WorldCat Identities

Orme, Stuart

Overview
Works: 205 works in 376 publications in 2 languages and 9,504 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Fiction 
Roles: Director, dir, Author, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stuart Orme
Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe by Walter Scott( Visual )
24 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and German and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 12th century England, this sweeping saga follows the noble Saxon knight, Wilfred of Ivanhoe and his bloody battles with the scheming Prince John as he attempts to restore Richard The Lion-Hearted to the throne.--Container
Foyle's war ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Chief Superintendant Christopher Foyle is a police investigator in the British coastal community of Hastings. In the immediate aftermath of World War II, Foyle finds his longed-for retirement interrupted by cases involving international intrigue, military racism, and an accused traitor all too willing to go to the gallows
Foyle's war by Michael Kitchen( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the enormously popular mystery series returns, World War II is over, but the Cold War simmers in 1946 London. DCS Christopher Foyle has retired from police work when Britain's secret intelligence service compels him to join its ranks. Reunited with his former colleague, newlywed Sam Wainwright, Foyle faces new--but no less deadly--threats in the world of spies and counterintelligence
Goodbye, Mr. Chips ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur Chipping, the Latin master of English boys' boarding school, is as awkward as he is stubborn, defined by his role as the intellectual shepherd of generations of young students. Then while traveling through the countryside on summer holiday, he unexpected falls in love. His new wife ignites his passion and brings him out of his shell. Spans over 50 years in the life of Mr. Chipping
Inspector Lewis ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oxford's Inspector Robert Lewis, protégé of the legendary Inspector Morse, works with his brilliant, but brooding partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway. The two try to find a link between a murder in Oxford's Bodleian Library; a burglary gone wrong leads from underground amateur boxing to the now-defunct East German Secret Police; the suicide of Hathaway's old friend test his relationship with Lewis; a case of rape and murder causes Lewis to lock horns with the town's elite; a fantasy author finds himself linked to an investigation of murder; the murder of an unpopular student-actor gives many potential suspects and motives; called to investigate a brutal murder, Hathaway's attention may be drifting elsewhere
Merlin ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The mythical city of Camelot, in a time before history began. A fantastical realm of legendary beasts and mysterious peoples. A dangerous world in which magic has been banned by the ruthless tyrant. Uther Pendragon. When Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, arrives in the kingdom he quickly makes enemies including the heir to Uther's crown, the headstrong Prince Arthur. But guided by Uther's wise physician. Gaius, Merlin is soon using his talents not just to survive but also to unlock Camelot's mystical secrets. As he does so he discovers that his destiny and that of Arthur, the Kingdom's young leader-in-waiting, are inextricably linked."--Back Cover
The Blackheath poisonings ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Behind the shutters of a Victorian family's home lies a lethal potion of lust, corruption and greed ... The Blackheath Poisonings, based on the best-selling mystery novel by Julian Symons, and adapted by Simon Raven (Edward and Mrs. Simpson), boldly and brilliantly redefines the Victorian era."--Container
Jack Taylor ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Self-destructive, pigheaded, and overfond of the bottle, Jack Taylor ... is a forty-something ex-cop trying to earn a living as a private detective in his native Galway. Taylor has burned a lot of bridges, but he still has a knack for uncovering ugly truths. In his new trade, Taylor finds evil at every turn: the serial murders of young female factory workers, a vicious vigilante group executing summary justice, and a sadistic nun dubbed "Lucifer" by her former charges"--Container
Robert A. Heinlein's the puppet masters by Stuart Orme( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A team of top-level government agents make a chilling discovery: extraterrestrial beings have landed and are quickly taking control of the residents of a small midwestern town -- manipulating their bodies and minds like puppets
The sculptress ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When journalist Rosalind Leigh starts to write a book about a woman found guilty of murdering her mother and sister, she becomes convinced that the woman is hiding something
Colditz ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This films tells a remarkable story of the prisoners in the German POW camp called Colditz
Jack Taylor ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Taylor is a former cop turned private investigator with little to show for his time in the Irish Guards. Few of his former colleagues have any regard for Taylor. The exception is his friend Garda Kate Noonan, though even she has to walk a fine line. Six months sober, Taylor takes on cases with the help of his young assistant, Cody, even while he worries about his elderly mother. Try as he might, the ex-cop from Galway finds that in his hometown, his past is always just a mistake away
Inspector Morse, the dead of Jericho collection set ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse and his partner solve mysteries and bring criminals to justice
The lost world by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century, an expedition led by a brilliant but combative professor sets out from London, bound for the Amazon, where dinosaurs are rumored to have survived on a forgotten plateau deep in the jungle
Inspector Morse ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avril Steppings is permanently brain damaged after a minor operation. When the doctor who runs the clinic that treated Avril is murdered, Inspector Morse has an immediate suspect, Avril's father
William & Mary ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Shawcross is looking for love, but few women are excited at the prospect of dating an undertaker. Wiliam sees Mary on a dating service video and is captivated - only she is too busy bringing babies into the world as a midwife to date someone whose job it is to see them out
Mobile ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Police are baffled as cell phone users are being shot in the middle of their conversations and mobile phone towers are being blown-up throughout England. This four-part thriller reveals a terrorist plot with a ruthless millionaire in the middle of it
Hands of a murderer a Sherlock Holmes mystery ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After months of painstaking investigation, Sherlock Holmes finally jailed his arch-enemy, Professor Moriarty. Now the bungling Inspector Lestrade has allowed him to escape the noose
The heist ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man who spent four years in prison for a crime he didn't commit wreaks havoc with the man who framed him and stole his girl
Foyle's war ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"1945. Foyle probes the mysterious motives of James Devereaux, a former POW and member of the British Free Corps, who refuses to defend himself against treason charges. Meanwhile, Milner investigates the murder of a young woman rooming with the Devereaux family's housekeeper"--Container
 
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