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Gillen, Aidan 1968-

Works: 157 works in 383 publications in 4 languages and 14,761 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Action and adventure television programs  Television series  Fantasy television programs  Television programs  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Aidan Gillen
Game of thrones by Timothy Van Patten( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne. This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest, and triumph. In the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die."
Game of thrones ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Lannisters barely hold on to the throne after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, while stirrings in the north threaten to alter the overall balance of power. Robb Stark, King in the North, faces major calamity in his efforts to build on his victories over the Lannisters while beyond the Wall, Mance Rayder and his huge army of wildlings continue their inexorable march south. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen--reunited with her three fast-maturing dragons--attempts to raise an army to sail with her from Essos, in hopes of eventually claiming the Iron Throne. In Season 3 of this original series based on George R.R. Martin's bestselling books, the battling families of Westeros continue to clash as bonds are strained, loyalties are tested, and cruel fates are met
Game of thrones ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kings from across the continent of Westeros vie for the Iron Throne. As winter approaches, the cruel young Joffrey sits upon the Throne in King's Landing, counseled by his conniving mother Cersei and his uncle Tyrion, who has been appointed the new Hand of the King. But the Lannister hold on power is under assault on many fronts, with two Baratheons donning crowns, and Robb Stark fighting as the King in the North
Shanghai knights by Alfred Gough( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon travel to England to find out who killed Chon's father. The killer steals the Chinese Imperial Seal that Chon's father was protecting. While they are in England, they stumble upon a conspiracy to murder the entire British royal family. Only with the help of Chon's beautiful, but deadly sister, can the trio stop the assassination and return the Imperial Seal to its rightful owners
The wire ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the drug scene in Baltimore through the eyes of the dealers, cops, and users
The wire by David Simon( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the fall of the Barksdale empire, and the ascent of a new young drug king in Baltimore, McNulty, Bunk and the rest of the detail continue to "follow the money" up the political ladder amidst a hotly contested mayoral campaign. Prez witnesses first-hand the role of inner-city education in the formation of youth as four students, Michael, Namond, Randy and Dukie, face dangerous decisions and adolescent angst in a city rife with the temptations of crime and easy money. This season continues to blur the lines between good and evil and incite the fires of urban unrest
The wire ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
Lorna Doone by R. D Blackmore( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the high adventure and romantic love story, set in late sventeenth-century England, about Lorna, the granddaughter of the head of a nobly-born family of robbers and outlaws, who falls in love with John Ridd, a man intent on avenging his father's death upon the Doone clan
12 rounds ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and French and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When New Orleans Police Detective Danny Fisher stops a brilliant thief from getting away with a multimillion-dollar heist, the thief's girlfriend is accidentally killed. A year later Danny is about to have the worst day of his life. After escaping from prison, the theif, who is also an internationally-known terrorist, named Miles Jackson, kidnaps Danny's girlfriend Molly and forces him into '12 Rounds' of dangerous games carefully plotted throughout the streets of New Orleans. Danny struggles to keep focus while the clock ticks and he deals with the consequences that accompany each one of these 'rounds.' Miles does his best to derail him from rescuing the love of his life before it's too late
Blitz by Elliott Lester( Visual )
27 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers. A fast-paced thriller set in contemporary London reflects the challenges faced by a group of police officers working in a modern, multicultural society
Shadow dancer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When single mother Collette McVeigh ... is arrested for her part in an aborted IRA plot in London, an MI5 officer ... offers her a choice: lose everything and go to prison or return to Belfast to spy on her own family. With her son's life in her hands, Collette chooses to place her trust in the MI5 and return home. When her brothers' secret operation is ambushed, suspicions of an informant are raised and Collette finds both herself and her family in grave danger"--Container
Agatha Christie's Poirot ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen years after the wife of the renowned painter Amyas Crale was sent to the gallows for poisoning her husband, their daughter Lucy returns from Canada. Lucy carries with her a letter that suggests that her mother might have been innocent. Poirot agrees to dig up the past, but he warns Lucy that she may not like what he finds
Some mother's son by Terry George( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a Britain prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of the war
Wake Wood ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Still grieving the death of nine-year-old Alice who was killed by a savage dog, Pat and Louise relocate to the remote town of Wake Wood where they learn of a pagan ritual that will allow them three more days with Alice. The couple find the idea disturbing and exciting in equal measure, but once they agree to the terms with the village's leader, a far bigger question looms: what will they do when it is time for Alice to go back?
Identity ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Series about an elite police team charged with investigating the high-stakes world of identity theft. Realistic plots and intelligent writing offer a riveting glimpse into one of the 21st century's most ubiquitous crimes
Calvary ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calvary's Father James is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral, and often comic, problems, he feels sinister and troubling forces closing in, and begins to wonder if he will have the courage to face his own personal Calvary
Thorne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Inspector Tom Thorne is a brilliant but haunted investigator for whom nothing is ever by the book. In ''Sleepyhead'', Thorne's only key to catching a serial killer is a survivor unable to move or communicate. In ''Scaredy Cat'', Thorne hunts a psychopath who may have formed a depraved partnership. Through it all, he will clash with colleagues, take shocking risks, and battle the personal demons that could destroy his world forever
Beneath the harvest sky ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casper and Dominic have been fiercely loyal friends since childhood. Desperate for a way out of their quiet town on the Maine-Canada border, the boys make a pact to pool their earnings on a car and hit the road. But when Casper is drawn into drug smuggling with his outlaw father to pay his share, their friendship is pushed to the brink and adult choices forced on them all too soon
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act
Queer as folk by Russell T Davies( Visual )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aidan Gillen stars as an unrepentant rake, wreaking havoc in Manchester's gay scene in a groundbreaking series created and written by Russell T. Davies of Doctor Who. Witty, daring, and unapologetic, Queer as Folk celebrates gay culture while tackling universal themes of friendship, love, and self-acceptance. Bonus features include deleted and extended scenes with commentary, 'What the Folk?' featurette, U.K. television show interviews, behind-the-scenes interviews, and U.K. trailers
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Alternative Names
Gillen Aiden 1968-....
Murphy, Aidan.
Murphy, Aidan 1968-
English (148)
French (9)
Spanish (6)
German (1)