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Hancock, Sheila 1933-

Overview
Works: 108 works in 222 publications in 2 languages and 8,496 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Animated television programs  Television adaptations  Television comedies  Fiction  Radio programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Compiler, Narrator, Commentator, Vocalist, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4572
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The boy in the striped pajamas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Poland during World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops
Bleak House by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Out of an interminable court case spin three young people each searching for their place in the world. Their story moves fast, swirling through an incredible array of characters from passionate young lovers to ruthless lawyers, from an ice-cold aristocratic beauty to a shrewd relentless detective, until the final thrilling climax
The tale of Pigling Bland and other stories by Beatrix Potter ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pigling Bland's trip to market becomes an unexpected adventure when he meets Pig-wig, a lovely little pig who has been stolen, and offers to help her escape from the wicked farmer. The mischievous Tom Kitten falls into the grasp of a fat, greedy rat called Samuel Whiskers, who wants to enjoy Kitten Dumpling for his dinner. The enchanting story of a tailor working on a magnificent coat for the Mayor of Gloucester. When the tailor falls ill, the coat is mysteriously completed by secret helpers
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 507 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
Fortysomething ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Slippery is an anxiety-ridden British doctor suffering from all those symptoms and more. His wife has embarked on a new career and perhaps an extramarital affair or two. His three oversexed sons mock him without mercy. And at work he's tangled in red tape and tormented by a flaky colleague
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stunning performance of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy of young love
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Persecuted by his wrathful stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; deceived by his boyhood idol, the callous, charming Steerforth; driven into moral combat with the sniveling clerk Uriah Heep, and hurled, pell-mell, into a blizzard of infatuation with the adorably dim-witted Dora--He survives it all with inimitable style
Love and death on Long Island by Richard Kwietniowski ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and German and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chance encounter with struggling B-movie star Ronnie Bostock opens up a whole new world to buttoned-up British author Giles De'Ath. Focuses on the genteel obsession of an older man for a younger man
Just Henry ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A period drama set in England amid the turmoil and loss following World War II. Based on the bestselling, award winning novel by Michelle Magorian
Sister act a divine musical comedy : original London cast recording by Alan Menken ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The anniversary by Bill MacIlwraith ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three sons who work in the family construction business help their overbearing mother celebrate her anniversary to her late husband
The Lion, the witch & the wardrobe by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers and two sisters cross through a wardrobe closet and enter the magic land of Narnia. The children discover that Narnia is under the evil power of the White Witch
Connections; ideas for writing by Sheila Hancock ( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sweet dove died by Barbara Pym ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chance encounter over a Victorian flower book brings together Leonora, single, beautiful and approaching fifty, Humphrey, a widowed antique dealer and James, his young good-looking nephew. Determined to keep James under her spell Leonora must eliminate her rivals in this humorous story of relationships
Using the verse by John Barton ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of blank verse. The actors discover how Shakespeare uses antithesis, short lines, end-stopped lines and pauses in the middle of a line, and why Shakespeare's lines sometimes mis-scan
The two of us by Sheila Hancock ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The two traditions ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of language, meter, and verse. Barton and the actors address and analyze the question of how to understand Shakespeare's texts, citing examples of his plays, and, for contrast, the writings of other British authors of the period
The Russian bride ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beautiful Natasha finds a new life through an Internet marriage agency, but her dreams become shattered in an abusive household. Treated as a servant, Natasha escapes from her lonely drudgery after meeting charismatic houseguest Eddie. Locked in a torrid affair and desperate to be together, their overwhelming lust sets them on a path of deceit, murder and madness in this compelling tale of desire and haunting guilt
Gone to seed ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family-run garden centre is inherited by three quarrelsome, unstable siblings who must join forces to save the business after they are duped into handing the deed over to a wealthy land developer
Miss Webster and Chérif by Patricia Duncker ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Webster is a cantankerous spinster pushing seventy. Forced out of her school-teaching job, she unleashes her sharp tongue and dogmatic opinions on everyone in the English village of Little Blessington. Then one cold spring night, sitting on the sofa alone, she grinds to a dead halt. To recover from this mysterious, near-fatal illness, her doctor sends her on a journey to a North African country where she ventures into the desert and has a brush with terrorism. Miss Webster, however, no longer cares about anything, least of all Islamic politics and suicide bombers. Three weeks after her return there is a ring on her doorbell. Standing there in the gusty darkness is a young Arab man of astonishing beauty. Worryingly, he is carrying a large suitcase. But who is Cherif? Why is he there and what does he want
 
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Languages
English (103)
German (1)
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