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Colley, Kenneth

Works: 80 works in 193 publications in 3 languages and 5,219 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Television plays  Fiction  Naval history  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1992.8.D48, 791.4575
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Publications about Kenneth Colley
Publications by Kenneth Colley
Most widely held works by Kenneth Colley
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( visu )
60 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,416 libraries worldwide
Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all
Brassed off! by Mark Herman( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
A retired miner leads the Grimley Colliery Band, the brass band that the town's miners play in after hours. His hope is to lead them to victory in a national brass band competition, even though they are worried by rumors the mine may close. They acquire a new musician when the granddaughter of a former bandsman comes back to town-- assigned to help determine whether to make the mine closing definite. A story about two old friends and ex-lovers whose surprise reunion turns their lives and the lives of everyone else in town hilariously upside down
Unnatural causes ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh investigates the bizarre murder of a man with his hands cut off found floating in a dinghy out at sea
The scarlet and the black ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, a Vatican official, who, under threat of death from the Gestapo, saved prisoners of war and others from the German forces occupying Rome during World War II
Midsomer murders ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Garden of death: One of the most beautiful spots in Midsomer Deverell becomes a source of contention and then something far worse. Destroying angel: When the owner of the Easterly Grange Hotel dies, the hotel's manager fails to show up at the funeral or at the reading of the will that names him part-owner. The electric vendetta: A mutilated body found in the middle of a crop circle leads some to suspect that aliens have invaded Midsomer Parva. Who killed Cock Robin?: In Newton Magna, a murder mars plans for the upcoming wedding of the village squire's daughter. Dark autumn: In Goodman's Land, the postman is brutally murdered. Turns out he was delivering more than mail to the village women
Wallenberg a hero's story ( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Presented is the story of Raoul Wallenberg, who was a hero that helped over 100,000 Hungarian Jews escape from the Nazis during the Holocaust
Pennies from heaven by Dennis Potter( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Arthur Parker - cowardly and dishonest, with a fistful of dreams and an eye for the ladies - is a sheet-music salesman in 1930s Britain. Frustrated by his frigid wife and cynical shopkeeprs, he looks to a desperate romance and a life-affirming immorality to reach the fantasy world of the songs he sells
Foyle's war ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
A top-secret experiment in biological warfare goes horribly wrong, complicating a murder investigation and threatening the life of Foyle's faithful driver, Sam
Like father like son ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Dominic Milne is engaged to Dee Stanton whose ex-husband is serving a life sentence for murdering four women. When a girl in the class of Dee's 15 year-old son is found strangled, people begin to wonder if this is a case of "like father like son?"
The music lovers ( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Not exactly a fact-based story of the Tchaikovskys' marriage, this is a lavishly produced picture with music played by the London Symphony Orchestra
The electric vendetta by Midsomer murders [Television program]( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
A gentleman farmer finds a naked, mutilated body in a crop circle
I remember Nelson ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Worshipped as a national savior, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson masterminded the naval victories that thwarted Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Yet, in the midst of public adulation, rumors swirled about his private life. Nelson took a friend's wife as a mistress and even fathered a child by her in secret. Seen through the eyes of four people close to him: his wife, who feels bitter and betrayed; his friend, who helplessly loses his wife to a hero; his captain, who admires Nelson's bold leadership; and an ordinary seaman, who turns to his commander for inspiration while facing death
Foyle's war ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
History meets mystery in this PBS series, with four feature-length episodes set at the height of World War II. War has torn the social fabric of the once quiet coastal community of Hastings and DCS Christopher Foyle's investigations explore the violence and opportunism that the conflict has fostered on the home front
Foyle's war ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle works in the English town of Hastings. As World War II tears the social fabric of this once quiet coastal community, Foyle investigates crimes the conflict has fostered the home front
The plot to kill Hitler ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in German and English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
July 20, 1944. In the waning days of Nazi Germany, a group of senior army officers led by suave aristocrat Col. Claus von Stauffenberg risks all to save what's left of their war-torn nation. Their goal is to kill Adolf Hitler during a strategy meeting at his Wolfsschanze. The idea grew out of the Third Reich's Operation Valkyrie emergency plan. If successful, this might have changed the bloody outcome of World War II
Inspector Morse. fat chance ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his condierable intellect and passion for the truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford
Shadow run ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Haskell (Michael Caine) is assigned a job by his boss, the aristocratic Landon-Higgins (James Fox), to highjack a high security van in broad daylight while it's in the shadow run (out of radio contact with the main security firm). He assembles a team to carry out the heist, but things don't go according to plan and Haskell begins to think his boss might be double crossing him. Add to this, a teenage boarding school pupil has already witnessed some of the meetings of the team and Haskell's in real trouble
I hired a contract killer by Aki Kaurismäki( visu )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Despondent over loosing his job and lacking the courage to commit suicide, Henri hires a contract killer to murder him at some unspecified time in the future. But almost immediately he meets and falls in love with Margaret. When he tries to cancel the contract, the killer has disappeared
Pennies from heaven ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Contains 2 episodes from BBC's most revered miniseries
Pennies from heaven ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Contains 2 episodes from BBC's most revered miniseries
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Alternative Names
Colley, Ken
Colley, Ken, 1937-
English (109)
German (4)
Finnish (1)
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