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Morgan, Abi

Overview
Works: 74 works in 228 publications in 5 languages and 8,206 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Melodrama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Disaster films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Historical films  Fiction 
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 Meryl Streep( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,484 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
Brick lane by Laura Jones( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 855 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 834 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( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 777 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
The hour( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 667 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
Shame by Steve McQueen( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and French and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rejoining The Hour a year on in 1957, the team are still striving to broadcast the stories they believe in, grappling with the disturbing threat of the Cold War and a country in the grip of unsettling, rapid change. Bel is still single and determined not to get involved with another married man, but finds herself taking on her adversary Bill Kendall, an ITV producer whose magnetic charm she can't help but find irresistible. Hector has risen to the status of a national celebrity and, drawn into the seductive glamour of Soho nightclub, El Paradis, falls under the spell of the beautiful and seductive KiKi. No longer happy at The Hour under Randall's new regime, he is tempted by offers from 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 makes an unexpected return to uncover and tackle police corruption within the world of Soho crime and vice"--Container
Tsunami the aftermath( Visual )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 471 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
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 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Splendour by Abi Morgan( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and German and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tender by Abi Morgan( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

27 by Abi Morgan( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr Richard Garfield has given Ursula a difficult choice. She is the Mother Superior in waiting of a convent that has been given the opportunity to take part in his revolutionary scientific study. This American study would require that the nuns donate their brains after death to potentially unlock the mysteries of Alzheimer's and dementia. Ursula must weigh up the value of preserving her faith, versus embracing science. The study is agreed and Richard and his team come to the convent every year to test the nuns who are willing to take part. This union will change their lives forever. For Urs
Lovesong by Abi Morgan( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 72 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 )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 63 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 )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and German and held by 36 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 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iron Lady a Dame de Fer by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and English and held by 22 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
Tsunami, the aftermath( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 16 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
Brick Lane( Visual )

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

"Brick Lane tells the story of Nazneen whose life is turned upside down at the tender age of seventeen. After an arranged marriage to an older man, she exchanges her Bangladeshi village home for a block of flats in London's East End." -- Container
 
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Alternative Names
Abi Morgan Britische Drehbuchautorin

آبي مورغان

ابی مورگان فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

アビ・モーガン

Languages
English (121)

German (10)

French (5)

Spanish (1)

Italian (1)

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Paines Plough and Frantic Assembly with Contact present the premiere of Tiny dynamiteSplendourTenderTwo plays : Splendour ; TenderNew Connections 2008 : plays for young people ; introduction by Tony BanksBrick Lane