Films & TV

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In recent years, an astounding ten of Barbara Taylor Bradford’s 29 novels have been made into feature films or television miniseries.

Within this page you will see a complete list of ALL these books written by Barbara, which have been made into film or TV miniseries. Click on any of the DVD covers below in order to view more information about a film or miniseries.

Woman of Substance Trilogy on DVD

Woman of Substance Trilogy

Propelled by star-studded casts and rich period detail, these brilliant adaptations of Barbara Taylor Bradford’s bestselling novels bring to life two of her most unforgettable heroines. The beloved trilogy that begins with Emma Harte’s remarkable rise from servant girl to international retailing magnate comes full circle when Emma’s granddaughter must struggle against powerful enemies to keep the family’s corporate empire from collapsing. From beginning to end, these are inspiring stories of love, power, and determination.

Three Complete Miniseries:

  • A Woman of Substance — Hailed by TV Guide as ‘drama that approaches the best we ever get to see on the small screen’. Starring Jenny Seagrove, Liam Neeson, Deborah Kerr, and Barry Bostwick.
  • Hold the Dream — The passionate sequel called ‘absolutely addicting’ by TV Guide. Starring Jenny Seagrove, Stephen Collins, Deborah Kerr, James Brolin, and Liam Neeson.
  • To Be the Best — The final chapter in a storytelling masterpiece. Starring Lindsay Wagner, Anthony Hopkins, Stephanie Beacham, and Christopher Cazenove.

Click one of the links below to order the Woman of Substance Trilogy from Amazon.com or Barnes & Noble:

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A Secret Affair
A Secret Affair

1999, Film

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Her Own Rules
Her Own Rules

1998, Film

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Everything to Gain
Everything to Gain

1996, Film

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Remember
Remember

1993, Miniseries

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To Be The Best
To Be The Best

1992, Miniseries

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Voice of the Heart
Voice of the Heart

1989, Miniseries

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Act of Will
Act of Will

1989, Miniseries

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Hold the Dream
Hold the Dream

1986, Miniseries

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A Woman of Substance
A Woman of Substance

1984, Miniseries

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