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Venning, Harry

Overview
Works: 49 works in 57 publications in 1 language and 704 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Humor  Drama  Radio programs  Humorous fiction  Fiction  Radio comedies  Caricatures and cartoons  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
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Publications about Harry Venning
Publications by Harry Venning
Most widely held works by Harry Venning
Bullying : a practical guide to coping for schools by Michele Elliott( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Explains different types of bullies and bullying, looks at how to deal with bullies, and where to get help. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Smoking by Matthew Whyman( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Drinking by Matthew Whyman( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Looks at the various types of alcohol, why people drink, safe alcohol consumption, health risks, peer pressure, and provide ways to get treatment and counselling for people who are dependent on alcohol. Suggested level: secondary
Clare in the community by Harry Venning( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Sally Phillips stars as Clare in the first series of the acclaimed BBC Radio 4 comedy. Like plenty before her, social worker Clare Barker has entered a caring profession so that she can sort out other people's problems rather than deal with her own. A control freak, Clare likes nothing better than interfering in other people's lives on both a professional and personal basis, while at the same time finding it a trial having to put up with tiresome members of the public. Politically correct, humourless and prone to jargon, she is entirely lacking in self-awareness, making her encounters with colleagues, family and her partner Brian wonderfully entertaining and richly comic
Torn in two by Matthew Whyman( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Scene of the crime by Marvin Miller( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Clare in the community by Harry Venning( file )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Clare Barker, the social worker with all the politically correct jargon but none of the practical solutions, is back in the community. These six episodes find her struggling once again to control her professional and private life, as she goes house hunting with Brian, tries to survive Christmas Day with her family, and helps Megan organize her one-year-old daughter's birthday party
My name, my joke by Jennifer Curry( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Aarrgh! : the monster hunter's guide by Jim Eldridge( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Elefriends star elephant joke book by Elefriends( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Even more ways to handle grown ups by Jim Eldridge( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Who dunnit? : how to be a detective in ten easy lessons by Marvin Miller( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
You'll learn to be a detective in ten easy lessons by solving these ten top-secret cases
Scene of the crime by Marvin Miller( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Clare in the community ( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The second in the Radio 4 comedy series based on the long running cartoon strip in the Guardian's Society section. Clare (Sally Phillips- Smack the Pony etc), like many before her, has entered a caring profession so that she can sort out other peoples problems rather than deal with her own. A control freak, Clare likes nothing better than interfering in other people's lives on both a professional and personal basis
Search for the golden acorn by Michael Johnstone( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Clare in the community ( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Clare Barker is a social worker with all the politically correct jargon but none of the practical solutions
Hamlet : an actor prepares by Harry Venning( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Clare in the Community series 3 by Harry Venning( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Clare in the Community, Series 10 : Series 10 & A Christmas Special Episode of the BBC Radio 4 Sitcom by Harry Venning( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The complete tenth series of the Sony Award-winning comedy series - plus a Christmas special'The best comedy on radio' Moira Petty, The StageClare Barker, the social worker with all the politically correct jargon but none of the practical solutions, continues to struggle with her professional and private life in these seven hilarious episodes, which include a special Christmas edition of the show.In Christmas with Clare Barker, Clare is working through the holidays, and has had enough of the whole seasonal shebang. But will a chance encounter bring back a bit of festive magic?Series Ten sees Brian going on a fitness kick and joining a men's group. Clare, meanwhile, gets involved with a TV producer making a documentary about the Sparrowhawk estate; faces some home truths at a family funeral; attempts to co-operate with her estranged sister and intervenes with Nali's ex-husband. Plus, the Sparrowhawk team work together to overcome a little problem in the office; and hold a leaving do, taking the opportunity to reminisce.Sally Phillips stars as Clare, with a supporting cast including Alex Lowe as Brian and Nina Conti as Nali/Megan
 
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