WorldCat Identities

Morgan, Abi

Overview
Works: 84 works in 331 publications in 7 languages and 10,591 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Biographical films  Melodrama  Television series  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  War television programs  Romance television programs  Television mini-series 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Creator, Scenarist, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Abi Morgan
The Iron Lady by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

25 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life
Brick Lane by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazneen is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh. Nazneen struggles to accept her lifestyle and tries to keep her head down in spite of life's blows. She soon discovers that life cannot be avoided and she is forced to confront life the day that the hotheaded young Karim comes knocking at her door
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France during World War I, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman
The invisible woman by Ralph Fiennes( Visual )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nelly, a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity
Shame by Steve McQueen( Visual )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brandon is a New York businessman who shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his younger sister moves into his apartment, stirring memories of their shared painful past, Brandon's insular life spirals out of control
The hour( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"London, 1956. At Lime Grove Studios, the BBC has just launched 'The Hour, ' a topical news program. At the heart of the show are three contrasting journalists: enigmatic producer Bel Rowley, a spirited woman in a man's world; her best friend, Freddie Lyon, a brilliant and passionate reporter; and charming, well-connected front man Hector Madden. As Freddie moves to cover a significant but controversial story, the trio becomes entangled in an intense interplay of politics, ambition and romance, all ignited by a mysterious murder and chilling conspiracy."--Container
The hour( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rejoining The Hour a year on in 1957, the team are still striving to broadcast the stories they believe in as they grapple with the disturbing threat of the Cold War and a country in the grip of unsettling and rapid change. Bel Rowley (Romola Garai) is still single and determined not to get involved with another married, but finds herself taking on her adversary Bill Kendall (Tom Burke), a producer whose magnetic charm she can't help but find irresistible. Hector Madden (Dominic West) has risen to the status of a national celebrity and is drawn into the seductive glamour of Soho nightclub El Paradis and falls under the spell of the beautiful and seductive Kiki (Hannah Tointon), a club hostess. No longer happy at The Hour under Randall's (Peter Capaldi) new regime, he is tempted by offers fro ITV, but when a night at the club goes badly wrong, scandal threatens and Hector must try and stop a news story that could destroy his marriage and his career. Investigative reporter Freddie Lyon (Ben Whitshaw) makes an unexpected return from America to uncover and tackle police corruption within the world Soho crime and vice."--Container
Tsunami : the aftermath( Visual )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years ago a Tsunami ravaged the coast of Tailand and hundreds of thousands lost their lives. This story follows a group of people whose lives are irrevocably transformed in the aftermath including: a young couple searching for their child; a Thai survivor who loses his family and tries to prevent developers from seizing the land his village is built on; an Englishwoman whose husband and son are missing; an ambitious reporter; a relief worker; an overwhelmed British official whose faith in the system is torn apart; and a leading Thai meteorologist, whose earlier report detailing the inevitability of a tsunami hitting the affected area was ignored
Splendour by Abi Morgan( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in German and English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the opulent drawing room of the Presidential Place, a Western photojournalist awaits the return of the dictator. She is here to take his portrait. The dictator's wife, her best friend and an interpreter wait with her. Prada shoes, vodka glasses and light fingers tap out the time. He is late, very late... All four women harbour secrets and suspicions. All four are in danger. This is the day that revolution comes to the streets
Paines Plough and Frantic Assembly with Contact present the premiere of Tiny dynamite by Abi Morgan( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tender by Abi Morgan( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two plays : Splendour ; Tender by Abi Morgan( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

27 by Abi Morgan( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new and thoughtful piece, a strange relationship forms between an outspoken nun and the leader of a group of scientists researching ageing and Alzheimer's in her convent as a group of nuns open their doors, and minds, to some curious academics
Lovesong by Abi Morgan( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That is the story of our beginning. And this is the story of. . .the end. Lovesong is the story of one couple, told from two different points in their lives -- as young lovers in their 20s and as worldly companions looking back on their relationship. Their past and present selves collide in this haunting and beautiful tale of togetherness. All relationships have their ups and downs; the optimism of youth becomes the wisdom of experience. Love is a leap of faith
The mistress contract by Abi Morgan( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She and He are the pseudonyms of a real-life couple who live in separate houses in the same city on the west coast of America. She is 88. He is 93. For 30 years he has provided her with a home and an income, while she provides 'mistress services' - 'All sexual acts as requested, with suspension of historical, emotional, psychological disclaimers.' They first met at university and then lost touch. When they met again twenty years later, they began an affair when She - a highly educated, intelligent woman with a history of involvement in the feminist movement - asked her wealthy lover
Sex traffic by David Yates( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young Moldovan sisters are sold into sexual slavery, and with the complicity of big business and corrupt international peacekeepers, are trafficked through Romania, Serbia, Albania, Bosnia, and Italy before finally ending up in London
New Connections 2008 : plays for young people ; introduction by Tony Banks( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays one by Abi Morgan( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiny dynamite by Abi Morgan( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and Danish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Abi Morgan Britische Drehbuchautorin

Abi Morgan Brits scenarioschrijfster

Abi Morgan dramodydd Cymreig

Эби Морган

אבי מורגן מחזאית ותסריטאית בריטית

آبي مورغان

ابی مورگان فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

アビ・モーガン

艾比·摩根

Languages
English (188)

German (14)

French (9)

Spanish (5)

Danish (3)

Italian (3)

Catalan (1)

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SplendourPaines Plough and Frantic Assembly with Contact present the premiere of Tiny dynamiteTenderTwo plays : Splendour ; TenderNew Connections 2008 : plays for young people ; introduction by Tony BanksTiny dynamite