Most widely held works by Rosalind Ayres
Private lives by Noel Coward ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
Humorous play about four mismatched lovers on the French Riviera.
A pocket full of rye by Agatha Christie ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
The well-known mystery author presents one of her most famous sleuths, the inimitable Miss Marple, as she follows the trail of a murderer who seems to be very fond of nursery rhymes.
A Caribbean mystery by Agatha Christie ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Recovering from a bout of pneumonia, Miss Marple is basking in the warm sunshine of the West Indies, where everyday seems distressingly the same-- until Major Palgrave dies, thrusting Miss Maples into a murder investigation of a most exotic nature.
Country matters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 327 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.
Great classic stories [22 unabridged classics ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W. W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E. F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M. R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W. W. Jacobs.
Father Brown. Set 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Father Brown is a seemingly distracted and even a bit dotty priest. He always manages to confound criminals with his keen observations and inescapable logic. He prefers to go unnoticed, dismissed as irrelevant. That is until the moment of truth arrives and he unravels the most devious criminal schemes.
An ideal husband a comedy by Oscar Wilde ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde explores the plight of a promising young politician's desperate attempt to hide a secret.
Nemesis a Miss Marple mystery by Agatha Christie ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Each companion on a bus tour of English homes and gardens provides Miss Marple with a valuable clue to a bizarre crime.
Blithe spirit by Noel Coward ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
"This classic comedy is set in the charming country home of Charles Condomine, a remarried widower. A witty and convivial evening party is transformed when a seance conjures the ghost of Elvira, Charles' first wife and she delights in wreaking havoc among the living."--Container.
Affairs of the heart. Series one classic tales of love and loss based on the fiction of Henry James ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Romantic tales from the late Victorian high society of love and loss. These unfold from the country houses of England to the drawing rooms of New York, from the palazzos of Venice to the art studios of London. Scoundrels and schemers collide with ingénues and admirers in the terribly intricate affairs of the heart.
The Great Barrier Reef ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
"Viewers will experience not only the beauty of the reef, but will learn of its complex ecosystem, symbiotic relationships and the extreme fragility of its environment"--Container.
The cinder path ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
The story of a farm boy who was berated by his father and made to believe that he was a born loser. Thrust into the horrors of war, Charlie discovers his strength and returns to prove his father wrong.
The essential King James Bible complete stories from the Old and New Testaments ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Unabridged stories selected from the Bible (KJV).
The doctor's dilemma by Bernard Shaw ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
A well-respected physician is forced to choose whom he shall save: A bumbling friend or the ne'er-do-well artist husband of the woman he loves.
The perfect murder six stories from A twist in the tale by Jeffrey Archer ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
The cinder path ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Charlie is marred to the scandalous Victoria, but is in love with her sister Florence. Charlie goes off to war in search of redemption. On the front lines, he battles not only the enemy, but also the demons of self-doubt which have plagued him throughout his life. One day, Charlie witnesses a murder and must decide whether to protect his abusive father or tell the truth.
The cherry orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Presents a drama about the woes of an aristocratic Russian family and their struggle to maintain their way of life in a changing world.
The code of the Woosters by P. G Wodehouse ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
One of the best known of Wodehouse's Bertie and Jeeves series, Bertie is again rescued by Jeeves' last minute brainstrom.
A woman of no importance by Oscar Wilde ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Devilishly attractive Lord Illingworth is notorious for his skill as a seducer. But he is still invited to all the "best" houses, while his female conquests must hide their shame in seclusion. In this devastating drawing room comedy, Wilde uses his celebrated wit to expose English society's narrow view of everything from sexual mores to Americans.
The Norman conquests a trilogy by Alan Ayckbourn ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
The trilogy follows six characters through an increasingly disastrous family weekend. The biggest troublemaker is Norman, England's most unlikely and unlucky Romeo. As he attempts to add one more notch to the bedpost of his romantic conquests, battle-lines are drawn, and comic mayhem ensues.
Aristocracy (Social class) Audiobooks Audiobooks Brown, Father (Fictitious character) Caribbean Area Catholic Church Chesterton, G. K.--1874-1936 Clergy Coral reef ecology Corals Country life Criminal behavior Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery television programs Detectives Drama England Eyeglasses Fiction Fiction television programs Film adaptations Foreign television programs Great Britain Historical television programs Historical television programs History Italy--Venice James, Henry,--1843-1916 Jeeves (Fictitious character) Love Love-letters Made-for-TV movies Man-woman relationships Marple, Jane (Fictitious character) Mystery Neighbors Portraits, Victorian Queensland--Great Barrier Reef Radio adaptations Radio adaptations Radio plays Radio plays Short stories Television adaptations Television mini-series Television programs Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wills Women--Conduct of life Women detectives