WorldCat Identities

Roberts, Rachel 1927-1980

Overview
Works: 91 works in 494 publications in 6 languages and 12,105 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Sports films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rachel Roberts
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

105 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Valentine's Day picnic at an ancient volcanic outcropping turns to disaster for the residents of Mrs. Appleyard's school when a few young girls inexplicably vanish on Hanging Rock."--Container
This sporting life by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

59 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northern England, the early 1960's. Frank Machin is a coal miner who is mean, tough and ambitious enough to rise up and become an immediate professional rugby star. The rugby league team is run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges with Mrs Hammond, whose husband was killed in an accident at Weaver's, but his impulsive and angry nature stop him from being able to reach her as he would like. He becomes increasingly frustrated with his situation. His situation is not helped by the more straightforward enticements of Mrs Weaver
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

26 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
Foul play( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy San Francsico librarian and a clumsy detective fall in love as they attempt to solve a crime that involves drawfs, albinos, and the Catholic church in a plot to kill the Pope
Saturday night and Sunday morning by Karel Reisz( Visual )

56 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s post-war England, the working classes faced an unappetizing choice between drudgery, degradation, and despair or the materialist blandishments of deadening suburban affluence. Arthur is the prototypical 'angry young man'--outspoken, dissatisfied with the status quo, rebelling against stifling class distinctions--insolent and self-confident, his high wages enable his disdain for following orders and his hard drinking, red-blooded weekends. He is determined to enjoy his freedom as long as he can get away with it, before being trapped by marriage into conformity, surrounded by nappies and rent books in a new housing estate
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

26 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recorded performance of Shakespeare's great tragedy about the legendary King Lear and his three daughters
Circles in the stream by Rachel Roberts( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily, Adriane, and Kara discover a magic portal deep in the woods through which extraordinary animals have emerged. While they are peaceful and good, what has followed them is purely evil
All that glitters by Rachel Roberts( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emily and Adriane have one thing Kara doesn't--a magic gem. But when Kara finally finds a stone of her own--a sparkly unicorn horn--it brings more trouble than anyone can handle ..."
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about a foolish king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Fiona Beddall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Hercule Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the Calais Coach of the Orient Express hoping to find the killer of an American millionaire before the local police arrive
O lucky man! by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armed with ambition and a work ethic, coffee salesman hits the road and finds that desire alone can't bring wealth and status. Bonus features include commentary, new feature-length career profile, and vintage featurette
Sorrows of Gin by John Cheever( Visual )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a story by John Cheever, this dramatization centers on an eight-year-old girl's search for a sense of family amid the sophisticated and detached whirl of her parents' suburban lives. Although sometimes comic, her struggle ends in despair
Spellsinger by Rachel Roberts( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends Emily and Adriane must work fast to avoid a tragedy when Kara unknowingly books an evil shapeshifter to perform at a benefit concert for the Ravenswood Wildlife Preserve, the secret home to a bevy of magical animals
Trial by fire by Rachel Roberts( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thrilling conclusion to a six-book story arc. Fairmentals, made of Earth, Water, and Air, have tried to help Emily, Kara, and Adriane find Avalon. Soon, the Fire Fairmental finally appears but is unpredictable and potentially destructive. Will it light the way to Avalon or turn all hope to ashes?
Song of the unicorns by Rachel Roberts( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on vacation at a horse ranch in New Mexico to meet her new step-mom, Emily, along with her friends Adriane and Kara, make a startling discovery: an entire herd of baby unicorns. But a magic tracker is hunting down unicorns along the magic web, and the baby unicorns are his next target. If the mages can defend the unicorns and return them safely, they might just discover their first clue to opening the Gates of Avalon. It will take the combined power of friendship, magic, and their unicorn wrangling skills to succeed!
Cry of the wolf by Rachel Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No danger is too great for Adriane and her fierce best friend the wolf, Stormbringer. When Stormbringer is lured back into the magical world, Adriane secretly follows right through the portal ..."
All that glitters by Rachel Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Kara finally finds a magic gem of her own, in the shape of a sparkly unicorn horn, magical creatures from another world start showing up and causing trouble, and Kara and her friends Emily and Adriane must find out why
Dark mage by Rachel Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily, Kara, and Adriane hurry to find the remaining power crystals to open the Gates of Avalon and save the magical web, but they discover that in the process one of them is fated to become an evil Dark Mage
Ghost wolf by Rachel Roberts( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ravenswood Manor is being haunted by mysterious ghosts who won't leave Adriane alone. To stop the haunting, Adriane must walk the spirit trail with the help of her old friend, the mistwolf Stormbringer, and recover a lost power crystal of Avalon
Full circle by Rachel Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somehow the mages must find another three crystals in order to save the web and preserve Avalon. They only have one choice --they must give up that which is most valuable to them to replace the missing power crystals, or all will be lost. Can the mages give up everything they love to save Avalon?
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Foul play
Alternative Names
Rachel Roberts actress

Rachel Roberts actrice britannique

Rachel Roberts actrice uit Wales (1927-1980)

Rachel Roberts attrice gallese

Rachel Roberts britische Schauspielerin

Rachel Roberts herečka

Rachel Roberts skuespiller

Робертс, Рейчел

Рэйчэл Робертс

רייצ'ל רוברטס

ریچل رابرتس

레이철 로버츠

レイチェル・ロバーツ

瑞切爾·羅伯茲

蕾切爾·羅伯茨 (女演員)

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Much ado about nothingFoul playCircles in the streamAll that glittersKing LearSpellsingerTrial by fireSong of the unicorns