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Bolam, James 1935-

Overview
Works: 241 works in 627 publications in 5 languages and 11,631 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television series  Television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Television cop shows  Televised plays  Television crime shows 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Director
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Publications about James Bolam
Publications by James Bolam
Most widely held works by James Bolam
As you like it by William Shakespeare( visu )
39 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,806 libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, a pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France
New tricks ( visu )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
"Superintendent Sandra Pullman ... heads a team of aging detectives pulled out of retirement for a job they're uniquely qualified to do: tackle cold cases--some of them decades old"--Container
New tricks ( visu )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
As punishment for messing up a kidnap rescue and shooting a dog in the process, Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman is re-assigned to the newly created unsolved murder squad. Due to a manpower shortage her team is made up of veteran detectives brought back onto the police force, bringing a 1970's mentality to modern policing. The team's first case is to re-investigate a twenty year old murder conviction which has suddenly come into question due to police corruption. Sifting through the lies, dubious motives and the police cover up during the first investigation, the unorthodox methods of the dinosaur detectives eventually discover what really happened twenty years ago. In the process, the squad clears up two murders and an armed robbery
The loneliness of the long distance runner by Tony Richardson( visu )
42 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 519 libraries worldwide
A rebellious youth, sentenced to a boy's reformatory for robbing a bakery, rises through the ranks of the institution through his prowess as a long distance runner. During his solitary runs, reveries of his life and times before his incarceration lead him to re-evaluate his priviledged status as the Governor's prize runner
New tricks ( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
With old-school detective work and a little state-of-the-art forensics, the veterans unearth a range of baffling crimes, including the murder of a lawyer, a racially motivated attack on an Asian bride, and a mysterious unidentified human torso. Includes the complete 8-episode second season
In celebration by David Storey( visu )
14 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
This is a tender and moving study of a family at breaking point, a story of love, repressed emotions and of ultimate redemption
New tricks ( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Superintendent Sandra Pullman leads the unsolved crimes unit of the Metropolitan Police. Her team includes three aging former detectives lured out of retirement. Can a curmudgeonly trio of crime busters learn new tricks to crack tough crimes? Or are old-fashioned hunches and footwork still best?
New tricks ( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
The hit British crime series returns with new mysteries. Aging cops and traditional sleuthing trump high-tech gadgets and modern criminology. As one of the most-watched shows on British television, New Tricks features strong writing, wry humor, and a splendid cast
New tricks ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
New Tricks follows a team of semi-retired and somewhat curmudgeonly detectives as they reinvestigate cold cases. The fifth season returns with more sharp writing, dry humor, and engrossing mysteries. Guest stars include Claire Bloom, James Fox, David Troughton, and Ronald Pickup. Includes bonus behind-the-scenes featurette
New tricks ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
The hit British crime series returns with new mysteries. Aging cops and traditional sleuthing trump high-tech gadgets and modern criminology. As one of the most-watched shows on British television, New Tricks features strong writing, wry humor, and a splendid cast
New tricks ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman leads a motley crew of retired cops who solve cold cases. Includes all eight episodes from the fourth season
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Dead man's eleven: Schock ripples across the village of Fletcher's Cross when a prominent businessman's trophy wife is bludgeoned to death with a cricket bat. While the victim had no apparent enemies, her avaricious husband, Robert Cavendish, is hated by all. Death of a stranger: As the Upper Marshwood hunt heads off into the woods, a filthy tramp runs for cover, stumbles and falls into a pit screaming. This suspicious death, and the puzzling behavior of several villagers, leads Barnaby to discover a tangle of sordid secrets. Blue herrings: When Muriel Harrap's lifeless body is found late one night in the elevator at Lawnside, a home for the elderly, everyone assumes she died of natural causes. But when another seemingly healthy woman dies, rumers of fraud and murder terrify the residents. Judgement day: Amid the excitement of preparations for the Perfect Village Competition in Midsomer Mallow, a local rogue is found brutally murdered. Barnaby discovers a wealth of suspects, all of whom appear to be lying, and a determination by the villagers to keep his investigation quiet so as not to jeopardize their chances in the competition
Shades of darkness ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 352 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
The Beiderbecke affair ( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
It never occurs to Trevor that dishy blondes don't usually sell jazz records door-to-door. He orders a set of Bix Beiderbecke LPs but receives the wrong items. While trying to locate the missing music, he and his girlfriend, Jill, stumble upon black market goods in a church basement, secret meetings in a parking lot. They find corruption at the highest levels. Helping them out are a couple of friends, an overzealous police officer, an elderly snoop, and a town planner with a drawer full of incriminating files
Helen Mirren at the BBC ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
The apple cart: The king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet wanting a constitutional monarchy
Dirty tricks ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Part bawdy bedroom farce, part zany crime caper. The story about a charming underachiever on the run from the law. Sure, he's manipulative, money-grubbing, and completely amoral. But is he a murderer? Absolutely not, he insists, despite the pesky corpses piling up. After befriending an accountant, he beds the man's wife Karen before a wealthy widow next catches his eye. When Karen meets an untimely demise, a plodding police detective gets involved, and things take a decidedly dicey turn
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, Macbeth murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes
The island on Bird Street by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 236 libraries worldwide
In times of war, courage is necessary for survival. Alex is an 11-year-old Jewish boy who lives in the Polish ghetto with his father and great-uncle, during WWII. When Nazis come to his city and clear the town, Alex manages to escape with the help of his family, but is left with only his pet mouse. Finding refuge in an abandoned building on Bird Street, Alex seeks inspiration from his favorite book while he and his pet await his father's return
To kill a king ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
1645: After years of civil war, King Charles I is overthrown and two heroes have emerged-- Lord General Thomas Fairfax and his best friend and deputy General Oliver Cromwell. Their friendship is threatened when Fairfax and his wife conspire to return the King to power, and Cromwell instead orders his execution, seizing control. His armies spread violence and fear throughout the country, and Fairfax realizes Cromwell must be stopped, and their bond as two comrades-at-arms irreparably broken
New tricks ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
For eight years, the old dogs of the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad--veteran detectives Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair), Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Garrow's Law), and Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney)--have been a close-knit team. Led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast)their beautiful, younger boss, they have solved cold cases with classic policing skills and easy camaraderie. Before long, Sandra finds a replacement in retired detective Steve McAndrew. A chatty, enthusiastic Scot, Steve treads on toes but gives the hit British series a "charm injection."
 
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Alternative Names
Bolam, James, 1938-
James Bolam Actor
James Bolam attore inglese
James Bolam britisk skodespelar
James Bolam britisk skuespiller
James Bolam Brits acteur
James Bolam brittisk skådespelare
James Bolam brytyjski aktor
Джеймс Болэм
ג'יימס בולאם שחקן אנגלי
Languages
English (166)
Spanish (8)
German (4)
French (1)
Italian (1)
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