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Hodson, Christopher 1929-

Overview
Works: 114 works in 148 publications in 1 language and 4,477 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  History  Television plays  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television comedies  Fiction 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Publications about Christopher Hodson
Publications by Christopher Hodson
Most widely held works by Christopher Hodson
Lillie ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
Agatha Christie's Tommy & Tuppence partners in crime ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Agatha Christie 's husband-and-wife sleuthing team take on a series of short whodunits
Strong poison ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
In the first of Dorothy L. Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mystery series, amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey falls in love with Harriet Vane, the mystery writer as she stands in the dock of Old Bailey. Harriet Vane is on trial for the diabolically clever murder of her fiancé. Not only does Wimsey believe in her innocence, he fall is love with her at first sight. Can he save her from the gallows and will he win her hand?
Gaudy night ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
The third installment of Dorothy L. Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mysteries, unfolds at the all female Shrewsbury College at Oxford. Upon returning to Oxford for the first time in years for a school reunion, Harriet Vane is asked by her old professors to turn her talents as a detective writer to practical use. Someone is terrorizing the faculty and students of the college by sending vicious anonymous letters, eventually leading to the destruction of collegiate property and the attack of faculty members. Harriet struggles with the realization that the perpetrator may be a professor as well as the realization of her growing feelings for Lord Peter Wimsey
Have his carcase ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
In this, the second of Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mystery series, Harriet Vane the mystery writer, cleared of murder through the efforts of Lord Peter Wimsey, seeks solace in the country. Walking along a barren beach she stumbles across the body of a bearded young man with his throat cut. From the moment she photographs the corpse, which soon disappears with the tide, she is puzzled by a mystery that might have been suicide, murder or a political plot. With the appearance of her dear friend Lord Peter Wimsey, she finds a reason for detective pursuit ... as only the two of them can
Dorothy L. Sayers mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Three elegant murder mysteries adapted from the crime novels of Dorothy L. Sayers which chronicle the relationship of amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane unfolds in a realm of romance and intrigue
We'll meet again ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Four years into World War II, the quiet English village of Market Wetherby is in for a shock. They are not being invaded by the Germans, but the American servicemen at the new U.S. airbase are arriving. These newcomers are an entirely different breed altogether. But, for local doctor Helen Dereham and base commander Major James Kylie, they strike up a distinctly warm relationship. In a small place like Market Wetherby, few are left untouched
Thomas & Sarah ( visu )
3 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Follow the up-and-down adventures of the former chauffeur and parlor maid, a couple often as at odds with each other as they are with their efforts to strike it rich. Each episode finds our duo tackling new endeavors
Campion the complete second season ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Peter Davison plays Margery Allingham's enigmatic sleuth, with Brian Glover as his loyal but slightly shady manservant
Raffles the complete collection by E. W Hornung( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Gentleman of leisure, ladies' man, and professional cricketer A.J. Raffles has an unusual hobby: grand larceny. Follow his mischievous adventures with his old school chum Bunny as they hobnob with, and rob, the high society of Victorian England. Includes the never-before-released pilot episode
Mr. Palfrey of Westminster complete collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
He describes himself as "just a civil servant." But in the cloak-and-dagger world of the British security services, mild-mannered Mr. Palfrey is an invaluable player in the spy game. A master of counterespionage and a spy-catcher extraordinaire, he is smart, discreet, cunning and likes to do things his own way. His new boss quickly realizes the talents and the dangers of the deceptively charming, utterly ruthless Palfrey. Known simply as "the Coordinator" she appoints an assistant to work with Palfrey, but report back to her. As always, however, Palfrey has his own ideas
Enemy at the door ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Relates the story of the Channel Island inhabitants who suffered pain and frustration during the German occupation during WWII. An uneasy relationship is maintained by the islanders and the Nazi's, whose constrictive regulations dampen morale
Finessing the king ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Clues from a curious personal ad in a newspaper draw detectives Tommy and Tuppence Beresford into a complex drama of death and deception
The Unbreakable alibi ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Monty Jones, a wealthy young man, asks Tommy and Tuppence to help him. He is in love with an Australian art journalist who will only marry him if he can prove that of the two alibis she creates, one is false
Raffles ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
From the Italian Embassy to the British Museum, the game begins as Raffles reunites with his old schoolmate, Bunny and plays cat and mouse with his nemesis, inspector Mackenzie
Agatha Christie's Tommy & Tuppence partners in crime ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Stylish crime-solving couple Tommy and Tuppence Beresford ply their trade as proprietors of Blunt's Detective Agency
The man in the mist ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Tommy has failed to solve a case of robbery. While he and Tuppence are consoling themselves in a provincial hotel, unexpected events develop. Soon they find that they are dealing with a case of murder
The man in the mist ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Tommy has failed to solve a case of robbery. While he and Tuppence console themselves in a provincial hotel, unexpected events develop. Soon they find that they are dealing with a case of murder
Thomas & Sarah ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Birds of a feather: Sarah moves to a small village in Surrey where a car suddenly alters the course of her life. The Silver ghost: Thomas embarks on a dangerous journey after a mysterious limo is brought to his garage. The Biters bit: Thomas and Sarah find themselves invited to a fancy dress party--and out of their league
Raffles ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
From Members of Parliament to the rich and beautiful, the game is afoot as Raffles battles his nemesis, inspector Mackenzie and finally meets his match in Lady Gloria, a woman who knows what she wants
 
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Hodson, Chris, 1929-
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English (47)
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