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Shaw, Fiona

Overview
Works: 13 works in 56 publications in 3 languages and 1,140 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Police films  Fiction  History  Comedy plays  Legal films  Poetry  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PR2848.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Fiona Shaw
Tell it to the bees by Fiona Shaw( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and French and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lydia Weekes is distraught at the break-up of her marriage. When her young son Charlie makes friends with the local doctor, Jean Markham, her life is turned upside down. Charlie tells his secrets to no one but the bees, but even her can't keep his mother's friendship to himself. The locals don't like things done differently. As Lydia and the doctor became closer, the rumours start to fly and threaten to shatter Charlie's world
The sweetest thing by Fiona Shaw( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet søger en ny tilværelse borte fra det hårde liv i en Yorkshire-fiskerby i Yorkshire i slutningen af det 19. århundrede
A stone's throw by Fiona Shaw( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gedurende veertig jaar worden een moeder en een van haar zonen gevolgd die deels in Afrika, deels in Engeland de neiging hebben te kiezen voor conventie en plicht
Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appearances can be deceiving and never more so than in the case of Miss Marple, Agatha Christie's spinster sleuth. She may look like a sweet old lady, but her demure hat and sensible tweeds conceal a superior intelligence and steely resolve. And although her eyes twinkle, they don"t miss a clue
Tell it to the bees by Fiona Shaw( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lydia Weekes is a beautiful young woman, although she hardly knows it. Her volatile husband all but ignores her and then he is gone completely, leaving her to support their son Charlie on her own with longer shifts at the local factory. A secretive schoolboy, Charlie is increasingly left to his own rich imagination - until he meets the town's new female GP, who encourages his interest in her beehives. This is the 1950s: when patients sit in front of a doctor's home fire in a carpeted waiting room, abortion is illegal and sexual freedom a source of scandal. When a wary friendship between Charlie's mother and Dr Jean Markham becomes a startling and renewing love affair, their secret passion invites suspicion from Lydia's vindictive sister-in-law, Pam, threatening the safety of her son
The sweetest thing by Fiona Shaw( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the background of the York of the early 1900s, this is a "Victorian" novel of many characters and subplots, set at a moment of great social change. It begins as working-class girls Harriet and Mary are approached by Samuel, an upper-class gent, to be photographed in their work clothes
A family romance by Anita Brookner( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is about a friendship that develops between Jane and her exotically European aunt, Dolly
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization (with and without commentary) of Shakespeare's tragedy of prophecy, ambition, and royal murder set in medieval Scotland
The British face by John Wyver( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Portraits are one of the great subjects of British art, and from school photos to passports portraits are also central to all our lives. In two films for Five, Fiona Shaw goes on a journey to explore pictures of people in history and today, starting with her own startling portrait at the National Portrait Gallery. She meets artists including the controversial portraitist Stuart Pearson Wright, Victoria Russell, who painted Fiona in 2002, and caricaturist Gerald Scarfe, together with a host of sitters and subjects"--container
Mitchell & Kenyon in Ireland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a centruy ago, filmmakers Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon roamed England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales filming the everyday lives of people at work and at play
The letters of Jane Austen by Jane Austen( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Austen, was born in Steventon in 1775, the daughter of a Hampshire clergyman and was the seventh of eight children. The family lived a quiet life though move quite frequently; to Bath, Southampton, Chawton and eventually to Winchester where she died unmarried in 1817, at the age of forty-one. It is to her elder sister Cassandra that most of her surviving letters are written, and through them we discover the intimate world of the English gentry. They are at times both candid and wickedly indiscreet, detailing the joys and sorrows of her large family, providing us with an insight into the life of one of England's great novelists
Fracture by Gregory Hoblit( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ted Crawford (Anthony Hopkins) shoots his wife and calmly waits for the police to arrest him. With the weapon and a signed confession in hand, Deputy District Attorney Willy Beachum (Ryan Gosling) believes a conviction is simple, that is, until the case completely unravels. Now, with little evidence, Beachum goes head to head with the cunning Crawford in a desperate search for the truth and the answer to one burning question: How is this guy getting away with it?
 
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