WorldCat Identities

Farrell, Nicholas

Works: 66 works in 166 publications in 4 languages and 14,656 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Military history  Detective and mystery television programs  Juvenile works  Television mini-series  Folklore  Fiction  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nicholas Farrell
Amazing grace by Michael Apted( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of British legislator William Wilberforce, who led a decades-long movement to end the British slave trade
The iron lady by Meryl Streep( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
Othello by Oliver Parker( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Venice during 1570, Desdemona, daughter of a powerful nobleman, elopes with Othello, a proud Moor celebrated as the city's most awesome warrior. Iago, who has served alongside Othello for a decade, is angered when the general chooses another lieutenant, Cassio, as his second in command. In retribution, Iago sabotages Cassio's promotion and convinces Othello that the handsome officer is cuckolding him. Othello writhes under the tortures Iago has created, and in a fit of jealousy smothers Desdemona, who caresses her beloved husband as she dies
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 1986 adaptation of Jane Austen's novel for BBC television. When Fanny Price is sent to live with her rich aunt and cousins by her debt-ridden mother, she struggles to adjust to her new aristrocratic lifestyle. Her 'superior' relatives constantly ignore her, and only her cousin Edmond shows Fanny any interest. However, Fanny's charm and wit win her many potential suitors, and before long she has to decide whether she wishes to wed for love or status
Bloody Sunday by Paul Greengrass( Visual )
26 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recreation of the events of "Bloody Sunday", Jan. 30, 1972, when British troops fired on unarmed protesters in Derry, Northern Ireland. By the end of the day, 13 civilians were dead and 14 more wounded in the tumult and tragedy of Northern Ireland's darkest day
The diary of Anne Frank ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this production based on the classic book, teenager Anne Frank tells, in her own words, how she and her Jewish family hid from the Nazis during World War II. As time drags on, they must balance the fear of their situation and "normal" family life
Driving lessons by Jeremy Brock( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evangelical Christian do-gooder, Laura Marshall fills her home with down-and-out boarders. Laura's shy teenage son, Ben, lands a job tending to self-proclaimed "Dame" Evie Walton, an over-the-hill actress with the mouth of a drunken sailor and an insatiable lust for life. The battle for Ben's soul begins as Evie shanghais Ben away from his repressive roots and transforms him from a boy to a man
The treasure seekers by Nicholas Farrell( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The five motherless Bastable children struggle to save their inventor father from financial ruin
Charlotte Gray by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's World War II and Charlotte has been trained to be an undercover courier for England. She straps on a parachute and falls from the sky into Vichy France. There she will assist the French Resistance in its defiance of Nazi occupation. Once behind enemy lines, she keeps secret her personal mission to find her lover, an RAF pilot downed over France
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death's shadow: A successful theatrical director, Simon Fletcher, returns to Badger's Drift, his head filled with disturbing childhood memories. Soon after, a local property developer becomes the first in a string of baffling murders. Strangler's wood: When a beautiful Brazilian woman is found strangled with a striped necktie in Raven's Wood, Barnaby experiences a disturbing sense of déjà vu. His investigation leads him to a trail fo blackmail, greed and betrayal. Blood will out: Barnaby is enlisted to keep the peace when the arrival of two feuding clans of travelers disrupts the tranquility of Martyr Warren. Local magistrate and Falklands War veteran Hector Bridges gets fired up about the interlopers and unwisely marches into the fray. Beyond the grave: First the portrait of a wealthy village forefather is found slashed to shreds in a local museum. Then a string of unearthly happenings in the museum and its graveyard terrify the community. Barnaby and Troy are called upon to separate fact from fiction
Sharpe's regiment by Tom Clegg( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In June, 1813, Wellington prepares for the invasion of France. Sharpe goes to England to recruit new soldiers for the South Essex, only to discover corruption in the highest ranks putting them at risk for assassination. The adventures of a maverick British officer who fights behind French lines in Spain and Portugal during the Napoleonic wars
37 days ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This three-part political thriller follows the catastrophic chain of events leading up to World War I from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914 to Britain's declaration of war on Germany 37 days later. This tense and gripping mini-series set amongst the corridors of power in Whitehall and Berlin tracks the unfolding crisis through the eyes of leading politicians and civil servants struggling to prevent the world's first global war
Foyle's war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The disappearance of a young boy and a break in at a food depot lead Foyle to a funk hole, a secret retreat where the wealthy can ignore war restrictions
Foyle's war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Kitchen stars as Detective Chief Inspector Christopher Foyle in this original PBS Masterpiece Theatre mystery series. Set in the beautiful southern English countryside amid the disorder and danger of World War II, Foyle's War takes place far from the glory of the front. His is an ordinary struggle, against everyday evil, in extraordinarily dangerous times
The jury ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young schoolboy is murdered and his schoolmate is arrested. But was he just arrested because he was Sikh, or is he really the killer? The jury must look through the racism and media attention behind the trial and seek the truth
Foyle's war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in September and October 1940, Michael Kitchen stars as quietly enigmatic detective Christopher Foyle, whose territory on the south coast of England is rocked by the chaos and danger of World War II
The Jane Austen collection by Jane Austen( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sense and sensibility: The story of two sisters attempting to find happiness in the tightly structured society of 18th century England
A midwinter's tale ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joe Harper is in a rut. His girlfriend just left him and he hasn't had an acting job in over a year. In a last-ditch effort to build his self-esteem and renew his faith in his chosen profession, Joe spends the last of his savings (plus a loan from his agent) to direct a Christmas production of Hamlet in the sleepy English village of Hope. Joe enlists six eccentric characters who each have problems of their own. Joe and his eclectic band of
Family adventures 4 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson - A raging storm maroons the close-knit Robinson family and a band of shipwrecked survivors on a remote desert island. Richard Thomas stars in this timeless saga
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.07 for The treasu ... to 0.26 for A midwinte ...)
Alternative Names
Farrell Nick 1955-....
Farrell, Nicolas 1955-
Frost, Nicholas 1955-