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Laxton, Richard

Overview
Works: 48 works in 92 publications in 2 languages and 2,285 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Biography  History  Television programs  Fiction  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.45
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Richard Laxton
Publications by Richard Laxton
Most widely held works by Richard Laxton
A great deliverance ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley of Scotland Yard is assigned to investigate the gruesome murder of a farmer in a seemingly peaceful country village, but it's his new partner, Sgt. Barbara Havers whom he's finding indecipherable. Havers is as gritty, rumpled, and working-class as the Inspector is refined, well-heeled, and sophisticated. -- Container
Burton and Taylor by Richard Laxton( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor had one of the most fascinating, glamorous and tempestuous relationships of the 20th century - the two most famous movie stars of their day who played out every high and low of their love affairs, multiple marriages and divorces right in the public eye. The movie follows their private and public relationship played out against their ill-fated appearance in a 1983 revival of Noel Coward's stage play. Tempestuous, funny, and dripping with diamonds
An Englishman in New York ( visu )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 193 libraries worldwide
An exhilarating, funny and inspiring story focusing on Quentin Crisp's emigration to the United States during the final years of his life. After the film version of his autobiography, The Naked Civil Servant, is released to great acclaim, author, artist, and raconteur Crisp moves to New York City to star in a one-man off-Broadway show. What was supposed to be a month turns into decades as Crisp regales and captivates New York audiences with his wit and candor on lifetime lived as an outsider
McCallum ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
"From deep within the morgue at St. Patrick's Hospital in London's East End, Dr. Iain McCallum and Dr. Angela Moloney along with a team of brilliant pathologists and detectives help the dead tell their stories"--Container
Poldark ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 169 libraries worldwide
An epic story of passion, romance, adventure and family dynasties follows the Poldark and Warleggan families into nineteenth century Cornwall
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a Cambridge professor is killed. Lynley and Havers must figure out why
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
A rural vicker is poisoned. Lynley and Havers must figure out who killed him and why
The British TV Victorian collection four period drama classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
The Cater Street hangman: Murder, class and forbidden love become entwined amid the sophistication of Victorian London. Lady Audley's secret: Lucy Graham's scandalous past threatens to catch up with her when her husband's nephew begins to nurse suspicions about her. Poldark: The Poldark family struggles to keep its mine alive as impetuous daughter Clowance falls in love with a mysterious stranger. The four feathers: Lieutenant Harry Feversham dishonors himself, his regiment and his fiancée, and must commit four acts of heroism to redeem himself
Life & lyrics ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Throughout the cutthroat London underground Hip-Hop scene, loyalties and rivalries run deep in this highly charged romance, driven by a pulse-pounding soundtrack featuring fierce DJ battles. When an overpowering attraction brings together the sexy singer Carmen and DJ Danny "D-Biz" Lewis from rival crews, tensions grow razor-sharp, and beef ensues. The star-cross'd lovers' intense passion is put to the test when their crews face off against each other at a huge freestyle mixing battle
The night watch ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
In het na-oorlogse Londen zijn vier mensen door de oorlog op verschillende manieren met elkaar verbonden
Band of gold ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Follow the lives of four women caught up in a gritty, contemporary lifestyle that suddenly explodes with menace as a vicious killer stalks them. Knowing that they are outcasts to the society, they must depend on their loyalty to each other to survive
The British TV Victorian collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
An epic story of passion, romance, adventure and family dynasties follows the Poldark and Warleggan families into nineteenth century Cornwall
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Inspecteur Thomas Lynley en zijn collega, sergeant Barbara Havers, lossen moordzaken op
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Pairing aristocratic detective Thomas Lynley (Nathaniel Parker) with his working-class partner Barbara Havers (Sharon Small), the British series chronicles the Scotland Yard duo's efforts to crack difficult cases while dealing with each other's class differences. This collection presents all four episodes of the series' third season: in "In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner," Lynley and Havers investigate a possible grudge-killing when the daughter of a retired police detective is found murdered on the windswept moors; in "A Traitor to Memory," a woman's hit-and-run death may be connected to her infant daughter's murder 30 years earlier; in "A Cry for Justice," Lynley and Havers suspect murder in the case of a woman's apparent suicide; and in "If Wishes Were Horses," a forensic psychologist's car-bomb murder yields a multitude of suspects, including the man's many mistresses
Accused ( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Unflinching drama from the award winning Jimmy McGovern (Cracker, The Street) and a cast including Christopher Eccleston Juliet Stevenson. This multi-award winning drama is a gripping blend of true-to-life situations, moral dilemmas and intriguing characters. Each story is about an ordinary person who ends up in the dock. But should these men and women be there? Are they innocent or guilty or somewhere in-between? As each hour long episode unravels we see how these people became the accused and finally whether they walk free or go down
Best of BBC crime ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Vier afleveringen van vier verschillende thrillers
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Contains the first season of the television program in which Inspector Thomas Lynley and his partner Sergeant Barbara Havers investigate a variety of murder cases
Best of BBC crime ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Vier afleveringen van vier verschillende thrillers
The costume collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Drie Britse producties waarvan twee spelen in en na de Tweede Wereldoorlog en een na de Eerste Wereldoorlog
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
This collection features all four episodes of the series' second season: in "Playing for the Ashes," Lynley and Havers investigate the arson death of a famous cricket player; "In the Presence of the Enemy" uncovers blackmail, deception, conspiracy, and murder surrounding the case of a whistleblowing member of Parliament; in "A Suitable Vengeance," Lynley's preparations for his upcoming marriage are threatened by a murder on the grounds of his ancestral estate; and in "Deception on His Mind,"
 
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English (49)
German (2)
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