WorldCat Identities

Pleasence, Angela

Overview
Works: 22 works in 68 publications in 2 languages and 5,181 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Audio adaptations  Love stories  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Christmas stories 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Angela Pleasence
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True virtue triumph's over superficiality in this distinguished BBC production of Jane Austen's celebrated novel set in 18th century England. Young, impoverished Fanny Price arrives at the elegant estate of her uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram. Snubbed by Everyone except her cousin Edmund, she begins her long struggle for accceptance by her shallow relatives who believe wealth automatically means quality
A Christmas carol( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Ebenezer Scrooge, the meanest miser in London, is visited one Christmas Eve by three spirits who change his life forever in this critically acclaimed version of Charles Dickens' holiday classic
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic holiday film of how the miser Scrooge finds his view on Christmas changed after he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future
The six wives of Henry VIII( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The six wives of Henry VIII: A six-part chronicle of England's early 16th century, recounting the turbulent life and times of King Henry VIII through the eyes and travails of his wives
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The killings at Badger's Drift: The death of an elderly woman and the persistence of her lifelong friend draw Barnaby into a case that reveals the sordid side of this quaint village. Written in blood: Investigating the brutal murder of a Midsomer Worthy writer, Barnaby discovers that the victim had been living a fictitious life. Death of a hollow man: In Causton, Barnaby and his family take part in an amateur theatrical production of Amadeus that provides an abundance of real-life drama. Faithful unto death: When the wife of a wealthy local businessman disappears, Barnaby finds that Fawcett Green harbors a complex web of financial and romantic entanglements. Death in disguise: Barnaby needs all his wits about him as he investigates a string of deaths at a local New Age commune
Victor Hugo's Les miserables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unemployed woodworker Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister and her children, but is caught and sentenced to five years in prison. He escapes, and is pursued relentlessly by fanatical Inspector Javert. Hugo's novel expresses his humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
The Jane Austen collection by Jane Austen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma: Emma Woodhouse is a young woman who finds that it is sometimes all too easy to confuse good intentions with self-gratification
An academic question by Barbara Pym( Recording )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1970, the wife of an ambitious young ethno-historian is unesy about her life
No fond return of love by Barbara Pym( Recording )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dulcie Mainwaring found the compiling of seeming trivialities about other people's lives irresistible, but her investigations into Aylwin Forbes were to lead to emotional entanglement
Catherine Howard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes Henry VIII's short-lived marriage to Catherine Howard, who was executed in 1542 after being accused of infidelity to the King
The favour, the watch, and the very big fish( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Aubinard, a photographer of religious scenes, finds the perfect model to pose as Jesus, and meets and falls in love with beautiful and sensitive Sybil, but things start to unravel when Sybil fails to show for a meeting and the model begins to believe he really is Christ
Crampton Hodnet by Barbara Pym( Recording )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Youthful love affairs and comedy provide a fascinating glimpse of Oxford, England in the 1930s
Quartet by Jean Rhys( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All night horror marathon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The outing: an ancient genie is released from a lamp when thieves ransack an old woman's house. They are killed and the lamps is sent to a museum. The curator's daughter is soon possessed by the genie
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written over four hundred years ago, Hamlet still remains one of the most powerful, influential, and thrilling tragedies in the English language. The story of Prince Hamlet and his quest for vengeance has been interpreted countless times on stage, film, and television. With its riveting plot, featuring murder and supernatural horror, and presenting possibly the most fascinating character in the history of drama, it never fails to enthrall. This BBC archive production from 1971 was produced by the renowned John Tydeman and features a cast of highly regarded actors, with music from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
¡-- o una maldición del infierno! = The godsend( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Marie, joven parisina, abandona a su novio por el amor de Gerard y éste intentará destruir su vida
Mansfield park( Visual )

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

The story of Fanny Price, a poor relation and a loner, and her upbringing at Mansfield Park, the magnificent country residence of her uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram and his family
Grindhouse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Una secta satánica se transforma en una horda de caníbales rabiosos (Me bebo tu sangre)
Mansfield Park( Visual )

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

The story of Fanny Price, a poor relation and a loner, and her upbringing at Mansfield Park, the magnificent country residence of her uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram and his family
 
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Alternative Names
Pleasance, Daphne Anne Angela 1941−

Pleasence, Angela.

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