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Firth, Peter 1953-

Overview
Works: 371 works in 863 publications in 7 languages and 20,159 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Didactic fiction  Pastoral fiction  Television plays  History  Historical fiction  Television programs  Study guides 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Director
Classifications: PR4748, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Peter Firth
 
Most widely held works by Peter Firth
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship La Amistad bound for America. Much of the involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

51 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th century Bath, a girl bursting with freshness and passion for macabre Gothic novels experiences intrigue, adventure, and romance, espeically when the romantic Henry Tilney invites her to his ancestral home
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood best friends, Rafe and Danny, grow up wanting to fly planes. When Rafe gets the chance to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he takes it, leaving his new love, Evelyn, a dedicated Navy nurse, and Danny, also a pilot, behind. Danny and Evelyn are transferred separately to the idyllic paradise of Hawaii, where they eventually meet through a connection to Rafe, who has been declared missing. But just as the love triangle begins to get complicated, Dec. 7, 1941 arrives, changing all of their lives forever
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

69 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic romance, Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant in late 19th century England, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives. Although Tess rejects the advances of the D'Urberville's son Alex, he forcibly seduces her, leaving her pregnant and alone. After her sickly baby dies, Tess falls in love with Angel, a parson's son, who abandons her on their wedding night after she confesses her past "sin." This forces Tess to return to Alex, a fateful decision with tragic consequences
The greatest game ever played by Mark Frost( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1913 U.S. Open golf championship-at which two equally sympathetic young men, both of whom grew up economically and socially disadvantaged, go club to club in one of the most exciting and dramatic athletic events of the 20th century
Equus by Peter Shaffer( Visual )

31 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
The Oscar Wilde collection by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ideal husband: "Set during the London season of 1895, An ideal Husband is a dazzling blend of farce and morality that explores human frailty and social hypocrisy. Sir Robert Chilton's secret is discovered and exposed. He is accused of having exploited government secrets for his own gain early in his political career. With this revelation from Mrs. Cheveley comes the threat of blackmail and the ruin of Sir Robert's career. Yet in order to be a successful blackmailer, one's own reputation must be beyond reproach." Lady Windermere's Fan: "Centering around the arrival of a mysterious woman hoping to break into London's society, Lady Windermere's Fan was Wilde's first great stage success. Lady Windermere learns from a friend that Lord Windermere is spending a great deal of time with a Mrs. Erlynne, and fearing that he is being unfaithful to her, she decides that their marriage is at an end. Then, in an act of striking generosity, Mrs. Erlynne protects Lady Windermere's reputation and truths about trust and loyalty are ironically revealed."
MI-5 by David Wolstencroft( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter the thrilling world of MI-5--the UK's clandestine security service, and meet the people who make up the elite team. They tackle organized crime, terrorist activities, embassy sieges, weapons proliferation and anarchists, not to mention the conflicts and power struggles back in the office
South Riding by Winifred Holtby( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sarah Burton returns to her hometown as headmistress, she is full of ambition, determined to create a great school and to inspire her girls to take all they can from life. But in the aftermath of the First World War, the country is in depression and ideals are hard won. Lydia Holly, the scholarship girl from the shacks, is the most brilliant student Sarah has ever taught, but when her mother's health fails, her education must be sacrificed - there is nobody else to care for the children
MI-5( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds collide and nothing is what it seems in the thrilling new installment of MI-5. While Tom has been branded a traitor, and Harry is in the hospital, an enigmatic agent, Adam Carter, has been recruited from MI-6 to help pick up the broken pieces
MI-5( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The threat to national security increases and the need to thwart the activities of terrorists operating within the UK becomes more urgent
MI-5( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and French and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of sinister terror strikes, combined with severe fuel shortages, has plunged Britain into crisis. As a chronically weakened prime minister fights to hold onto power, the public mood turns increasingly anarchic. MI-5 supremo Harry Pearce and team leader Adam Carter begin to face the horrifying possibility that the country is under attack from sinister forces right at the heart of the establishment
MI-5( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and French and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The group was left reeling after the shocking death of Danny at the hands of hostage-takers as the last season concluded. Now Adam, Harry, Ruth, Fiona and rising star Zafar set out to become even stronger in their battle to safeguard the nation
MI-5( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having spent years in a Russian prison, Lucas North is welcomed back by MI-5 supremo and old friend Harry Pearce, who was instrumental in finally securing his release. Lucas is keen to get back to work straight away and, with Section D's current priority operation having a strong Russian connection, he could well prove invaluable. But, after so many years with only a high ranking Russian spymaster for company, can Lucas's loyalty really be taken for granted?
MI-5( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having survived the bombing of the Thames Barrier, Adam and Ros recover to find London facing an even greater threat. While attempting to thwart an attack that could jeopardize a historic peace accord, the team unwittingly unleashes a deadly virus
MI-5( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fallout from Russia's thwarted attack on London finds the team in a race against time to rescue Harry, who has been kidnapped by rogue Russian agents. But as they dig deeper into his disappearance, they find a trail that leads to Iraq, and a conspiracy that involves the CIA, MI-6 and some missing weapons-grade uranium
Country matters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates. Set against the English countryside during the post-World War I period. Reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its people
MI-5( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The penultimate season of the hugely successful, long-running drama introduces a host of new characters. There's Beth Bailey, a brilliant ex-mercenary who was posing as an Eastern European prostitute when she ran into the team. Dimitri, an ex officer in British Special Forces, has been recruited for his skills in fighting terrorism on the front line. And finally, data analyst Tariq has been fast-tracked through the system
Mi-5( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The BATAA-winning, international hit spy drama returns for a nail-biting tenth and final series. With the truth about Lucas North finally revealed, and following his rooftop showdown at the end of the last series, Harry is facing some complicated questions about the future of Section D as well as some skeletons from his own past
Me & Mrs Jones( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A snooping columnist, who writes under the pseudonym Mrs. Jones, secretly infiltrates 10 Downing Street in an effort to reveal the Prime Minister's intimate personal details and deflate her re-election campaign. Once inside, he finds not scandal, but true love
 
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