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Wilby, James

Works: 187 works in 560 publications in 5 languages and 15,518 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Television programs  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Detective and mystery stories  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about James Wilby
Publications by James Wilby
Most widely held works by James Wilby
Howards End by E. M Forster( visu )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 2,069 libraries worldwide
Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,618 libraries worldwide
What starts out as a typical country party at Gosford Park turns into something more sinister when one of the guests turns up dead. The servants have just as many secrets as the aristocratic guests, and everyone is under suspicion
A tale of two cities by Philippe Monnier( visu )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
"In the dock of a British courtroom, French aristocrat Charles Darnay stands accused of spying. The outlook appears grim until some last-minute help comes from the mysterious Sydney Carton. Darnay goes free and makes plans to marry Lucie Manette. Carton keeps his love for her to himself, yet assures her that he would make the ultimate sacrifice for her 'or for anyone you love'"--Container
Maurice by James Ivory( visu )
61 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge graduates that fall in love, but must abide by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality
A handful of dust by Charles Sturridge( visu )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 805 libraries worldwide
In 1930s England, Tony and Brenda Last and their son, John Andrew, live an idyllic life in the huge Victorian country house that is the symbol of Tony's family pride. The chance arrival of a penniless scrounger irrevocably shatters the gentle balance of their lives as Brenda's search for excitement and Tony's determination to hold on to what is his eventually lead in the direction of divorce and sends Tony to South America
The wish list by Eoin Colfer( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Meg Finn is in trouble. She's dead, but not at peace--she's in limbo, her good deeds perfectly balanced against her bad deeds; Heaven or Hell wait, a tip of the scale away. So she's back on Earth trying to tip the scale to the good by helping her last victim, and her former "partner" is also back, trying to force her to tip the scale to the bad
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( visu )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Artist Walter Hartright arrives at Limmeridge House to instruct wealthy half-sisters Marian and Laura Fairlie. Their peaceful lives are marred by a strange woman dressed in white, who brings disturbing warnings to the family. When Laura announces her engagement to the dashing Sir Percival Glyde, it seems the darkness haunting them is lifting. But new dangers lurk closer than ever, and the only hope for averting disaster lies with the secret held by the woman in white
Adam Bede by George Eliot( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Adam Bede, an honest, hard-working carpenter, has his heart set on marrying his sweetheart, pretty dairymaid Hetty Sorrel. Hetty wants nothing to do with her boring life on the farm and she allows herself to be seduced by the heir to a local estate. She finds herself abandoned and pregnant from her ill-fated dalliance
Island at war ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
One of the little-known stories of WWII is the fate of the Channel Islands, the only part of the British Isles invaded and occupied by the Germans. Tells the story through the eyes of three island families and the German soldiers with whom their lives become interwined
The treasure seekers by Nicholas Farrell( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 555 libraries worldwide
The five motherless Bastable children struggle to save their inventor father from financial ruin
Bertie & Elizabeth the story of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth ( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
James Wilby and Juliet Aubrey portray the reluctant royals who became King and Queen of England when Edward VIII gave up the throne for the woman he loved
Marple ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
Midsomer murders ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The made-to-measure murders: Barnaby and Jones investigate the murder of a widow on her way to confession as well as the death of her husband two years before. The sword of Guillaume: While visiting Brighton on business, DCI Barnaby partners with his cousin, Brighton's DCI John Barnaby, to investigate a local murder. Blood on the saddle: A dispute over property lines turns a Wild West show into a crime scene. The silent land: Barnaby and Jones investigate a librarian obsessed with the March Magna cemetery found dead on top of a grave
Lady Chatterley ( visu )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 323 libraries worldwide
When her paralyzed husband urges the repressed Lady Chatterley to find fulfillment and an heir for his fortune in the arms of another man, she embarks on a journey that changes her forever
Behind the lines ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 288 libraries worldwide
As a psychiatrist at a respected Scottish asylum, Dr. Rivers heals shellshocked soldiers so they can be sent back into the trenches. Then he encounters a different kind of patient--a war hero sent to the asylum for publishing an outspoken anti-war pamphlet. As each struggles to cope with the war, the line between patient and doctor begins to blur. Taken from Pat Barker's 1991 novel Regeneration and based on true events
Original sin ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Book publishing has always been a competitive business. At Peverell Press, it's becoming cutthroat
Agatha Christie's Poirot ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Putting his brilliant intellect and fastidious nature to the test, Agatha Christie₂s famous Belgian detective solves the most mystifying crimes of the Art Deco era in these newly remastered adaptations
New tricks ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
For eight years, the old dogs of the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad--veteran detectives Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair), Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Garrow's Law), and Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney)--have been a close-knit team. Led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast)their beautiful, younger boss, they have solved cold cases with classic policing skills and easy camaraderie. Before long, Sandra finds a replacement in retired detective Steve McAndrew. A chatty, enthusiastic Scot, Steve treads on toes but gives the hit British series a "charm injection."
Foyle's war ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Set in 1941, as World War II rages over Europe, Michael Kitchen stars as detective Christopher Foyle, whose loyalties are put to the test as his investigations uncover unpleasant truths that powerful people would rather keep hidden
Chatterton by Peter Ackroyd( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Poet, forger and genius, Thomas Chatterton died in 1770, aged eighteen. His death was thought to be suicide: but what really happened? Two hundred years later, Charles Wychwood and Harriet Scrope become obsessed with decoding the clues in an eighteenth-century
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