WorldCat Identities

Friend, Martyn

Overview
Works: 162 works in 228 publications in 1 language and 5,500 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television cop shows  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Television adaptations 
Roles: Director, Performer, Creator
Classifications: PN1995.9.D4, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martyn Friend
Summer's lease( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The minute she sets eyes on it, Molly Pargeter knows that the Tuscan villa she has found to lease is perfect for her family's summer holiday. She is powerfully drawn to its rustic beauty and to the enigma of its absentee landlord. Never mind that her husband and teenaged daughter are vocally unenthusiastic and that her outrageously extroverted father tricks them into taking him along."--Container
All passion spent by V Sackville-West( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness
The last detective( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc two: Someone dispatched limo owner Tony Hill by slashing him with a jagged champagne bottle, a tragic end for the former ex-pat recently back from Uruguay to rebuild his life. A dead man found behind the wheel of his car on a soccer pitch leads Davies to the Lodge of Divine Serenity, an exclusive all-male organization with a secret membership list
New tricks( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Superintendent Sandra Pullman ... heads a team of aging detectives pulled out of retirement for a job they're uniquely qualified to do: tackle cold cases--some of them decades old"--Container
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of mysteries involving Agatha Christie's most popular detective, an unassuming little old lady, Miss Marple
Rebus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Hannah stars as Detective Inspector Rebus in these adaptations of the novels by Ian Rankin. D.I. Rebus confronts the underworld and his own personal demons while scouring the streets of Edinburgh investigating a series of deadly crimes
Ngaio Marsh's Alleyn mysteries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Roderick Alleyn is a Scotland Yard detective whose aristocratic breeding gives him access to the elite and their crimes. This second set of elegant mysteries contains four episodes
Campion the complete first season( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of the first four episodes of the British television series. Albert Campion with gentle deceptive naiveté, has a passion for the excitement and danger of solving a variety of crimes
Wycliffe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Wycliffe takes a traditional approach to solving crimes on his Cornwall beat, a land of myths and magnificent scenery. Includes 6 episodes
Wycliffe( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild, craggy Cornish coast seems ideal for hiding serious crimes, but forthright and observant Detective Superintendent Wycliffe leads an investigative team charged with solving each baffling case
Campion by Margery Allingham( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an international ring of thieves and killers conspire to destroy a prominent British family, Albert Campion agrees to investigate. Soon he finds himself involved with murder
Rebus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The naming of the dead: As Edinburgh prepares to host the world trade summit, agitated protestors crowd the streets. An unidentified body turns up on the grounds of the inn where the heads of state will stay. Later, a junior minister jumps--or falls--to his death. In the investigation, Rebus butts heads with Special Branch operatives, who seem bent on obstruction rather than solutions
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to post-war England for mystery and a cup of tea. The consummate prim and proper crime-fighting spinster, Miss Jane Marple sets down her knitting needles to unwind the most ingenious crimes. As she travels from city to countryside and even the Bahamas, murders, missing bodies and haunted dreams have a habit of falling across Miss Marple's path
Miss Marple 4:50 from Paddington( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple is on her way to visit a friend, Elspeth McGillicuddy, when she witnesses a strangling on a passing train
Paradise postponed --and its sequel Titmuss regained( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple by Agatha Christie( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prim and proper Miss Jane Marple uses her razor-sharp mind and intuitive understanding of criminal behavior to solve murder mysteries
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to post-war England for mystery and a cup of tea. The consummate prim and proper crime-fighting spinster, Miss Jane Marple sets down her knitting needles to unwind the most ingenious crimes. As she travels from city to countryside and even the Bahamas, murders, missing bodies and haunted dreams have a habit of falling accross Miss Marple's path
Love on a branch line( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it comes to living an exciting life, sensible Jasper Pye is closed tighter than his omnipresent umbrella. But he's finally had it with being a prim and proper, boring civil servant and he is itching for something new. Fate agrees and sets into motion some fantastical plans guaranteed to turn his "responsible" life on it's head
Sleeping murder 4:50 from Paddington( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleeping murder: When Giles and Gwenda Reed move into their dream house in a seaside resort Gwenda is haunted by the vision of a body in the hall. Miss Marple uses her keen intuition to solve the murder of Gwenda's stepmother that took place in the house while Gwenda was living there during her childhood
Inspector Alleyn mysteries( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Roderick Alleyn is a Scotland Yard detective whose aristocratic breeding gives him access to the elite and their crimes. This second set of elegant mysteries contains four episodes
 
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Alternative Names
Friend Martin 1942-....

Languages
English (50)

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RebusNgaio Marsh's Alleyn mysteries