WorldCat Identities

Munro, Rona 1959-

Overview
Works: 152 works in 404 publications in 5 languages and 4,462 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  War films  Historical films  History  Historical drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Translator, Other, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6063.U57, 822.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Rona Munro
 
Most widely held works by Rona Munro
Oranges and sunshine by Jim Loach( Visual )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unforgettable true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker who uncovered one of the most controversial scandals of recent times: the organized deportation of innocent children from the UK to Australia, where they were thought to be lost in the system forever. Against overwhelming odds, and with little regard for her own safety, Humphreys reunited thousands of families and brought worldwide attention to a corrupt system and an extraordinary miscarriage of justice
Aimée & Jaguar by Max Färberböck( Visual )

41 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in German and English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, Aimée & Jaguar is an unforgettable film about love, passion, and the triumph of the human spirit. In the darkest days of World War II, while the Allies are bombing Berlin and the Gestapo is puring the capital of Jews, a dangerous love affair blossoms between two women
Iron by Rona Munro( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Iron is an intense psychological drama in which a mother and daughter try to break through the barriers of time, memory and punishment which separate them." "But between them lies the fact of murder. A murder Josie cannot remember and Fay has always tried to forget. Uncovering the memories they share is more dangerous than either of them can imagine."--Jacket
Ladybird, ladybird by Ken Loach( Visual )

38 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie Conlon (Rock) is an unwed mother with four children by four different fathers. While she loves her children deeply, she seems unable to escape the self-destructive behavior that repeatedly brings her into conflict with the local social services department. A new love affair with Jorge (Vega), a gentle political refugee, may be her last chance to break the vicious cycle she's trapped in-- and her only hope for building a better life for her family and herself
The maiden stone by Rona Munro( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down-on-her-luck and out-of-work actress Harriet and her family are wandering the roads of Scotland looking for food, shelter and the opportunity to perform. But they are not the only ones travelling the highways and byways - there's traveller and storyteller Bidie and her family, always looking for a break; and the dangerously beguiling stranger Nick, whose presence on the road might turn out to be more of a curse than a blessing
The James plays by Rona Munro( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic exploration of the history and shaping of Scotland, from one of the country's most successful playwrights. This vividly imagined trilogy depicts three generations of Stewart kings who ruled Scotland in the tumultuous fifteenth century. Each play stands as a unique vision of a country tussling with its past and future; together, they form a complex narrative on Scottish nationhood
Bold girls : a play by Rona Munro( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your turn to clean the stair ; & Fugue by Rona Munro( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house of Bernardo Alba by Federico García Lorca( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a power struggle between a widow and her adult daughter
Gilt by Stephen Greenhorn( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play weaves together the stories of seven characters. There's Mick, the TV presenter, searching for reconciliation; Carla, who's looking for love; Al, in search of security; teenager Jo, who'll try anything for a way out; Chris, out of work and in need of respect; James, who's put his faith in Anita; and Anita, who would just like to start all over again
Long time dead by Rona Munro( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rona Munro's 'Long Time Dead' is a play about the camaraderie between mountaineers, exploring the risks they are willing to take in the obsessive pursuit of their dreams. The play was first performed at The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth, on 26 October 2006
The last witch by Rona Munro( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rona Munro's 'The Last Witch' tells the story of the last woman to be executed for witchcraft in the British Isles. It is based on the historical account of Janet Horne, the alleged witch of Dornoch in the Scottish Highlands, who was executed in 1727
Astronaut's chair by Rona Munro( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Renee Coburg is a gritty, glamorous aviator, the fastest, highest, bravest woman in the world. Jo Green is a determined, brilliant and much younger pilot with her eye on all Renee's records. They both want to be the first woman in space but there's only one chair at the top of the rocket."--Cover, p.4
The Indian boy by Rona Munro( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rona Munro's 'The Indian Boy' is a play about the discovery of a 'wild child' in a forest and society's attempts to understand and control him. It was commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, with the brief that it should be loosely inspired by Shakespeare; Munro chose to re-imagine the life of the 'Indian boy' who is the main cause of the rift between the fairies Oeron and Titania in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
Scuttlers by Rona Munro( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1885 and the streets of Manchester are crackling with energy, youth and violence. As workers pour into Ancoats to power the Industrial Revolution, 50,000 people are crammed into one square mile. The mills rumble thunderously day and night. The air is thick with smoke. Life is lived large and lived on the street. This is the world's very first industrial suburb and the young mill workers form the very first urban gangs, fighting over their territory with belts, fists and knives. Invisible in history, their lives, deaths, loves, lusts and defiant energy tell stories that will repeat and repeat over the decades that follow
Little eagles by Rona Munro( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible story of the space race as seen through the eyes of the USSR's Sputnik pioneers
Pandas by Rona Munro( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rona Munro's 'Pandas' is a romantic comedy thriller set in Edinburgh charting the interconnected, frustrated love lives of a group of people while touching on themes including illegal exports, the black market and Internet dating. It was first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, on 15 April 2011
Elizabeth Gaskell's Mary Barton by Rona Munro( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here we go by Mabel O'Donnell( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally, these stories were published by Row Peterson and Company as the Alice and Jerry books in the USA. The Janet and John books emerged as a popular way to help children learn to read in 1949. These average English children of the 1950s are icons in the minds of the generations who grew up with them. Summersdale is thrilled to be bringing these classic bestsellers from yesteryear back into print as beautifully illustrated hardcover editions that make the perfect nostalgia gift items
Fugue by Rona Munro( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The maiden stone
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The maiden stoneBold girls : a playYour turn to clean the stair ; & FugueThe house of Bernardo AlbaGiltLong time deadThe last witchThe Indian boy
Alternative Names
Munro, Rona

Rona Munro britisk skribent

Rona Munro Brits schrijfster

Rona Munro brittisk författare

Rona Munro Schottischer Drehbuchautor

Рона Манро

Languages
English (139)

German (42)

Spanish (8)

Italian (3)

Danish (1)