WorldCat Identities

Scales, Prunella

Works: 451 works in 1,282 publications in 5 languages and 20,669 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Romance fiction  Television adaptations  Humorous fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Poetry  Detective and mystery television programs  Novels 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Prunella Scales
Howards End by E. M Forster( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,896 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
Emma by Jane Austen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Woodhouse imagines that she dominates those around her in the small town of Highbury, but her matchmaking creates problems for herself and others
Fawlty Towers : the complete collection by Connie Booth( Visual )

41 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,265 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
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

36 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's The merry wives of Windsor, produced for British television in 1982
The millionairess by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bonus play, 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
Hobson's choice by Tom Gutteridge( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 547 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 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 530 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 502 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
Midsomer murders by Peter Smith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 415 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
Dalziel & Pascoe by Reginald Hill( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blunt-talking Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel does not suffer fools gladly, but he has even more trouble with what he calls the 'smart arses' of the world. So when the inexperienced Peter Pascoe joins his team at Mid-Yorkshire CID, the omens don't look good. Pascoe is one of the new breed of career police officers, armed with a degree, a caring attitude, and a sharp brain
Fawlty Towers by John Howard Davies( Visual )

62 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gourmet night: The cream of society shows up for a special dinner at Fawlty Towers, but the chef is plastered and it's up to Basil to prepare the dinner
Country matters( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 375 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
Mapp & Lucia( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British humor at its finest! The tale of two formidable ladies as they vie for social supremacy in their provincial 1920s town, which overflows with snootiness, low cunning schemes, and a rivalry that won't end
The nutcracker : (highlights) by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 340 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 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Victorian England, Station Jim is the enchanting story of a performing dog who jumps onto a train to escape his mean master and ends up at a small railway station in the country. The clever little dog quickly becomes a favorite of the local orphanage children, especially Henry. When a wicked businessman plots to burn the orphanage, how does Jim help save it from doom?"--Container back
Emma by Jane Austen( Recording )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma, a self-assured young lady in Regency England, is determined to arrange her life and the lives of those around her into a pattern dictated by her romantic fancy
The thieving magpie by Gioacchino Rossini( )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Recording )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and English, Middle and held by 300 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
Mapp & Lucia : the complete collection( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fictional village of Tilling-on-Sea circa 1920, two formidable matrons vie for social supremacy, using unconventional weaponry such as gardeners and lobster recipes. Each episode serves up an exquisite dish of quirky characters and razor-sharp satire
Helen Mirren at the BBC( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apple cart: The king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet wanting a constitutional monarchy
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Illingworth, Prunella Margaret Rumney 1932-

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EmmaFawlty Towers : the complete collectionThe tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher and other storiesFawlty TowersEmmaThe Canterbury talesPrunella : the authorised biography of Prunella Scales