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Walter, Harriet

Overview
Works: 195 works in 416 publications in 2 languages and 18,161 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery television programs  Historical drama  Biographical television programs  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Commentator, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harriet Walter
Atonement by Joe Wright ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1935, thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie, is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne, whose chances at marriage seem doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune
The young Victoria by Jean-Marc Vallée ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and times of Queen Victoria from her childhood to her early rise to power and the first turbulent years of her rule. Her romantic relationship and eventual marriage to Prince Albert culminates in a royal power struggle which ultimately is the key to her happiness when she comes to the realization that he is someone she can fully trust and believe in
En kongelig affære = A royal affair ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in Danish and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The passionate and forbidden romance between Johann Friedrich Struensee, the royal physician, and the young but strong-willed Queen Caroline Mathilda, wife of the mad Danish king Christian VII, leads to a revolution that changes an entire nation
Chéri by Stephen Frears ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the love affair between a beautiful retired courtesan Lea, and Chéri, the son of her old colleague and rival, Madame Peloux. After six years Madame Peloux has secretly arranged a marriage between Chéri and Edmee, the daughter of another rich courtesan. As the inevitable moment of parting approaches, Lea and Cheri begin to understand, too late, how much they mean to one another
Hard times by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Victorian England, dramatization of the Charles Dickens novel of broken dreams and family failures
William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The noble Titus returns victorious to Rome bringing Tamora, Queen of the Goths, as his captive. When one of Tamora's sons is condemned to die, she vows revenge and, aided by the villainous Aaron, she exacts a terrible retribution, inaugurating a grim cycle of rape, murder, and cannibalism. This macabre, often brilliant tragedy comes from the earliest stage of Shakespeare's dramatic career"--Container
The Governess by Sandra Goldbacher ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman loses her identity and her innocence in an all-consuming love affair
Strong poison ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first of Dorothy L. Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mystery series, amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey falls in love with Harriet Vane, the mystery writer as she stands in the dock of Old Bailey. Harriet Vane is on trial for the diabolically clever murder of her fiancé. Not only does Wimsey believe in her innocence, he fall is love with her at first sight. Can he save her from the gallows and will he win her hand?
Gaudy night ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third installment of Dorothy L. Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mysteries, unfolds at the all female Shrewsbury College at Oxford. Upon returning to Oxford for the first time in years for a school reunion, Harriet Vane is asked by her old professors to turn her talents as a detective writer to practical use. Someone is terrorizing the faculty and students of the college by sending vicious anonymous letters, eventually leading to the destruction of collegiate property and the attack of faculty members. Harriet struggles with the realization that the perpetrator may be a professor as well as the realization of her growing feelings for Lord Peter Wimsey
Have his carcase ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this, the second of Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mystery series, Harriet Vane the mystery writer, cleared of murder through the efforts of Lord Peter Wimsey, seeks solace in the country. Walking along a barren beach she stumbles across the body of a bearded young man with his throat cut. From the moment she photographs the corpse, which soon disappears with the tide, she is puzzled by a mystery that might have been suicide, murder or a political plot. With the appearance of her dear friend Lord Peter Wimsey, she finds a reason for detective pursuit ... as only the two of them can
William Shakespeare's Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Audio Partners Publishing and Arkangel Productions present a fully-dramatized production of Shakespeare's Macbeth: a dark, grim tragedy set in Scotland that revolves around sinister couple Macbeth and Lady Macbeth
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. A tale of two hamlets: Wealthy young Larry Smith of the Smythe-Webster family is killed in an explosion, leading Barnaby and Troy into a centuries-old feud between the villages of Upper and Lower Warden Manor. Death and dreams: In Midsomer Worthy, debt-ridden Martin Wroath is found shot to death, having apparently rigged up a way to trigger a shotgun with his toe. When rope goes missing and two more victims are hanged, Barnaby follows the string of suspects to a horrifying conclusion. Painted in blood: Joyce Barnaby is enjoying an outdoor watercolor class in Midsomer Florey until she discovers the body of a fellow student. Two National Intelligence Squad agents step in to take over the case, which intersects with Barnaby's purse-snatching investigation
The Anton Chekhov collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Law & order, UK by Bradley Walsh ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Developed for British television, this series is now available to American audiences for the first time through this DVD set. Contains episodes depicting crimes and cases unique to the British legal system. Domestic and international fans alike will be able to watch the police Detective Sergeants of the Major Investigations unit track criminals while the Crown Prosecution Service tries each case
Inspector Morse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Morse matches wits with a dangerous escaped mental patient who is a master of disguise. Morse also has to deal with growing Satanism in Oxfordshire. He is helped in the hunt by his psychiatrist, who appears to be a target
Dorothy L. Sayers mysteries ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three elegant murder mysteries adapted from the crime novels of Dorothy L. Sayers which chronicle the relationship of amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane unfolds in a realm of romance and intrigue
Agatha Christie Poirot. the movie collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brilliant Belgian detective Hercule Poirot cracks the toughest cases with brain power alone, endearing him to thinkers everywhere
Ragnarok the end of the Gods by A. S Byatt ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the bombs of the Blitz rain down on Britain, one young girl is evacuated to the countryside. She is struggling to make sense of her new wartime life. Then she is given a copy of Asgard and the Gods--a book of ancient Norse myths--and her inner and outer worlds are transformed
Lady Susan by Jane Austen ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intelligent and beautiful, yet manipulative Lady Susan Vernon, recently widowed, strives for nothing more than to obtain financial security for both herself and her unruly, yet shy daughter Frederica
 
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Alternative Names
Walter, Dame Harriet 1950-
Walters, Harriet
Walters, Harriet, 1950-
Languages
English (95)
Danish (1)
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