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Atkins, Eileen 1934-

Overview
Works: 400 works in 976 publications in 5 languages and 37,087 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Television plays  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Television programs  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Interviewee, Commentator, 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 )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 2,726 libraries worldwide
Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( visu )
56 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,394 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 )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,877 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
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( visu )
28 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,787 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
Robin Hood by Guthrie CSD( visu )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,753 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
Wit by Mike Nichols( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,730 libraries worldwide
An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is until she is diagnosed with a devastating 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 )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,631 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 )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,338 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 demurring 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 Ludlow's 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 1,304 libraries worldwide
As Ann Lord reflects on one beautiful and life-changing weekend with the one true love of her life, her daughters come to their own understanding about the power of the past and the unbreakable bonds between mothers and daughters, family and the loves of their lives
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( visu )
38 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,234 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
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway by Marleen Gorris( visu )
49 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
The story unfolds on a beautiful summer day in London, in 1923, while Clarissa Dalloway recalls a summer in the country, in 1890, when she was young and beautiful and very much courted
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( visu )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,120 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 )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,082 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
Cranford return to Cranford ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside of Cranford, a disaster as far as Captain Brown is concerned
John Le Carré's Smiley's people by John Le Carré( visu )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 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 emigre 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
Doc Martin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 733 libraries worldwide
In the sixth series, the doctor tackles fatherhood and his complicated relationship with local teacher Louisa
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( visu )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 726 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 )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 657 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
William Shakespeare's The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
"King Leontes of Sicilia is seized by sudden and terrible jealousy of his wife Hermione, whom he accuses of adultery. He believes the child Hermione is bearing to have been fathered by his friend Polixenes, and when the baby girl is born he orders her to be taken to some wild place and left to die. Though Hermione's child escapes death, Leontes' cruelty has terrible consequences. Loss paves the way for reunion, and life and hope are born out of desolation and despair"--Container
Ask the dust by Colin Farrell( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
A young Italian would-be writer comes to Depression-era Los Angeles to make a name for himself. While there, he meets Camilla, who is hoping to marry a rich American. Both are trying to escape the stigma of their ethnicity in blue-blood California
 
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Alternative Names
Atkins, Eileen June 1934-
Languages
English (292)
German (13)
Spanish (8)
French (5)
Italian (3)
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