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Morgan, Abi

Overview
Works: 101 works in 444 publications in 6 languages and 12,559 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Television series  Made-for-TV movies  War television programs  Television mini-series  Romance television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Creator, Scenarist, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Abi Morgan
The Iron Lady by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

53 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

35 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life
The invisible woman by Ralph Fiennes( Visual )

34 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nelly, a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity
Birdsong by Mannheim Steamroller (Musical group)( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France during World War I, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman
Brick Lane by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazneen is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh. Nazneen struggles to accept her lifestyle and tries to keep her head down in spite of life's blows. She soon discovers that life cannot be avoided and she is forced to confront life the day that the hotheaded young Karim comes knocking at her door
Shame by Steve McQueen( Visual )

49 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brandon is a New York businessman who shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his younger sister moves into his apartment, stirring memories of their shared painful past, Brandon's insular life spirals out of control
The hour by Ben Whishaw( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"London, 1956. At Lime Grove Studios, the BBC has just launched 'The Hour, ' a topical news program. At the heart of the show are three contrasting journalists: enigmatic producer Bel Rowley, a spirited woman in a man's world; her best friend, Freddie Lyon, a brilliant and passionate reporter; and charming, well-connected front man Hector Madden. As Freddie moves to cover a significant but controversial story, the trio becomes entangled in an intense interplay of politics, ambition and romance, all ignited by a mysterious murder and chilling conspiracy."--Container
Lovesong by Abi Morgan( )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That is the story of our beginning. And this is the story of. . .the end. Lovesong is the story of one couple, told from two different points in their lives -- as young lovers in their 20s and as worldly companions looking back on their relationship. Their past and present selves collide in this haunting and beautiful tale of togetherness. All relationships have their ups and downs; the optimism of youth becomes the wisdom of experience. Love is a leap of faith
27 by Abi Morgan( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new and thoughtful piece, a strange relationship forms between an outspoken nun and the leader of a group of scientists researching ageing and Alzheimer's in her convent as a group of nuns open their doors, and minds, to some curious academics
Abi Morgan Two Plays : Splendour/Tender by Abi Morgan( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tsunami : the aftermath by Bharat Narulli( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years ago a Tsunami ravaged the coast of Tailand and hundreds of thousands lost their lives. This story follows a group of people whose lives are irrevocably transformed in the aftermath including: a young couple searching for their child; a Thai survivor who loses his family and tries to prevent developers from seizing the land his village is built on; an Englishwoman whose husband and son are missing; an ambitious reporter; a relief worker; an overwhelmed British official whose faith in the system is torn apart; and a leading Thai meteorologist, whose earlier report detailing the inevitability of a tsunami hitting the affected area was ignored
The hour( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rejoining The Hour a year on in 1957, the team are still striving to broadcast the stories they believe in, grappling with the disturbing threat of the Cold War and a country in the grip of unsettling, rapid change. Bel is still single and determined not to get involved with another married man, but finds herself taking on her adversary Bill Kendall, an ITV producer whose magnetic charm she can't help but find irresistible. Hector has risen to the status of a national celebrity and, drawn into the seductive glamour of Soho nightclub, El Paradis, falls under the spell of the beautiful and seductive KiKi. No longer happy at The Hour under Randall's new regime, he is tempted by offers from ITV, but when a night at the club goes badly wrong, scandal threatens and Hector must try and stop a news story that could destroy his marriage and his career. Investigative reporter Freddie makes an unexpected return to uncover and tackle police corruption within the world of Soho crime and vice"--Container
Paines Plough and Frantic Assembly with Contact present the premiere of Tiny dynamite by Abi Morgan( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When memory takes hold, when chaos takes over and when the electricity between us becomes overwhelming. An impossible love story is given a second chance and three scorched characters are about to learn that lightning does strike twice
Splendour by Abi Morgan( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the opulent drawing room of the Presidential Place, a Western photojournalist awaits the return of the dictator. She is here to take his portrait. The dictator's wife, her best friend and an interpreter wait with her. Prada shoes, vodka glasses and light fingers tap out the time. He is late, very late... All four women harbour secrets and suspicions. All four are in danger. This is the day that revolution comes to the streets
The mistress contract by Abi Morgan( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 30 years he has provided her with a home and an income, while she provides 'mistress services' -- 'All sexual acts as requested, with suspension of historical, emotional, psychological disclaimers.' They first met at university and then lost touch. When they met again twenty years later, they began an affair when She -- a highly educated, intelligent woman with a history of involvement in the feminist movement -- asked her wealthy lover to sign the remarkable document that outlines their unconventional lifestyle: The Mistress Contract. Was her suggestion a betrayal of all that she and the women of her generation had fought for? Or was it brave, honest, and radical? Then — on a small recorder that fit in her purse — this extraordinary couple began to tape their conversations about their relationship, conversations that took place while travelling, over dinner at home and in restaurants, on the phone, even in bed
Plays one by Abi Morgan( )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Tiny Dynamite: An impossible love story is given a second chance and three scorched characters are about to learn that lightning does strike twice. Splendour: Inside a beautiful state residence on the edge of a city, four women wait. They talk: films, Prada, chilli vodka, anything. Outside civil war looms ever nearer. Tender: In a city of fast talk and chance encounters, how much faith can we put in other people? Abi Morgan's acerbic play takes a scalpel to modern love and friendship. Lovesong: The story of one couple, told from two different points in their lives - as young lovers in their twenties and as worldly companions looking back on their relationship. 27: Dr Richard Garfield has given Ursula a difficult choice. She is the Mother Superior in waiting of a convent that has been given the opportunity to take part in his revolutionary scientific study. Ursula must weigh up the value of preserving her faith, versus embracing science
Tender by Abi Morgan( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two plays : Splendour ; Tender by Abi Morgan( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sex Traffic by David Yates( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young Moldovan sisters are sold into sexual slavery, and with the complicity of big business and corrupt international peacekeepers, are trafficked through Romania, Serbia, Albania, Bosnia, and Italy before finally ending up in London
River( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John River is a gifted police officer with a secret. As a man haunted by manifestations of the dead, including a tormenting killer, Thomas Cream and the murder victims whose secrets he must unlock, he walks a tightrope between maintaining respectability at work and managing his own fragile state of mind
 
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Alternative Names
Abi Morgan Britische Drehbuchautorin

Abi Morgan Brits scenarioschrijfster

Abi Morgan brytyjska scenarzystka i dramatopisarka

Abi Morgan dramodydd Cymreig

Эби Морган

אבי מורגן מחזאית ותסריטאית בריטית

آبي مورغان

ابی مورقان

ابی مورگان فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

アビ・モーガン

艾比·摩根

Languages
English (254)

German (18)

French (13)

Spanish (10)

Italian (3)

Catalan (1)