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Channing-Williams, Simon

Overview
Works: 65 works in 413 publications in 7 languages and 9,956 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Independent films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Musical films  History  Melodrama 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simon Channing-Williams
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

39 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth - a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( Visual )

36 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain
Happy-go-lucky by Mike Leigh( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poppy (Sally Hawkins) is an unmarried primary school teacher who lives in London, cannot drive and is constantly questioned about her unrelenting optimism. Her outlook on life baffles her more cynical friends: even when her beloved bicycle is stolen, Poppy remains positive, only regretting that she wasn't given an opportunity to say goodbye. Adamant about learning to drive, Poppy finds herself paired with the sour-faced driving instructor Scott, who is as pessimistic as she is sunny. Through her weekly driving lessons, flamenco classes and encounters with members of the local community, Poppy attempts to convince people to see the world through her eyes
Nicholas Nickleby by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas becomes the head of the family when his father dies unexpectedly. Keeping watch over his mother and his sister Kate becomes an even greater challenge when Nicholas discovers that his father lost the family fortune due to ill-advised investments. Without a shilling to his name, Nicholas turns to his wealthy but unforgiving Uncle Ralph for help
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and French and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado
Naked( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming, eloquent, and vicious drifter on the lam in London rejects those who would care for him and hurls himself into a nocturnal odyssey through the city, colliding with a succession of desperate and dispossessed people and scorching everyone in his path
Another year by Mike Leigh( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Another Year is a touching story which follows happily married couple Tom and Gerri and their friends and family over four seasons. Featuring love and warmth, joy and sadness, hope and despair, companionship and loneliness, a birth and a death ..."--Container
Topsy-turvy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings the world of Gilbert and Sullivan to life as a dramatization of the staging of the duo's legendary 1885 comic opera, The Mikado. The world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production becomes an epic about the harsh realities of creative expression
Life is sweet( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amusing portrait of a working-class family in a suburb just north of London, an irrepressible mum and dad and their night-and-day twins, a bookish good girl and a sneering layabout. A vivid, lived-in story of ordinary existence, in which even modest dreams (such as the father's desire to open a food truck) carry enormous weight. Perched on the line between humor and melancholy
All or nothing by Mike Leigh( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A working mother struggles to keep her family on the right path, but when tragedy strikes support comes from the most unexpected places with the most unexpected results
Secrets & lies by Mike Leigh( Visual )

60 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hortense, an adopted Black woman in London, seeks out her natural birth mother only to discover the woman is white. Equally shocked to learn the daughter she gave up for adoption is Black, Cynthia insists it's a mistake. But she soon realizes it's true. When Cynthia brings her newfound daughter home to meet her family-from-hell, all the secrets and lies, the deceptions and animosities come pouring out
Career girls by Mike Leigh( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two unlikely college roommates become close friends amidst a dizzying whirl of books, baggage, booze and boyfriends. Reunited six years after graduation, Annie and Hannah take a funny poignant look at the girls they were-- and the women they have become
High hopes by Mike Leigh( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyril and Shirley are a young, working-class couple who, in their struggle to make ends meet, have become absorbed in socialism. Cyril's sister Valerie and her husband aspire to a more privileged class. The only glue holding the siblings together is their withdrawn and wistful old mother
Life is sweet by Mike Leigh( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a girl who finds her family unbearably weird. Her mother laughs at anything, her father dreams of selling hot dogs, and her sister is a plumber. She struggles to fit in while coping with her craving for junk food and kinky sex!
Jack & Sarah by Tim Sullivan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack's world crumbles when his wife dies giving birth to their daughter Sarah. Even though he is struggling to cope, Jack rejects all offers of help from his parents in order to prove his independence. He builds a quirky family of his own consisting of a down-and-out man and American waitress Amy, whom he takes on as his housekeeper and nanny respectively. The tension begins to mount when Jack's female boss starts to show more than a professional interest in him, and Amy and Jack begin to realise their true feelings for each other
Brothers of the head by Keith Fulton( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grappling with impossible love, artistic rivalry, and a dark inner life, the conjoined twins Tom and Barry Howe embrace their freakishness and spit it back in the form of searing Punk Rock in this mind-bending pseudo documentary
Puccini by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate look into the story of Doria Manfredi and her relationship with Puccini, and the opera that came about as a result
Life is sweet by Mike Leigh( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short and curlies: A short comedy about the romance between a young woman and a man who communicates only through jokes and humor
Naked by Mike Leigh( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Leigh's film treads a complex path through a London that many people would prefer to ignore. Johnny is the ultimate anti-hero of the nineties - cold, cynical and immoral, yet at times both caring and passionate
Der ewige Gärtner( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth - a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
 
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Alternative Names
Channing, Simon Williams-.

Channing-Williams, Simon 1945-2009

Simon Channing-Williams britischer Filmproduzent

Simon Channing-Williams British film producer

Simon Channing-Williams Brits filmproducent (1945-2009)

Simon Channing-Williams producteur britannique

Simon Channing-Williams productor de cine británico

Williams, Simon Channing-

Williams, Simon Channing 1945-2009

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סימון צ'אנינג ויליאמס מפיק קולנוע בריטי

سیمون چنینگ ویلیامز تهیه‌کننده بریتانیایی

サイモン・チャニング・ウィリアムズ

西蒙·钱宁-威廉

賽門·錢尼威-廉斯

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