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Bowles, Peter 1936-

Overview
Works: 155 works in 370 publications in 4 languages and 9,762 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Film adaptations  Musical films  Television adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  Television series  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Composer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
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Publications about Peter Bowles
Publications by Peter Bowles
Most widely held works about Peter Bowles
 
Most widely held works by Peter Bowles
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Johnny Depp( visu )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,407 libraries worldwide
A musical adaptation of the story of Sweeney Todd, a man sent to prison 15 years earlier, who returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin. Returning to his old neighborhood with his old life destroyed, he opens a barber shop as the instrument of his plot. With the help of his new and amorous accomplice Mrs. Lovett, owner of the downstairs pie shop and in need of better ingredients, Todd works his way through his list of enemies
Blowup by Kar-wai Wong( visu )
10 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,163 libraries worldwide
When fashion photographer Thomas develops the negatives of some film he has taken of an embracing couple in a park, he notices that there is a gunman lurking in the bushes behind them. Returning to the scene, he discovers the corpse of the male half of the couple, but, when he visits the site the following morning, the body has disappeared. Michelangelo Antonioni's arty musing on the nature of film, set against a swinging London backdrop, also features Vanessa Redgrave as the dead man's lover
To the manor born ( visu )
21 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
(Disc 1) Season 1: episodes 1-7. Newly widowed Audrey is forced to auction Grantleigh when she finds out that her husband was bankrupt. She is mortified when the buyer is "a Czech grocer" intent on running his Empire from the Manor
The Irish R.M ( visu )
33 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Set in the late 19th Century during the reign of Queen Victoria, this is a comedy bristling with mistrust between the Irish and the English in Ireland
Loves kitchen by James Hacking( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Rob Haley, an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real-life TV chef Gordon Ramsay, Rob decides to spice up his life by turning a run-down country pub into a gourmet restaurant. His food catches the eye, and taste buds, of beautiful American food critic Kate Templeton, and they soon both write a recipe for love that leaves their hearts, and their stomachs, full
Lilting by Taifeng Xu( visu )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 279 libraries worldwide
"Eine zurückgezogen in einem Londoner Altenheim lebende Chinesin wird nach dem Unfalltod ihres Sohns von dessen Lebenspartner versorgt. Da sie kaum Englisch spricht und von der Homosexualität ihres Sohns nichts weiß, kommen sich die beiden nur zaghaft näher, bauen aber allmählich eine Beziehung auf, die über Worte hinausgeht und auf dem gemeinsamen Schmerz basiert. Ein intensives, darstellerisch vorzügliches Kammerspiel um Trauer und Kommunikation, das den ambitionierten Stoff trotz kleinerer inszenatorischen Schwächen leichthändig, mit authentischen und witzigen Dialogen umsetzt." [film-dienst.de]
Pennies from heaven by Herbert Ross( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
In Depression era Chicago, a salesman is having trouble convincing unwilling music store owners to buy his sheet music
The Irish R.M ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
The trials and tribulations of Major Sinclair Yeates, a retired English army officer who becomes a justice of the peace in Ireland during Ireland's independence from Britain. Based on the classic Anglo-Irish stories penned by Somerville and Ross
Napoleon & love by Ian Holm( visu )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
British drama depicting the many women in Napoleon Bonaparte's love life, starring Ian Holm as Napoleon and Billie Whitelaw as Josephine
Ken Russell at the BBC ( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Isadora : the biggest dancer in the world: A dramatized biography of the American dancer Isadora Duncan
The Irish R.M by E. ΠSomerville( visu )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Set in the late 19th Century during the reign of Queen Victoria, this is a comedy bristling with mistrust between the Irish and the English in Ireland
The murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
A young heiress comes to Poirot because she 'thinks' she committed murder. When her former nanny apparently commits suicide, Poirot searches for the facts behind the case
The Irish R.M ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
An English magistrate in 1900s West Ireland attempts to befriend and bestow order on his eccentric community. Living in a ramshackle country house, Major Yeates strives to gain acceptance while at the same time fulfilling his mission to uphold the law
Lytton's diary : complete collection ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
London gossip columnist Neville Lytton strives to expose the hidden side of the lives of the high and mighty
To the manor born ( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Episode one. When newly widowed Audrey is forced to auction Grantley Manor to an unknown businessman, she immediately starts scheming how to get it back. Episode 2. Audrey takes up residence in nearby lesser quarters and is aghast to discover that Richard is a foreigner who intends to run his grocery empire from the manor. Episode 3. When Richard fails to attend church in his role of Lord of the Manor, Audrey undertakes to instruct him in his proper social responsibilities. Episode 4. After Audrey helps Richard buy a horse, he attempts to win her goodwill with the gift of a detestably lugly fireplace
The prisoner ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
An agent who has resigned from his country's secret service is taken prisoner and prevented from escaping the village that becomes his home
The Irish R.M. complete series ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
A retired English army officer becomes Resident Magistrate in 1900s West Ireland, attempting to befriend and bestow order on his eccentric community. Living in a ramshackle country house, Major Yeates strives to gain acceptance while at the same time fulfilling his mission to uphold the law
Behind the curtain : the job of acting by Peter Bowles( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
"Leading actor, Peter Bowles, invites us backstage in the West End and on tour to witness the job of acting as it really is. 'Behind the Curtain' is based on his own career as a leading stage and TV actor for over 55 years. With wit and style he recounts his personal views on rehearsals, touring, drama school, working with directors and other actors, and audiences. He has trod some of the most famous boards in the business, from Shakespeare on Broadway in 1956, to Sheridan's 'The Rivals' at London's Haymarket in 2011. Peter also became nationally famous for his part as businessman Richard DeVere in the TV series 'To the Manor Born'. This highly entertaining book will appeal to anyone who wants to know more about 'the profession'"--Publisher's description, p. [4] of cover
Ask me if I'm happy by Peter Bowles( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Born in London, Peter moved to Northamptonshire at a young age with his parents who were servants to two of the most influential families in Britain. They made sacrifices to scrape together enough money to send him to RADA. Peter had a stellar theatrical career. Playing villains in such iconic series as The Saint, The Avengers, The Persuaders and The Prisoner. Starring in hit series including The Irish RM, Only When I Laugh, The Bounder, Lytton's Diary and Perfect Scoundrels. But it was the comedy series To The Manor Born that made Peter Bowles a household name
 
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Alternative Names
Peter Bowles acteur britannique
Peter Bowles attore britannico
Peter Bowles British actor
Peter Bowles britisk skodespelar
Peter Bowles britisk skuespiller
Peter Bowles Brits acteur
Peter Bowles brittisk skådespelare
Питер Боулз
پیتر بولز بازیگر بریتانیایی
Languages
English (131)
Chinese (1)
German (1)
French (1)
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