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Alderton, John 1940-

Overview
Works: 108 works in 260 publications in 5 languages and 5,488 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Comedy films  Television series  Television programs  Historical television programs  History  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery television programs  Children's television programs 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Publications about John Alderton
Publications by John Alderton
Most widely held works by John Alderton
Calendar girls by Nigel Cole( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,784 libraries worldwide
When Chris' best friend Annie loses her husband, Chris derives a scheme to memoralize him. The two women, along with some of their friends - all fiftysomething women - will make a nude calendar to raise money for the hospital where he died. The calender becomes hugely popular. Based on actual events, this story carefully balances the stories of several women as it follows the media explosion. A moving tale of loss, determination, and the perils of fame
Zardoz by John Boorman( visu )
19 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 444 libraries worldwide
A postapocalyptic story of a privileged society separated from the mass of the population who have reverted to savagery in a world devasted by war and pollution. When a particularly bright savage makes his way into the world of the Eternals, he discovers the truth of his reality, and change for the world begins
The Mrs. Bradley mysteries ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Bradley, with her trusty chauffeur George, arrives at Chayning Court for the engagement party of her god-daughter, Eleanor Bing. Later that evening, Eleanor's fiance is found dead in the bath. The police are called in and conclude that his death was nothing more than a tragic accident, but Mrs. Bradley is not satisfied. She launches her own investigation, using her prodigious charm and wit to help the local police catch a killer
Winter wonderland ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Celebrate winter with kids' favorite friends! Join Barney, Bob the Builder, Thomas the Tank Engine, Fireman Sam, Kipper the Dog, and Pingu for snowy fun and adventure!
Upstairs, downstairs ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Upstairs downstairs: The saga of the aristocratic Bellamy family and their loyal and lively servants. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household. Thomas & Sarah: After giving notice at 165 Eaton Place, the enterprising Thomas Watkins and Sarah Moffat make a go of it on their own
Wodehouse playhouse ( visu )
13 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
"The uproarious series based on stories by P.G. Wodehouse"--Container
Upstairs, downstairs the second season ( visu )
14 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
All 13 episodes from the second season of the critically acclaimed saga of life and love in an aristocratic household of Edwardian England
Thomas & Sarah ( visu )
6 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Follow the up-and-down adventures of the former chauffeur and parlor maid, a couple often as at odds with each other as they are with their efforts to strike it rich. Each episode finds our duo tackling new endeavors
Wodehouse playhouse ( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
A collection of the short stories of P.G. Wodehouse, dramatized by David Climie. Many of the stories, set in the 1920s and 1930s
Wodehouse playhouse ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The smile that wins: Private detective Mulliner looks like an underdog when he takes on the aristocracy. Trouble with Tudsleigh: One look at April and Freddie falls hard. Tangles hearts: Bessemer and Muldoon inadvertently exchange fiancées. The luck of the Stiffhams: Penniless Stiffham seeks his fortune in America. The editor regrets: Reveling in his fame, Bingo Little is the toast of his club. Big business: Mulliner loses a fortune and a girl while preparing for a big stage performance. Mulliner's buck-u-uppo: Young Mulliner recoils at the thought of confronting people he doesn't like
Thomas & Sarah the continuing saga of the Upstairs Downstairs characters ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Thomas & Sarah reunites fans with the wily chauffeur and the sassy cockney parlor maid from Upstairs, Downstairs. In these thirteen episodes, the scheming pair embarks on adventures of smuggling, swindling, matchmaking, and magic
Wodehouse playhouse the complete collection ( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Series of dramatizations of some of P.G. Wodehouse's comic short stories - in which P.G. Wodehouse, himself, introduced some of the early episodes - that feature an assortment of Wodehouse's Drones Clubbers, golfers, and Mulliner clan in a collection of 1920s high society farces. Husband-and-wife team Alderton and Collins shared top billing in the first two series, supported by excellent guest casts, with Alderton and guests soldiering on alone for the final run of seven episodes
Fireman Sam treasure hunt ( visu )
14 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Four episodes of a children's puppet animation about a fireman and his neighbours in a small Welsh village. 'Treasure hunt'- Sarah and James find more than buried treasure in the village park. 'Sam's day off'-Sam becomes an inventor in his spare time, but his pop-corn machine has a few teething problems. 'Thief in Pontypandy'- Things go missing all over the village. Can Sam solve the mystery? 'Chemistry set'-Norman's experiments backfire on him
The Rivals ( visu )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and French and held by 47 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Richard Sheridan's play of the same title, about the comedy of errors that ensues when a dashing young man assumes a double identity and is betrothed to the same girl twice
Thomas & Sarah ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
The Vanishing lady: Thomas and Sarah try their hands at magic, but find there's more to life than just abracadabra. Made in heaven: Sarah starts a successful dating service, but will Thomas lose his new job as a result? Alma mater: Thomas and Sarah find employment at a boarding school where the standards are not up to par
Thomas & Sarah ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Pauline Collins and John Alderton reprise their roles as Thomas and Sarah in this sequel to Upstairs downstairs, which picks up after the two have left the Bellamy household to begin a new life together
Thomas & Sarah ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Pauline Collins and John Alderton reprise their roles as Thomas and Sarah in this sequel to Upstairs downstairs, which picks up after the two have left the Bellamy household to begin a new life together
No, honestly ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
In "The Facts of life," Clara goes to a party and meets Charles and it's love at first sight. In "The Object of the game, " Clara tries to fit into Charles' beloved world of football and joins the team as goalkeeper. In "More royle than noble really, " Charles gets a case of the nerves when it is time to meet Clara's family. In "Finding the form, " Clara's bumbling father and Royle the butler appear and take Clara on a shopping trip to change her image. In "Guess who's coming to dinner, " Charles, an orphan, tries to hide his parental situation by hiring actor friends to play his parents at a dinner party given by Clara's parents. In "Just cause or impediment, " Clara decides to try out living with Charles before marriage. In "Now we are married, " Charles and Clara are married and go on their honeymoon
Thomas & Sarah ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Pauline Collins and John Alderton reprise their roles as Thomas and Sarah in this sequel to Upstairs downstairs, which picks up after the two have left the Bellamy household to begin a new life together
Wodehouse playhouse ( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A collection of the short stories of P.G. Wodehouse, dramatized by David Climie. Many of the stories, set in the 1920s and 1930s
 
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John Alderton 1940; English actor
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