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Scales, Prunella

Overview
Works: 450 works in 1,230 publications in 5 languages and 20,751 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Poetry  Romance television programs  Television comedies  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PR4034, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Prunella Scales
Howards End by E. M Forster( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,920 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 )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,636 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
Fawlty Towers : the complete collection by John Howard Davies( Visual )

83 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,470 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 merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Shakespeare's attack on propriety and hypocrisy, which depicts the sturdy middle class, rarely found among Shakespeare's milieu of aristocrats, Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him and a comic series of disguises and misadventures follows
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 )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 543 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 537 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
Mapp & Lucia( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 528 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
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 496 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 Caroline Graham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 417 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 )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 408 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
Country matters( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 376 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 347 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 by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 334 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 )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 327 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 312 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 thieving magpie by Gioacchino Rossini( )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Mirren at the BBC( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apple cart: The king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet wanting a constitutional monarchy
The lemon table : [stories] by Julian Barnes( Recording )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 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
 
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Howards End
Alternative Names
Illingworth, Prunella Margaret Rumney 1932-

Prunella Scales actrice britannique

Prunella Scales attrice britannica

Prunella Scales britisk skodespelar

Prunella Scales britisk skuespiller

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Prunella Scales englische Schauspielerin

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Rumney Illingworth, Prunella Margaret 1932-

Прунелла Скейлс

פרונלה סקיילס

پرونلا اسکالز بازیگر بریتانیایی

プルネラ・スケイルズ

普魯妮拉·斯基敖斯

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EmmaFawlty Towers : the complete collectionThe tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher and other storiesEmmaThe Canterbury talesThe lemon table : [stories]Prunella : the authorised biography of Prunella Scales