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McGovern, Jimmy

Overview
Works: 139 works in 347 publications in 4 languages and 4,217 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Television series  Television crime shows  History  Legal television programs  Television melodramas  Fiction  Thrillers (Television programs) 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Creator, Speaker, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jimmy McGovern
Publications by Jimmy McGovern
Most widely held works about Jimmy McGovern
 
Most widely held works by Jimmy McGovern
Cracker ( visu )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and French and held by 383 libraries worldwide
A young couple become serial killers, and Fitz tries to quit drinking and gambling to win his wife back
Liam by Stephen Frears( visu )
36 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 352 libraries worldwide
The story of Liam, a seven-year-old boy growing up in Liverpool during the 1930s. As he prepares for his First Communion, young Liam tries to make sense of the complex and unsettled world around him, a world that is about to change forever due to economic, political and social upheaval
Cracker. [the final episode] ( visu )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and German and held by 299 libraries worldwide
In this final episode of the series, Fitz returns to England for his daughter's wedding, to find profound changes to his homeland, following the 9/11 and the Iraq war. He joins the police in hunting for a murderer with no apparent motive
Cracker ( visu )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and French and held by 292 libraries worldwide
The criminal psychologist returns in three more episodes: To Be A Somebody, The Big Crunch, and Men Should Weep. 'Fitz' combats personal crisis and professional challenges when racism, religion, and murder get in his way
Cracker ( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
In this PBS Mystery series a criminal psychologist battles his own personal problems while trying to solve murder cases. In 'Lucky White Ghost' he is asked to solve serial murders in Hong Kong where local police have no experience with serial killers
Priest by Antonia Bird( visu )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 263 libraries worldwide
A young Roman Catholic priest in a Liverpool parish must learn to deal with the issues of homosexuality and incest, as well as conflicts between his vows and his conscience
Cracker : the complete collection ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Cracker is a criminal psychologist with a dark side - a side dependent on a cocktail of alcohol and gambling
The Accused ( visu )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
One by one, defendants are led into court to face their fate. Willy and Frankie, Helen and Liam, family man Kenny and seventeen-year-old Stephen are ordinary people, or so it seems. Are they innocent or guilty? Will the jury make the right decision? From the writer of Cracker and The Street, winner of two international Emmys, the British anthology series pulls viewers in as the tension builds
The street ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Meet six ordinary people with extraordinary lives. A married couple falling in love again after 40 years, two fighting sisters reunited by fate, a taxi driver with an unexpected friendship, and a wife and her lover all have their lives intertwine
The street ( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
An outstanding drama series about life behind the front doors of everyday working-class families on a street in Manchester, northern England
Accused ( visu )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
One by one, defendants are led into court to face their fate. Willy and Frankie, Helen and Liam, family man Kenny and seventeen-year-old Stephen are ordinary people, or so it seems. Are they innocent or guilty? Will the jury make the right decision? From the writer of Cracker and The Street, winner of two international Emmys, the British anthology series pulls viewers in as the tension builds
Cracker ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Gerry "Fitz" Fitzgerald is a psychologist working with the Los Angeles police. He's a heavy drinker and a gambler and he has uncanny success interrogating criminals as he understands their vices, weaknesses and perversities
Accused ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
One by one, defendants are led into court to face their fate. Willy and Frankie, Helen and Liam, family man Kenny and seventeen-year-old Stephen are ordinary people, or so it seems. Are they innocent or guilty? Will the jury make the right decision? From the writer of Cracker and The Street, winner of two international Emmys, the British anthology series pulls viewers in as the tension builds
The street ( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
An outstanding drama series about life behind the front doors of everyday working-class families on a street in Manchester, northern England. The inhabitants of The Street do their best to be good people as they struggle with moral choices in hard-hitting, individual stories of poverty, addiction, sexuality, unemployment, and crime
Banished ( visu )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
In 1787 Britain banished its unwanted citizens, orphans, petty thieves, prostitutes and highwaymen to Sydney in Australia. It was so hot, barren and hostile that very few people had ever set foot there. Yet these rejects, overseen by a small number of British officers and marines were expected to establish a colony. Somehow, in spite of famine, drought, escapes, hangings and floggings, the colony thrived. This new drama shows how a group of misfit characters established a new society, following their friendships and love stories, their struggles and successes
One day a lemming will fly ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
When a fourteen-year-old boy is found hanging from a tree, it seems like a simple suicide-- but is it?
Cracker ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Fitz is an addicted gambler, a heavy drinker, and a brilliant, if deeply flawed criminal psychologist. Follow Fitz as he investigates an accused commuter train killer with amnesia, a couple who share love and murder, and the killing of a young boy that shakes a community to its core
Cracker ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Fitz is an addicted gambler, a heavy drinker, and a brilliant, if deeply flawed criminal psychologist. Follow Fitz as he investigates an accused commuter train killer with amnesia, a couple who share love and murder, and the killing of a young boy that shakes a community to its core
The mad woman in the attic ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
A young woman is found savagely murdered on a train and the prime suspect claims to have total amnesia
The mad woman in the attic by Jim Mortimore( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and French and held by 50 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Jimmy McGovern British writer
Mac Govern Jimmy
MacGovern Jimmy
MacGovern, Jimmy 1949-
Mc Govern Jimmy
Джимми МакГоверн
جیمی مک‌گاورن
Languages
English (155)
French (8)
German (7)
Spanish (3)
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