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Walter, Harriet

Works: 219 works in 492 publications in 2 languages and 19,820 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Commentator, Performer, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Harriet Walter
Most widely held works by Harriet Walter
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,634 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 2,084 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 Valle( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,024 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 affre = A royal affair by Nikolaj Arcel( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Danish and held by 907 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 Cheri, 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 )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Local MP and schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind raises his children, Louisa and Tom, in the utilitarian fashion, stressing reason and fact and dismissing imagination and emotion. Under his influence, Louisa grows cold while Tom turns to a secret life of drinking and gambling. To be nearer her brother, Louisa accepts an offer of marriage from his boss, the self-mad, self-important banker Josiah Bounderby, though she does not love him. But soon finds herself succumbing to the attentions of the lothario James Harthouse. All the while, Mrs. Sparsit, a former aristocrat who now works for Bounderby, obsessively watches as the drama unfolds, longing for Louisa's downfall
William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 591 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 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman loses her identity and her innocence in an all-consuming love affair
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Inspired by the novels of Caroline Graham, modern master of the English village mystery, the series stars Neil Dudgeon as the capable Detective Chief Inspector John Barnaby, with Jason Hughes as his earnest, efficient protege, Detective Sergeant Ben Jones
Gaudy night( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 350 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
Strong poison( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 348 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?
Have his carcase( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 347 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 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 328 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 by John Nettles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Things that go bump in the night: A series of grisly murders rocks the village of Fletcher's Cross and local spiritualists fall under suspicion. Dead in the water: Barnaby and Scott immerse themselves in the luxurious world of rowing after a murder mars the annual Midsomer Regatta. Orchis fatalis: In the orchid-mad village of Midsomer Malham, Barnaby and Scott must discover who would kill to own an extremely rare specimen. Bantling boy: Why did the owner of Bantling Hall bequeath his champion thoroughbred to four Midsomer villagers? The only person who knows doesn't live to tell the tale
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Law & order, UK( Visual )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 294 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
Dorothy L. Sayers mysteries( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 262 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
Ragnarok the end of the Gods by A. S Byatt( Recording )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 245 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
Agatha Christie Poirot. the movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brilliant Belgian detective Hercule Poirot cracks the toughest cases with brain power alone, endearing him to thinkers everywhere
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Putting his brilliant intellect and fastidious nature to the test, Agatha Christie₂s famous Belgian detective solves the most mystifying crimes of the Art Deco era in these newly remastered adaptations
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The young Victoria
Alternative Names
Dame Harriet Walter DBE

Harriet Walter actrice britannique

Harriet Walter britische Schauspielerin

Harriet Walter britisk skodespelar

Harriet Walter britisk skuespiller

Harriet Walter brittisk skdespelare

Harriet Walterov

Walter, Dame Harriet 1950-

Walter, Harriet Mary 1950-

Walters, Harriet

Walters, Harriet 1950-

Уолтер, Гарриет

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English (89)

Danish (3)

Hard timesWilliam Shakespeare's Titus AndronicusThe GovernessWilliam Shakespeare's MacbethOther people's shoes