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Phillips, Siân 1933-

Overview
Works: 342 works in 816 publications in 3 languages and 21,095 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Television adaptations  Children's films  Television mini-series  Juvenile works  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Singer, Other, Creator, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

45 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family. Disc 1. (episodes 1-3) A touch of murder ; Family affairs ; Waiting in the wings -- disc 2. (episodes 4-6) What shall we do about Claudius? ; Poison is queen ; Some justice -- disc 3. (episodes 7-9) Queen of heaven ; Reign of terror ; Zeus, by Jove! -- disc 4. (episodes 10-12) Hail who? ; Fool's luck ; A god in Colchester. -- disc 5. (episode 13 & bonus documentary) Old king log ; The epic that never was. Based on the novels I, Claudius and Claudius the God by Robert Graves./ Disc 5 includes a 1965 documentary that reveals the behind the scenes of Alexander Korda's 1937 unfinished film of I, Claudius, The Epic that never was / British Broadcasting Corporation ; writer-producer, Bill Duncalf./ Videodisc release of 1976 BBC Television series originally shown in 13 parts from November 6, 1977 through January 29, 1978./ Participants: Derek Jacobi (Claudius), Sian Phillips (Livia), Brian Blessed (Augustus), Margaret Tyzack (Antonia), John Hurt (Caligula), George Baker (Tiberius), Patrick Stewart (Sejanus), Stratford Johns (Piso), Sheila White (Messalina), Ian Ogilvy, Frances White, Kevin McNally, Patricia Quinn, David Robb, Fiona Walker, John Castle, James Faulkner, John Rhys-Davies, Beth Morris, Bernard Hepton, John Cater, Christopher Biggins
Clash of the titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perseus goes on a quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda
Becket by Peter Glenville( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite differences in rank and background, King Henry II and Thomas Becket are lifelong friends. The King is in constant conflict with the Church, which refuses to contribute financing to his wars in France, and jealously guards the tax-free status granted it by previous monarchs. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, Henry has a brilliant idea: rather than another pious cleric loyal to Rome, he will appoint his old friend, Thomas Becket--technically a deacon--to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously, holding devotion to God and the Church above his loyalty to the throne, or the person of its inhabitant. In opposition to Henry, he proves abler than his predecessors do, and the clash of two powerful personalities leads to destruction
The Age of Innocence by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City in the 1870s, a rigid social code governs how people talk, walk, meet, part, dine, earn their livings, fall in love, and marry. Not a word of the code is written down anywhere, but these people have been studying it since they were born. In this elegant milieu, marriages, like treaties between nations, exist to provide for the orderly transmission of wealth; scions of old and rich families understand that their personal desires have no place in the design. One such is Newland Archer, engaged to marry pretty young May Welland. When he becomes entranced with May's cousin Ellen, the notorious Countess Olenska, every member of that class mobilizes to prevent Archer from doing anything that threatens their needs
Squirrel seeks chipmunk by David Sedaris( Recording )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listeners can easily relate to the tales in this collection of keen-eyed animal-themed stories. Author David Sedaris reveals to listeners the most outrageous, tender, and absurd sides of themselves
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather, a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess, Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the process of building an ancient Egyptian pyramid and visit various historic sites and rare artifacts, including the mummy of Ramses II
Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 12th century England, this sweeping saga follows the noble Saxon knight, Wilfred of Ivanhoe and his bloody battles with the scheming Prince John as he attempts to restore Richard The Lion-Hearted to the throne.--Container
Heartbreak house by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric poet hosts a house party for his daughters and their bohemian friends
The murder room( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commander Dalgliesh undertakes a highly sensitive murder investigation at the Dupayne Museum. The circumstances of the case bear an unsettling similarity to the historical cases commemorated in the museum's notorious Murder Room
I, Claudius : the complete series( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic tale of ambition, debauchery, and intrigue, the Emmy-winning BBC series is one of the most popular and acclaimed dramas in Masterpiece Theatre history. Based on the novels by Robert Graves, spanning the history of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Nero. Episodes include: A Touch of Murder, Waiting in the Wings, What Shall We Do About Claudius?, Poison is Queen, Some Justice, plus extended versions of episodes one and two, and bonus features
Dune by David Lynch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his father's assassination, a Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis to free their desert world from the emperor's rule
No! I don't want to join a book club by Virginia Ironside( Recording )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaching what she believes will be the most interesting period of her life, nearly sixty-year-old curmudgeon Marie Sharp eschews the trend-oriented activities of her peers in order to enjoy her relationship with a new grandchild and a new gentleman friend
Valmont by Miloš Forman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vindictive widow Merteuil bets her friend debaucherous Valmont that he cannot seduce the virtuous (and married) Madame de Tourvel. If Valmont succeeds he may also bed Merteuil, but if he fails he must join a monastery. Set amongst the aristocracy in France in the 18th century
Aristocrats( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paints an intimate portrait of the 18th-century upper-class life in England and Ireland through the eyes of four beautiful high-born sisters. Well-educated, strong-minded, and distinctly individual, they take charge of their own lives, tempting scandal with their unconventional ideas about love, marriage, education, and fidelity
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The house in the woods: According to local legend, Winyard is haunted-- and it lives up to its reputation when a young couple dies on the property in a grisly fashion. Dead letters: As Midsomer Barton celebrates Oak Apple Week, the mother of a former festival queen drowns herself. But is it really suicide? Vixen's run: At a family gathering, thrice-married baronet Freddy Butler keels over dead, leaving an estate worth killing for. Down among the dead men: The shotgun slaying of accountant Martin Barrett leads Barnaby and Jones on a trail of blackmail
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Agatha Christie's Poirot by David Suchet( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Putting his brilliant intellect and fastidious nature to the test, Agatha Christie₂s famous Belgian detective solves the most mystifying crimes of the Art Deco era in these newly remastered adaptations
Take all my loves : 9 Shakespeare sonnets by Rufus Wainwright( Recording )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The album is a collection of original compositions accompanied by beloved texts by the most performed playwright in the world-- William Shakespeare. I've collaborated with some of the most revered actors of our day to record spoken word versions of each of these 9 Sonnets, including Helena Bonham Carter, Siân Phillips, Peter Eyre, Carrie Fisher, Inge Keller and William Shatner"--Rufus Wainwright
Alice through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice has already traveled to Wonderland once, now she is taking another journey to the fascinating world with the memorable character Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty, Red King and Queen, Red and White Knights, and Jabberwocky
 
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The Age of Innocence
Alternative Names
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שאן פיליפס

جاين فيليبس

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シアン・フィリップス

仙·菲利普斯 女演員

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English (155)

German (4)

French (3)

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Clash of the titansThe Age of InnocenceSquirrel seeks chipmunkPyramidSir Walter Scott's IvanhoeNo! I don't want to join a book clubAristocrats