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Annis, Francesca 1945-

Works: 296 works in 762 publications in 6 languages and 19,836 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Television programs  History  Melodrama  Televised plays  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
107 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,860 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
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( visu )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,464 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 demurring 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 Ludlow's 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
Jane Eyre by Julian Amyes( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,439 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
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( visu )
40 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,406 libraries worldwide
Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is not happy about the romantic interests of his sons
Cranford : return to Cranford ( visu )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside Cranford, a disaster as far as Captain Brown is concerned. Meanwhile, as Mr. Buxton returns to town with his son, William, and his niece, Erminia, Miss Matty becomes concerned about another young person, Peggy Bell, who lives in an isolated cottage with her mother and domineering brother. She decides to intervene and engineers an invitation that will bring the four young people together. But when tragedy strikes, she fears she has opened a Pandora's box from which Cranford will never recover
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 851 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
Home fires ( visu )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
Bitter rivals fight for control of the Women's Institute in a rural English town as it struggles with the onset of World War II. Separated from husbands, fathers, sons and brothers for years at a time, some permanently, they find themselves under extraordinary pressures in a rapidly fragmenting world
Copenhagen by PBS Hollywood( visu )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 603 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
Reckless ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Drama about a young doctor who falls for an older woman whose husband just happens to be his boss
Dalziel & Pascoe by Reginald Hill( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 403 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
Revolver by Guy Ritchie( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
After seven years in solitary, Jake Green is released from prison. He goes on to amass a lot of money by gambling. One night brothers, Jake, Billy and Joe are invited to sit in on a private game, where Jake is expected to lose to Dorothy Macha, a crime boss and local casino owner. Macha can't play for squat, but always wins because people are too scared to beat him. Jake isn't afraid of Macha. He not only beats Macha in a quick game of chance, but takes every possible opportunity to insult the man. The brothers leaves and Jake keels over. Doctors tell him he has a rare disease and will die in three days. Macha orders a hit on Jake. Loan shark brothers Avi and Zack, who are out to take Macha down, decide to protect Jake and his brothers. Now, Jake is ready to seek his revenge on Macha
Shades of darkness ( visu )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 350 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
Why didn't they ask Evans? ( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
During a round of golf on a cliff-top course in Wales, Bobby Jones discovers a man lying gravely injured on the rocks below. His last words, "Why didn't they ask Evans?," leads Bobby and his friend on a quest to find out what happened to the man
The Anton Chekhov collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Lillie ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Thirteen episodes in seven vols. of the true story of the beautiful Lillie Langtry, who rose from modest circumstances to lead a life that shocked and fascinated Victorian England
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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 Brits actrice
Francesca Annis brittisk skådespelare
Francesca Annis brytyjska aktorka
Φρανσέσκα Αννίς
Аннис, Франческа
Ֆրանչեսկա Աննիս
פרנצ'יסקה אניס שחקנית אנגלייה
فرانچسکا آنیس بازیگر بریتانیایی
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