WorldCat Identities

Richardson, Ian 1934-2007

Works: 438 works in 1,175 publications in 6 languages and 28,700 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Television adaptations  History  Television mini-series  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Costume designer, Speaker, win, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ian Richardson
Becoming Jane by Anne Hathaway( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Hathaway gives a radiant performance as a young, love-struck Jane Austen in the witty and engaging romantic comedy BECOMING JANE. It's the untold romance that inspired the novels of one of the world's most celebrated authors. When the dashing Tom Lefroy, a reckless and penniless lawyer-to-be, enters Jane's life, he offends the emerging writer's sense and sensibility. Soon their clashing egos set off sparks that ignite a passionate romance and fuel Jane's dream of doing the unthinkable - marrying for love
Joyeux Noël = Merry Christmas by Christian Carion( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in French and English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on true episodes, this film tells the story of German, French, and Scottish soldiers in the bloody trenches of World War I and the miraculous Christmas Eve truce they unexpectedly forge. Follows a French lieutenant, a Scottish priest, and a German tenor and his beloved Danish soprano as music and the spirit of Christmas create bonds between enemies
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two innocent young orphans are the potential heirs to a fortune. Their fates are snarled in a monumental legal battle known as Jarndyce and Jarndyce. Another orphan, Esther Summerson, whose mysterious parentage proves to be intertwined with the fate of the Jarndyce wards and the aloof Lady Dedlock. Lady Dedlock faces the revelation of her dark past once Mr. Tulkinghorn catches wind of it. The icily beautiful Esther's background also comes to light after the murder of a strange man. Twines through the legal system to heartbreaking domestic drama to a murder investigation to near-Gothic horror
Dark city by Alex Proyas( Visual )

44 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Murdoch wakes with no memory at the scene of a grisly murder, he soon finds himself hunted by the police, a woman claiming to be his wife, and a mysterious group of pale men
From hell by Allen Hughes( Visual )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Jack the Riper ruled the streets of London, terror reigned. His crimes were unspeakable, his blood lust, unquenchable. His identity, unknown ... until now!
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circus, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can only be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the double-blind world of Cold War espionage and his own past"--Container
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Stoppard directs the film version of his first play, focussing on two minor characters featured in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" and presenting them as something of a comedy double-act!
Man of La Mancha by Mitch Leigh( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jailed during the Spanish Inquisition for offending the church, author Miguel de Cervantes is forced to act out one of his manuscripts for the entertainment of fellow inmates. Cervantes delivers a rapturous performance as the legendary Don Quixote, the chivalrous knight whose choice to see life as it should be, not as it is, takes him into battles with an imaginary foe and into romance with the beautiful Dulcinea
A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The capriciousness of lovers is the theme of this romantic and entertaining comedy, given a frolicsome rendition by the Royal Shakespeare Company
The woman in white by Tim Fywell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sane woman is locked up in an asylum by a fraudulent English aristocrat who is afraid she may expose his 'secret.' Escaping while wearing a white gown, she runs into a youthful hero who becomes haunted by his brief meeting with this 'woman in white.'
Catherine the Great( Visual )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum at Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade by Peter Weiss( Visual )

22 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The infamous Marquis de Sade, confined to an asylum, directs the other inmates in a re-enactment of the bloody assassination of French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat
102 Dalmatians by Walt Disney( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oddball is the newest puppy. She is searching for her spots. Waddlesworth is a macaw who thinks he's a rottweiler. After a spot of therapy Cruella De Vil is released from prison and is a changed woman who is devoted to dogs and good causes. She is delighted that her parole officer, Chloe, has a dalmatian family and big connections with a dog charity. But the sound of Big Ben can reverse the treatment so it is only a matter of time before Cruella is back to her incredibly ghastly ways, using her new-found connections with Chloe and friends to get at the dalmatians
The treasure seekers( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five motherless Bastable children struggle to save their inventor father from financial ruin
The devil's disciple by David Jones( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New Hampshire in 1777, Dick Dudgeon's father dies. Called back home to the unhappy family he revolted against years ago, Dick finds he's been named heir, much to the horror of his religious mother. To complicate matters, the British have arrived
House of cards trilogy( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Michael Dobbs' best-selling novel about a man who schemes and backstabs his way to the top until he is standing on a pile of broken promises, betrayals, and the bodies of those who oppose him
Hogfather by Vadim Jean( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the holiday of Hogswatch in the parallel universe of Discworld, the night when kids anticipate presents from the beloved Hogfather. But someone--or something-- wants the Hogfather out of the way. Now it's up to the most unlikely of heroes to get the holiday back on track before humanity loses all hope
House of cards by Paul Seed( Visual )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Urquhart is a petty British politician who schemes and backstabs his way to the top of his party. All the while, he lays out his plans with venomous charm. But the unflappable politico may have overlooked one potential problem: the beautiful journalist who has been made a dupe in his plots!
M. Butterfly( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French civil service officer risks and then abandons everything in his life in his obsessive pursuit of a enigmatic Chinese opera diva who harbors a secret
To play the king( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manipulative and corrupted English prime minister, Urquhart, has reached the pinnacle of power as the leader of his party, but the succession of a king opposed to his policies challenges Urquhart's authority
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Joyeux Noël = Merry Christmas
Bleak HouseThe Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum at Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de SadeThe treasure seekersM. Butterfly
Alternative Names
Ian Richardson acteur britannique

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Richardson, Ian, 1934-

Richardson, Ian William 1934-2007

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