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Ridley, Philip

Works: 122 works in 440 publications in 9 languages and 7,254 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Fantasy fiction  Horror films  Fantasy films  Screenplays  Gangster films  Humorous fiction  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Director, Creator, Scenarist, Interviewee, Performer, fmd
Classifications: PR6068.I292, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Publications about Philip Ridley
Publications by Philip Ridley
Most widely held works by Philip Ridley
Krindlekrax, or, How Ruskin Splinter battled a horrible monster and saved his entire neighborhood by Philip Ridley( Book )
23 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Although he is very thin with frizzy hair and thick glasses, nine-year-old Ruskin believes he is born to be a hero and sets out to prove it by delivering his beloved Lizard Street from the menace of Krindlekrax
Dakota of the White Flats by Philip Ridley( Book )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 431 libraries worldwide
In searching for an eccentric old woman's jewel-encrusted turtle, Dakota and Treacle tangle with a recluse author and almost become a midnight menu for mutant eels
Kasper in the glitter by Philip Ridley( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Armed with the world's largest Banoffi pie, Kasper Whisky sets off to rescue his kidnapped mother from the evil King Streetwise and his gang
Meteorite spoon by Philip Ridley( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 232 libraries worldwide
When Mr. and Mrs. Thunder have the biggest argument of all time, they finally bring the house down! Trapped beneath the rubble, Filly and Fergal escape, with the help of the magical meteorite spoon, to a technicolour fantasy island, Honeymoonia
Scribbleboy by Philip Ridley( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Bailey arrives in a new concrete neighbourhood with his extraordinary family, but he has no friends. He dreams about strange multicoloured shapes brightening up deserted buildings, and of the infamous Scribbleboy thought to have created them
Vincent River by Philip Ridley( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 187 libraries worldwide
"Last December 17-year-old Davey saw something that he can't forget. Yesterday, 53-year-old Anita was forced to flee the flat she'd lived in all her adult life. Davey and Anita have never met. Yet both know, sooner or later, their paths have to cross. For the thing Dewey saw, and the reason Anita fled, are connected by a secret...the secret of Vincent River"--Back cover
Heartless ( visu )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Jamie is a talented young photographer who has a disfiguring birthmark that makes him feel like an outsider. While he is developing pictures, Jamie sees a hooded figure peering from behind a window. Investigating, he stumbles into a horrific world of reptilian monsters posing as street gangs, violence inflicted on the most innocent, and a demon with the power to offer Jamie everything he has ever dreamed of, but at a deadly price
Ghost from a perfect place by Philip Ridley( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
"Back in the Swinging Sixties, Travis Flood led a gang that terrorised East London. Now, after an absence of many years, he returns to find his old turf in the clutches of a new kind of gang ... with a new kind of leader. Rio -- ruler of a mob of girls -- instantly captivates Travis with her haunting beauty. But soon a shocking story begins to emerge -- one that shatters both their distorted memories. A scorching dark comedy where a monster from the past meets the mosters of the present."--Page 4 of cover
Vinegar Street by Philip Ridley( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Poppy Popplesticks loves her life on Vinegar Street. And everybody who lives there loves Poppy. But, one day, a tingling voice inside Poppy's head warns her that change is on the way. A change that will threaten Poppy's whole world. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
ZinderZunder by Philip Ridley( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Italian and English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Mumzie wants Max to be a little gentleman. Max wants Mumzie to stop criticizing him and realise just how fabulously razzmatazz his tap-dancing is. Can ZinderZunder make Max's wish come true. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The pitchfork Disney by Philip Ridley( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Twenty-eight-year-old twin brothers live a reclusive life in East London following the tragic loss of their parents years ago. When one of the twins finally opens their home to a stranger, he lets in their worst nightmares
Mercury fur by Philip Ridley( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Challenging new play by the enfant terrible of dark, disturbing drama. Elliot is panicking. The party that he and his brother Darren have been planning has been brought forward - to tonight. In a lawless, ravaged city, where memories of the past have been brutally erased, the boys and their team survive by realising their clients' darkest fantasies. But just how far are they prepared to go in trading humanity for information? As the light fades and events spiral out of control it becomes clear that on the success of the evening hangs not just their security, but their existence. The world is a
Mighty fizz chilla by Philip Ridley( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Milo Kick is no longer Mum's little angel. When he is sent away to stay with an old family friend, Cressida Bell, Milo becomes obsessed with a tale that will change his life. It is the story of Mighty fizz chilla
Shivered by Philip Ridley( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
"A young couple are moving into their new home. A soldier is being held hostage. Two boys are searching for monsters. All these things are connected by both family and time ... but what story can be told when family and time are broken? Covering over twelve years, 'Shivered' unpicks the story of two families and then re-weaves it into something new and startling. Seven people, one war, a derelict car plant and mysterious lights in the sky ... all come together in the Essex new-town of Draylingstowe, where the view from green hills once offered hope and prosperity for all."--
Zip's Apollo by Philip Ridley( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Zip Jingle, his mum and his little brother, Newt, have just moved from the Forest to New Town, where even the trees are plastic. The magic has gone out of their lives and they don't know how to get it back. Until one day, Zip and Newt bring home a shopping trolley from the supermarket and it speaks to them. Suggested level: intemediate, junior secondary
The fastest clock in the universe by Philip Ridley( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
In a strange room in East London the party preparations are under way. Everything has been planned to the last detail. Surely nothing can go wrong? After all, there's the specially made birthday cake, the specially written cards, the specially chosen guest of honour ... and a very, very sharp knife. Philip Ridley's edgy and provocative drama caused a sensation when it premiered at Hampstead Theatre in 1992, winning the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Newcomer to the Stage and the Meyer Whitworth Prize. It is now regarded as a contemporary classic
The Krays by Philip Ridley( visu )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Raised by an iron-willed mother who understood the power of fear, the Kray brothers developed an eerie, interdepndent relationship that allowed them to act in tandem on their most violent impulses. Driven by ambition, competition, and sheer bloodlust, they turned their talent for torture into an underground empire that awed all of England. But their dreams of wealth and power quickly deteriorated into a nightmare of psychosis and unimaginable violence. The story of their rise to power and eventual fall from grace is both compelling and horrifying
Mercedes Ice : an urban fairy story for modern children by Philip Ridley( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and Finnish and held by 109 libraries worldwide
In the beginning, Shadow Point was the tallest, most magnificent tower block anyone had ever seen. But soon the shining concrete began to crack and the gleaming windows became grimy and dull. Into this colourless decay comes Mercedes Ice, Crown Prince of Shadow Point, with an impossible demand: Colour. -- Cover, page [4]
The American dreams : two screenplays by Philip Ridley( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Piranha Heights by Philip Ridley( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 99 libraries worldwide
The setting of 'Piranha Heights', the last in Ridley's 'Brothers' trilogy, is a living room frozen in the 1960s. It is Mother's Day and mother is dead. Now her two sons gather in her home to argue about the truth of their childhood. But a storm is approaching ... with a violent truth all of its own. 'Piranha Heights' premiered at the Soho Theatre, London, in 2008
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Alternative Names
Philip Ridley artista, scrittore e drammaturgo inglese
Philip Ridley britischer Künstler und Autor
Philip Ridley britisk skribent
Philip Ridley Brits schrijver
Philip Ridley brittisk författare
Филип Ридли английский драматург, прозаик, сценарист, кинорежиссер
פיליפ רידלי סופר בריטי
リドリー, フィリップ
English (144)
Italian (27)
German (17)
Finnish (10)
Dutch (4)
French (3)
Japanese (2)
Slovenian (1)
Danish (1)
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