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Keith, Penelope 1940-

Overview
Works: 256 works in 588 publications in 1 language and 11,651 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Christmas stories  Television comedies  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Psychological fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PR6053.H4535, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Penelope Keith
As the pig turns an Agatha Raisin mystery by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winter Parva, a traditional Cotswolds village next door to Carsely, has decided to throw a celebratory hog roast to mark the beginning of the winter holiday festivities and Agatha Raisin has arrived with friend and rival in the sleuthing business, Toni, to enjoy the merriment. But as the spit pig is carried towards the bed of fiery charcoal Agatha - and the rest of the village - realise that things aren't as they seem...Very quickly it transpires that the spit pig is in fact Gary Beech, a policeman not much loved in Winter Parva. And although Agatha has every intention of leaving the affair to the police, she rapidly changes her mind when she finds out Gary's ex-wife has hired Toni to investigate
Busy body an Agatha Raisin mystery by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For the first time in her life, Agatha Raisin finds herself giving into the holiday cheer that has become infectious in the village of Carsely. However, Mr. John Sunday of the Health and Safety Board is determined to be a modern-day Scrooge. First, he declares the village shop must remove its historical wooden shelves; then he ban's the village's iconic Christmas tree. But when Sunday is found murdered shortly thereafter, Agatha finds herself with a whole slew of suspects
There goes the bride an Agatha Raisin mystery by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bossy, impulsive, yet hopelessly romantic, Agatha is dreading the upcoming marriage of her ex-husband, James Lacey. Her best intentions to move on with her life are put on hold when James' young bride is shot to death just minutes before saying I do, and Agatha is named the prime suspect
Something borrowed, someone dead : [an Agatha Raisin mystery] by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gloria French was a jolly widow from London who was heartily welcomed to the charming Cotswold hills, despite her nasty habit of borrowing things and not giving them back. It's quite the shock when she is found dead, poisoned with tainted wine. Parish councilor Jerry Tarrant hires private detective Agatha Raisin to track down the murderer, but the residents resent Agatha's investigation. As if it isn't enough that Agatha's ex has reentered the picture, the murderer is now targeting Agatha
Agatha Raisin and the quiche of death by M. C Beaton ( )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After years of bullying and cajoling others as a high-flying public relations boss, Agatha Raisin's early retirement to the picture-postcard village of Carsley in the Cotswolds is a dream come true. And how better to begin making herself a local leading light than by entering the village quiche-making competition?
Agatha Raisin and the potted gardener by M. C Beaton ( )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A newcomer to the village, Mary Fortune, is discovered murdered. Agatha seizes the moment and immediately starts yanking up village secrets by their roots and digging the dirt on the victim. But the problem is, Agatha has an awkward secret of her own
Agatha Raisin and the potted gardener & the walkers of Dembley by M. C Beaton ( )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin in four more full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramas.Agatha Raisin, the Columbo of the Cotswolds, is back in four more full-cast dramas based on the bestselling books by M.C. Beaton.The Potted Gardener - When a garden festival is announced, the village of Carsely is gripped with enthusiasm for water features and mulch. But the Grim Reaper is in the garden
Good neighbors the complete series 1-3 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Just how different can neighbors be and still be neighborly? While the Goods struggle to live off their suburban London plot, the Leadbetters struggle with living next door to the Goods
The Norman conquests by Alan Ayckbourn ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Passions flare and tempers rise when three couples cross paths at a country house one weekend. It all begins with the arrival of Reg and his wife, Sarah. They've come to give Reg's younger sister, Annie, a few days' break from caring for their bedridden mother. However, Annie confides that she's seeing someone, not Tom, the single young vet who's pursuing her, but her brother-in-law, Norman. Appalled, Sarah informs Norman's wife, Ruth, and all hell breaks loose. Ayckbourn's trilogy tells the same weekend story from three different vantage points in the house and garden, and can be watched in any order
The Noël Coward collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 230 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
To the manor born ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Disc 1) Season 1: episodes 1-6. Newly widowed Audrey is forced to auction Grantleigh when she finds out that her husband was bankrupt. She is mortified when the buyer is "a Czech grocer" intent on running his Empire from the Manor
Agatha Raisin and the quiche of death and other stories by M. C Beaton ( )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Agatha Raisin and The Quiche of Death"--In her first extended radio appearance, Agatha Raisin determines to make her mark by winning the local baking competition. When the judge is poisoned by her efforts, she investigates and uncovers a web of extra-marital sex and pastry-based favours. "Agatha Raisin and The Vicious Vet"--A handsome vet is found stabbed with a syringeful of tranquiliser. Was it an accident or did someone put him to sleep? Agatha and James are determined to find out who killed the village vet - but they resort to barefaced lies, burglary and badger watching. "Agatha Raisin and the body in the bathroom"--Agatha and James are determined to find out who killed the village vet and the local librarian - but they resort ot barefaced lies, burgary and badger watching
To the manor born ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1. Season 1: episodes 1-7. Newly widowed Audrey is forced to auction Grantleigh when she finds out that her husband was bankrupt. She is mortified when the buyer is "a Czech grocer" intent on running his Empire from the Manor
Agatha Raisin and the walkers of Dembley by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After six grueling months back in London, Agatha Raisin returns to her beloved Cotswold village of Carsely--and to the charms of her neighbor, James Lacey. True, James is less than thrilled to see her, but Agatha is soon distracted by a sensational murder
The funny ladies of British comedy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tribute to the leading ladies of British television situation comedies, including: Patricia Routledge, Prunella Scales, Mollie Sugden, Judi Dench, Dawn French, Felicity Kendal, and Penelope Keith
Agatha Raisin the curious curate & the buried treasure by M. C Beaton ( )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the village curate is found murdered in the first story, retired PR guru Agatha Raisin vows to bring his killer to justice, particularly if the investigation also brings her closer to her handsome nextdoor neighbor, Colonel Lacey. When Agatha embarks on a plan to give up smoking in the second story, little does she know that it will lead to a treasure hunt, humiliation and a rather nasty murder
The copper peacock by Ruth Rendell ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With deceptive economy in these nine short stories, Ruth Rendell indicates hidden depths in ordinary events and creates a sense of profound unease. The stories are: A Pair of Yellow Lilies, Paperwork, Mother's Help, Long Live the Queen, Dying Happy, The Copper Peacock, Weeds, The Fish-Sitter and An Unwanted Woman
To the manor born ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode one. When newly widowed Audrey is forced to auction Grantley Manor to an unknown businessman, she immediately starts scheming how to get it back. Episode 2. Audrey takes up residence in nearby lesser quarters and is aghast to discover that Richard is a foreigner who intends to run his grocery empire from the manor. Episode 3. When Richard fails to attend church in his role of Lord of the Manor, Audrey undertakes to instruct him in his proper social responsibilities. Episode 4. After Audrey helps Richard buy a horse, he attempts to win her goodwill with the gift of a detestably lugly fireplace
The Wizard of Evesham & the murderous marriage by M. C Beaton ( )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Wizard of Evesham - Agatha is alarmed when her new wizard of a hairdresser seems keen to take on more than just her split ends. She soon discovers that everyone in his salon has a secret and that he practices a very dark magic indeed. The Moment of Truth - Agatha must quickly discover the identity of the prisoner, but James is refusing to help. Has he really ceased to care for her? The Murderous Marriage - After pursuing him for nearly four years, Agatha is finally about to marry James Lacey, the handsome Colonel next door. But there's just one little problem ... The Disappearing Trick - With her marriage dreams in tatters, Agatha has the small task of returning the wedding presents, and the slightly larger one of clearing her name of murder
Agatha Raisin and the terrible tourist by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this sixth delightful outing Agatha travels to the north of Cyprus, only to contend with her estranged fiancé, an egregious group of truly terrible tourists, and a string of murders as scorching as the Greek sun
 
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