WorldCat Identities

Benfield, Derek

Overview
Works: 159 works in 340 publications in 2 languages and 4,584 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Fiction  Television crime shows  Television series  Television comedies  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Derek Benfield
Hetty Wainthropp investigates by John Bowen( Visual )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hetty is a 60-year-old housewife, a late bloomer, who sets up shop as a private eye to supplement her husband's meager pension. With moral authority, salt-of-the-earth candor, and a fully-loaded handbag, Hetty dispenses hard-boiled justice and motherly empathy in equally satisfying doses. Geoffrey, a destitute teenager, becomes Hetty's trusted and able sidekick. Her husband, Robert, also lends a hand
Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Housewife turned gumshoe Hetty Wainthropp is back for another round of solving mysteries. Both steely and motherly, she takes no prisoners and puts on no airs, using her dowdy appearance to blend into her surroundings
Fish out of water : a comedy by Derek Benfield( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1986 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder for the asking: a play in three acts by Derek Benfield( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond a joke : a comedy by Derek Benfield( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bedside manners : a comedy by Derek Benfield( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Look who's talking! : a comedy by Derek Benfield( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post horn gallop: a farce by Derek Benfield( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1978 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In for the kill : a thriller by Derek Benfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild goose chase : a farce by Derek Benfield( Book )

7 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Touch and go : a comedy by Derek Benfield( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying feathers : a farce by Derek Benfield( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught on the hop : a comedy by Derek Benfield( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second time around : a comedy by Derek Benfield( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bird in the hand : a comedy by Derek Benfield( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Running riot : a farcical comedy in three acts by Derek Benfield( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anyone for breakfast? : a comedy by Derek Benfield( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hetty Wainthropp investigates
Alternative Names
Derek Benfield acteur, auteur dramatique

Derek Benfield Brits acteur (1926-2009)

Derek Benfield englischer Schauspieler und Bühnenautor

Derek Benfield pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Дерек Бенфилд

דרק בנפילד שחקן ומחזאי בריטי

درک بنفیلد بازیگر و نویسنده بریتانیایی

Languages
English (113)

German (1)

Covers
Hetty Wainthropp investigatesBeyond a joke : a comedy