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Laxton, Richard

Overview
Works: 59 works in 112 publications in 2 languages and 2,710 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Detective and mystery television programs  History  Television programs  Fiction  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.430280922
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Publications about Richard Laxton
Publications by Richard Laxton
Most widely held works by Richard Laxton
Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 583 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 )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and German and held by 502 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 )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 199 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 181 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 167 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 146 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 135 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 72 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
The Accused ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
One by one, defendants are led into court to face their fate. Willy and Frankie, Helen and Liam, family man Kenny and seventeen-year-old Stephen are ordinary people, or so it seems. Are they innocent or guilty? Will the jury make the right decision? From the writer of Cracker and The Street, winner of two international Emmys, the British anthology series pulls viewers in as the tension builds
The night watch ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
In het na-oorlogse Londen zijn vier mensen door de oorlog op verschillende manieren met elkaar verbonden
Life & lyrics ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 60 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
Band of gold ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 54 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
Accused ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
One by one, defendants are led into court to face their fate. Willy and Frankie, Helen and Liam, family man Kenny and seventeen-year-old Stephen are ordinary people, or so it seems. Are they innocent or guilty? Will the jury make the right decision? From the writer of Cracker and The Street, winner of two international Emmys, the British anthology series pulls viewers in as the tension builds
The British TV Victorian collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 40 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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Inspecteur Thomas Lynley en zijn collega, sergeant Barbara Havers, lossen moordzaken op
Accused ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
One by one, defendants are led into court to face their fate. Willy and Frankie, Helen and Liam, family man Kenny and seventeen-year-old Stephen are ordinary people, or so it seems. Are they innocent or guilty? Will the jury make the right decision? From the writer of Cracker and The Street, winner of two international Emmys, the British anthology series pulls viewers in as the tension builds
Accused ( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 35 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
The costume collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Drie Britse producties waarvan twee spelen in en na de Tweede Wereldoorlog en een na de Eerste Wereldoorlog
Best of BBC crime ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Vier afleveringen van vier verschillende thrillers
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in German and English and held by 26 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
 
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English (50)
German (5)
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