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Wilson, Richard 1936 July 9-

Overview
Works: 93 works in 151 publications in 1 language and 7,694 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Animated television programs  Animated films  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Fantasy films  Satire 
Roles: Actor, Author, Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works about Richard Wilson
 
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A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adela, una joven inglesa, viaja a la India, en compañía de su futura suegra, para contraer matrimonio con un magistrado de Chandrapore. La joven está obsesionada por conocer a fondo la realidad del país y encuentra la oportunidad de satisfacer su deseo gracias al doctor Aziv, un médico hindú. Sin embargo, cuando éste organiza una excursión para mostrarle las cuevas de Marabar, ocurre algo absolutamente impensable
The book of where, or, How to be naturally geographic by Neill Bell( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text, illustrations, and suggested activities outline such basic concepts of geography as scale, maps, the globe, continental plates, and oceans
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shipwrecked eighteenth-century physician bounces from strange land to stranger land on his eight-year journey home and then is met with disbelief from his neighbors
Merlin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The mythical city of Camelot, in a time before history began. A fantastical realm of legendary beasts and mysterious peoples. A dangerous world in which magic has been banned by the ruthless tyrant. Uther Pendragon. When Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, arrives in the kingdom he quickly makes enemies including the heir to Uther's crown, the headstrong Prince Arthur. But guided by Uther's wise physician. Gaius, Merlin is soon using his talents not just to survive but also to unlock Camelot's mystical secrets. As he does so he discovers that his destiny and that of Arthur, the Kingdom's young leader-in-waiting, are inextricably linked."--Back Cover
The man who knew too little( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he thinks it's all part of the act
The adventures of Merlin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The second season of Merlin sees our hero battle deadly assassins, magical monsters and ever more powerful sorcerers as he strives to fulfill his destiny as Prince Arthur's protector. All the while, Merlin must work harder than ever to conceal his growing magical powers, as King Uther redoubles his war against magic. Merlin faces his most formidable opponent yet as an ancient evil buried deep beneath Camelot wakes to destroy the kingdom. Only The Great Dragon can help him - but at what price? Ant that's not all: the beautiful Lady Morgana, Uther's ward, discovers dangerous secrets she dare not reveal; King Uther falls in love, little knowing that Lady Catrina is secretly a hideous troll; and as Arthur continues on his path from arrogant, spoiled prince to the noble and just King Arthur of legend, we see the return of the one prophesized to kill him - the mysterious druid boy Mordred."--Back Cover
The adventures of Merlin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Merlin is back with even more magic, adventure and romance as the young wizard struggles to protect Prince Arthur in the perilous world of Camelot. While battling deadly assassins, mystical monsters and the most powerful sorcerers Camelot has ever seen, Merlin now has to face his toughest challenge yet when Morgana's blind determination puts at risk Arthur's future as well as the very balance of the world. Featuring exciting new villains, white-knuckle stunt sequences, and spectacular CGI monsters, season four is more thrilling than ever."--Back Cover
The adventures of Merlin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As Camelot basks in peace and prosperity, the dark seeds of destruction are being sown. In the frozen wastelands of the north, men are disappearing without a trace. As King Arthur and his knights undertake a mission into the unknown, they encounter mystical figures, never knowing who they can trust. Morgana is lurking in the shadows, plotting her revenge against King Arthur, enlisting the help of some of those closest to him. With the help of Mordred, Morgana wages war against Camelot. As the battle rages on, Merlin faces his destiny: can he find the strength to save the man he made a king, the Camelot they fought to build, and the brotherhood they shared?"--Back Cover
Merlin by John Hurt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Swords, sorcery and swashbuckling adventure return in this smash-hit third series following our heroes Merlin and Arthur as they face their greatest challenge yet. When misbegotten secrets are exposed and old friends choose new sides they soon discover that the great battle for Camelot is only just beginning ..."--Container
One foot in the grave( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Forced into taking early retirement, Victor Meldrew optimistically tries to adjust to years of leisure with his wife Margaret. If only events, coincidences, misunderstandings, bureaucratic inefficiencies and sheer bad luck didn't conspire against him."--Container
One foot in the grave( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life continues to throw more slings and arrows at Victor as he and Margaret move to a new house. Next door, the cheerful but terminally boring Nick Swainey seems intent on disturbing Victor's peaceful retirement, while on the other side Patrick and Pippa's lives are made a misery from the moment they first meet the Meldrews."--Container
One foot in the grave( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilson plays Victor Meldrew, a senior citizen who always provokes people into taking extreme action against him. His neighbour, Angus Deayton, wages unofficial war against him, while long-suffering wives look on askance
Absolute conviction( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bailey, Thornton and Cryer were eighties entrepreneurs until it was found that they had stolen millions of pounds from their investors. All three are serving sentences in the same prison where Cryer is found dead in his cell. It looks like a heart attack but the pathologist's report quickly points to murder. Morse and Lewis go behind bars to investigate but must tread carefully with the prison governor
Under the hammer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance and intrigue at a London auction house. Written by John Mortimer (Rumpole of the Bailey), this 1990s British drama tells the story of art experts who share a passion for the treasures they put under the hammer
One foot in the grave by David Renwick( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilson plays Victor Meldrew, a maggoty senior citizen who always provokes people into taking extreme action against him. His neighbour wages unofficial war against him, while long-suffering wives look on askance
How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British comedy takes on elements of the fantastic as it satirizes the advertising industry
One foot in the grave( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grim reaper finally gets to Victor Meldrew. He may not arrive in the form of a strangely shaped unordered parcel, as a workman with the intellect of an orangutan, or even as Meldrew-fixated ex-neighbor Patrick, but he better be prepared to listen
One foot in the grave( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's not as though retirement has given Victor Meldrew more leisure time. He just has more opportunity to complain bitterly, to let inconsequential matters get to him, to drive his wife up the wall, and to look up new illnesses in the medical dictionary
The world of Peter Rabbit and friends by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The escapades of these mischievous bunnies in Mr. McGregor's garden come to life. After feasting on the cuttings in Mr. McGregor's garden rubbish heap, the Flopsy Bunnies are overcome by the soporific effect of overgrown lettuces and stolen away by Mr. McGregor. Moppet, Mittens and Tom Kitten's attempt to keep clean and tidy for their mother's tea party, and Jemima Puddle-Duck encounters a foxy-whiskered gentleman
"I don't believe it!" : Richard Wilson's book of absurdities by Richard Wilson( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The man who knew too littleOne foot in the graveOne foot in the graveHow to get ahead in advertisingOne foot in the graveOne foot in the grave"I don't believe it!" : Richard Wilson's book of absurdities