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Thompson, Barnaby

Overview
Works: 24 works in 118 publications in 6 languages and 5,272 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Historical fiction  Comedy films  Film sequels  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barnaby Thompson
The importance of being Earnest by Oliver Parker ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startled to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Earnest. So just who really is who?
Easy virtue ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After young Englishman John Whittaker falls in love with blonde bombshell Larita and marries her on the spot, the next stop on their whirlwind romance is to meet his parents. Marital bliss descends into all-out war
Dorian Gray by Oliver Parker ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Young Dorian Gray arrives fresh on the London social scene and is taken under the wing of corrupt, dev[i]lish Lord Henry Wotton who introduces him to the seedy pleasures of London life. Desperate to protect the youth and beauty captured in his portrait, Dorian swears he would give anything to stay as he is ... even his soul. Slipping deeper and deeper into a world of sin, sex and celebrity, his deeds grow ever more evil in an attempt to hide his secret."--Container
Hope springs by Mark Herman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After he is dumped by his fiancee, Vera, British artist, Colin, flees to the village of Hope in New England to bury himself in his art. Colin ends up sulking about in a small Vermont hotel run by Joanie. When Joanie becomes aware of Colin's broken heart, she decides to match him up with a local woman named Mandy. But just as romance begins to ensue between Colin and Mandy, Vera suddenly shows back up with the intentions of rekindling her relationship with Colin
St. Trinian's ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"St Trinian's, a school for "young ladies" with its anarchic doctrine of free expression, brings together a motley crew of ungovernable girls who, using their wit and ingenuity, save the school from bankruptcy."--Imdb.com
Burke & Hare ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1820's. William Burke and William Hare luck into some easy money when they discover they can sell a fresh cadaver to Dr. Knox at Edinburgh Medical College for dissection. However, the next cadaver is not quite so easy to obtain, and when word gets out of how profitable the trade is, the duo find themselves blackmailed and in dire need of more bodies. Based on a true story
Lucky break by Peter Cattaneo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Small-time crook Jimmy Hands is serving a 12-year sentence after a botched bank robbery. His fortunes turn when the warden, an amateur playwright, asks Jimmy to recruit prisoners to act in a musical he's written, to be performed in the prison's chapel. Realising that the chapel offers the perfect escape route, Jimmy throws himself into the job. But when the warden casts Jimmy as the leading man opposite the prison's beautiful psychologist, Jimmy's plan is threatened
High heels and low lifes by Mel Smith ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Begins with a high-tech bank robbery--into the middle of which stumble Shannon and Frances, who have gone out and gotten drunk because Shannon's boyfriend forgot her birthday. Thanks to this same boyfriend's surveillance equipment (on which he was creating his "urban noise symphony installation"), they end up with a cell phone number belonging to one of the thieves and decide to experiment with blackmail--an experiment that soon gets them into deep trouble
Spice world the Spice Girls movie by Spice Girls (Musical group) ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gear up for a madcap musical adventure with the Spice Girls for their first live concert at London's Royal Albert Hall
An ideal husband by Oliver Parker ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Robert is a respected politician with a beautiful wife and adoring sister, but when an old acquaintance threatens to reveal a dark secret from his past, only his womanizing best friend is scheming and dishonest enough to come to his aid
Alien autopsy ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious, intriguing and quirky film about two guys who believe they have film evidence about an alien cover up and government conspiracy regarding the famed Roswell incident. What ensues is nothing short of a rollercoaster ride for the two unlikely lads from London. Hurled into the heart of a media frenzy, the spotlight of the world focuses on them and with it the unwanted attention of the world's biggest super power
Spice world by Spice Girls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gear up for a madcap musical adventure with the Spice Girls for their first live concert at London's Royal Albert Hall
St. Trinian's 2 & the legend of Fritton's gold ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The schoolgirls of St. Trinians start a new term amidst the usual chaos and excitement. A rollercoaster-style treasure hunt for the legendary Frittons Gold ensues as they face their most fearsome establishment yet, but the feisty and ever-resourceful girls are undeterred in their mission to outwit the villainous Pomfrey and his sidekicks from the women-hating secret society known as AD1
Spice world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humorous encounter with extra-terrestrials, a night in a haunted castle and a moment of truth in a maternity ward are a few of the escapades the girls enjoy as they gear up for their first live concert at London's Royal Albert Hall
I want Candy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two aspiring filmmakers find their dreams are about to come true when a producer is willing to back a film they want to make. The only catch is that the producer wants the star of the movie to be the world's biggest adult film star
Easy virtue Un mariage de rêve by Stephan Elliott ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Englishman falls madly in love with a sexy, glamorous American woman, and marries her impulsively. When he takes her to the family home, his mother takes an instant disliking to her and undermines her every move. Will their love be in danger of slipping away?
Imagine me & you ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy about a newlywed couple. Rachel expects to live happily ever after with her husband Heck, but soon develops feelings for a new lesbian friend
Fade to black ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Con la intención de recuperarse de su matrimonio con Rita Hayworth y retomar su carrera, Orson Welles viaja a Italia, sin embargo, se verá envuelto en una peligrosa trama de intriga política y asesinatos
The English patient by Anthony Minghella ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II, a mysterious stranger is rescued from a fiery plane crash. The American allies care for him and the dangerous secrets from his past come to light
The legend of Fritton's gold ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The schoolgirls return in a rollercoaster-style treasure hunt for the legendary Fritton's gold as they face their most fearsome establishment rivals yet. True to form, the feisty and ever-resourceful girls of St. Trinian's are undeterred in their mission to outwit the villainous Pomfrey and his sidekicks
 
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Spanish (11)
French (5)
German (2)
Italian (2)
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