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Menaul, Christopher

Overview
Works: 133 works in 284 publications in 6 languages and 6,001 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs  Bible films  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Television cop shows 
Roles: Actor, Director, tld, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christopher Menaul
The Forsyte saga by Stephen Mallatratt( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is late in the Victorian era, and two branches of an upper-crust family--the "good" Forsytes, headed by well-meaning Old Jolyon, and the "bad" Forsytes, headed by crusty barrister James--are at odds, eternally squabbling. The 'saga' focuses on the younger generations - Young Jolyon, Soames, Winifred, June - and their struggles with emotional repression, the rejection of Victorian mores, and the sea changes taking place as a less repressive society emerged. Every family may indeed have its vicissitudes, but few have as many as John Galsworthy's Forsytes
Prime suspect by Lynda La Plante( Visual )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young woman is found brutally murdered and the DCI in charge is unable to take up the case, the role is passed on to Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison, the first female DCI to handle such a responsibility. Between a slippery suspect and resistence from her team of detectives, Tennison has her hands full
Zen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aurelio Zen is a formidable detective, but he's always put honesty before advancement. The arrival of clever and ambitious Tania to the team sees Zen's vigor reawakened. Driven by romance, re-energized, and armed with a new confidence, Zen's investigations take him from crowded Rome to the spectacular Italian countryside as he negotiates a complex string of murder cases
Ripper Street( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After failing to catch Jack the Ripper, Inspector Reid leads the "H" division, the toughest police district in their part of London
Above suspicion( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her first day on the job, rookie detective Anna Travis throws up at a crime scene and faints at a postmortem. Does she have what it takes to succeed in what's still mostly a man's world? Above Suspicion: For eight years, someone has been murdering women, following the same brutal ritual each time. The Red Dahlia: A young woman's body is found by the Thames, horribly mutilated and drained of blood
Summer in February( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping romance set at a bohemian artist colony on the picturesque coast of pre-war England and is based on the true story of painter Sir Alfred Munnings and his blue-blood best friend Gilbert. Munnings rises to become one of the premier artists of his time, winning the affection of beauty Florence Carter-Wood. But when Gilbert falls for Florence as well, a love triangle emerges with tragic consequences
The passion of Ayn Rand( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelist Ayn Rand is attracted to her brilliant, young and handsome new protege. She convinces their spouses to tolerate an affair. This arrangement lasts for fifteen years, with devastating consequences for all, until her protege's interest turns to a young student of his own
Prime suspect( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tennison seizes the opportunity to head a murder investigation--something she should have done long ago, had she not been passed over by her male superiors time and again. With a suspect already identified and her own team openly hostile, she uncovers errors and conflicting facts that point to a coverup within the force."--Container
A dangerous man Lawrence after Arabia( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1919 at the Paris Peace Conference, T.E. Lawrence is struggling to deliver to his wartime Hashemite allies the promised land--Syria. Along with his comrade-in-arms, Prince Feisal, he confronts his opponents but ends up in defeat
Killing Jesus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the New York Times best seller by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard, the film is an epic motion picture event chronicling the life and death of Jesus as never before. This thought-provoking account adds new context to the story of Jesus and the conflicts that led to his demise
Feast of July by Christopher Menaul( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Polish and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious young beauty searches for the lover who betrayed her. Weary and alone, she is offered shelter by the Wainwright family whose three handsome sons battle for her affections
Prime suspect the complete collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenacious, driven, and deeply flawed, Detective Jane Tennison rises through the ranks of Britain's Metropolitan Police, solving horrific crimes while battling office sexism and her own demons
See no evil the story of the Moors murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Moors murders" were committed by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley from 1963 to 1965 and remain England's most notorious case of serial murder. Three children and two teenagers were adbucted, sexually assaulted and brutally murdered, their bodies buried in shallow graves on Manchester's desolate Saddleworth Moor. The crimes were so horrific that they will haunt England forever. It was the "trial of the century."
The Forsyte saga collection by John Galsworthy( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the celebrated novels by John Galsworthy, set amidst the social upheaval of the Victorian era through the 1920s, two British miniseries tell of a rich and powerful family divided by ambition, adultery, and revenge. Series One stars Damian Lewis as Soames Forsyte, a successful London solicitor and wealthy scion of a respectable upper-middle-class Victorian family, while Series Two continues the story of young love in the next generation. A lavish production, seen on Masterpiece Theatre
Fatherland( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1964 in Hitler's Germania. Since Hitler's forces won World War II, the world has believed the Reich's claim that six million Jews were resettled "in the East." Now a German policeman and an American journalist have uncovered the truth about the Nazi death camps. Hitler's reign will be destroyed if the world finds out, which is something the Gestapo can never allow
1st night( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy industrialist Adam aspires to be an opera singer, but his friends see him as little more than a suit in a capitalist world. Adam believes that staging an opera in his lavish country home will not only end his friends' teasing, but will also win him the woman of his dreams - a female conductor who is hired for the show
Secret smile( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How far will Brendan go to get his revenge on Miranda? Convinced that Brendan is involved when people she loves begin turning up dead, Miranda realizes that the only way to beat her manipulative ex-lover is to turn the tables on him
Secret smile( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jonge vrouw die de relatie met haar nieuwe vriend vanwege zijn gedrag heeft verbroken, ontdekt korte tijd later dat hij een relatie met haar zusje heeft
De verborgen glimlach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jonge vrouw die de relatie met haar nieuwe vriend vanwege zijn gedrag heeft verbroken, ontdekt korte tijd later dat hij een relatie met haar zusje heeft
Homicide, life on the street the complete series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Considered the most realistic cop drama ever aired, Homicide: Life on the Street gives viewers a unique cops'-eye view of one of the most challenging jobs imaginable"--Container
 
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Christopher Menaul Film director, television director, television writer

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