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Reid, Beryl 1920-1996

Overview
Works: 86 works in 183 publications in 2 languages and 4,213 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  History  Television adaptations  Biography  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Television plays  Adventure stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Recipient
Classifications: PZ7.B934, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Beryl Reid
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One spring, Mole decides to begin a series of adventures with his new friend, Rat. They go for a picnic on the riverbank and on an expedition with Toad. Toad decides his new car is more fun and his reckless driving makes Mole and Rat search out Badger for help. Toad gets away from them and gets a 20-year sentence for theft, reckless driving, and gross impertinence. Toad works his wiles on the jailer's daughter and manages to escape. Badger tries to guard Toad Hall from the Weasel and is badly beaten. This finally brings all four friends back together, as it requires a plan of attack to regain Toad Hall
The millionairess by William Slater ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the bonus play, set 40 years in the future, the king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet seeking to transform the nation into a constitutional monarchy--Container
The Star by Stuart Heisler ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Movie queen Margaret Elliot's popularity and fortune have gone bad. But she's sure she can jump-start her dimming career. "One good picture is all I need" she says
The killing of Sister George by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hard drinking lesbian soap opera star Joan learns that the network is planning to kill off her character and that a BBC executive is out to seduce her lover Childie
Helen Mirren at the BBC ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The apple cart: The king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet wanting a constitutional monarchy
Great cat tales ( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection represents the cream of cat stories chosen for cat lovers by cat lovers. Included here are wonderfully crafted stories by such authors as Mark Twain, Doris Lessing, Emile Zola, Colette, P.G. Wodehouse, Rudyard Kipling, Patricia Highsmith, James Herriot and many others. Anyone who has ever shared a home with a cat knows how charming, lovable and unpredictable they can be. And it is not surprising that they have provided inspiration to some of the world's finest writers
The Irish R.M ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The trials and tribulations of Major Sinclair Yeates, a retired English army officer who becomes a justice of the peace in Ireland during Ireland's independence from Britain. Based on the classic Anglo-Irish stories penned by Somerville and Ross
Two way stretch by Robert Day ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious spoof of prison life in which Peter Sellers and his cellmates escape from jail for just one night in order to commit an outrageously funny robbery
Joseph Andrews ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tongue-in-cheek story of humble & naive servant who does well through a series of fortuitous circumstances
The Beiderbecke tapes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trevor Chaplin and Jill Swinburne have settled into domestic bliss when a barkeep gives Trevor a jazz tape. Only it's not jazz after all, but a top-secret conversation about dumping nuclear waste into the scenic Yorkshire dales. Soon Trevor and Jill are pursued by those who want the tape back
Dr. Phibes rises again ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Phibes returns from hibernation, hoping to bring his late wife back to life. His search for the elixer of life leads him into mortal combat with the invincible Biederback
The cat's whiskers by Beryl Reid ( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett ( )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The magical friendship between a young girl, her lonely, bed-ridden cousin and a country boy who can talk to the birds is played out with all the freshness and warmth of the original novel in this full-cast dramatisation starring Beryl Reid, Robin Bailey and Harriet Walter
To say I love you ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tina and Sean are two of societies rejects. Tina hates her parents and has moved out, living in a squat. Sean stutters badly except when he sings or is angry, which is the case most of the time. They meet in a pub one night and become, in Tina's words, just like Bonnie and Clyde. They first murder a local loan shark but then set their sights on one of the detectives looking for them. Fitz brings his insight to the case but continues his testy relationship with the the police. His home life is still in a shambles. He very much wants his wife to move back in with him, but she will only agree if he joins Gamblers Anonymous. There is also a growing sexual tension between Fitz and Detective Penhaligon, which is obvious to both of them
Beryl by Beryl Reid ( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rivals ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sheridan's first play is a portrait made of material from his own life-- his scandalous marriage to a popular singer of the age, and the characters he had come to know in the town of Bath. When the first performance of The Rivals was not well received, Sheridan cut it by an hour, and strengthened his characters. The second performance was highly successful. The Rivals is one of a small handful of eighteenth-century plays that continues to be produced to this day
Lerner & Loewe's Gigi by Frederick Loewe ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The doctor and the devils ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two psychotic men need to kill. A mad scientist needs fresh bodies. Together the three terrorize England. Based on the writings of Dylan Thomas
Psychomania ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pack with the Devil brings a British motorcycle gang back from the grave
The Irish R.M ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains episodes 4-6 from series 1
 
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Languages
English (83)
French (1)
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