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Alderton, John 1940-

Overview
Works: 164 works in 250 publications in 4 languages and 5,530 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Television comedies  Film adaptations  Television programs  History  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Illustrator, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.C14, 791.4372
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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 )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,805 libraries worldwide
When Chris' best friend Annie loses her husband, Chris derives a scheme to memorialize 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 calendar becomes hugely popular. Based on actual events
Winter wonderland ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 375 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!
Zardoz by John Boorman( visu )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 361 libraries worldwide
A postapocalyptic story of a privileged society separated from the mass of the population who have reverted to savagery living 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 )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 310 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
Upstairs downstairs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 272 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
Thomas & Sarah ( visu )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 270 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 )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
"The uproarious series based on stories by P.G. Wodehouse"--Container
Wodehouse playhouse ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 178 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 )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 147 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
Upstairs, downstairs the second season ( visu )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 125 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 the continuing saga of the Upstairs Downstairs characters ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 122 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
Speedy death ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
" ... stylish sleuth Mrs. Adela Bradley [solves] this sophisticated 1920's whodunit filled with blackmail, a shooting and plenty of devious twists and turns."--Container
Wodehouse playhouse the complete collection ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 95 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
The rivals ( visu )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and French and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Sheridan's first play is a portrait made of material from his own life-- his scandalous marriage to a popular singer of the age, and the characters he had come to know in the town of Bath. When the first performance of The Rivals was not well received, Sheridan cut it by an hour, and strengthened his characters. The second performance was highly successful. The Rivals is one of a small handful of eighteenth-century plays that continues to be produced to this day
Wodehouse playhouse ( visu )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"The uproarious series based on stories by P.G. Wodehouse"--Container
No, honestly ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 36 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
Upstairs, downstairs the premiere season ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
All 13 episodes from the premiere season of the critically acclaimed saga of life and love in an aristocratic household of Edwardian England
Upstairs downstairs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
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
Upstairs downstairs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 26 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
 
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