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Hodson, Christopher 1929-

Overview
Works: 152 works in 201 publications in 1 language and 4,896 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs  Television comedies  Melodrama 
Roles: Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christopher Hodson
Strong poison( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first of Dorothy L. Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mystery series, amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey falls in love with Harriet Vane, the mystery writer as she stands in the dock of Old Bailey. Harriet Vane is on trial for the diabolically clever murder of her fiancé. Not only does Wimsey believe in her innocence, he fall is love with her at first sight. Can he save her from the gallows and will he win her hand?
Gaudy night( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third installment of Dorothy L. Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mysteries, unfolds at the all female Shrewsbury College at Oxford. Upon returning to Oxford for the first time in years for a school reunion, Harriet Vane is asked by her old professors to turn her talents as a detective writer to practical use. Someone is terrorizing the faculty and students of the college by sending vicious anonymous letters, eventually leading to the destruction of collegiate property and the attack of faculty members. Harriet struggles with the realization that the perpetrator may be a professor as well as the realization of her growing feelings for Lord Peter Wimsey
Have his carcase( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After she is cleared for the murder of her husband, Harriet Vane seeks solace in the country, but is soon attempting to solve another murder with her good friend Lord Peter Wimsey when a body washes up on shore and then mysteriously disappears
Lillie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
Agatha Christie's Tommy & Tuppence partners in crime( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dame Agatha's tales of crime-solving couple Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, a fun-loving and flirtatious pair who thrive on matching wits with criminals and with each other. This set chronicles their partnership from its beginnings and as proprietors of a detective agency
Dorothy L. Sayers mysteries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three elegant murder mysteries adapted from the crime novels of Dorothy L. Sayers which chronicle the relationship of amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane unfolds in a realm of romance and intrigue
Campion( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Davison plays Margery Allingham's enigmatic sleuth, with Brian Glover as his loyal but slightly shady manservant
Thomas & Sarah( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the up-and-down adventures of the former chauffeur and parlor maid, a couple often as at odds with each other as they are with their efforts to strike it rich. Each episode finds our duo tackling new endeavors
Mr. Palfrey of Westminster : complete collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He describes himself as "just a civil servant." But in the cloak-and-dagger world of the British security services, mild-mannered Mr. Palfrey is an invaluable player in the spy game. A master of counterespionage and a spy-catcher extraordinaire, he is smart, discreet, cunning and likes to do things his own way. His new boss quickly realizes the talents and the dangers of the deceptively charming, utterly ruthless Palfrey. Known simply as "the Coordinator" she appoints an assistant to work with Palfrey, but report back to her. As always, however, Palfrey has his own ideas
Raffles : the complete collection by E. W Hornung( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gentleman of leisure, ladies' man, and professional cricketer A.J. Raffles has an unusual hobby: grand larceny. Follow his mischievous adventures with his old school chum Bunny as they hobnob with, and rob, the high society of Victorian England. Includes the never-before-released pilot episode
We'll meet again( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years into World War II, the quiet English village of Market Wetherby is in for a shock. They are not being invaded by the Germans, but the American servicemen at the new U.S. airbase are arriving. These newcomers are an entirely different breed altogether. But, for local doctor Helen Dereham and base commander Major James Kylie, they strike up a distinctly warm relationship. In a small place like Market Wetherby, few are left untouched
Lillie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the life of Lillie Langtry, a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who goes on to become one of the most sought after actresses in Britain and the United States, famous for her beauty and infamous for her scandals
Campion( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Sutane, a brilliant musical comedy star and toast of London's West End theatre scene, falls victim to a series of malicious practical jokes
Enemy at the door( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the story of the Channel Island inhabitants who suffered pain and frustration during the German occupation during WWII. An uneasy relationship is maintained by the islanders and the Nazi's, whose constrictive regulations dampen morale
Agatha Christie's Tommy & Tuppence partners in crime( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We'll meet again( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the early summer of 1943, England was home away from home for thousands of men of the United States Armed Services, as America's commitment to the war in Europe intensified. Set in a quiet, English, market town in 1943, [the series]explores the shattering effect on the local community caused by the arrival of a Bomber Group of the United States Eighth Air Force posted nearby."--Container
The man in the mist( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tommy has failed to solve a case of robbery. While he and Tuppence are consoling themselves in a provincial hotel, unexpected events develop. Soon they find that they are dealing with a case of murder
The Unbreakable alibi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty Jones, a wealthy young man, asks Tommy and Tuppence to help him. He is in love with an Australian art journalist who will only marry him if he can prove that of the two alibis she creates, one is false
Finessing the king( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clues from a curious personal ad in a newspaper draw detectives Tommy and Tuppence Beresford into a complex drama of death and deception
Lillie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lillie Langtry defies the moral traditions of Victorian England and nineteenth-century America, she becomes one of the most celebrated and scandalous women of her time. Bold, intelligent and witty, Lillie's dazzling beauty and brazen determination liberate her from a woman's "proper" place in society. Rising from modest beginnings to international superstar to the bed of the Prince of Wales, she is a "serial" lover, attracting attention from kings, judges, princes and commoners, and manipulating them as she desires.--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Hodson, Chris 1929-

Languages
English (45)

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Raffles : the complete collectionWe'll meet againCampionEnemy at the door