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Compston, Martin

Works: 80 works in 321 publications in 7 languages and 7,073 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Television series  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery television programs  Television crime shows  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs  History  Television melodramas 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Martin Compston
Victoria by Jenna Coleman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert
A guide to recognizing your saints by Dito Montiel( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer returns to his home neighborhood of Astoria, Queens for the first time in 15 years
Line of duty( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and German and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Inspector Tony Gates is an exemplary cop. He's got the best crime stats on the force and a loyal team working under him. But the head of the police anticorruption unit, Superintendent Ted Hastings, has his doubts about Gates. Is he really that good? And more importantly, is he really that clean? Hastings decides to find out and all on a new arrival to his department, Detective Sergeant Steven Arnott to help him do it. As the net tightens around Gates, reputations are on the line and lives are at risk
Sweet sixteen by Ken Loach( Visual )

70 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's precious little sweetness in Liam's life in the weeks before his 16th birthday: his mother is in prison, and his stepfather Stan is a bullying small-time drug dealer. Liam wants a normal life with mom, his older sister and her baby boy, in a caravan he picked out himself. Naïve, driven Liam comes to the attention of a local crime lord, who offers him employment--but with conditions that are merciless. Liam is locked into a destiny that he can't escape, by a country that has written him off. His dreams of escaping to a better life sabotaged by his own refusal to the misery common to his class
The disappearance of Alice Creed by J Blakeson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a suburban street, two masked men seize a young woman. They bind and gag her and take her to an abandoned, soundproofed apartment. She is Alice Creed, daughter of a millionaire. Her kidnappers, the coldly efficient Vic and his younger accomplice Danny, have worked out a meticulous plan. But Alice is not going to play the perfect victim; she's not giving in without a fight
Monarch of the glen by Compton Mackenzie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old friends come to visit. Love is in the air for both young and old in Glenbogle. But nothing is as is seems on the Scottish estate. Will they all live happily ever after?
The hunter's prayer( Visual )

13 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucas is a solitary assassin hired to kill a young woman, Ella. When he can't bring himself to pull the trigger the plan falls apart, setting in motion a twisted game of cat and mouse. Now both are marked for death and forced to form an uneasy alliance. Relentlessly pursued across Europe, their only hope for survival is to expose those responsible for brutally murdering her family and bring them to justice
Line of duty( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season two has Lindsay Denton, a member of AC12, a police anti-corruption unit, charged with investigating an ambush of a police convoy
Red road by Andrea Arnold( Visual )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie works as a CCTV operator in Glasgow. Each day she watches over a small part of the world, protecting the people living their lives under her gaze. One day a man appears on her monitor, whom she thought she would never see agin, whom she never wants to see again. Now that she has no choice, she is compelled to confront him
L'enfant d'en haut = Sister by Ursula Meier( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon lives with his older sister in a housing complex below a luxury Swiss ski resort. Every day, he takes the lift up to the opulent ski world above, stealing equipment from rich tourists to resell to the local kids down in the valley. But when Simon partners with a crooked British seasonal worker, he begins to lose his boundaries, affecting his relationship with his sister and plummeting him into dangerous territory
Line of duty( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The critically acclaimed drama returns for six more riveting episodes. In this season, DC Kate Fleming and DS Steve Arnott of AC-12 investigate the conduct of Sergeant Danny Waldron of the Armed Response Unit
Line of duty( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the thick of a career-defining case, Roz is under intense pressure to prove herself to her superiors. But when she faces conflict with a colleague, it's not long before AC-12 decide to probe her handling of the investigation
Tickets by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this anthology film, an elderly businessman finds solace and a new insight into life when he meets a younger woman who arranges his train ticket after his flight is canceled. A young man is torn between an older woman who controls him and a younger one that attracts him. And three Scottish youths on their way to the football match of their dreams are forced to open their eyes and see the bigger picture when they meet an Albanian family. In each case, the train journey changes the course of all their lives
The great train robbery( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's November of 1962, and Bruce Reynolds is gathering a group of men together with the intent of robbing a Royal Mail train bound for London from Glasgow. The gang holds a practice robbery in the London Heathrow Airport to see if they're ready, and then, on August 8, 1963, they rob the train of over Đ2.6 million. Six of Scotland Yard's finest police officers are called in to investigate the case, determined to not only recover the stolen money, but also to put away the masterminds
Barney Thomson by Robert Carlyle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Awkward hairdresser Barney Thomson, lives a life of desperate mediocrity, but his uninteresting life is about to go from 0 to 60 in five seconds, as he enters the grotesque and comically absurd world of the serial killer in this hilarious dark comedy
Gangster by Excalibur( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of notorious gangster Paul Ferris. Martin Compston stars as Ferris, who was brought up on the roughest streets in the most vicious neighborhood in 1960's Scotland. After taking revenge, one by one on a gang of bullying street-thugs, Ferris starts out working for two rival gang bosses, The Godfather and The Snake. After a brutal betrayal leading to a bloody massacre on the streets of Glasgow, Ferris decides to go it alone. Carving out a dangerous and savage career defined by violence, corruption and murder, Paul 'The Wee Man' Ferris ends up becoming one of the most feared gangsters in history
Line of duty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politieman Danny Waldron vormt een bedreiging voor zijn collega's en verdachten door zijn onvoorspelbare gedrag. Het team van AC-12 neemt maatregelen en onderzoekt zijn gedrag
Marple( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Undetermined and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appearances can be deceiving and never more so than in the case of Miss Marple, Agatha Christie's spinster sleuth. She may look like a sweet old lady, but her demure hat and sensible tweeds conceal a superior intelligence and steely resolve. And although her eyes twinkle, they don"t miss a clue
Wild country by Craig Strachan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unwed teen Kelly Ann has just given up her baby for adoption. Coping as best she can, she sets out with friends on an overnight retreat in the Scottish countryside. What begins as a spiritual journey quickly becomes a deadly fight for survival when the group discovers an abandoned baby, and the body of a man who has been savagely killed. Running for their lives, the terrified kids are hunted down by a hideous beast with a taste for teenage blood."--Container
Line of duty( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This third series introduces Sergeant Danny Waldron (Daniel Mays), the highly proficient leader of a police Armed Response Unit whose unpredictable behaviour is becoming a threat to colleagues and suspects alike. When AC12 are called in, DS Steve Arnott (Martin Compston) clashes with Danny, and it's left to DC Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure) to investigate undercover. As the inquiry intensifies, Supt. Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar) begins to suspect the case is linked to AC12's past and a possible traitor in their midst
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Alternative Names
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