WorldCat Identities

Friend, Martyn

Overview
Works: 205 works in 300 publications in 1 language and 6,489 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Film adaptations  Television cop shows  Television adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  Television series  Detective and mystery films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Director, Performer, Creator, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martyn Friend
New tricks( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 418 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
Summer's lease( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 399 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
The last detective( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 395 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
All passion spent by V Sackville-West( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons three and four( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole as a London criminal defense lawyer
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 316 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
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons five, six and seven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best-selling author John Mortimer's self-adapted series about the famous defense barrister concludes in this third and final set, featuring new and exclusive bonus features
Campion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 258 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
Rebus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 250 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 )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 241 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
Wycliffe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 224 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 212 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 )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 208 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 198 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 183 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
Paradise postponed : --and its sequel Titmuss regained( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 152 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
Miss Marple 4:50 from Paddington( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the way to visit her friend Miss Marple, Elspeth McGillicuddy happens to glimpse a woman being strangled by a man. When the police dismiss this as the hallucination of an elderly woman, Miss Marple knows better than to doubt murder and undertakes to find the truth
Rumpole of the Bailey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balancing suspense and satire as deftly as the scale of justice, Horace Rumpole tirelessly defends the downtrodden while undressing the upper classes. This 14-DVD pack contains all 42 episodes of seasons 1-7
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 119 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 109 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
 
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All passion spent
Alternative Names
Friend Martin 1942-....

Martyn Friend British television director

Martyn Friend Brits televisieregisseur

Languages
English (48)

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Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons three and fourRebusNgaio Marsh's Alleyn mysteries