WorldCat Identities

Exton, Clive

Overview
Works: 311 works in 479 publications in 2 languages and 10,978 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Television plays  Melodrama  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Television programs  History 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Adapter, Scenarist, Author, Scribe, Dedicatee, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Clive Exton
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and French and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agatha Christie's marvelously mustachioed Belgian detective returns in the second series of the hit PBS mystery
Hercule Poirot's Christmas( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tyrannical patriarch of a dysfunctional but wealthy family summons his adult children for a Christmas reunion, but prior to the holiday his throat is slashed apparently by one of them
Murder in Mesopotamia( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An archeologist's beautiful but unpopular wife is murdered while the couple is in the Middle East excavating an historical site. At the request of local authorities a vacationing Hercule Poirot takes on the case
The mysterious affair at styles by Agatha Christie( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the summer of 1917, the story follows the war-wounded Captain Arthur Hastings to the Styles St. Mary estate of his friend John Cavendish. The Cavendish household is wrought with tension due to the marriage of John's widowed mother to a suspicious younger man. Hastings runs into his old friend Hercule Poirot In the village. When the estate's trouble turns deadly, the friends unite to solve a most baffling case
The ABC murders by Agatha Christie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belgium sleuth Hercule Poirot untangles a baffling mystery of a murderer who announces his next victims through a series of letters each addressed to the detective himself
Jeeves & Wooster( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection features the five premiere episodes of the series hailed as "irreistible" by critics and beloved by millions of fans worldwide. The inept clubman Bertie Wooster is rescued from various unpleasant situations by the suavely resourceful valet, Jeeves
Jeeves & Wooster the complete third season( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing scenarios of Jeeves and Wooster
The murder of Roger Ackroyd( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poirot and his partner Chief Inspector Japp solve the murder of Poirot's neighbor, a wealthy industrialist
Peril at End House( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Poirot is staying at an exclusive Cornish resort, he meets a beautiful heiress whose life is in danger
One, two, buckle my shoe( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular dentist is gunned down and a broken shoe buckle is the key to solving the murder
Poirot( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and French and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agatha Christie's brilliant Belgian detective is on the case in the first series of the hit PBS mystery. Fan favorite David Suchet stars as the dapper sleuth who solves the thorniest of cases with his formidable intellect. Set in glittering 1930s Europe, these remastered adaptations capture every splendid detail of the Art Deco era
Jeeves & Wooster the complete series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection contains all 23 episodes of the series hailed as "irreistible" by critics and beloved by millions of fans worldwide. The inept clubman Bertie Wooster is rescued from various unpleasant situations by the suavely resourceful valet, Jeeves
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three hour-long mysteries. "The kidnapped prime minister": Poirot is called to solve the case when Britain's prime minister vanishes on the eve of important international negotiations. "The adventure of the western star": Poirot is called to investigate when a Belgian film star's priceless diamond disappears after she receives threatening letters. "How does your garden grow?" : An alleged Communist conspiracy casts suspicion on the Russian servant of a murdered woman
P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves & Wooster the complete second season( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing adventures of Jeeves and Wooster
Poirot( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and French and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He's the most-watched sleuth in the history of PBS's Mystery! David Suchet stars as the dapper, diminutive Belgian who solves the most serpentine cases with the sharpest of minds and the driest of wits
Poirot( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He's the most-watched sleuth in the history of PBS's Mystery! David Suchet stars as the dapper, diminutive Belgian who solves the most serpentine cases with the sharpest of minds and the driest of wits. Set in the Art Deco elegance of 1930s England, each mysterious adventure is a treat for the eyes and the intellect
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventure of the Egyptian tomb: After an archeological dig turns deadly, Poirot must distinguish between ordinary evil and an other-worldly curse. The underdog: Hasting's passion for golf, and Poirot's for art, lead them to the scene of a baffling murder. The yellow Iris: The death of a British heiress haunts Poirot for two years before he has a chance to confront her killer
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agatha Christie's famous detective investigates a murder on a wealthy man's estate during the holiday season, a series of thefts at a hostel, a case of abduction and murder in France, and a murder that can only be solved by communicating with a single, silent witness
The human voice by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ingrid Bergman plays a middle-aged woman going through a psychological crisis as a love affair ends. French playwright Jean Cocteau's pioneering one-character drama unfolds in the form of an extended monologue - a one-sided telephone conversation in which the woman tries to win back her lover despite her growing suspicion that he is calling from his young fiancée's home."--Conteneur
Jeeves & Wooster( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Hunger strike, Bertie launches a clever scheme to impress his uncle into investing in yet another trite diversion, only to be rescued by the ever resourceful Jeeves. In Matchmaker, the boys try their hand at matchmaking only to find themselves tangled in a very difficult situation
 
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Alternative Names
Brooks, Clive Jack Montague.

Brooks, J. E. M. 1930-2007

Jeeves M. K. 1930-2007

Клайв Экстон

克莱夫·埃克斯顿

Languages
English (80)

French (4)

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