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Langton, Simon

Overview
Works: 415 works in 897 publications in 4 languages and 14,588 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Detective and mystery television programs  Film adaptations  Romance television programs  Television series  Television programs  Television comedies  Short films 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, Actor, Restager, Film editor
Classifications: PR4034, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Simon Langton
Publications by Simon Langton
Most widely held works by Simon Langton
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Simon Langton( visu )
184 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,391 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Bennet is a strong-willed yet sensible young woman, the second of five sisters. She has a long-suffering but loving clerical father, and a scatterbrained mother anxious to marry them off as soon as possible--to wealthy young gentlemen. At a local ball, she encounters one such, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, whom she finds arrogant, cold, and rude. Her older sister Jane falls in love with Darcy's best friend Mr. Bingley, while youngest sister Lydia flirts with anyone in a military uniform. Lizzie finds herself fighting off the attentions of the unctuous Mr. Collins and quite taken by the charming Mr. Wickham - who also happens to be an enemy of Mr. Darcy. However, as the characters succumb in many ways to pride and prejudice, Lizzie learns that not all is quite as it seems ... and that Mr. Darcy might not be so disagreeable after all
Jane Austen's pride and prejudice ( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,325 libraries worldwide
The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation
Rosemary & Thyme ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two middle-aged women, make a fresh start by opening a gardening business. Mysteries grow around these two gardening sleuths as they dig up trouble on the job and use investigative skills to get to the bottom of things. Series two includes episodes set in gardens on the French Riviera and Italy's Lugurian coast in addition to several fabulous gardens in England
John Le Carré's Smiley's people by Simon Langton( visu )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 libraries worldwide
The bespectacled spymaster is once more called from retirement to come to the aid of the 'Circus' -- and he returns with a vengeance. The murder of an émigré Soviet General who was also a British agent sends him digging into the past on a twisted trail across Europe that moves, inexorably, towards a final showdown with his old adversary, Karla of Moscow Centre
Midsomer murders ( visu )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Death in the slow lane: A classic car show becomes a crime scene after a grisly death. Dark secrets: Barnaby and Jones investigate the suspicious death of a social services employee. Echoes of the dead: The detectives look into a series of copycat murders. the oblong murders: Jones goes undercover to investigate a local new-age cult
Rosemary & Thyme ( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Stunning locations at home and abroad provide the backdrop for this hit British mystery series. From their former careers as a university plant biologist and a police officer, Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme bring unique investigative talents to their horticultural and human mysteries. Their unobtrusive presence in the garden gives them unique access to secrets other detectives might miss--and that murderers would rather not reveal
Jeeves & Wooster ( visu )
25 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
This collection contains all 23 episodes of the series hailed as "irresistible" by critics and beloved by millions of fans worldwide. The inept clubman Bertie Wooster is rescued from various unpleasant situations by the suavely resourceful valet, Jeeves
The Duchess of Duke Street ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
The final episodes follow the indomitable heroine through the turmoil and terror of World War I to the 1920s. Based on a true story of Rosa Lewis, a culinary genius and the owner of London's Cavendish Hotel
Agatha Christie's Poirot by Agatha Christie( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
"Cordially invited to The Hollow for a weekend get-together, Hercule Poirot arrives just in time to see Gerda Christow standing, revolver in hand, over the dead body of her husband. Though it seems obvious she has killed her wayward spouse, Poirot doesn't believe things are so simple, especially when all the guests seem to loathe each other. Love, deceit, mystery, and death -- rest assured Poirot will get to the heart of the matter."
Shades of darkness ( visu )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 348 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 cinder path by Catherine Cookson series (Television program)( visu )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Charlie is marred to the scandalous Victoria, but is in love with her sister Florence. Charlie goes off to war in search of redemption. On the front lines, he battles not only the enemy, but also the demons of self-doubt which have plagued him throughout his life. One day, Charlie witnesses a murder and must decide whether to protect his abusive father or tell the truth
Foyle's war ( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
DCS Christopher Foyle investigates wartime crimes in the English coastal town of Hastings. With the end of World War II slowly but inevitably approaching, Foyle and his fellow citizens learn the price of victory and face a peace that will transform their lives in unexpected ways. Plan of attack: April 1944. DS Milner's investigation of a transportation fraud sets in motion a series of events that brings Foyle back to the force. As Hastings hosts an ecumenical conference on the morality of continued Allied bombing, Foyle probes the suspicious death of a young cartographer from the Air Ministry office. Broken souls: October 1944. At a psychiatric clinic treating troubled soldiers, the investigation of a doctor's murder turns up no shortage of suspects among the patients and staff. It also complicates Foyle's friendship with Dr. Josef Novak, the Polish refugee who heads the clinic. All clear: May 1945. As all of Britain awaits the formal announcement of the war's end, Foyle reluctantly joins a committee preparing to keep public order during the celebration to come. But the end comes too soon for two men-- one a stabbing victim, the other an apparent suicide
Midsomer murders ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The sleeper under the hill: Barnaby and Jones investigate the murder of Midsomer Mow farmer Alex Preston and its possible connection to a local group of Druids. The night of the stag: Barnaby and Jones investigate the connections between illegal home-brewing in Midsomer Abbas and the death of a government inspector. A sacred trust : Barnaby and Jones investigate vandalism and murder at Midsomer Priory. A rare bird: Barnaby and Jones investigate the murder of the president of the Midsomer-in-the-Marsh Ornithological Society
Rough diamond ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Aging criminal mastermind Des simply won't go gentle into that good night. Donning all manner of disguises, he can fool the authorities -- and his marks -- into thinking he's just another harmless old geezer. Behind his spectacles, though, Des always has his eye out for the next big score in diamonds, gold, or piles of cold cash. His intricately planned heists prove so daring and so outrageous that he always gets his target. And as for Des's victims -- well, they get what they deserve
Smiley's people ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
This brilliant sequel to 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' finds Smiley emerging from retirement to engage his lifelong nemesis, the Soviet spymaster Karla, in a final test of wits, nerves, and loyalties. Stellar ensemble casts bring John le Carre's thrilling tales of Cold War-era espionage to vivid life in these television classics
Midsomer murders ( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Detective Chief Inspector John Barnaby and Detective Sergeant Ben Jones investigate the connections between illegal home-brewing in Midsomer Abbas and the death of a government inspector
Rosamunde Pilcher's Nancherrow ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
A rebellious daughter is determined to keep her newly inherited family home, Nancherrow, despite the economic hardships she faces
P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves & Wooster : the complete second season ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
This collection features the six second season episodes of the series. A delightful obsession, an irresistible and irreverent romp through the drawing rooms of Edwardian England's tweedy elite
Agatha Christie's Poirot ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
"Death on the Nile": A pleasure cruise down the Nile turns deadly when a murder is discovered on board. "Sad Cypress": The solution to a double-murder case appears to be cut and dried, but Poirot's instincts eventually lead him to the real truth. "The Hollow": A weekend retreat where all the guests appear to despise one another finds Poirot hard at work doing what he does best. "Five little pigs": Poirot agrees to help a young woman prove her mother's innocence, 14 years after being sent to the gallows
Poirot & Marple by Agatha Christie( visu )
20 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Two of Christie's most popular mystery-solvers, Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, get to the bottom of 2 spine-tingling murder cases
 
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Alternative Names
Langdon, Simon
Simon Langton britischer Regisseur
Simon Langton British film and television director
Simon Langton Brits televisieproducent
Simon Langton regista e produttore televisivo britannico
Саймон Лэнгтон
سایمون لانگتون
랭튼, 사이먼 1941-
サイモン・ラングトン
ラングトン, サイモン
Languages
English (307)
German (11)
Chinese (1)
Dutch (1)
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