WorldCat Identities

Scales, Prunella

Works: 472 works in 1,326 publications in 2 languages and 20,742 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Romance fiction  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Humorous fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Romance television programs  Poetry  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Prunella Scales
Emma by Jane Austen( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,600 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!"
Howards End( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,333 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 by Connie Booth( Visual )

43 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,264 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 )

41 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows. This program views the Merry wives of Windsor as Shakespeare's attack on middle class propriety and hypocrisy. He challenges the belief that fidelity is mere lip service and a result of arranged, loveless marriages
The millionairess by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The millionairess: "Epifania is glamorous, clever-- and also the richest woman in the world. After yet another row with her spendthrift husband, Epifania meets an intriguing Egyptian doctor. But she faces the challenge her money-mad father imposed on her before his death: She can only marry a man who can convert 150 pounds into 50,000 pounds within six months"--Container
Hobson's choice by David Lean( Visual )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 540 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. Bonus features include commentary, documentary, essay, interviews, and more
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 529 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
The tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher and other stories by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 522 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 504 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
Dalziel & Pascoe by Reginald Hill( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 410 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
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 409 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
The thieving magpie by Gioacchino Rossini( )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 374 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
Mapp & Lucia( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1930s, Miss Mapp is the leader of social life in the English seaside village of Tilling, until "Lucia" Lucas and her loyal friend Georgie move into town
The Nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sugar plums and snowflakes, dreams and spells - The Nutcracker is one of the most enchanting stories ever told. In this new CD from The Australian Ballet and ABC Classics, favourite moments from Tchaikovsky's beloved music are combined with the evocative story-telling of legendary Australian actor Geoffrey Rush. This album is both the perfect introduction to this charming tale, and essential listening as a new take on an ageless classic."
Station Jim( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 320 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 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
Mapp & Lucia : the complete collection( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 299 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
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Recording )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 298 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
Helen Mirren at the BBC( Visual )

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

Blue remembered hills: Two years before the end of WWII, seven children play in the woods until a prank turns deadly
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Howards End Howards End
Howards EndFawlty Towers : the complete collectionHowards EndThe tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher and other storiesEmmaThe Canterbury talesPrunella : the authorised biography of Prunella Scales
Alternative Names
Illingworth, Prunella Margaret Rumney 1932-

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Rumney Illingworth, Prunella Margaret 1932-

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