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Annis, Francesca 1945-

Overview
Works: 292 works in 661 publications in 10 languages and 17,681 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Melodrama  Television programs  Historical television programs  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works about Francesca Annis
 
Most widely held works by Francesca Annis
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

68 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head
Jane Eyre by Susanna White( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to Cranford [DVDC 4011 pt. 2]: The two-part saga Return to Cranford opens to a struggling Cranford, a traditional English village that in autumn 1844 is airing the conflicts that accompany progress
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,323 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
Cranford return to Cranford( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great excitement is afoot with the arrival of aristocratic Lady Glenmire. Lady Ludlow awaits the return of her long-absent son Septimus and young Harry Gregson prepares to start his education at Shrewsbury
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
Lillie( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
Reckless( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a young doctor who falls for an older woman whose husband just happens to be his boss
Dune by David Lynch( Visual )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 468 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
Copenhagen by PBS Hollywood( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television adaptation of Michael Frayn's play about the 1941 meeting between Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, longtime friends whose work had opened the way to the atomic bomb, but who found themselves on opposite sides of World War II
Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and unresolved jealousies that lead to murder. Nemesis: Miss Marple receives a request from an old friend, the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel, to investigate a possible crime. The only direction he leaves her is to look for clues on a mystery bus tour. At Bertram's Hotel: Revisiting a glamorous London hotel that she remembers fondly from her girlhood, Miss Marple finds that nothing has changed, including the atmosphere of danger beneath its highly polished veneer. Ordeal by Innocence: Miss Marple is invited to a wedding of her former housemaid Gwenda, and her fiancé Leo Argyle. Leo's grown children and family are still reeling from the murder of their mother and the execution of their brother Jacko for the crime. A stranger arrives who exonerates Jacko, leading all to realize that the real murderer is still in their midst
Revolver by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Green is a grifter who vows revenge against Macha, the ferocious crime boss who sent him to prison. After taking Macha down in a game of chance, Macha puts out a hit on Jake. Caught between a gun and a hard place, Jake finds himself protected by two vicious loan sharks who make him an offer he can't refuse
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 382 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
Why didn't they ask Evans? by Agatha Christie( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a round of golf on a cliff-top course in Wales, Bobby Jones discovers a man lying gravely injured on the rocks below. His last words, "Why didn't they ask Evans?," leads Bobby and his friend on a quest to find out what happened to the man
Shades of darkness( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delves into the world of the supernatural with six bizarre, inexplicable, and frightening ghost stories as told by some of the greatest mystery authors of all time
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
The tragedy of Macbeth by Roman Polanski( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and German and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity. Jon Finch and Francesca Annis star as a decorated warrior rising in the ranks and his driven wife, scheming together to take the throne by any means
Krull( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and French and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Colwyn sets out on a daring journey to rescue his young bride who is held captive by the Beast. But slayers and alien beings under the command of the Beast oppose him at every turn. Colwyn must first reach a faraway cavern to recover the legendary Glaive, a key to phenomenal powers, then continue his search, witnessing sights and events beyond his wildest imagination. Facing the Beast, Colwyn must use the magic of the Glaive to save his fantastic planet from annihilation
Agatha Christie's Tommy & Tuppence partners in crime( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dame Agatha's tales of crime-solving couple Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, a fun-loving and flirtatious pair who thrive on matching wits with criminals and with each other. This set chronicles their partnership from its beginnings and as proprietors of a detective agency
Agatha Christie's Tommy & Tuppence. Partners in crime. Set 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stylish crime-solving couple Tommy and Tuppence Beresford ply their trade as proprietors of Blunt's Detective Agency
 
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Alternative Names
Annis, Francisca 1944-

Francesca Annis actrice britannique

Francesca Annis attrice britannica

Francesca Annis britische Schauspielerin

Francesca Annis britisk skodespelar

Francesca Annis britisk skuespiller

Francesca Annis Brits acteur

Francesca Annis brittisk skådespelare

Francesca Annis brytyjska aktorka

Аннис, Франческа

فرانچسکا آنیس بازیگر بریتانیایی

フランチェスカ・アニス

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