Most widely held works by John Hawkesworth
Upstairs, downstairs by John Hawkesworth ( Book )
48 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
A picture of English life from 1903-1908. Follows the fortunes of the Bellamy family and their servants.
The Duchess of Duke Street. Series 2 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
The final episodes follow the indomitable heroine through the turmoil and terror of World War I to the 1920s. Based on a true story of Rosa Lewis, a culinary genius and the owner of London's Cavendish Hotel.
The Duchess of Duke Street. Series 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Through hard work, talent, and ambition, a servant girl rises from scullery maid to become the finest chef in London and Edwardian society's premier hostess. Along the way her beauty and spirit attract the attention of high-placed admirers.
Upstairs, downstairs II In my lady's chamber by John Hawkesworth ( Book )
5 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Danger UXB ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
During WWII, the Nazi's dropped some bombs that were not designed to detonate on imact. These unexploded time bombs, UXBs, posed one of the greatest risks to the people and property of England. It was the job of real-life heroes of the bomb disposal squads to defuse them. Danger UXB is the story of the loves and lives, victories and defeats, played against the background of a nation gripped by war.
Mrs. 'Arris goes to Paris ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
An honest, hard-working cleaning woman scrimps and sacrifices to go to Paris and visit the House of Dior.
In my lady's chamber by John Hawkesworth ( Book )
14 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 311 libraries worldwide
This continues the story of the Bellamy household above and below stairs, in the "Upstairs, downstairs" series. Elizabeth, recently married, finds herself in an unsatisfying relationship while former parlour maid, Sarah, sets everyone abuzz when she announces she is pregnant by James, the Bellamy's son.
The Duchess of Duke Street ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Rosa Lewis, a cook, who became the owner of the Cavendish Hotel and through her culinary skills, beauty and connections, rose to the pinnacle of London Society.
The Sherlock Holmes feature films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Holmes and Dr. Watson must use all their cunning and detective skills in some risky operations to foil the criminal element in each of these 5 mysteries.
The return of Sherlock Holmes ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes, the world's most famous detective, and his trusted companion Dr. Watson pursue and solve mysteries in a variety of locations throughout England.
Upstairs downstairs. The complete series ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and German and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Upstairs downstairs: 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. Thomas & Sarah: After giving notice at 165 Eaton Place, the enterprising Thomas Watkins and Sarah Moffat make a go of it on their own.
The flame trees of Thika ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 239 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the memoirs of Elspeth Huxley, this is the story of a young British girl and her parents journey to the unspoiled wilderness of East Africa in 1913. There they struggle to transform a rugged plot of land into a farm -- and a home.
Upstairs downstairs. The complete fourth season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
This is the fourth season of the television program Upstairs downstairs. The aristocratic Bellamy family and their servants deal with the changes caused by the First World War.
Upstairs downstairs. Series one ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
The lives of both the family and the servants in the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place are followed. Upstairs lives Richard Bellamy, the head of the household, and also a member of Parliament. His wife is a member of the titled aristocracy. Downstairs is Hudson, the Scottish butler who directs and guides the other servants concerning their tasks and proper places.
Upstairs, downstairs. Series three ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
"In the years between 1912 and 1914, King Edward VII is dead and war looms"--Container.
Upstairs downstairs. Series two ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Season two of the landmark series finds Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kirbridge returning from their honeymoon to set up their new household in nearby Greenwich, Sarah tells James she's having his baby and the Bellamys make provisions to avoid a major scandal, Mrs. Bridges is the envy of every cook in Mayfair and Belgravia when His Majesty, King Edward VII dines at Eaton Place, and much more.
Upstairs, downstairs the third season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
From the death of Lady Bellamy on the Titanic to the coming of World War I, the saga of life and love in Edwardian England continues.
Campion. Sweet danger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Averna, a tiny Dalmation state of equally small significance, has a long been the domain of the venerable Fitton family.
Campion. Mystery mile ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
When a ruthless gang of mobsters threaten the life of an eminent American Judge, Campion comes to the rescue, hiding him away in the remote villiage of Mystery Mile.
Upstairs, downstairs. Series five ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
"The fifth and final series portrays the post-war period of 1919 to 1930"--Container.
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Hawksworth, John, 1920-2003
Multiple languages (6)
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