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Annis, Francesca 1945-

Works: 302 works in 720 publications in 10 languages and 18,976 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  History  Historical films  Melodrama  Television adaptations  Television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Francesca Annis
Publications by Francesca Annis
Most widely held works about Francesca Annis
Most widely held works by Francesca Annis
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
71 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,798 libraries worldwide
A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head
Jane Eyre by Susanna White( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn...secrets that could destroy her happiness
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( visu )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
Cranford, in 1842, is a market town in northwest England. It is a place governed by etiquette, custom and above all, an intricate network of ladies. It seems that life has always been conducted according to their social rules. For spinsters Deborah Jenkyns, the arbiter of correctness, and Matty, her dumurring sister, the town is a hub of intrigue. Handsome new doctor Frank Harrison has arrived from London; a retired Captain and his daughters move in across the street and preparations for Lady Ludlows garden party are underway. The town has some secrets which are about to be revealed. But news comes that shakes the town, a railway line from Manchester is coming to Cranford
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( visu )
32 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry
The libertine by Laurence Dunmore( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 936 libraries worldwide
John Wilmot, a 17th century poet, is the Earl of Rochester and from the beginning he treats his wife cruelly, drinks to relentless excess, abuses his friendships, and generally wallows in dissipation, much to the dismay of King Charles II. The king hopes that Rochester will write a play glorifying his reign. But Rochester finds his true inspiration when he sees a young actress named Lizzie Barry. Rochester sets out to make her the greatest actress of their time--and she, with some reluctance, submits to his teaching
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 875 libraries worldwide
The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
Cranford return to Cranford ( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 867 libraries worldwide
Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realised in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. The shadow of the railway still looms but, to the relief of Matty and the Amazons, the line has been halted five miles outside of Cranford because of Lady Ludlow's refusal to sell her land. Elsewhere Miss Matty's friend Mr Buxton returns to town with his son, William, and his niece, Erminia. Miss Matty decides to introduce them to Peggy Bell, a young woman who lives in an isolated cottage with her mother and domineering brother, Edward, in the hope of building friendships. But, when tragedy strikes, she comes to believe that she has opened Pandora's box and fears Cranford will never recover
Lillie ( visu )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 737 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
Reckless ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Drama about a young doctor who falls for an older woman whose husband just happens to be his boss
Copenhagen by PBS Hollywood( visu )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 513 libraries worldwide
A television adaptation of Michael Frayn's play about the 1941 meeting between Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, longtime friends whose work had opened the way to the atomic bomb, but who found themselves on opposite sides of World War II
Dune by David Lynch( visu )
26 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 470 libraries worldwide
After his father's assassination, a Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis to free their desert world from the emperor's rule
Marple ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and unresolved jealousies that lead to murder. Nemesis: Miss Marple receives a request from an old friend, the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel, to investigate a possible crime. The only direction he leaves her is to look for clues on a mystery bus tour. At Bertram's Hotel: Revisiting a glamorous London hotel that she remembers fondly from her girlhood, Miss Marple finds that nothing has changed, including the atmosphere of danger beneath its highly polished veneer. Ordeal by Innocence: Miss Marple is invited to a wedding of her former housemaid Gwenda, and her fiancé Leo Argyle. Leo's grown children and family are still reeling from the murder of their mother and the execution of their brother Jacko for the crime. A stranger arrives who exonerates Jacko, leading all to realize that the real murderer is still in their midst
Revolver by Guy Ritchie( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Jake Green is a grifter who vows revenge against Macha, the ferocious crime boss who sent him to prison. After taking Macha down in a game of chance, Macha puts out a hit on Jake. Caught between a gun and a hard place, Jake finds himself protected by two vicious loan sharks who make him an offer he can't refuse
Dalziel & Pascoe ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 387 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 this world. So when the inexperienced, university-educated Peter Pascoe joins his team at Mid-Yorkshire CID, the omens don't look good
Why didn't they ask Evans? by Agatha Christie( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
From a rocky deathbed on the rugged coast of Wales, a dying man's last question sets in motion a chilling and beautifully complex chain of events
Shades of darkness ( visu )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Delves into the world of the supernatural with six bizarre, inexplicable, and frightening ghost stories as told by some of the greatest mystery authors of all time
The Anton Chekhov collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
The tragedy of Macbeth by Roman Polanski( visu )
10 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity. Jon Finch and Francesca Annis star as a decorated warrior rising in the ranks and his driven wife, scheming together to take the throne by any means
Krull ( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and French and held by 263 libraries worldwide
The planet Krull is a mythical planet where creatures of myth work incredible magic, and where a horrific Beast is the Ruler. Prince Colwyn must face many trials and adventures to rescue his young bride and save the planet
Agatha Christie's Tommy & Tuppence partners in crime ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Dame Agatha's tales of crime-solving couple Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, a fun-loving and flirtatious pair who thrive on matching wits with criminals and with each other. This set chronicles their partnership from its beginnings and as proprietors of a detective agency
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Alternative Names
Annis, Francisca 1944-
Francesca Annis actrice britannique
Francesca Annis attrice britannica
Francesca Annis britische Schauspielerin
Francesca Annis britisk skodespelar
Francesca Annis britisk skuespiller
Francesca Annis Brits acteur
Francesca Annis brittisk skådespelare
Francesca Annis brytyjska aktorka
Φρανσέσκα Αννίς
Аннис, Франческа
فرانچسکا آنیس بازیگر بریتانیایی
English (212)
French (7)
Spanish (6)
German (4)
Multiple languages (3)
Russian (1)
Turkish (1)
Icelandic (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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