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Madeley, Anna 1977-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 52 publications in 2 languages and 4,008 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Television mini-series  Historical films  Romance television programs  History 
Roles: Actor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Anna Madeley
Publications by Anna Madeley
Most widely held works by Anna Madeley
Sense & sensibility by John Alexander( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
Sense and sensibility: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love?
Mr. Selfridge ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
Emmy Award-winning actor Jeremy Piven stars as American entrepreneur and colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry Selfridge created a theater of retail for early 1900s Londoners where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining-or sometimes just eccentric-was showcased
The secret life of Mrs. Beeton ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Based on the life of Isabella Beeton, author of Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management and the most famous cookbook author in British history. Isabella was an accomplished business woman who died when she was only 28. Traces Isabella's transformation from young wife, to magazine journalist, to publishing phenomenon. Find out how a woman who couldn't cook ended up producing the world's most famous recipe book. Discover the dark secret that led to her early death
Agatha Christie Marple ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple during a chance encounter on a train. However, when Miss Pinkerton herself dies, Miss Marple believes it was no accident. The Do it with Mirrors: Miss Marple's old friend Carrie-Louise has always had a soft heart for charitable causes. This time it's juvenile criminals lodged in a reformatory on her estate. Murder and mystery follow needing Miss Marple's sleuthing skills. Why Didn't they Ask Evans? A dying man's last words turn young Bobby Attfield into an amateur detective. With the help of two assistants, socialite Frankie Derwent and Jane Marple, he sets out to solve the riddle they pose
The secret diaries of Miss Anne Lister ( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Anne Lister is a landowning woman who defied the conventions of her 19th century life to great scandal, for Anne was a lesbian. Her affair with 'soul mate' Marianna Belcombe keeps society guessing but when it is announced that Marianna is to be married to the older, corpulent and wealthy Charles Lawton, Anne is distraught. And so she begins a string of relationships
The rivals ( visu )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Sheridan's play is a portrait made of material from his own life. One of the sharpest and funniest social comedies of the late eighteenth century is presented here in the perfect setting of a theatre built just nine years before the play was written
The iron hand of Mars by Lindsey Davis( file )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Anton Lesser and Anna Madeley star in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the fourth novel in Lindsey Davis's bestselling series featuring Roman private eye Falco. The iron hand of Mars sees Falco being dispatched to one of the most hostile parts of the Empire to deliver a new standard -- an iron hand -- to one of the legions. Germania is cold, wet, dismal and full of dark forests inhabited by bloodthirsty barbarians, but Falco has an even bigger problem to worry about: he has forgotten Helena Justina's birthday, and she is being pursued by the Emperor's son Titus Caesar. As Falco makes his way through dangerous territory, he encounters the aftermath of a grisly crime, investigates the case of a missing legate, gets into trouble with a centurion and has a fateful encounter with a Celtic priestess and a giant bull
Affinity ( visu )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 111 libraries worldwide
A socialite trying to gain purpose to her life by mentoring at a woman's prison during the late 19th century, becomes enamored with one inmate, and discovers a world of secrets, passion, and the supernatural
Shadows in bronze by Lindsey Davis( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
The Emperor Vespasian has sent Falco and his low-life cronies to loot the home of Pertinax, a traitorous, now-dead employee. Pertinax left a lot of loose threads behind, not least of which is Helena Justina, his handsome, high-handed former wife, and Falco's clandestine lover
Affinity ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Set in and around the women's prison at Millbank in Victorian London, Margaret Prior has decided to pursue some 'good work' with the lady criminals of one of London's most notorious jails
Poseidon's gold by Lindsey Davis( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Returning to Rome after his mission to Germania, Falco finds that his mother is being harassed by a centurion named Censorinus, who says he is chasing a debt owed to him by Falco's brother Festus. Censorinus claims that Festus was involved in a syndicate, shipping valuable statues from Greece--and that even when his ship sunk, Festus had guaranteed that everyone in the group would get their money back
Poirot : complete cases collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
From England to the Mediterranean, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions
Miss Austen regrets : het geheime liefdesleven van Jane Austen by Jeremy Lovering( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
This speculative biopic based on Jane Austen's letters portrays the relationship between the nearly forty-year-old author, who is still unmarried, and her young niece Fanny who dreams of a romance like the ones in her aunt's books
The complete Inspector Lewis ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Pilot: Home from a two-year assignment in the British Virgin Islands, Inspector Robert Lewis is back in familiar territory, Oxford, England, five years after the death of his long-time partner the legendary Inspector Morse. Teamed up with the much younger detective Sergeant James Hathaway, Lewis barely makes it out of the airport before falling into his first murder investigation. Whom the gods would destroy: Lewis and Hathaway are thrown into a case that brings them face to face with the now grown members of a hedonistic group of Oxford undergrads that aspired to the principles of Dionysus. Old school ties: Jo Gilchrist is one of three ambitious Oxford students who have invited Nicky Turnbull, a computer hacker turned celebrity author, to give a lecture at the University Student's Union. Expiation: Rachel Mallory, a North Oxford housewife, is found hanged at home appearing to be a suicide. But though she leaves a devastated husband and two young daughters, she did not leave a suicide note, leading Lewis to suspect foul play
Ray Bradbury's The Martian chronicles : a full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisation by Richard Kurti( file )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Derek Jacobi and Hayley Atwell lead an all-star cast in The Martian Chronicles, a thrilling new dramatisation, reimagining Ray Bradbury's timeless fable of doomed Martian colonisation. When the first expedition to Mars mysteriously disappears, Earth sends a second to find out what happened. But the real mission is classified. And only Captain Wilder knows the truth. Spender, an anthropologist on Wilder's crew, attempts to prevent the colonisation that she believes will eradicate the last of an ancient people living on Mars. But to what lengths will she go? As the honourable but duty-bound Captain Wilder tracks the now rogue Spender into the Martian mountains, the future of this ancient planet is at stake. Meanwhile, Earth itself teeters on the brink of its own global catastrophe as the very survival of humanity hangs in the balance...This audio release also includes a special behind-the-scenes mini-documentary with interviews from the stars, plus six special teasers examining the Martian culture!'Derek Jacobi turns in a subtle, nuanced but incredibly powerful performance as Captain Wilder.' - The Radio Times'Boasting an impressive cast, pacey direction and phenomenally atmospheric sound design, it's certainly a polished production.' - SFX MagazineOriginal novel Ray Bradbury 1950. The Martian Chronicles ℗ B7 Enterprises Ltd 2015. All rights reserved
The middle by Amelia Bullmore( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Clare is the golden middle sister in a family headed by a formidable matriarch, Luca. Clare meets and quickly marries Martin, who falls just as much in love with her fun, sparky family. But Martin makes a mistake and sets in train a series of events which threaten his marriage and his new family
Mr Selfridge by John Jones( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Emmy Award-winning actor Jeremy Piven stars as American entrepreneur and colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry Selfridge created a theater of retail for early 1900s Londoners where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining-or sometimes just eccentric-was showcased. Based on the book Shopping, Seduction and Mr. Selfridge by author Lindy Woodhead
Die geheimen Tagebücher der Anne Lister ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In ihren geheimen Tagebüchern gibt sie sich als moderne, aufgeschlossene Lady zu erkennen, die aus ihrer Liebe für Frauen keinen Hehl macht: Miss Anne Lister (1791-1840). Anne Lister lebte in einer Zeit, in der eine offene, gleichgeschlechtliche Beziehung nicht mal ansatzweise denkbar war - und doch wollte sie nichts anderes. Die Grundbesitzerin aus Yorkshire verweigerte sich einer Vernunftehe und suchte stattdessen nach einer weiblichen Gefährtin. Vor der Öffentlichkeit musste sie ihre Lebensweise verbergen - anvertrauen konnte sie sich nur ihrem Tagebuch, dass sie mit einem Geheimcode verschlüsselte. Fast zwei Jahrhunderte dauerte es, ehe der Code geknackt und ihre gut geschützten Aufzeichnungen veröffentlicht werden konnten
Affinity by Sarah Waters( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
"An upper-class woman recovering from a suicide attempt, Margaret Prior has begun visiting the women's ward of Millbank prison, Victorian London's grimmest jail, as part of her rehabilitative charity work. Amongst Millbank's murderers and common thieves, Margaret finds herself increasingly fascinated by one apparently innocent inmate, the enigmatic spiritualist Selina Dawes. Selina was imprisoned after a seance she was conducting went horribly awry, leaving an elderly matron dead and a young woman profoundly disturbed. Although initially skeptical of Selina's gifts, Margaret is soon drawn into a twilight world of ghosts and shadows, unruly spirits and unseemly passions, until she is at last driven to concoct a desperate plot to secure Selina's freedom, and her own."--Jacket
Le journal secret d'Anne Lister by James Kent( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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