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Farrell, Nicholas

Works: 63 works in 168 publications in 5 languages and 14,166 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery television programs  Military history  Juvenile works  Television mini-series  Folklore  Fiction  Personal narratives 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Nicholas Farrell
Publications by Nicholas Farrell
Most widely held works by Nicholas Farrell
Amazing grace by Michael Apted( visu )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,251 libraries worldwide
A biography of British legislator William Wilberforce, who led a decades-long movement to end the British slave trade
The iron lady by Meryl Streep( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,017 libraries worldwide
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson( visu )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,016 libraries worldwide
The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
Othello by Oliver Parker( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,381 libraries worldwide
In Venice during 1570, Desdemona, daughter of a powerful nobleman, elopes with Othello, a proud Moor celebrated as the city's most awesome warrior. Iago, who has served alongside Othello for a decade, is angered when the general chooses another lieutenant, Cassio, as his second in command. In retribution, Iago sabotages Cassio's promotion and convinces Othello that the handsome officer is cuckolding him. Othello writhes under the tortures Iago has created, and in a fit of jealousy smothers Desdemona, who caresses her beloved husband as she dies
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( visu )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
A 1986 adaptation of Jane Austen's novel for BBC television. When Fanny Price is sent to live with her rich aunt and cousins by her debt-ridden mother, she struggles to adjust to her new aristrocratic lifestyle. Her 'superior' relatives constantly ignore her, and only her cousin Edmond shows Fanny any interest. However, Fanny's charm and wit win her many potential suitors, and before long she has to decide whether she wishes to wed for love or status
Bloody Sunday by Paul Greengrass( visu )
32 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 753 libraries worldwide
A recreation of the events of Sunday, January 30th, 1972, when British troops clashed with unarmed protesters in Derry, Northern Ireland.--
The diary of Anne Frank ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
In this production based on the classic book, teenager Anne Frank tells, in her own words, how she and her Jewish family hid from the Nazis during World War II. As time drags on, they must balance the fear of their situation and "normal" family life
Driving lessons by Jeremy Brock( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Evangelical Christian do-gooder, Laura Marshall fills her home with down-and-out boarders. Laura's shy teenage son, Ben, lands a job tending to self-proclaimed "Dame" Evie Walton, an over-the-hill actress with the mouth of a drunken sailor and an insatiable lust for life. The battle for Ben's soul begins as Evie shanghais Ben away from his repressive roots and transforms him from a boy to a man
The treasure seekers by Nicholas Farrell( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 libraries worldwide
The five motherless Bastable children struggle to save their inventor father from financial ruin
Charlotte Gray by Gillian Armstrong( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
It's World War II and Charlotte has been trained to be an undercover courier for England. She straps on a parachute and falls from the sky into Vichy France. There she will assist the French Resistance in its defiance of Nazi occupation. Once behind enemy lines, she keeps secret her personal mission to find her lover, an RAF pilot downed over France
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Death's shadow: A successful theatrical director, Simon Fletcher, returns to Badger's Drift, his head filled with disturbing childhood memories. Soon after, a local property developer becomes the first in a string of baffling murders. Strangler's wood: When a beautiful Brazilian woman is found strangled with a striped necktie in Raven's Wood, Barnaby experiences a disturbing sense of déjà vu. His investigation leads him to a trail fo blackmail, greed and betrayal. Blood will out: Barnaby is enlisted to keep the peace when the arrival of two feuding clans of travelers disrupts the tranquility of Martyr Warren. Local magistrate and Falklands War veteran Hector Bridges gets fired up about the interlopers and unwisely marches into the fray. Beyond the grave: First the portrait of a wealthy village forefather is found slashed to shreds in a local museum. Then a string of unearthly happenings in the museum and its graveyard terrify the community. Barnaby and Troy are called upon to separate fact from fiction
Sharpe's regiment by Tom Clegg( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
In June, 1813, Wellington prepares for the invasion of France. Sharpe goes to England to recruit new soldiers for the South Essex, only to discover corruption in the highest ranks putting them at risk for assassination. The adventures of a maverick British officer who fights behind French lines in Spain and Portugal during the Napoleonic wars
Foyle's war ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
The disappearance of a young boy and a break in at a food depot lead Foyle to a funk hole, a secret retreat where the wealthy can ignore war restrictions
The jury ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
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Foyle's war ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Michael Kitchen stars as Detective Chief Inspector Christopher Foyle in this original PBS Masterpiece Theatre mystery series. Set in the beautiful southern English countryside amid the disorder and danger of World War II, Foyle's War takes place far from the glory of the front. His is an ordinary struggle, against everyday evil, in extraordinarily dangerous times
The Jane Austen collection by Jane Austen( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Persuasion: Eight years after Anne Elliot turned down Captain Wentworth's proposal of marriage, they meet again. Anne now recognizes the false values that persuaded her to reject Captain Wentworth, but his heart seems set upon the youth and beauty of the impetuous Louisa Musgrove
Foyle's war ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Set in September and October 1940, Michael Kitchen stars as quietly enigmatic detective Christopher Foyle, whose territory on the south coast of England is rocked by the chaos and danger of World War II
A midwinter's tale ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Joe Harper is in a rut. His girlfriend just left him and he hasn't had an acting job in over a year. In a last-ditch effort to build his self-esteem and renew his faith in his chosen profession, Joe spends the last of his savings (plus a loan from his agent) to direct a Christmas production of Hamlet in the sleepy English village of Hope. Joe enlists six eccentric characters who each have problems of their own. Joe and his eclectic band of
Family adventures 4 films ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
The Treasure Seekers - A terrible doom falls over the house of Bastable! Widower Richard Bastable (Nicholas Farrell) faces financial ruin if he cannot complete his new invention, a refrigeration machine. With creditors at their doorstep, his five imaginative and mischievous children team up "to restore the fortunes of our house." The distinguished cast includes James Wilby as the family's dashing next door neighbor, a famous explorer, and, in her first major speaking role, eleven-year-old Keira Knightley, as "The Princess," who joins the children in their backyard adventures
Foyle's war ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 84 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
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Farrell Nick 1955-....
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