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French, Dawn

Overview
Works: 398 works in 841 publications in 2 languages and 17,269 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Television comedies  Fiction  Biography  Diary fiction  Domestic fiction  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Conceptor, Narrator, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Coraline by Henry Selick( visu )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,571 libraries worldwide
A young girl walks through a secret door that she has found in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life. On the surface, this parallel reality is eerily similar to her real life, but much better. When her adventure turns dangerous, and her counterfeit parents, including the Other Mother, try to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, determination, and bravery to get back home - and save her family
The Vicar of Dibley ( visu )
47 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger (Dawn French, "French & Saunders") who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
Lark Rise to Candleford ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Follows the relationship of two contrasting communities: Lark Rise, a small hamlet gently holding onto the past, and Candleford, a neighboring market town bustling into the future. When young Laura Timmins leaves Lark Rise for a job at the Candleford post office, she discovers an eye-opening, exciting new world. In the face of scandals and feuds, she must leave her childhood behind
Lark Rise to Candleford ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
Sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
Oh dear Silvia : a novel by Dawn French( Book )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 655 libraries worldwide
Who is in Coma Suite Number 5? A matchless lover? A supreme egotist? A selfless martyr? A bad mother? A cherished sister? A selfish wife? All of these. For this is Silvia Shute, who has always done exactly what she wants, until now, when her life suddenly, shockingly stops. Her past holds a terrible secret, and now that she is unconscious in a hospital bed, her constant stream of visitors are set to uncover the mystery of her broken life. Meanwhile she must lie there, victim of the beloveds, the borings, the babblings and the plain bonkers. Like it or not, the truth is about to pay Silvia a visit. Again, and again and again
Lark Rise to Candleford ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Newcomer Gabriel Cochrane arrive in Candleford with a vendetta against the evil banker Steerforth, who he feels has tricked him into losing his business. Elsewhere, Dorcas makes an ill-judged intervention, Minnie becomes worried that Alfie might fall out of love with her, and Emma is left in a precarious financial position
A tiny bit marvellous by Dawn French( Book )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 559 libraries worldwide
The story is told through the eyes of a mother and her two teenage children. There's seventeen-year-old Dora, a stroppy teenager who's just come out of her first relationship (it lasted a whole six weeks) and who's longing to escape to university; her long-suffering mother, Mo, a child psychiatrist who's baffled by the antagonist behaviour of her children; and sixteen-year-old Peter, who prefers to be known as Oscar due to his obsession with Oscar Wilde. Written in diary format, with each chapter narrated by a different voice, this is a hilarious, sharp and utterly compelling novel about the ups and down of family, sibling rivalry and growing up
French & Saunders at the movies by Dawn French( visu )
33 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 517 libraries worldwide
Ab Fab creators Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders star in this highlights program of the best skits and spoofs from their fourth season. Includes send-ups of Alien, Misery, Silence of the lambs, stuffy costume dramas, and of course the royals
The vicar of Dibley ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
Marple ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
Clatterford ( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
When Sal's husband dies suddenly of a heart attack, Sal and her best friend, Tip try to find some fun among the knitting and cake-baking of The Ladies' Guild in the small West Country town of Clatterford St. Mary. The Guild members are certainly an eccentric bunch: leader Eileen, who takes her position--and chains--very seriously; cheese-mad Rose (or Margaret, depending on whether she's taken her medication); Delilah Stagg of the loose false teeth and orange tights; rock star mother Caroline who, when not horse riding or dining at Madonna's, is always on the lookout for somebody to do the school run; Queenie, a crossing guard in search of some traffic; and Kate, the local grievance group visitor, still wallowing in widowhood
The vicar of Dibley ( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. In addition to new experiences, Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life
The vicar of Dibley ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
Clatterford ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
"Set in a small West Country town, Jennifer Saunders' enchanting comedy follows the continuing exploits of ex-practice nurse Sal Vine and the memorable, and not a little eccentric, members of the local Guild"--Container
La fille du régiment a comic opera in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
The waif Marie is adopted by a French army regiment, falls in love with a Tyrolean youth called Tonio, but is carried off to live with the Marquise of Berkenfeld who plans to turn her into a genteel lady and marry her to an aristocrat; but the Marquise turns out to be her long lost mother who lets her marry Tonio in the end
Clatterford ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Follows the daily lives of members of the women's guild in the village of Clatterford St. Mary in England
Big knits by Dawn French( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Gentlemen prefer French & Saunders ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
The comic duo behind Ab Fab bring their unique sense of humor to movies, music, magazine, and mid-morning television in this collection of classic spoofs. Includes Rock stars and their toilets, Opera divas, Womanly world, and the original Ab Fab sketch
Peter Pan by J. M Barrie( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 libraries worldwide
The adventures of the three Darling children in Never-Never Land with Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story
 
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Alternative Names
French, Dawn Roma.
French, Dawn Roma, 1957-
Languages
English (219)
French (10)
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