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Laxton, Richard

Overview
Works: 92 works in 177 publications in 4 languages and 4,316 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Biographical films  Television series  History  Made-for-TV movies  Romance films  Historical films  Television cop shows 
Roles: Director, fmd, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Richard Laxton
Publications by Richard Laxton
Most widely held works by Richard Laxton
Effie Gray by Richard Laxton( visu )
18 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 610 libraries worldwide
A sumptuous historical drama set against a luscious backdrop exploring the scandalous love triangle between Victorian art critic John Ruskin, his young bride Effie Gray, and his protǧ,̌ painter John Everett Millais. After marrying Ruskin, Effie quickly realizes her marriage is a lie when Ruskin refuses to consummate it. Yearning for affection, she soon falls for the charms of the charismatic Millais
Burton and Taylor ( visu )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and German and held by 529 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
Fortitude ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Citizens living in Fortitude, an Arctic town hailed as the safest place on Earth, are rocked to the core by the murder of one of their own. A detective is quickly flown in from out-of-town to assist the local Chief of Police with the investigation of the town's first-ever violent crime and the two men must work together despite the deep mistrust each has for the other
Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 437 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
The Accused ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 195 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
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 178 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 )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Follows events in the Poldark family during a turbulent era in Enlglish history
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and German and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Inspector Thomas Lynley and his new partner Sgt. Barbara Havers are assigned to investigate a gruesome murder in seemingly peaceful country village
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
8 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 Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a Cambridge professor is killed. Lynley and Havers must figure out why
Accused ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 87 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
An Englishman in NY ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Giving possibly the best performance of his distinguished career, two-time Academy Award nominee John Hurt (Midnight Express, The Elephant Man) gives a bravura portrayal of British gay icon Quentin Crisp in An Englishman in New York, an exhilarating, funny and inspiring story focusing on Crisp s emigration to the United States 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 a lifetime lived as an outsider. The film traces his theatrical successes, many friendships and controversies but always living life on his own terms
Accused ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 82 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 : four period drama classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 70 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 complete Inspector Lynley mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Mysteries involving Detective Inspector Lynley, eighth Earl of Asherton, and his partner, Sergeant Barbara Havers, from the working class
Life & lyrics ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 63 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 )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
In het na-oorlogse Londen zijn vier mensen door de oorlog op verschillende manieren met elkaar verbonden
The Inspector Lynley mysteries by WGBH Boston ; CINAR( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 45 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
Band of gold ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 45 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
 
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English (68)
German (5)
French (1)
Spanish (1)
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