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Oliver's travels / written by Alan Plater ; produced by David Cunliffe ; directed by Giles Foster ; a BBC Wales production.

DVD DVD (c1995.)
Description: 2 videodiscs (148 min.; 97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher: [London] : British Broadcasting Corp. ; Sliver Spring, Md. : Acorn Media Group [distributor], c1995.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Library Location Call Number Part Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult DVDs DVD/SERIES/ Oliver's (Text to Phone) Vol. 1 & 2 Available -

  • ISBN: 1569387486 (v. 1 & 2)
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?
Participant or Performer: Alan Bates, Sinéad Cusack, Bill Paterson, Mollie Sugden, Miles Anderson.
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.
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MPAA rating: Not rated.
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DVD, full screen presentation.
Authors: Plater, Alan, 1935- (Added Author). Cunliffe, David. (Added Author). Foster, Giles. (Added Author). Bates, Alan, 1934-2003 (Added Author). Cusack, Sinéad. (Added Author). Paterson, Bill, 1945- (Added Author). Sugden, Mollie, 1922-2009 (Added Author). Anderson, Miles, 1953- (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. (Added Author). Acorn Media (Firm) (Added Author).
Citation: Plater, Alan. "Oliver's travels." London : British Broadcasting Corp. ; 1995.
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