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Scales, Prunella

Works: 374 works in 1,152 publications in 6 languages and 20,551 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television series  Fiction  Action and adventure television programs  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Poetry 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Prunella Scales
Fawlty Towers the complete collection by John Cleese( Visual )

189 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,210 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
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,986 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
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emma is the story of a rich, clever and beautiful young woman who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives. As her romantic plans go ridiculously wrong, however, it's Emma herself who risks missing out on her perfect match!"--Container
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the honest folk of Windsor, interloper Sir John Falstaff stands out as a rogue, a chancer and an oaf. More concerned with his lack of money, the ageing, overweight Falstaff hatches a plan to court two wealthy married women, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page. When the two wives get together they devise their own plan to teach the knight a lesson
Mapp & Lucia( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 891 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 tale of Pigling Bland and other stories by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 550 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
The millionairess by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 547 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 )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 542 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
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 401 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
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 398 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
Country matters by Hugh Thomson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 382 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
Station Jim( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 343 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?"--From container back
Emma by Jane Austen( Recording )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 331 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 )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and English, Middle and held by 321 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
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is Christmas eve and Clara and Fritz's parents are throwing their annual holiday party. The mysterious guest, the toymaker Herr Drosselmeyer, arrives with life-size dancing dolls to entertain the family and their guests, but he saves his most special gift for his god-daughter Clara, a nutcracker doll. That night, the tree begins to grow, the toy soldiers and the Mouse King have a battle, and Clara's nutcracker turns into a handsome prince! This child-friendly adaptation of the complete ballet score is given a beautiful retelling of the story by Jim Weiss, America's premiere storyteller. A one-hour version of the world's most famous ballet, it is sure to delight young and old alike
The thieving magpie by Gioacchino Rossini( )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Mirren at the BBC( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The country wife: A rake devises a brilliant scheme to lure wives from their husbands, but is stumped by a newlywed from the country
The lemon table [stories] by Julian Barnes( Recording )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In settings ranging from 19th-century Sweden and Russia to a barbershop in contemporary London, the characters in Julian Barnes's collection of stories are growing old and facing the ends of their lives--some with bitter regret, some with resignation, others with raging defiance
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Recording )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cranford presents a sensitive and moving portrait of a Victorian town, captured at a crucial moment of transition in English society
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Howards End
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Illingworth, Prunella Margaret Rumney 1932-

Prunella Scales actrice britannique

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Rumney Illingworth, Prunella Margaret 1932-

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