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Whitemore, Hugh

Overview
Works: 166 works in 497 publications in 7 languages and 12,413 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Romantic comedy films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Hugh Whitemore
Publications by Hugh Whitemore
Most widely held works by Hugh Whitemore
The gathering storm by Richard Loncraine( visu )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,163 libraries worldwide
In the mid-1930's the great politican and orator Winston Churchill was out of favor with the English people and struggling to make his voice heard. Wrestling with his personal demons, a lonely but defiant Churchill attempts to warn the world of the impending gloom surrounding Hitlers' Germany
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
42 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
Charlotte Bronte's classic story about an orphan who becomes governess of a mansion, and who carries a tormented love for a man named Mr. Rochester
84 Charing Cross Road by David Jones( visu )
22 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Helene Hanff is a New Yorker who loves books but cannot afford expensive ones. When she sees an ad in the Saturday Review for a London bookstore, she sends them her want list and is soon delighted to receive a package of used books - good readable editions, cheap. She begins a correspondence with the bookseller, Frank Doel. Built on a basis of mutually held taste, knowledge, interests and consideration, the bond between the lonely New Yorker and the reserved Londoner lasts for years without the two people ever meeting each other. Based on a true story and the long running play
My house in Umbria ( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and French and held by 954 libraries worldwide
A charming, evocative drama about a group of travelers in Italy who find solace and friendship after being thrown together by tragedy
Breaking the code by Hugh Whitemore( Book )
30 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 798 libraries worldwide
Examines the life of Alan Turing, a mathematician who cracked the German's Enigma code during World War II and laid ground work for modern computers
Pack of lies by Hugh Whitemore( Book )
27 editions published between 1092 and 2016 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
A friendship between two women is threatened when one of them is accused of espionage
Into the storm ( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 680 libraries worldwide
This sequel to the award-winning film The Gathering Storm offers an intimate look at the making of a nation's hero, when Churchill was at his most commanding and effective. It shows how his prowess as a great wartime leader ultimately undermined his political career and threatened his marriage
Elizabeth R by Glenda Jackson( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
"I may not be a lion, but I am a lion's cub, and I have a lion's heart!" said Elizabeth I. Elizabeth I, known as the Virgin Queen, was the daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and reigned as Queen of England from 1558-1603. This mini-series dramatizes her life from her ascension to the throne at age 25 to her death forty-four years later. Elizabeth refused to ever marry, exploiting her status as a tool in foreign policy, and using courtship as diplomacy, a theme explored at some length in this depiction. The drama brings to life her brilliant advisors, including William Cecil and Francis Walsingham, and great sailors Francis Drake and Walter Raleigh. Delves into the life of the monarch who made England into a world power, and whose time on the throne is now remembered as the "Elizabethan Age."
A dance to the music of time by Channel Four (Great Britain)( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
Fall of eagles ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
In the 19th century, the major European powers had gone to great lengths to maintain a balance of power throughout Europe, resulting by 1900 in a complex network of political and military alliances throughout the continent. Beginning in 1815, the Holy Alliance between Prussia, Russia, and Austria formalized what had been a strictly familial support network. The House of Habsburg, the House of Hohenzollern, and the House of Romanov had long intermarried, resulting in an incredibly tangled web of relationships, a number of which led back to Queen Victoria of England. These three families influenced the political landscape of Europe, and their personal struggles, tragedies and decisions within these relationships affected Europe to a greater degree than they ever imagined. This miniseries focuses on the leading personalities of these three privileged families, and how they influenced the events that led to WWI
The rector's wife ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
A spirited women in a dying marriage decides, after 20 years of meeting demands of her husbands parishioners, that she has to save herself
Breaking the code by Jack Emery( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
The story of Alan Turing, British mathematical genius and designer of the computer that broke the German Enigma code during World War II, whose admittance to homosexuality at a time when it was illegal presented problems for him, for his family, for his colleagues, and for the State's preoccupation with national security
The best of friends : adapted from the letters and writings of Dame Laurentia McLachlan, Sir Sydney Cockerell, and George Bernard Shaw by Hugh Whitemore( Book )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 168 libraries worldwide
All creatures great and small by Christopher Timothy( visu )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of an English veterinarian's autobiography; set in Yorkshire in the 1930s
Pack of lies by Hugh Whitemore( file )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Inspired by actual Cold War events, this thriller takes place in suburban London, where loyalty, duty, and friendship conflict with one another, leaving everyone wondering what exactly their neighbors are up to
Becoming Jane by Anne Hathaway( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Three critically-acclaimed British romances featuring talented casts. In Becoming Jane, a dashing young man offends an emerging writer's sense and sensibility. In Brideshead Revisited, Charles Ryder is invited to a charming aristocrat's estate where he is seduced by the opulent lifestyle. In Jane Eyre, Jane finds herself in a passionate romance with a handsome, yet mysterious, gentleman
Daphne Laureola ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
In a Soho restaurant, diners find their evening disturbed by the extraordinary Lady Pitts. She talks aloud and sings even louder. All this while knocking back double brandies and handing out invitations to tea at the home of her husband, Sir Joseph. Her appearcance that evening has an impact, especially on Ernest, an impressionable young Polish émigré
A marvellous year for plums by Hugh Whitemore( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Britain in 1956: the Suez Crisis. Prime Minister Anthony Eden, described by a colleague as 'half mad baronet and half beautiful woman', is faced with the terrible possibility of leading his country into war. His health is collapsing. His friends, colleagues and opponents, among them Hugh Gaitskell and Ian Fleming and his wife Ann, are facing crises of their own, crises of conscience and crises of the heart. Hugh Whitemore's new play is a true epic: a suspenseful thriller, an achingly romantic love story and a fascinating examination of a flashpoint in our history which still resonates today. What is the cost of an 'illegal' war?
Stevie : a play from the life and work of Stevie Smith ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hugh Whitemore auteur dramatique et scénariste
Hugh Whitemore Brits scenarioschrijver
Whitmore, Hugh
Whitmore, Hugh 1936-
Хью Уайтмор
וויטמור, יו 1936-
ויטמור, יו 1936-
יו ויטמור
ヒュー・ホワイトモア
ホワイトモア, ヒュー
Languages
English (199)
French (8)
Italian (5)
German (4)
Spanish (3)
Japanese (2)
Danish (2)
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