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Atkins, Eileen 1934-

Overview
Works: 431 works in 1,089 publications in 7 languages and 40,744 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Television series  Television comedies  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Performer, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Commentator, Interviewee, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Eileen Atkins
Publications by Eileen Atkins
Most widely held works by Eileen Atkins
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( visu )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 2,737 libraries worldwide
Home use only
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( visu )
68 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,422 libraries worldwide
Set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered
Last chance Harvey by Joel Hopkins( visu )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,963 libraries worldwide
Harvey, a divorced, down-on-his-luck music jingle composer, and Kate, a lonely British airline employee, are brought together by chance. Harvey comes to London for his daughter's wedding, planning only to attend the wedding ceremony. However, he ends up being let go from his job before going back to America and decides to stay for the reception, asking Kate to accompany him. Thus begins a growing connection between these two guarded strangers
Robin Hood by Ridley Scott( visu )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,917 libraries worldwide
In times of tyranny and injustice when law oppresses the people, the outlaw takes his place in history. England at the turn of the 12th century was such a time. King Richard the Lionheart, bankrupt of wealth and glory, is plundering his way back to England after ten years on his crusade. In his army is an archer named Robin Longstride. This is the story of his return home where, for defending the weak against the strong, he will be condemned to live outside the law. Whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people. And so the legend begins
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( visu )
34 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,861 libraries worldwide
Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
Wit by Mike Nichols( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,745 libraries worldwide
An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is until she is diagnosed with a devasting illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit
What a girl wants by Dennie Gordon( visu )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,604 libraries worldwide
A spirited young American girl goes to London in search of her long-lost father. When she finds him, she sets out to prove that love can conquer all, but finds that her unique, impulsive style threatens the relationship she has waited for all her life
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,368 libraries worldwide
Cranford, in 1842, is a market town in northwest England. It is a place governed by etiquette, custom and above all, an intricate network of ladies. It seems that life has always been conducted according to their social rules. For spinsters Deborah Jenkyns, the arbiter of correctness, and Matty, her dumurring sister, the town is a hub of intrigue. Handsome new doctor Frank Harrison has arrived from London; a retired Captain and his daughters move in across the street and preparations for Lady Ludlows garden party are underway. The town has some secrets which are about to be revealed. But news comes that shakes the town, a railway line from Manchester is coming to Cranford
Evening ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,334 libraries worldwide
Overcome by the power of memory, Ann Lord reveals a long-held secret to her concerned daughters. Constance is a content wife and mother. Nina is a restless single woman. Both are bedside when Ann calls out for the man she loved more than any other. But her daughters wonder who is Harris and what is his relation to their mother? Constance and Nina try to take stock of Ann's life as their mother is tended to by a night nurse as she journeys into her mind back to a summer weekend some fifty years before, before she was married, going from New York City to be maid of honor at the high-society Newport wedding of her dearest friend from college, Lila Wittenborn. The bride-to-be is jittery, and turns to her maid of honor rather than her own mother for support. Ann stays close to her friend, yet is even closer to Lila's irrepressible brother Buddy. Unexpected feelings surge forth once Ann meets wedding guest Harris Arden, a lifelong friend and intimate of the Wittenborn family. Ann's love for Harris will change her life, and those of her daughters, forever
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway by Marleen Gorris( visu )
53 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
As Clarissa Dalloway prepares for an elaborate party, she remembers another summer in the past, when she was a beautiful young woman. Her preparations are interrupted by the unexpected arrival of a former suitor from that long-ago summer. As the day of the party unfolds, Mrs. Dalloway's life also becomes strangely intertwined with a young man she never meets, but whose tragic fate strikes a chord of truth, deep in her soul, that she cannot deny--Container
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( visu )
44 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,252 libraries worldwide
William Shakespeare's tragedy set in Roman times dealing with the revenge of Titus Andronicus for the atrocities committed against his family by Tamora, the captive queen of the Goths, and her faction
Magic in the moonlight by Woody Allen( visu )
15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1920s, Stanley, an Englishman posing as an Asian magician, attempts to debunk fake spiritualists. He then travels to the south of France to unmask a supposed medium named Sophie as a good-looking fake, but he ends up falling for her real-world charms instead
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( visu )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
Recently orphaned, Flora ignores the sage advise of Mrs. Smiley and moves to the country to live on a decrepit farm with her eccentric relatives, where she finds ample material for the novel she wishes to write
Upstairs, downstairs ( visu )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 970 libraries worldwide
One of the most loved television series of all time is brought back to life with a fresh cast and sumptuous production values. It's 1936, and six years since parlor maid Rose left 165 Eaton Place, when fate brings her back as housekeeper to its new owners: Sir Hallam, his wife Lady Agnes, and Maud, Lady Holland, his mother. Rose soon finds she has her work cut out as she recruits a new 'downstairs' family to help run the elegance and finery of the 'upstairs' world
Doc Martin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 888 libraries worldwide
In the sixth series, the doctor tackles fatherhood and his complicated relationship with local teacher Louisa
Doc Martin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 881 libraries worldwide
Martin Clunes is back as the surly, self-centered Dr. Martin Ellingham. In the fifth series, the doctor plots his escape from the idyllic town of Portwenn and its idiosyncratic residents. Includes eight episodes
Cranford return to Cranford ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realised in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. The shadow of the railway still looms but, to the relief of Matty and the Amazons, the line has been halted five miles outside of Cranford because of Lady Ludlow's refusal to sell her land. Elsewhere Miss Matty's friend Mr Buxton returns to town with his son, William, and his niece, Erminia. Miss Matty decides to introduce them to Peggy Bell, a young woman who lives in an isolated cottage with her mother and domineering brother, Edward, in the hope of building friendships. But, when tragedy strikes, she comes to believe that she has opened Pandora's box and fears Cranford will never recover
John Le Carré's Smiley's people by John Le Carré( visu )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 776 libraries worldwide
The bespectacled spymaster is once more called from retirement to come to the aid of the 'Circus' -- and he returns with a vengeance. The murder of an émigré Soviet General who was also a British agent sends him digging into the past on a twisted trail across Europe that moves, inexorably, towards a final showdown with his old adversary, Karla of Moscow Centre
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( visu )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Eileen Atkins' one-woman stage performance recreates Virginia Woolf's talk to the women of Girton College, Cambridge. A call to women to declare their independence, talent and freedom to write, think, love and labor, and to control their own destinies, yet realize necessary communion on all levels between men and women
Upstairs downstairs ( visu )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
The lives of both the family and the servants in the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place are followed. Upstairs lives Richard Bellamy, the head of the household, and also a member of Parliament. His wife is a member of the titled aristocracy. Downstairs is Hudson, the Scottish butler who directs and guides the other servants concerning their tasks and proper places
 
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Alternative Names
Atkins, Eileen June 1934-
Eileen Atkins actrice britannique
Eileen Atkins attrice britannica
Eileen Atkins britische Schauspielerin und Drehbuchautorin
Eileen Atkins British actor
Eileen Atkins britisk manusforfattar og skodespelar
Eileen Atkins britisk manusforfatter og skuespiller
Eileen Atkins britisk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller
Eileen Atkins Brits acteur
Eileen Atkins brittisk manusförfattare och skådespelare
Айлин Эткинс английская актриса
Эткинс, Айлин
איילין אטקינס
آیلین اتکینز بازیگر و فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی
아일린 앳킨스
アイリーン・アトキンス
Languages
English (327)
German (21)
Spanish (9)
French (7)
Italian (4)
Turkish (1)
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