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Scales, Prunella

Overview
Works: 457 works in 1,057 publications in 3 languages and 20,726 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Poetry  Juvenile works  Television plays  Animated television programs  Television adaptations  History  Love stories 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Prunella Scales
Publications by Prunella Scales
Most widely held works by Prunella Scales
Howards End by E. M Forster( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 2,054 libraries worldwide
Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( visu )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
"Emma is the story of a rich, clever and beautiful young woman who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives. As her romantic plans go ridiculously wrong, however, it's Emma herself who risks missing out on her perfect match!"--Container
Fawlty Towers the complete collection by John Cleese( visu )
41 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 948 libraries worldwide
Basil Fawlty is the sharp-tongued, short-fused owner of Fawlty Towers, a British hotel plagued by crisis, chaos and bizarre characters. This set collects all 12 episodes of the British comedy. Includes interviews with the writer and star, John Cleese
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 784 libraries worldwide
British humor at its finest! The tale of two formidable ladies as they vie for social supremacy in their provincial 1920s town, which overflows with snootiness, low cunning schemes, and a rivalry that won't end
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 606 libraries worldwide
"Emma is the story of a rich, clever and beautiful young woman who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives. As her romantic plans go ridiculously wrong, however, it's Emma herself who risks missing out on her perfect match!"--Container
The tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher and other stories by Beatrix Potter( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
Yet again Lucie loses her pocket handkerchief. In her search she meets Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, a kindly, but strangely prickly washerwoman, and Mr. Jeremy Fisher who tells her of his eventful fishing trip. When seven little bunnies go missing Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny find themselves caught up in a terrible battle between Mr. Tod and his unwelcome guest. Tom Thumb and Hunca Munca create havoc in the doll's house while Johnny Town-Mouse entertains a visitor from the country who has travelled up by mistake in a hamper of vegetables
The millionairess by William Slater( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
In the bonus play, set 40 years in the future, the king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet seeking to transform the nation into a constitutional monarchy--Container
Hobson's choice by Harold Brighouse( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong eldest daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Death's shadow: A successful theatrical director, Simon Fletcher, returns to Badger's Drift, his head filled with disturbing childhood memories. Soon after, a local property developer becomes the first in a string of baffling murders. Strangler's wood: When a beautiful Brazilian woman is found strangled with a striped necktie in Raven's Wood, Barnaby experiences a disturbing sense of déjà vu. His investigation leads him to a trail fo blackmail, greed and betrayal. Blood will out: Barnaby is enlisted to keep the peace when the arrival of two feuding clans of travelers disrupts the tranquility of Martyr Warren. Local magistrate and Falklands War veteran Hector Bridges gets fired up about the interlopers and unwisely marches into the fray. Beyond the grave: First the portrait of a wealthy village forefather is found slashed to shreds in a local museum. Then a string of unearthly happenings in the museum and its graveyard terrify the community. Barnaby and Troy are called upon to separate fact from fiction
Country matters ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates. Set against the English countryside during the post-World War I period. Reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its people
Dalziel & Pascoe ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
The blunt-talking Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel does not suffer fools gladly, but he has even more trouble with what he calls the 'smart arses' of the world. So when the inexperienced Peter Pascoe joins his team at Mid-Yorkshire CID, the omens don't look good. Pascoe is one of the new breed of career police officers, armed with a degree, a caring attitude, and a sharp brain
Emma by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Engelsk herregårdsliv omkring 1800
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
A collection of diverse tales told by a group of travellers on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Thomas a Becket at Canterbury
Agatha Christie Marple ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple during a chance encounter on a train. However, when Miss Pinkerton herself dies, Miss Marple believes it was no accident. The Do it with Mirrors: Miss Marple's old friend Carrie-Louise has always had a soft heart for charitable causes. This time it's juvenile criminals lodged in a reformatory on her estate. Murder and mystery follow needing Miss Marple's sleuthing skills. Why Didn't they Ask Evans? A dying man's last words turn young Bobby Attfield into an amateur detective. With the help of two assistants, socialite Frankie Derwent and Jane Marple, he sets out to solve the riddle they pose
Station Jim ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
A young man working in a train station befriends a dog that can do amazing tricks. When the Queen of England is set to visit the station, an assassination attempt is put on her. Will the most unlikely of characters save the day?
Fawlty Towers ( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Basil Fawlty is an inept and manic English hotel owner and manager who isn't cut out for his job. He's intolerant, rude and paranoid. Chaos frequently breaks loose as Basil tries to run the hotel. He is constantly under verbal (and sometime physical) attack from his unhelpful wife Sybil, and hindered by the incompetent, but easy target, Manuel, the Spanish waiter. Fortunately he has an intelligent and attractive maid to help him out of the various situations he gets into
The lemon table [stories] by Julian Barnes( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 libraries worldwide
In settings ranging from 19th-century Sweden and Russia to a barbershop in contemporary London, the characters in Julian Barnes's collection of stories are growing old and facing the ends of their lives--some with bitter regret, some with resignation, others with raging defiance
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( file )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Marie receives a special gift from her Uncle at a Christmas party. That night, Marie wakes up to find a group of mice trying to steal her Nutcracker, but she scares the mice away. She is even more surprised when the Nutcracker comes to life and tells how he was once the Prince of Candyland. They find their way to Candyland where the Sugar Plum Fairy changes the Nutcracker back into a Prince and Marie into a Princess
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Cranford presents a sensitive and moving portrait of a Victorian town, captured at a crucial moment of transition in English society
 
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Illingworth, Prunella Margaret Rumney 1932-
Rumney Illingworth, Prunella Margaret 1932-
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English (178)
Spanish (2)
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