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Farrell, Nicholas

Works: 64 works in 171 publications in 4 languages and 14,966 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 )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,227 libraries worldwide
A biography of British legislator William Wilberforce, who led a decades-long movement to end the British slave trade
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson( visu )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,983 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
The iron lady ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,949 libraries worldwide
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first 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
Othello by Oliver Parker( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,349 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 )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,002 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 )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 746 libraries worldwide
Recreation of the events of "Bloody Sunday", Jan. 30, 1972, when British troops fired on unarmed protesters in Derry, Northern Ireland. By the end of the day, 13 civilians were dead and 14 more wounded in the tumult and tragedy of Northern Ireland's darkest day
Hamlet by Kenneth Branagh( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, plots revenge on his uncle Claudius (the current king) for the murder of the Prince's father (the previous king, King Hamlet)
The diary of Anne Frank by Jon Jones( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
The story of a young girl who had to go into hiding during World War II for being different. Anne Frank's diary manages to create a truthful and timeless picture of domestic life in all its pettiness and normalcy, while never letting us forget the extraordinary threat of death that awaits the characters if they are discovered. This is the first authorized film based on actual entries of the real diary
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 561 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 479 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 400 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 ( 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
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical drama in which the evil Richard is duly punished
Foyle's war ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 211 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
A young schoolboy is murdered and his schoolmate is arrested. But was he just arrested because he was Sikh, or is he really the killer? The jury must look through the racism and media attention behind the trial and seek the truth
The Jane Austen collection ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Sense and sensibility: The story of two sisters attempting to find happiness in the tightly structured society of 18th century England
Foyle's war ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 160 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
Foyle's war ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 141 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
Family adventures 4 films ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson - A raging storm maroons the close-knit Robinson family and a band of shipwrecked survivors on a remote desert island. Richard Thomas stars in this timeless saga
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Alternative Names
Farrell, Nick 1955-
Farrell, Nicolas 1955-
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