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Farrell, Nicholas

Works: 110 works in 300 publications in 6 languages and 18,881 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Sports films  Historical television programs  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Nicholas Farrell
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Amazing grace by Rick Wakeman( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2,268 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 )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,198 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 by Phyllida Lloyd( visu )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,176 libraries worldwide
Meryl Streep (AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, DOUBT, MAMMA MIA!) gives an OSCAR?-winning performance as Margaret Thatcher in this surprising and intimate portrait of the first and only female Prime Minster of the United Kingdom. Smashing through the barriers of gender and class, Thatcher is arguably one of the 20th century's most influential women. THE IRON LADY weaves the intricacies of Thatcher's personal life with her policy decisions, focusing on the price that she paid for power
Othello by William Shakespeare( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,556 libraries worldwide
A tale of lust, treachery and violence in 16th century Venice
Mansfield Park by Iain B Macdonald( visu )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
Fanny is an impoverished young woman, snubbed by society, who earns the respect and love of her cousin in this BBC mini-series adaptation of the Jane Austen classic set in 19th century England
Testament of youth by James Kent( visu )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and French and held by 941 libraries worldwide
A powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman's point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times
Bloody Sunday by Paul Greengrass( visu )
38 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 776 libraries worldwide
On 30th January 1972, British soldiers shot dead 13 unarmed civilians taking part in an anti-internment civil rights march in Derry, Northern Ireland. This event became known as Bloody Sunday and was a major turning point in the history of the modern Irish troubles, fuelling a 25 year cycle of violence. This film tells the story of Bloody Sunday in just one day from dusk till dawn
The diary of Anne Frank by Jon Jones( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 768 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 )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 657 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
Hamlet by Kenneth Branagh( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 563 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)
Charlotte Gray by Gillian Armstrong( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 478 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
The treasure seekers by Nicholas Farrell( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 471 libraries worldwide
The five motherless Bastable children struggle to save their inventor father from financial ruin
Grace of Monaco by Olivier Dahan( visu )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
Academy Award?-winner Nicole Kidman captures the beauty and elegance of Grace Kelly in this true story of her transition from Hollywood starlet to Princess of Monaco. During a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III (Academy Award?-nominee Tim Roth) and France's Charles De Gaulle, Kelly's identity and marriage hang in the balance
37 days ( visu )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
This three-part political thriller follows the catastrophic chain of events leading up to World War I from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914 to Britain's declaration of war on Germany 37 days later. This tense and gripping mini-series set amongst the corridors of power in Whitehall and Berlin tracks the unfolding crisis through the eyes of leading politicians and civil servants struggling to prevent the world's first global war
Midsomer murders ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 412 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
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical drama in which the evil Richard is duly punished
The jewel in the crown by Christopher Morahan( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Hailed by critics as one of the most thoughtful and important TV dramas ever, the sweeping fourteen-part remastered adaptation of Paul Scott's Raj Quartet is the story of the men and women of both ruling and ruled classes of WWII India, trying amidst the turmoil to come to terms with the drastic changes taking place around them, knowing that their lives will never be the same again
Foyle's war ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 284 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
Sharpe's regiment ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 284 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 )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 198 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
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Alternative Names
Farrell Nick 1955-....
Farrell, Nicolas 1955-
Frost, Nicholas 1955-
Nicholas Farrell acteur britannique
Nicholas Farrell Brits acteur
Νίκολας Φάρελ
Фаррелл, Николас
ניקולס פארל
نیکولاس فارل بازیگر بریتانیایی
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