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Scales, Prunella

Overview
Works: 545 works in 1,369 publications in 1 language and 20,798 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Poetry  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Television comedies  Television programs  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer, Director
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Prunella Scales
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Eyre: Young governess Jane Eyre falls in love with Mr. Rochester, but they must overcome the dark secrets of his past before they can truly find happiness
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

37 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's boisterous comedy of love and money was supposedly written because Queen Elizabeth wanted to see Falstaff in love
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
Fawlty Towers : the complete collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Fawlty is the sharp-tongued, short-fused owner of Fawlty Towers, a hotel plagued by crisis, chaos and bizarre characters. This set collects all 12 episodes of the British comedy, and also includes interviews with the writer and star, John Cleese
Hobson's choice( Visual )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong eldest daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life
The millionairess by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apple cart: Set 40 years in the future, the king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet seeking to transform the nation into a constitutional monarchy--Container
The tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher and other stories by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yet again Lucie loses her pocket handkerchief. In her search she meets Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, a kindly, but strangely prickly washerwoman, and Mr. Jeremy Fisher who tells her of his eventful fishing trip. When seven little bunnies go missing Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny find themselves caught up in a terrible battle between Mr. Tod and his unwelcome guest. Tom Thumb and Hunca Munca create havoc in the doll's house while Johnny Town-Mouse entertains a visitor from the country who has travelled up by mistake in a hamper of vegetables
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple during a chance encounter on a train. However, when Miss Pinkerton herself dies, Miss Marple believes it was no accident. The Do it with Mirrors: Miss Marple's old friend Carrie-Louise has always had a soft heart for charitable causes. This time it's juvenile criminals lodged in a reformatory on her estate. Murder and mystery follow needing Miss Marple's sleuthing skills. Why Didn't they Ask Evans? A dying man's last words turn young Bobby Attfield into an amateur detective. With the help of two assistants, socialite Frankie Derwent and Jane Marple, he sets out to solve the riddle they pose
Howards End( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the idealistic, independent and highly educated Schlegel sisters and their tangled relationships with a rich businessman and his family, and with an unhappily married young bank clerk
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family
Dalziel & Pascoe by Reginald Hill( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season one of the British detective television series Dalziel & Pascoe. Dalziel is an old-school-style detective and has been assigned a new partner. Pascoe is a new-style detective, but Dalziel begins to see the merits of combining the old and the new in order to crack hard cases
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death's shadow: A successful theatrical director, Simon Fletcher, returns to Badger's Drift, his head filled with disturbing childhood memories. Soon after, a local property developer becomes the first in a string of baffling murders. Strangler's wood: When a beautiful Brazilian woman is found strangled with a striped necktie in Raven's Wood, Barnaby experiences a disturbing sense of déjà vu. His investigation leads him to a trail fo blackmail, greed and betrayal. Blood will out: Barnaby is enlisted to keep the peace when the arrival of two feuding clans of travelers disrupts the tranquility of Martyr Warren. Local magistrate and Falklands War veteran Hector Bridges gets fired up about the interlopers and unwisely marches into the fray. Beyond the grave: First the portrait of a wealthy village forefather is found slashed to shreds in a local museum. Then a string of unearthly happenings in the museum and its graveyard terrify the community. Barnaby and Troy are called upon to separate fact from fiction
Jane Austen's Emma by Denis Constanduros( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a rich, clever, and beautiful young woman who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives
Fawlty Towers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Fawlty is an inept and manic English hotel owner and manager who isn't cut out for his job. He's intolerant, rude and paranoid. Chaos frequently breaks loose as Basil tries to run the hotel. He is constantly under verbal (and sometime physical) attack from his unhelpful wife Sybil, and hindered by the incompetent, but easy target, Manuel, the Spanish waiter. Fortunately he has an intelligent and attractive maid to help him out of the various situations he gets into
The thieving magpie by Gioacchino Rossini( )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Country matters by Hugh Thomson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates. Set against the English countryside during the post-World War I period. Reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its people
The Nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Nutcracker unfolds to the tune of Tchaikovsky's suite
Station Jim( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man working in a train station befriends a dog that can do amazing tricks. When the Queen of England is set to visit the station, an assassination attempt is put on her. Will the most unlikely of characters save the day?
Emma by Jane Austen( Recording )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma, motherless and mistress of her father's home from an early age, is used to getting her own way. Employing her extensive charms, she sets to matchmaking among her friends and acquaintances. Her inadequacies in the art are a source of disappointment and mortification. These are revealed to her by the noble Mr. Knightley, who is one of the few people who could see faults in her and the only one who ever told her of them
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Recording )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of diverse tales told by a group of travellers on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Thomas a Becket at Canterbury
 
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Howards End
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Howards EndThe tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher and other storiesJane Austen's EmmaFawlty TowersEmmaThe Canterbury talesPrunella : the authorised biography of Prunella Scales
Alternative Names
Illingworth, Prunella Margaret Rumney 1932-

Prunella Scales

Prunella Scales actrice britannique

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Prunella Scales britisk skodespelar

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Rumney Illingworth, Prunella Margaret 1932-

Прунелла Скейлс

פרונלה סקיילס שחקנית בריטית

برونيلا سكاليس ممثلة بريطانية

پرونلا اسکالز بازیگر بریتانیایی

پرونلا اسکیلز

プルネラ・スケイルズ

普魯妮拉·斯基敖斯

Languages
English (163)