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Channing-Williams, Simon

Works: 51 works in 252 publications in 5 languages and 8,982 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Exhibition catalogs  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Simon Channing-Williams
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth--a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain
Happy-go-lucky ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poppy is a life-loving and irrepressibly cheerful primary school teacher. She is thirty years old, single, and infinitely optimistic and accepting. She lives with her best friend and flatmate Zoe in London. She is tested by a repressed driving instructor with anger problems, and, in turn, she decides to test him. She has exciting flamenco lessons, an encounter with a homeless man, an argument with her pregnant sister, and a love-affair with the social worker guiding one of her students
Nicholas Nickleby by Douglas McGrath ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nicholas becomes the head of the family when his father dies unexpectedly. Keeping watch over his mother and his sister Kate becomes an even greater challenge when Nicholas discovers that his father lost the family fortune due to ill-advised investments. Without a shilling to his name, Nicholas turns to his wealthy but unforgiving Uncle Ralph for help
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and French and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado
Life is sweet by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An amusing portrait of a working-class family in a suburb just north of London, an irrepressible mum and dad and their night-and-day twins, a bookish good girl and a sneering lay about. A vivid, lived-in story of ordinary existence, in which even modest dreams (such as the father's desire to open a food truck) carry enormous weight. Perched on the line between humor and melancholy
Naked by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the wanderings of a complex drifter as he embarks on a bizarre odyssey through the streets of London
Another year by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A married couple who have managed to remain blissfully happy into their autumn years are surrounded over the course of the four seasons of one average year by friends, colleagues, and family who all seem to suffer some degree of unhappiness
Secrets & lies by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her adoptive parents die, a young black woman seeks out her natural birth mother only to discover her mother is white. Equally shocked to learn her daughter she gave up for adoption is black, Cynthia insists it's a mistake. But she soon realizes it's true and when she springs her newfound daughter on the rest of the family, the resulting chaos leads to a series of secrets and lies being revealed at last
Career girls by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two unlikely college roommates become close friends amidst a dizzying whirl of books, baggage, booze and boyfriends. Reunited six years after graduation, Annie and Hannah take a funny poignant look at the girls they were-- and the women they have become
High hopes by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cyril and Shirley are a young, working-class couple who, in their struggle to make ends meet, have become absorbed in socialism. Cyril's sister Valerie and her husband aspire to a more privileged class. The only glue holding the siblings together is their withdrawn and wistful old mother
Brothers of the head ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grappling with impossible love, artistic rivalry, and a dark inner life, the conjoined twins Tom and Barry Howe embrace their freakishness and spit it back in the form of searing Punk Rock in this mind-bending pseudo documentary
Puccini by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intimate look into the story of Doria Manfredi and her relationship with Puccini, and the opera that came about as a result
El jardinero fiel The constant gardener ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Un diplomático, que está a la caza del asesino de su esposa, descubre una conspiración que destruirá las vidas de millones de personas inocentes, a menos que pueda develar sus siniestras raíces. Desde la exitosa novela de espionaje de John Le Carré llega esta excitante historia de asesinato, engaño y venganza que los críticos llamaron un thriller con un final inolvidable, que pone los pelos de punta (Karen Durbin, Elle)."--Envase
Essential Mike Leigh ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life is sweet: Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a vaudevillian, agrees to waitress at a friend's new restaurant and dotes on Andy, a cook who forever puts off home remodeling projects, and with a drunken friend, buys a broken down lunch wagon. Natalie, with short neat hair and a snappy, droll manner, is a plumber; she has a holiday planned in America, but little else. Last is Nicola, odd man out: a snarl, big glasses, cigarette, mussed hair, jittery fingers, bulimic, jobless, and unhappy. How they interact and play out family conflict and love is the film's subject
All or nothing by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Se ha agotado el amor entre Penny y Phil. Él trabaja como taxista, Penny es cajera en un supermercado. La hija de la pareja, Rachel, limpia en una residencia de ancianos mientras que su hijo Rory, de carácter agresivo, está en el paro. Phil y Penny han perdido la alegría de vivir, pero cuando Rory cae enfermo y tiene que ser ingresado urgentemente en el hospital, ambos se unen de nuevo y vuelven a descubrir el amor. "Todo o nada" se desarrolla durante un fin de semana en un barrio de protección oficial de Londres y cuenta también la historia de varios vecinos todos ellos embarcados en un viaje emocional
When the whales came ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"At the time of World War I on Bryher, a tiny British island, people live by scavenging shipwrecked vessels. The island is visited by whales and only the mystical outcast known as the Birdman knows how to avert the deadly curse destined to follow the the arrival of the whales."
Secrets et mensonges Secrets and lies by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A la suite du décès de sa mère adoptive, Hortense, jeune femme noire, décide de rechercher sa véritable mère. Elle est bouleversée lorsqu'elle découvre que celle-ci est blanche. Tout les sépare : Hortense est brillante, dynamique et d'un milieu aisé ; Cynthia, sa mère, est d'un milieu modeste et vit une relation conflictuelle avec sa fille Roxanne. Hortense décide pourtant de faire le premier pas et de se faire connaître."
The question mark inside [Martin Firrell's art at St. Paul's Cathedral] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Marking the first time that Firrell has allowed cameras into his creative process, this program follows his controversial St. Paul's Cathedral project from beginning to end and includes commentary on the work from religious leaders, atheists, philosophers, and writers"--Container
Nackt Naked ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Channing, Simon Williams-.
Channing-Williams, Simon 1945-2009
Williams, Simon Channing-
Williams, Simon Channing, 1945-2009
English (185)
Spanish (16)
German (5)
Italian (3)
French (3)