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Asher, Jane

Overview
Works: 234 works in 509 publications in 3 languages and 9,897 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television programs  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Radio plays  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Television plays 
Roles: Author, Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Editor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Costume designer, btr
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jane Asher
Death at a funeral by Matthew Macfadyen ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the mourners and guests at a British country manor struggle to "keep a stiff upper lip", a dignified ceremony devolves into a hilarious, no holds barred debacle of misplaced cadavers, indecent exposure and shocking family secrets
Alfie by Bill Naughton ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man in 1960s London is a shallow womanizer trying to figure out what life is all about
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the charming aristocrat Sebastian invites Charles Ryder to his family's estate, Charles becomes seduced by the opulent lifestyle of the Marchmain family, and by Julia, Sebastian's sister. As their romance deepens, repercussions follow, and Charles discovers that at Brideshead, love, money and power come at a price
Jane Asher's costume book by Jane Asher ( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over 100 costumes for children and adults and how to make them
Jane Asher's Fancy dress by Jane Asher ( Book )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shares instructions for making costumes for Halloween and Christmas as well as, bird, fish, zodiac, and historical costumes
Wish me luck ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"At the height of World War II, France is occupied and all of England is in peril. Col. James "Cad" Cadogan will use any means necessary to get the intelligence he needs, even sending civilians to work undercover behind enemy lines. Based on the real-life stories of women recruited by Britain's Special Operations Executive, this suspenseful drama series follows wife and mother Liz Grainger and half-Jewish factory girl Matty Firman from training in England through the terror of their daily lives in Nazi-occupied France."--Container
Wish me luck ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the height of WWII, brave British women risk their lives as secret agents in occupied France. Based on real-life stories, filmed on location, this suspenseful series features strong female characters, tension-filled plots, and historical authenticity
Losing it by Jane Asher ( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Everyone has something to lose...for Stacey Salton, checkout girl as SavaMart supermarket, it's half her body-weight. She is fat, lonely and depressed, until a dramatic revelation gives her hope that she can change her life--but at what price? A few moments spent chatting at Stacey's till one evening lead Charles Thornton, mild-mannered barrister and family man, to become inextricably involved in her life. His wife, Judy, and their teenage children are left floundering in the chaos that follows. And as Judy begins to fear that Charlie may be losing his mind, she too finds she needs to lose something--something she has kept secret for many years" -- Cover verso
The question by Jane Asher ( Book )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Wish me luck ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story of British women working as undercover agents in France during WWII, this compelling series comes to a thrilling close in these final eight episodes
A voyage round my father by John Mortimer ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humorous and heartwarming portrait of beloved novelist John Mortimer's early years. After his highly eccentric lawyer father Clifford Mortimer is struck with blindness, John must deal with his father's decreasing ability to take care of himself
Losing it by Jane Asher ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The masque of the red death The premature burial ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Side A. The masque of the red death. The evil Prince Prospero is a devil worshipper and a tyrannical ruler. Anyone who stands against him is sentenced to death. Two men dare to denounce the Prince and are imprisoned. A beautiful woman pleads for their release, but is captured by the Prince for his own pleasures. The two prisoners are brought to the Prince at his "Masque Ball" for public torture. But there is one uninvited guest standing in the shadows waiting for the right moment to strike. Side B. The premature burial. In a dark, deserted graveyard a mad doctor and two young medical students watch as workmen labor to exhume the body of someone thought to be buried alive. The discovery triggers an unexplainable reaction in Guy Carrell, one of the young students, whose ancestors met their untimely deaths in strange and unusual ways, and Guy is worried that he may be next
Silent nights for you and your baby by Jane Asher ( Book )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The masque of the red death by Edgar Allan Poe ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious guest appears at the evil Prince Prospero's Masque Ball. Suddenly, the decadent revels turn into a grisly dance with death
The skull beneath the skin by P. D James ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hired as a bodyguard to faded actress Clarissa Lisle, the recent recipient of numerous death threats, Cordelia Gray accompanies the actress to an island castle, whose owner collects funeral paraphernalia
Time to play by Jane Asher ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dreamchild the true story of Alice in Wonderland ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fantasy based on the true life visit of 80 year-old Alice Liddell Hargreaves, the inspiration for "Alice in Wonderland," to New York to celebrate the centennial of Lewis Carroll's birth. As Alice observes the developing romance between her traveling companion, Lucy, and a New York reporter, she reflects on her friendship with Lewis Carroll and finds herself haunted by the characters he created that amused her when she was a child
Jane Asher's children's parties by Jane Asher ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grave mistake by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"At first it looked as if Sybil Foster had intentionally left the world: with two husbands dead, a daughter marrying the wrong man and, it later appeared, a debilitating disease, it was no wonder she took her own life. But no-one believed she was the type - especially Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn. For the field was ripe with unfortunate engagements - one of them a very grave mistake"--Container
 
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