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Leigh-Hunt, Barbara

Overview
Works: 85 works in 233 publications in 5 languages and 7,443 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Romance television programs  History  Televised plays  Historical television programs  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Simon Langton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bennet is a strong-willed yet sensible young woman, the second of five sisters. She has a long-suffering but loving clerical father, and a scatterbrained mother anxious to marry them off as soon as possible--to wealthy young gentlemen. At a local ball, she encounters one such, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, whom she finds arrogant, cold, and rude. Her older sister Jane falls in love with Darcy's best friend Mr. Bingley, while youngest sister Lydia flirts with anyone in a military uniform. Lizzie finds herself fighting off the attentions of the unctuous Mr. Collins and quite taken by the charming Mr. Wickham - who also happens to be an enemy of Mr. Darcy. However, as the characters succumb in many ways to pride and prejudice, Lizzie learns that not all is quite as it seems ... and that Mr. Darcy might not be so disagreeable after all
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is not happy about the romantic interests of his sons
Frenzy by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

27 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In modern-day London, a sex criminal known as the Necktie Murderer has the police on alert; and in typical Hitchcock fashion, their trail is leading to an innocent man who must now elude the law and prove his innocence by finding the real murderer
Playing Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]( Recording )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
The Brontës of Haworth by Christopher Fry( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siblings Charlotte, Branwell, Emily, and Anne Bronte experienced soaring artistic achievements and personal tragedies. Follow England's most accomplished literary family from their sheltered childhoods to their complex lives as adults
White horse inn : highlights by Ralph Benatzky( )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infernal serpent( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morse and Lewis have to tackle a particularly unsavory case involving child abuse. Their inquiries into the murder of an eminent environmentalist, killed minutes before he was scheduled to give a controversial lecture, unearth skeletons in the cupboard of a respectable academic family
Chu Chin Chow by Frederic Norton( )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful story of kingship achieved through betrayal, deceit and murder, Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's most accessible plays. Macbeth's ascent to the throne is paralleled by his moral downfall--each action that takes him higher brings him closer to his doom
Black sheep by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Abigail Wendover's efforts to detach her spirited niece Fanny from a plausible fortune-hunter are complicated by the arrival in Bath of Miles Caverleigh. The black sheep of his family, a cynical, outrageous care-for-naught with a scandalous past - that would be a connection more shocking even than Fanny's unwise liaison with his nephew! But Abbey, adept at managing her sweet, silly sister Selina, her lively niece, and the host of her admirers among Bath's circumscribed society, has less success in managing her own unruly heart
Inspector Morse, the infernal serpent collection set( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his considerable intellect and passion for the truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford. (Deceived by flight) the Clarets XI old boys' cricket team gather for their annual match, but before the first ball is bowled, one of the team meets an untimely death. (The secret of Bay 5B) Playboy architect Michael Gifford has been found strangled in his car and the only clues to the murder are his diary and a car park ticket. (The infernal serpent) An environmentalist is murdered minutes before his controversial lecture, leading Morse and Lewis to tackle an unsavory case that unearths skeletons in the closet of a respectable academic family
Best of women's short stories by Authors Various( )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third installment in CSA Word's popular 'Best of women's' series. Containing ten wonderful stories read captivatingly by Rosalind Ayres, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Juliet Stevenson and Harriet Walter, this collection is a winner with everyone. All stories have been carefully chosen for their strong female characters and are full of humour, drama and insight. Also containing some works about women by well-known male writers such as Proust and Wilkie Collins, CSA Word's third collection of women's stories is diverse and involving
Short stories : after dark classics( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A veritable schooling in the origins of modern-day horror and fantasy. This collection comprises the best of classic horror writing, with the atmospheric genius of Edgar Allan Poe, the invention and eeriness of Bram Stoker, and the suspense of Wilkie Collins
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry
A perfect hero( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins in September, 1940, when Britain stood alone against Hitler. Four Cambridge boys join the Royal Air Force and are now ready to participate in the battle for the skies over Great Britain. Chronicles Hugh Fleming through his fledging romance, eminent dangers, startling betrayals and unprecedented courage. A monumental tribute to the human spirit's ability to overcome all adversity
Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring a character: Patrick Stewart and David Sucher demonstrate their individual approaches to one of Shakespeare's most fascinating characters--Shylock in The Merchant of Venice
Great classic stories 3 : 20 unabridged classics( Recording )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The third volume in CSA Word's highly acclaimed Great Classic Stories series brings a listener the best classic tales from years and authors gone by."--Container
George Eliot : a scandalous life by Kim Thomas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of George Eliot, this program explores the complexities and contraditions of her personal character and the achievements of her writing career. Includes dramatizations of some of her greatest works
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 15 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
 
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Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
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Wives and daughtersFrenzyGreat classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]Infernal serpentA performance of MacbethBlack sheepBest of women's short storiesShort stories : after dark classics
Alternative Names
Barbara Leigh-Hunt actrice britannique

Barbara Leigh-Hunt attrice inglese

Barbara Leigh-Hunt britische Schauspielerin

Barbara Leigh-Hunt britisk skodespelar

Barbara Leigh-Hunt britisk skuespiller

Barbara Leigh-Hunt Brits actrice

Barbara Leigh-Hunt brittisk skådespelare

Hunt, Barbara Leigh-

Hunt, Barbara Leigh- 1935-

Leigh, Barbara

Leigh, Barbara 1935-

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Languages
English (138)

German (3)

Spanish (1)

Italian (1)

French (1)