WorldCat Identities

Hickson, Joan 1906-1998

Overview
Works: 229 works in 713 publications in 3 languages and 12,234 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Fiction  Television mini-series  Television programs  Historical television programs  Television series  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PR6005.H66, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joan Hickson
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple by Agatha Christie( Visual )

98 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pocketful of rye: "The body of Rex Fortescue, the patriarch of a loathsome family of financiers, is discovered with a handful of rye in his pocket. Soon afterwards, his young wife, Adele, dies following a light tea with bread and honey. As the clues grow more and more bizarre, only the murderer and Miss Marple seem able to recall their nursery rhymes."
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pip è un orfanello che viene preso sotto la protezione di una famiglia per bene. Inoltre inizia a frequentare Miss Havisham e la fredda figlioccia Estrella, che egli ama, ma da lontano. Miss Havisham diventa la sua benefattrice e così gli è permesso di diventare un gentiluomo, ma Pip è tormentato dal suo passato, in particolare un incontro con Magwitch nelle paludi quando era piccolo. La verità si svela quando un incendio a casa Havisham rivela tutti i segreti più nascosti
The Tuesday Club murders by Agatha Christie( Recording )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a meeting of the Tuesday Club, the members ask Miss Marple to find the solutions for strange and baffling mysteries
4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie( Recording )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For an instant, the two trains ran side by side. In that frozen moment, Elspeth McGillicuddy witnessed a murder. She saw the body crumple. Then the other train drew away. Everyone but Miss Jane Marple was willing to dismiss her friend's distraught report. Diligently studying train routes, timetables, and tracks, Miss Marple imagines where the body might be. Her detective genius includes playing the little-old-lady card and, ultimately, winning the challenge of wits
They do it with mirrors : a Miss Marple mystery by Agatha Christie( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Jane Marple finds herself investigating murder when, at the urging of Ruth Van Rydock who has premonitions of foul play, she visits Stonygates, home of her friend Carrie Louise Serrocold and a treatment center for juvenile delinquents
4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple is on her way to visit a friend, Elspeth McGillicuddy, when she witnesses a strangling on a passing train
They do it with mirrors( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and German and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple takes a trip to Stonygates to discover why her friend is being poisoned. When shots are fired in a darken room, Miss Marple deduces the identity of the killer but not how it was done
Miss Marple investigates by Agatha Christie( Recording )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case of the perfect maid -- The case of the caretaker -- The tape-measure murder -- Strange jest
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prim and proper Miss Jane Marple uses her razor-sharp mind and intuitive understanding of criminal behavior to solve murder mysteries
Why didn't they ask Evans? by Agatha Christie( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a round of golf on a cliff-top course in Wales, Bobby Jones discovers a man lying gravely injured on the rocks below. His last words, "Why didn't they ask Evans?," leads Bobby and his friend on a quest to find out what happened to the man
A Caribbean mystery by Agatha Christie( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple is on vacation in the West Indies, a peaceful, relaxing one until Major Palgrave turns up dead. One by one the guests begin to die
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prim and proper Miss Jane Marple uses her razor-sharp mind and intuitive understanding of criminal behavior to solve murder mysteries
Miss Marple Sleeping murder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giles and Gwenda Reed have just moved into their dream house. But it's turning into a house of horror as Gwenda finds herself haunted by the vision of a body in the hall. Can Miss Marple solve the mystery and return the house to the Reeds?
A pocketful of rye by Agatha Christie( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple sets out to find the killer of Rex Fortescue and his wife, to try to save Gladys, the maid, who she feels is next in line to be killed
Miss Marple The Mirror cracked from side to side( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marina Gregg, an American actress, is in St. Mary Mead to make a movie. While there she hosts a party- where one of the guests is poisoned- a fate designed for Marina Gregg. Miss Marple is soon on the trail of the murderer
Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple must use all her intuitive powers to solve the murder of the much disliked Colonel Protheroe. Based on a story of Agatha Christie
The essential Agatha Christie stories : twenty unabridged mysteries by Agatha Christie( Recording )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple and a host of other detectives crack cases of all stripes in this collection of twenty of Agatha Christie's famous short mysteries
At Bertram's Hotel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London's Bertram's Hotel is a well polished retreat where dowager duchesses, retired clergymen, and aging generals can indulge in the comforts of a bygone era. However, the respectable hotel's facade begins to crumble when the Irish doorman is found murdered
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Pirrip, or "Pip" (Gerry Sundquist) is raised by his harsh sister and her likable husband. Later, he meets the eccentric Miss Havisham (Joan Hickson) and is smitten by the beautiful but utterly spoiled Estella (Sarah-Jane Varley). Pip takes on her materialistic values but suffering and maturity eventually teach him the difference between being true to oneself and living according to self-deluding great expectations
Nemesis by Agatha Christie( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple must solve a crime after discovering what it is
 
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Alternative Names
Hickson, Joan Bogle.

Joan Hickson actrice britannique

Joan Hickson aktorka brytyjska

Joan Hickson attrice inglese

Joan Hickson britische Schauspielerin

Joan Hickson British actress

Joan Hickson britisk skodespelar

Joan Hickson britisk skuespiller

Joan Hickson Brits actrice (1906-1998)

Joan Hickson brittisk skådespelare

Хиксон, Джоан

ג'ואן היקסון שחקנית אנגלייה

جوان هیکسون بازیگر بریتانیایی

ジョーン・ヒクソン

Languages
English (290)

Spanish (2)

German (1)

Covers
Great expectationsThe Tuesday Club murders4:50 from PaddingtonThey do it with mirrors : a Miss Marple mysteryThey do it with mirrorsMiss Marple investigatesAgatha Christie's Miss MarpleMurder at the Vicarage