WorldCat Identities

McGrath, Rory

Overview
Works: 33 works in 53 publications in 1 language and 718 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Humor  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  History  Documentary television programs  Drama  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: DA28.2, 791.092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rory McGrath
Killer queens( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series charts the lives of five notorious women who gained fame or repute for their willingness to fight, scheme, and even die for their principles. From Boudicca's vengeful rebellion against the Romans in 43 A.D. to Lady Mary Banks' courageous defense of Corfe Castle in 1643, explore the history and motivations of these determined Killer Queens
A love story with feathers by Rory McGrath( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of life among birds - from a Cornish boyhood wandering gorse-tipped cliffs listening to the song of the yellowhammer with his imaginary girlfriend. The author recounts becoming a card-carrying birdwatcher, observing his first skylark while stoned; and his repeatedly failed attempts to get up at the crack of dawn like the real twitchers
Three men in a boat ; Three men in another boat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three men in a boat. Comedians Griff Rhys Jones, Rory McGrath and Dara O'Briain set out to re-create Jerome K. Jerome's jaunt up the River Thames from Kingston Surrey to Oxford in a replica of the vessel used by the Victorian author in his celebrated literary classic. Accompanied by a nervous dog called Loli they set out in a wooden skiff. They struggle to come to grips with the practicalities of camping, cooking al fresco and the art of skiffing all the while bickering and bantering. Highlights of the first program include a visit to the palatial houseboat-cum-studio of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour
Pub dig : explore the history of Britain's pubs( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rory McGrath joins archaeologist Paul Blinkhorn as they root around under the country's greatest alehouses to reveal the juiciest stories from British history. The duo dig through time to expose the smuggling, carousing, the plotting and the violence that has shaped Britain's turbulent past. They visit Six Bells, The Command House, Ye Olde Smugglers Inne and Ye Olde Reine Deer Inn
Agent Z meets the masked crusader by Mark Haddon( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ben's a dreamer-- and who can blame him? What with school, homework, out-of-the-ordinary (and that's putting it kindly) parents and the spectre of Fisty Morgan to contend with, it's not surprising that life needs a bit of spicing up every so often. But then Agent Z appears on the scene and the real action begins. Plans must be finely honed, strategies must be evolved and, above all, secrecy must be maintained ..."--Container
Who dares wins : based on the TV comedy series( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killer queens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killer Queens is a six part series that charts the lives of five very different women leaders in English History. Each of them gained fame or notoriety for their willingness to fight, scheme or even die for what they believed in
Grumpy old men at Christmas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One thing that gets right up the noses of our Grumpy Old Men is Christmas TV Specials. So here's theirs ..."--Container
Chelmsford 123( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 123 AD, a young Roman General, Aulus Paulinus is found guilty of a most terrible crime - failing to grovel sufficiently to the Emperor. His punishment is the worst job in the Empire - governing Britannia. It's hard to believe, but in those days Britain was a cold, miserable dump, populated by beer-swilling hooligans-- Based in Chelmsford, Aulus knows little - and understands less - of the peoples he has been sent to control, and so regularly finds himself at odds with, and more often than not outwitted by the local Celtic tribal leader, Badvoc"--Container
Bearded tit : confessions of a birdwatcher by Rory McGrath( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More own goals & gaffs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD : Features incredible ineptitude from a galaxy of players, from all over the world from the lower Leagues to the European Cup
The father, the son and the ghostly hole by Rory McGrath( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I remember thinking when I was about 14, "I hope God doesn't find out I'm an atheist".' This is Rory's story of being brought up a Catholic, going to Catholic school, being an altar boy; of the parents, priests, the nuns who taught him, the life and characters at his local Church. Until, that is, as a teenager in crisis, he abandons his faith and enters the god-forsaken world and the glamour of its evil ways with a spring in his step
Management made silly by P. R McGrath( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dark ages( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dark ages( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dark ages( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chelmsford 123( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 123 AD, a young Roman General, Aulus Paulinus is found guilty of a most terrible crime - failing to grovel sufficiently to the Emperor. His punishment is the worst job in the Empire - governing Britannia. It's hard to believe, but in those days Britain was a cold, miserable dump, populated by beer-swilling hooligans-- Based in Chelmsford, Aulus knows little - and understands less - of the peoples he has been sent to control, and so regularly finds himself at odds with, and more often than not outwitted by the local Celtic tribal leader, Badvoc"--Container
The lavishly tooled Smith and Jones : instant coffee table book by Griff Rhys Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dark ages( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glompus Van De Hloed's Tales from the crypt by Rory McGrath( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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A love story with feathers
Alternative Names
Rory McGrath Brits komiek

Rory McGrath comico britannico

Rory McGrath English comedian

Languages
English (42)

Covers
The father, the son and the ghostly hole : confessions from a guilt-edged lifeThe father, the son and the ghostly hole : growing up Catholic