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Asher, Jane

Works: 249 works in 536 publications in 5 languages and 11,491 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television programs  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Radio plays  Television plays  Comedy films  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Editor, btr, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Jane Asher
Publications by Jane Asher
Most widely held works about Jane Asher
Most widely held works by Jane Asher
Death at a funeral ( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
Daniel is a decent young man who is married to Jane. They live at his father's home. When his father dies, it is up to him to organize his funeral. On the morning of the funeral, with a suitably grave expression on his face, Daniel is ready to welcome his father's friends and relatives. But preserving the dignity inherent in such a circumstance will be a hard task. Particularly with an undertaker who botches his work; his famous, but selfish brother has returned from the USA; his cousin's fiancé has accidentally ingested drugs; a man takes advantage of the sad event to win back the heart, or rather the body, of a woman who is about to marry another; a handicapped old uncle who is also the most unbearable pain in the neck. To cap it all, Daniel notices the presence among the mourners of a mysterious dwarf nobody else seems to know
Alfie by Bill Naughton( visu )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 857 libraries worldwide
A young man in 1960s London is a shallow womanizer trying to figure out what life is all about
Jane Asher's costume book by Jane Asher( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Over 100 costumes for children and adults and how to make them
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
Jane Asher's Fancy dress by Jane Asher( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Shares instructions for making costumes for Halloween and Christmas as well as, bird, fish, zodiac, and historical costumes
Wish me luck ( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
"At the height of World War II, France is occupied and all of England is in peril. Col. James "Cad" Cadogan will use any means necessary to get the intelligence he needs, even sending civilians to work undercover behind enemy lines. Based on the real-life stories of women recruited by Britain's Special Operations Executive, this suspenseful drama series follows wife and mother Liz Grainger and half-Jewish factory girl Matty Firman from training in England through the terror of their daily lives in Nazi-occupied France."--Container
Losing it by Jane Asher( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
"Everyone has something to lose...for Stacey Salton, checkout girl as SavaMart supermarket, it's half her body-weight. She is fat, lonely and depressed, until a dramatic revelation gives her hope that she can change her life--but at what price? A few moments spent chatting at Stacey's till one evening lead Charles Thornton, mild-mannered barrister and family man, to become inextricably involved in her life. His wife, Judy, and their teenage children are left floundering in the chaos that follows. And as Judy begins to fear that Charlie may be losing his mind, she too finds she needs to lose something--something she has kept secret for many years" -- Cover verso
Wish me luck ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
At the height of WWII, brave British women risk their lives as secret agents in occupied France. Based on real-life stories, filmed on location, this suspenseful series features strong female characters, tension-filled plots, and historical authenticity
The question by Jane Asher( Book )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Jane Asher's party cakes by Jane Asher( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Wish me luck ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story of British women working as undercover agents in France during WWII, this compelling series comes to a thrilling close in these final eight episodes
A voyage round my father by John Mortimer( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
A humorous and heartwarming portrait of beloved novelist John Mortimer's early years. After his highly eccentric lawyer father Clifford Mortimer is struck with blindness, John must deal with his father's decreasing ability to take care of himself
The longing by Jane Asher( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Michael and Juliet Evans, now in their thirties, long for a baby. Everything else in life has come easily to them, so why should starting a family be any different? All they want is to shop in Mothercare and decorate the nursery. Instead they are forced to resort to a world of private clinics and medical jargon. The waiting game has begun. As brand new horizons beckon, Juliet's gasp on reality begins to slide. Driven by a longing more powerful than anything she has ever known, she struggles on the edge of darkness, watched closely by her husband, her mother, and the doctor who is fast becoming a dangerous focus for her confused mind. Into the picture comes Anna, a young, single mother from Glasgow, living in a Streatham highrise. All she wants is a new life and a fresh start. She has no money, no job, no man, and no prospects, but she has something far more precious: her own child. Now, her baby is missing, and she longs for its safe return. As the days roll into nights while the search for her son takes place, her own agonising wait begins
Beautiful baking by Jane Asher( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Losing it by Jane Asher( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Cakes for fun by Jane Asher( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
The masque of the red death The premature burial ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Side A. The masque of the red death. The evil Prince Prospero is a devil worshipper and a tyrannical ruler. Anyone who stands against him is sentenced to death. Two men dare to denounce the Prince and are imprisoned. A beautiful woman pleads for their release, but is captured by the Prince for his own pleasures. The two prisoners are brought to the Prince at his "Masque Ball" for public torture. But there is one uninvited guest standing in the shadows waiting for the right moment to strike. Side B. The premature burial. In a dark, deserted graveyard a mad doctor and two young medical students watch as workmen labor to exhume the body of someone thought to be buried alive. The discovery triggers an unexplainable reaction in Guy Carrell, one of the young students, whose ancestors met their untimely deaths in strange and unusual ways, and Guy is worried that he may be next
Silent nights for you and your baby by Jane Asher( Book )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
The masque of the red death by Roger Corman( visu )
22 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 168 libraries worldwide
A mysterious guest appears at the evil Prince Prospero's Masque Ball. Suddenly, the decadent revels turn into a grisly dance with death
The skull beneath the skin by P. D James( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Hired to protect a neurotic actress, Cordelia Gray becomes embroiled in a case as dangerous to her own life as it is mysterious. Clarissa Lisle hopes to make a comeback in a production to be played in Ambrose Gorringe's sinister castle at Courcy Island. Cordelia is there to ensure her safety - but it soon becomes clear that all are in danger
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