 5, 14
07:55 - 09:45
May 6, 14
14:55 - 16:45

Bronte, Charlotte   Sturmhöhe, 1970
(Wuthering Heights)
  MGM HD   April 27, 14
10:45 - 12:30
May 8, 14
15:10 - 16:55

Cain, James M   Im Netz der Leidenschaften, 1946
(The Postman Always Rings Twice)
  TNT Film   May 8, 14
06:00 - 07:50

Capote, Truman   Frühstück bei Tiffany, 1961
(Breakfast at Tiffany's)
  kabel eins CLASSICS   April 23, 14
07:25 - 09:20
April 27, 14
07:00 - 08:50
    Infamous, 2006
(Infamous)
  ProSieben MAXX   April 22, 14
22:00 - 00:05
April 23, 14
01:35 - 03:25
    Kaltbl¨tig, 1996
(In Cold Blood)
  13th Street Universal   April 27, 14
09:50 - 13:00

Chabon, Michael   Ein verhängnisvoller Sommer, 2008
(The Mysteries of Pittsburgh)
  KinoweltTV   April 21, 14
10:25 - 12:00

Chevalier, Tracy   Das Mädchen mit dem Perlenohrring, 2003
(Girl with a Pearl Earring)
  Sky Emotion   April 30, 14
20:15 - 21:55
    Girl with a Pearl Earring, 2003   BBC 4   April 23, 14
21:00 to 22:30

Clark, Brian   Ist das nicht mein Leben?, 1981
(Whose Life Is It Anyway?)
  TNT Film   April 25, 14
16:10 - 18:10

Cooper, James Fenimore   Der letzte Mohikaner, 1992
(The Last of the Mohicans)
  Einsfestival   April 22, 14
01:05 - 02:50

Cunningham, Michael   The Hours - Von Ewigkeit zu Ewigkeit, 2002
(The Hours)
  Sony E. Television   April 21, 14
03:05 - 04:55 | 18:20 - 20:15

English   Language Courses
  various stations    

Golding, William   Der Herr der Fliegen, 1990
(Lord of the Flies)
  MGM HD   April 22, 14
12:35 - 14:05
May 8, 14
09:15 - 10:45

Hansberry, Lorraine   A Raisin in the Sun, 2008   Sony Movie Channel   April 24, 14
14:00 to 16:50
April 28, 14
09:45 to 12:30
April 30, 14
16:30 to 19:15
        More Than Movies / movie mix   April 30, 14
15:30 to 16:25 | 16:30 to 19:15

Higgins, Colin   Harold and Maude, 1971   Sky Movies Select   April 22, 14
16:10 to 17:55
April 23, 14
03:50 to 05:30

Lahiri, Jhumpa   The Namesake, 2007
(The Namesake)
  Sky Emotion   April 22, 14
18:10 - 20:15
April 27, 14
02:45 - 04:45 | 14:50 - 16:55
May 2, 14
23:50 - 01:50

Lee, Harper   To Kill a Mockingbird, 1962   Sky Movies Select   April 21, 14
17:25 to 19:50
April 22, 14
00:30 to 02:55

Literature   Literature
  various stations    

Martel, Yann   Life of Pi: Schiffbruch mit Tiger, 2012
(Life of Pi)
  Sky Emotion   May 6, 14
20:15 - 22:20
May 7, 14
10:20 - 12:25
    Making of Life of Pi: Schiffbruch mit Tiger   Sky Emotion   May 6, 14
22:20 - 22:30

Melville, Herman   Moby Dick, 1956
(Moby Dick)
  MGM HD   April 28, 14
21:45 - 23:40

Shaffer, Peter   Equus - Blinde Pferde, 1977
(Equus)
  MGM HD   April 30, 14
13:15 - 15:30

Shakespeare, William   Hamlet, 1990
(Hamlet)
  KinoweltTV   April 28, 14
11:15 - 13:25
May 5, 14
03:50 - 06:10
    Hamlet, 1996
(Hamlet)
  TNT Film   April 23, 14
12:10 - 16:05
    William Shakespeares Romeo & Julia, 1996
(William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet)
  Sky Emotion   April 22, 14
20:15 - 22:15
April 23, 14
10:45 - 12:45
    Der nackte Shakespeare
Eine Auseinandersetzung mit dem Mythos William Shakespeare
  ServusTV   April 23, 14
09:10 - 10:08
        BR-alpha   April 26, 14
19:30 - 20:15
        SWR/SR   April 27, 14
10:00 - 11:30
    Lido
Der Dokumentarfilm 'Der nackte Shakespeare' zeigt deutlich, dass eine wissenschaftliche Auseinandersetzung mit 'Shakespeare' immer noch spannende Fragen stellt und das Zeitalter der Renaissance in neuem Licht erscheinen lässt
  BR   April 24, 14
22:30 - 23:15
April 25, 14
02:30 - 03:15
    Das Shakespeare-Rätsel
Schrieb dieser historisch fassbare Shakespeare tatsächlich 'Hamlet', 'König Lear', 'Romeo und Julia'?
  3sat   April 26, 14
21:45 - 22:30
        HISTORY HD   May 4, 14
18:00 - 18:50
May 5, 14
02:00 - 02:50 | 10:00 - 10:50
    Othello, 1995
(Othello)
  TNT Film   April 23, 14
10:05 - 12:10
    Othello from the Globe Theatre   Sky Arts 2   May 2, 14
20:00 to 23:10
May 3, 14
01:45 to 04:55 | 08:00 to 11:10
    Shakespeare's Globe   Sky Arts 2   April 22, 14
11:00 to 12:00
    William Shakespeares Romeo & Julia, 1996   Sky Emotion   April 22, 14
20:15 - 22:15
April 23, 14
10:45 - 12:45
April 28, 14
18:15 - 20:15
April 29, 14
01:15 - 03:15
May 3, 14
12:30 - 14:30
May 8, 14
20:15 - 22:15
    Verdi, Otello
aufgezeichnet im Innenhof des Dogenpalasts in Venedig. Musikalische Leitung: Myung-Whun Chung
  Classica   April 24, 14
20:15 - 22:45
    Verdi, Macbeth
Musikalische Leitung: Bruno Bartoletti
  Classica   April 22, 14
20:15 - 22:55
April 28, 14
22:00 - 00:40
    Mendelssohn, Ein Sommernachtstraum
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Leitung: Georg Solti. Aufgenommen im Juni 1976 in der Orchestra Hall, Chicago
  Classica   April 24, 14
22:45 - 23:15
    Romeo and Juliette
Choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky
Recorded at the Mariinsky Theater of St Petersburg on 1st of March 20
  Mezzo   May 9, 14
20:30 - 23:00
    Shakespeare in Love, 1998
(Shakespeare in Love)
  Universal Channel HD   May 5, 14
11:55 - 14:00
    Sternstunde Kunst
Der nackte Shakespeare
Die Dokumentation veranschaulicht die Geschichte und die Kontroverse um den vielleicht grössten Schriftsteller
  SRF 1   May 4, 14
11:55 - 13:00

Stoppard, Tom   Rosenkranz & Güldenstern, 1990
(Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead)
  ServusTV   April 23, 14
23:20 - 01:25
April 24, 14
03:05 - 04:55

Updike, John   Die Hexen von Eastwick, 1987
(The Witches of Eastwick)
  TNT Film   April 24, 14
01:45 - 03:40
May 2, 14
16:35 - 18:35
        ATV II   May 3, 14
20:15 - 22:35
May 4, 14
00:50 - 02:55

Wilde, Oscar   Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray, 2009
(Dorian Gray)
  TNT Film   April 27, 14
00:45 - 02:35