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Atkins, Eileen 1934-

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Most widely held works by Eileen Atkins
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 2,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

60 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered
Last chance Harvey by Joel Hopkins( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvey, a divorced, down-on-his-luck music jingle composer, and Kate, a lonely British airline employee, are brought together by chance. Harvey comes to London for his daughter's wedding, planning only to attend the wedding ceremony. However, he ends up being let go from his job before going back to America and decides to stay for the reception, asking Kate to accompany him. Thus begins a growing connection between these two guarded strangers
Robin Hood by Ridley Scott( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In times of tyranny and injustice when law oppresses the people, the outlaw takes his place in history. England at the turn of the 12th century was such a time. King Richard the Lionheart, bankrupt of wealth and glory, is plundering his way back to England after ten years on his crusade. In his army is an archer named Robin Longstride. This is the story of his return home where, for defending the weak against the strong, he will be condemned to live outside the law. Whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people. And so the legend begins
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( Visual )

34 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
Wit by Mike Nichols( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is, until she is diagnosed with a devastating illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit
What a girl wants by Dennie Gordon( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American teenager yearns to meet her long-lost father, an influential British politician. Will she be able to remake herself as a proper lady to fit into Dad's button-down world?
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to Cranford [DVDC 4011 pt. 2]: The two-part saga Return to Cranford opens to a struggling Cranford, a traditional English village that in autumn 1844 is airing the conflicts that accompany progress
Evening( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overcome by the power of memory, Ann Lord reveals a long-held secret to her concerned daughters. Constance is a content wife and mother. Nina is a restless single woman. Both are bedside when Ann calls out for the man she loved more than any other. But her daughters wonder who Harris is and what is his relation to their mother? Constance and Nina try to take stock of Ann's life as their mother is tended to by a night nurse as she journeys into her mind back to a summer weekend some fifty years before, before she was married, going from New York City to be maid of honor at the high-society Newport wedding of her dearest friend from college, Lila Wittenborn. The bride-to-be is jittery, and turns to her maid of honor rather than her own mother for support. Ann stays close to her friend, yet is even closer to Lila's irrepressible brother Buddy. Unexpected feelings surge forth once Ann meets wedding guest Harris Arden, a lifelong friend and intimate of the Wittenborn family. Ann's love for Harris will change her life, and those of her daughters, forever
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's tragedy set in Roman times dealing with the revenge of Titus Andronicus for the atrocities committed against his family by Tamora, the captive queen of the Goths, and her faction
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway by Marleen Gorris( Visual )

51 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Clarissa Dalloway prepares for an elaborate party, she remembers another summer in the past, when she was a beautiful young woman. Her preparations are interrupted by the unexpected arrival of a former suitor from that long-ago summer. As the day of the party unfolds, Mrs. Dalloway's life also becomes strangely intertwined with a young man she never meets, but whose tragic fate strikes a chord of truth, deep in her soul, that she cannot deny
Magic in the moonlight by Woody Allen( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1920s, Stanley, an Englishman posing as an Asian magician, attempts to debunk fake spiritualists. He then travels to the south of France to unmask a supposed medium named Sophie as a good-looking fake, but he ends up falling for her real-world charms instead
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently orphaned, Flora ignores the sage advise of Mrs. Smiley and moves to the country to live on a decrepit farm with her eccentric relatives, where she finds ample material for the novel she wishes to write
Upstairs, downstairs( Visual )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most loved television series of all time is brought back to life with a fresh cast and sumptuous production values. It's 1936, and six years since parlor maid Rose left 165 Eaton Place, when fate brings her back as housekeeper to its new owners: Sir Hallam, his wife Lady Agnes, and Maud, Lady Holland, his mother. Rose soon finds she has her work cut out as she recruits a new 'downstairs' family to help run the elegance and finery of the 'upstairs' world
Doc Martin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Clunes is back as the surly, self-centered Dr. Martin Ellingham. In the fifth series, the doctor plots his escape from the idyllic town of Portwenn and its idiosyncratic residents. Includes eight episodes
Cranford return to Cranford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside of Cranford, a disaster as far as Captain Brown is concerned
Doc Martin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sixth series, the doctor tackles fatherhood and his complicated relationship with local teacher Louisa
John Le Carré's Smiley's people by John Le Carr( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This brilliant sequel to 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' finds Smiley emerging from retirement to engage his lifelong nemesis, the Soviet spymaster Karla, in a final test of wits, nerves, and loyalties. Stellar ensemble casts bring John le Carre's thrilling tales of Cold War-era espionage to vivid life in these television classics
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eileen Atkins' one-woman stage performance recreates Virginia Woolf's talk to the women of Girton College, Cambridge. A call to women to declare their independence, talent and freedom to write, think, love and labor, and to control their own destinies, yet realize necessary communion on all levels between men and women
Upstairs downstairs( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of both the family and the servants in the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place are followed. Upstairs lives Richard Bellamy, the head of the household, and also a member of Parliament. His wife is a member of the titled aristocracy. Downstairs is Hudson, the Scottish butler who directs and guides the other servants concerning their tasks and proper places
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Vanity fair
Alternative Names
Atkins, Eileen June 1934-

Eileen Atkins actrice britannique

Eileen Atkins attrice britannica

Eileen Atkins britische Schauspielerin und Drehbuchautorin

Eileen Atkins britisk manusforfattar og skodespelar

Eileen Atkins britisk manusforfatter og skuespiller

Eileen Atkins britisk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller

Eileen Atkins Brits acteur

Eileen Atkins brittisk manusfrfattare och skdespelare

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آیلین اتکینز بازیگر و فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

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