WorldCat Identities

Hodge, Patricia 1946-

Works: 155 works in 306 publications in 1 language and 4,982 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  History  Love stories  Biography  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Made-for-TV movies  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Patricia Hodge
The moonstone by Wilkie Collins( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stolen Hindu diamond, the Moonstone, works its curse after being stolen from it's shrine. Just before Rachel's birthday, a man named Franklin Blake announces to Rachel that the Moonstone has been bequeathed to her by Herncastle. Blake gives her the jewel on her birthday and offers to mount the jewel for her to wear. The jewel goes missing and Rachel believes that Blake stole it. Determined to prove his innocence, Blake leaves in order to pursue the real truth behind the theft
Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
The Shell seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Penelope Keeling is reaching her early seventies and has suffered a mild heart attack. She decides it is time to reflect on her life and to mend the trouble drelationships she has with her three children. She has not counted on the revealing power of her beloved painting 'The Shell Seekers'. When her children discover that the family portrait is a valuable commodity, Penelope begins to see a new and ugly side to their personalities" - - Container
The heat of the day by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the height of World War II, a mysterious stranger calling himself Harrison makes a sinister proposition to beautiful widow Stella. Take up with him, Harrison says, and he won't expose her lover as a traitor passing secrets to the enemy. Harrison's stunning accusation forces Stella to reexamine her love and life, with startling consequences"--Container
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
The ghost in the machine( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valuable paintings are stolen from the estate of Sir Julius Hanbury, and when Sir Julius himself disappears Morse and Sergeant Lewis are called upon to investigate the minds and morals of the aristocracy to solve the mystery. Stars Patricia Hodge and Patsy Byrne
101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pongo lives happily with his human pets Mr and Mrs Dearly in a large house in Regent's Park. When his wife Missis produces a litter of fifteen beautiful pups, life seems wonderfully complete. But the mysterious disappearance of the puppies suddenly throws everything into turmoil. Pongo, one of the keenest brains in Dogdom, quickly realises that he and Missis are the only hope for their youngsters' survival. And so the fearless pair set out on a bleak winter's journey into great dangers, helped along the way by the gallant Colonel, a sheepdog of the Old School. Dodie Smith's canine classic brought pleasure to millions as a Disney film. All its original charm and warmth are fully evident here in this full-cast dramatisation which stars Patricia Hodge as Cruella de Vil, along with Joan Sims, Brenda Blethyn, Nicky Henson and Polly James
The rise and fall of Margaret Thatcher( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing together three outstanding BBC productions, provides a unique insight into the fascinating life of one of the most significant political figures in British history. The Long Walk to Finchley begins on the night Thatcher met her husband-to-be Denis. The Falkland's Play portrays the backroom story of Thatcher's war. Finally, Margaret examines Thatcher's last days in power. The film paints a detailed and compelling portrait of one of the most formidable characters in British politics
The homecoming and other stories by Maeve Binchy( Recording )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Homecoming, the Brennans run Quentin's restaurant in Dublin for the owner, who lives abroad. But what will happen when he suddenly pays a visit? Telling Stories sees Irene's fiancé turning up the night before the wedding with a face as white as the dress that is to be worn the next day. Then trouble starts. In Needy, Heather is painfully aware that Valentine's Day declarations of love should be viewed with suspicion, even if the sender is the one she loves. And in The Interview, Bessie is deaf and needs a place in a special school. But will she pass the interview?
Six wives the queens of Henry VIII by David Starkey( Recording )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Henry VIII's wives and the England they ruled is one of emotional drama, romantic and political intrigue, examining the rituals of diplomacy, marriage, pregnancy, and religion that were part of the daily life for women the Tudor Court
Betrayal by Harold Pinter( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells about a married man whose wife is having an affair with his best friend. Pinter's Betrayal is a provocative place where feelings run high, tempers run short and marriages begin and end with the silence of desperation
The Sittaford mystery by Agatha Christie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a sǎnce starts out as an amusing diversion to pass the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn. Supernatural events point to danger to Trevelyan, an infamous local staying at the hotel. Meanwhile, six miles away at Sittaford House, Miss Marple finds a not-so-supernatural death threat naming the same man. With snow piling up and blocking the roads, can anyone reach him in time?
The rector's wife by Joanna Trollope( Recording )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clergyman's wife is tired of making do on no money and bucks tradition to take a job of her own
Inspector Morse . the last enemy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse is a melacholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his consideralbe intellect and passion for the truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Recording )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bennet's parents attempt to cope in various ways with the problem of marrying off five daughters
Political death by Antonia Fraser( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone has a great deal to lose if Lady Imogen's revelations become public knowledge. So when she entrusts Jemima with one of her 1964 diaries, it is the first step in a sinister series of events which leads not only to scandal, both political and theatrical, but also to murder
Love in a cold climate by Nancy Mitford( Recording )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Groomed from a young age for marriage by her mother, the fearsome Lady Montdore, Polly causes a scandal when she declares her love for her uncle, the lecherous lecturer, and runs off to France
Oxford blood by Antonia Fraser( Recording )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jemima Shore is making a documentary about the exotic lifestyles of the over-privileged undergraduates at Oxford University, the 'Oxford Bloods'. Then, when the life of the most colourful of them is threatened, Jemima turns investigator
A splash of red by Antonia Fraser( Recording )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone loved Chloe Fontaine or had loved her; there had been a series of admirers, lovers and husbands ever since her arrival in literary London. But her strange and sudden disappearance leaves Jemima Shore in charge of Chloe's new London flat
The wild island by Antonia Fraser( Recording )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jemima Shore, investigator, finds her planned holiday unexpectedly interrupted by the violence and tensions of the Beauregard family on Wild Island
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MarpleThe Sittaford mystery
Alternative Names
Hodge, Patricia Ann

Hodge, Patricia Ann 1946-

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English (94)

101 DalmatiansThe homecoming and other storiesSix wives the queens of Henry VIIIThe Sittaford mysteryThe rector's wifePride and prejudice