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Capaldi, Peter

Works: 159 works in 299 publications in 3 languages and 7,383 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Television comedies  Detective and mystery television programs  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery stories  Juvenile works  History  Humor  Science fiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Scenarist, Director, Film editor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Peter Capaldi
Publications by Peter Capaldi
Most widely held works about Peter Capaldi
Most widely held works by Peter Capaldi
World War Z by Marc Forster( visu )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,399 libraries worldwide
Former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane travels the globe in an effort to eliminate the zombie pandemic that is endangering the existence of humanity
In the loop by Armando Iannucci( visu )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,130 libraries worldwide
When Britain's Secretary Of State For International Development Simon Foster states, in the midst of a radio interview, that a war in the Middle East in "unforeseeable," it doesn't follow his government's "line" on events. The problem is that war is not unforeseeable, what with America itching to invade somewhere in the Middle East and the British government loyally following. Unfortunately, Foster suspects nothing about the firestorm to follow. By the next day, Foster is the target of the Prime Minister's director of communications Malcolm Tucker, and the focus of attention for anti-war American diplomat Karen Clarke. After US General George Miller and State Department hawk Linton Barwick jump into the mix, Foster's mountain of an ill-chosen remark turns into a series of festering molehills. In the end, one thing is clear: grave matters involving global power cannot be separated from the pettiness of democratic governance, which is impelled by careerism, vanity, moral compromise and--at least in London--by ear-singeing profanity
The fifth estate by Bill Condon( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg team up to become underground watchdogs of the very powerful. They create a platform that allows whistleblowers to anonymously leak covert data. But when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest trove of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history, they battle each other and a defining question of our time: what are the costs of keeping secrets in a free society, and what are the costs of exposing them?
Torchwood ( visu )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
The Torchwood team is faced with their fiercest threats to date-- one which throws the future of Torchwood and the entire human race spiraling into danger. They battle against the odds but do they stand a chance of saving mankind?
The hour ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
"Rejoining The Hour a year on in 1957, the team are still striving to broadcast the stories they believe in, grappling with the disturbing threat of the Cold War and a country in the grip of unsettling, rapid change. Bel is still single and determined not to get involved with another married man, but finds herself taking on her adversary Bill Kendall, an ITV producer whose magnetic charm she can't help but find irresistible. Hector has risen to the status of a national celebrity and, drawn into the seductive glamour of Soho nightclub, El Paradis, falls under the spell of the beautiful and seductive KiKi. No longer happy at The Hour under Randall's new regime, he is tempted by offers from ITV, but when a night at the club goes badly wrong, scandal threatens and Hector must try and stop a news story that could destroy his marriage and his career. Investigative reporter Freddie makes an unexpected return to uncover and tackle police corruption within the world of Soho crime and vice."--Container
Modigliani by Mick Davis( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Brings to life the artistic genius Amedeo Modigliani's story of tragic love, rivalry, and excess in the midst of art history's golden age when greats like Picasso, Rivera, Cocteau, and Modigliani held court in the salons of post-WWI Paris
Witch hunt by Ian Rankin( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Witch is a terrorist - one of the best - but this job is going to test even her to the very limit. This time her cold calculation may desert her just when she needs it most. On her tail are three very different detectives - one woman, two men. Two are at the beginning of their careers, while one is staking a lifetime's experience on tracking Witch down
Fortysomething ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Paul Slippery is an anxiety-ridden British doctor suffering from all those symptoms and more. His wife has embarked on a new career and perhaps an extramarital affair or two. His three oversexed sons mock him without mercy. And at work he's tangled in red tape and tormented by a flaky colleague
The lair of the white worm ( visu )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and German and held by 207 libraries worldwide
The Lair of the White Worm tells the story of a woman who worships a pagan god, the White Worm. When a party of unsuspecting people visit her castle, she works her unique charms on one of the guests to use her as a sacrifice to the snake!
Pinochet's last stand ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
In 1973, Gen. Pinochet overtook Chile in a violent coup. In 1998 came the surprise arrest of the former Chilean dictator for crimes against humanity. Armed with a diplomatic passport and apparent immunity, the retired general visited Great Britain for a vacation that was to forever change his life -- and the prospects for dictators across the globe. Amnesty International spearheaded the long-awaited arrest with help from the Spanish and British governments, but faced a pro-Pinochet publicity campaign masterminded by one of the dictator's few allies, former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. As the dissenting faction pushed for an extradition trail, 500 days passed with Pinochet held under house arrest in an exclusive suburban London community
The thick of it ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the blunders of the fictitious Department of Social Affairs and Citizenship, a government department barely registering on the national radar. In this Ministry, every announcement is followed by a whirlwind of u-turns, every policy is a scramble and every mishap is met with abuse from the Prime Minister's policy enforcer
Prime suspect 3 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Superintendent of Detectives Jane Tennison must solve the savage murder of a young boy burned alive
The crow road by Ian Banks( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Prentice is searching for his long lost uncle who disappeared without a trace. When he discovers clues on a computer disc containing some of his uncle's notes to a novel, he embarks on a complex journey through his family's secretive past. No matter how shocking or dangerous his quest becomes, he is determined to find the answers and solve what turns out to be a ghastly mystery
Paradise postponed --and its sequel Titmuss regained ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
Franz Kafka's it's a wonderful life -- and other strange tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Features four short films that were award winners and festival favorites
International release 3 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
The third collection of international short films including documentaries, an interview, animation, fiction and music
Strictly Sinatra by Peter Capaldi( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Tony is a Sinatra-style lounge singer who finds himself lured into the glamorous world of the mob when he is made an offer he can't refuse. Though his new connections secure his singing career, there's a price to pay, as he's slowly drawn into a life of crime. When forced to choose between stardom and the girl he's fallen in love with, he learns that getting to the top can be murder
Out of Asia ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Presents new evidence that disputes the theory that modern man evolved from Africa. Asserts that Homo erectus was established in Australia simultaneous with its appearance in Africa
The treasure seekers by Nicholas Farrell( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
A terrible doom falls over the house of Bastable! Widower Richard Bastable faces financial ruin if he cannot complete his new invention, a refrigeration machine. With creditors at their doorstep, his five imaginative and michievous children team up "to restore the fortunes of our house."
Doctor Who ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe₂s deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars. And amongst them, The Doctor. Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe
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