WorldCat Identities

Hodson, Christopher 1929-

Works: 125 works in 198 publications in 1 language and 4,729 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Television comedies  Television series  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Christopher Hodson
Agatha Christie's Tommy & Tuppence partners in crime( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes from the television series. In the first episode, the new mistress of Thurnley Grange fears someone is trying to kill her and hires Tommy and Tuppence to investigate. In the second episode, Tommy and Tuppence are intrigued by a coded message in a newspaper personal column suggesting a rendezvous. In the third, T&T go undercover to rout poltergeists and find a young woman's inheritance
Strong poison( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey falls in love with Harriet Vane, a mystery writer who is wrongly accused of killer her husband
Gaudy night( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet returns to Oxford for a reunion and is asked by a professor to help solve a mystery, and deals with her growing feelings for her friend Lord Peter Wimsey
Have his carcase( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this, the second of Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mystery series, Harriet Vane the mystery writer, cleared of murder through the efforts of Lord Peter Wimsey, seeks solace in the country. Walking along a barren beach she stumbles across the body of a bearded young man with his throat cut. From the moment she photographs the corpse, which soon disappears with the tide, she is puzzled by a mystery that might have been suicide, murder or a political plot. With the appearance of her dear friend Lord Peter Wimsey, she finds a reason for detective pursuit ... as only the two of them can
Lillie( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 276 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
Dorothy L. Sayers mysteries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 246 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 )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 221 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 )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 216 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
Lillie( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 212 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
Raffles : the complete collection by E. W Hornung( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 181 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
Upstairs downstairs( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This spin-off of Upstairs Downstairs follows the delightful up-and-down adventures of two former Bellamy empoloyees as they make a go of it on their own in pursuit of extravagant dreams
We'll meet again( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 156 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
Enemy at the door by Granada International Media Limited( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 100 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
The man in the mist( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tommy has failed to solve a case of robbery. While he and Tuppence console themselves in a provincial hotel, unexpected events develop. Soon they find that they are dealing with a case of murder
Mary Higgins Clark's We'll meet again by Mary Higgins Clark( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 66 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
Finessing the king( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 65 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
The Unbreakable alibi by Agatha Christie( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 64 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
Raffles( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Italian Embassy to the British Museum, the game begins as Raffles reunites with his old schoolmate, Bunny and plays cat and mouse with his nemesis, inspector Mackenzie
Upstairs downstairs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of the aristocratic Bellamy family and their loyal and lively servants. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household. On this disc, Elizabeth's new baby causes an uproar downstairs, Lady Marjorie's widowed mother comes to stay, and Rose discovers Elizabeth's secret. Also, The Bellamys endure a financial setback, Thomas finds advantage in Sarah's pregnancy, and James returns with a fiancée
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Hodson, Chris 1929-

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CampionRaffles : the complete collectionUpstairs downstairsWe'll meet againEnemy at the doorUpstairs downstairs