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Cook, Ron 1948-

Overview
Works: 212 works in 497 publications in 2 languages and 18,047 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical television programs  Television adaptations  Television series  Film adaptations  Biographical television programs  Television mini-series  Television programs  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ron Cook
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
Mr. Selfridge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emmy Award-winning actor Jeremy Piven stars as American entrepreneur and colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry Selfridge created a theater of retail for early 1900s Londoners where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining-or sometimes just eccentric-was showcased
Mr. Selfridge by Mr. Selfridge (Television program)( Visual )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1919, WWI has just ended, and Harry Selfridge is struggling with loss. After the death of his beloved Rose, he is making costly business mistakes. His empire is weakened, and he is vulnerable to his old enemy Lord Loxley
Mr Selfridge( Visual )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much has changed since Selfridges first opened its doors. Five years later, Europe is on the brink of war and London is enjoying one last defiant period of decadence. Mr. Selfridge now has his sights set on joining the establishment and rebuilding his family life. Tensions are also running high on the shop floor as Agnes is back from Paris, chic and successful. Not everyone is thrilled by her newfound confidence and by the reappearance of her old ally Henri Leclair, returned from America
The tragedy of Richard III by Jane Howell( Visual )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villian who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultuous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history
Little Dorrit by Dearbhla Walsh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amy Dorrit's (Claire Foy) gentle spirit has never been dampened by the confining walls of the Marshalsea Prison she's lived in her whole life. Despite the dark shadow of debtor's prison, Amy lovingly cares for her father William Dorrit (Tom Courtenay), the longest serving inmate. A possibly redemptive light unexpectedly shines in the form of Arthur Clennam (Matthew Macfadyen), who has been left with the intriguing threads of a mystery after his father's death -- threads that will intertwine his family and fate with the Dorrits. Clennam's exhaustive search for answers involves murder, fortunes gained and lost, the upper echelons and lowest dregs of society, and most surprising of all, a tender romance. Adapted by Andrew Davies (Bleak House, Pride and Prejudice), Little Dorrit, based on the book by Charles Dickens, is a sprawling story as timely as it is moving. - Publisher
Mr. Selfridge( Visual )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After nearly 20 years of setting trends and pushing traditions, Selfridge's is still going strong as the triumph of London's Oxford Street. But Harry's potentially dangerous appetite for entertainment and women, while always a problem, has reached its peak. Now, he struggles to keep the reins of the store he loves, in the face of old troubles, new opportunities, and unsettled scores
The diary of Anne Frank by Jon Jones( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young girl who had to go into hiding during World War II for being different. Anne Frank's diary manages to create a truthful and timeless picture of domestic life in all its pettiness and normalcy, while never letting us forget the extraordinary threat of death that awaits the characters if they are discovered. This is the first authorized film based on actual entries of the real diary
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado
Thunderbirds by Jonathan Frakes( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracy Island not only houses Jeff Tracy and his five sons, but also serves as headquarters for the top-secret International Rescue organization. A criminal mastermind known only as "The Hood" manages to get past the island's security measures and trys to take over International Rescue. His goal is to steal the five most advanced rescue vehicles and use them for his own agenda. With Jeff and his four eldest sons on a mission, there's only one person with any hope of stopping the takeover - the youngest son, Alan, who vows to save his family and keep the Thunderbirds alive
On a clear day by Gaby Dellal( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the ultimate personal challenge - swimming the English Channel. But as Frank Redmond (Peter Mullan, Braveheart, Trainspotting) plunges headlong into his new life, his friends get swept up in his quest, filling his training with laughter and camaraderie as he prepares for the most extraordinary test of human endurance. On a Clear Day is an inspirational and heartwarming story of family, friends and one amazing adventure that will stay with you forever!
He knew he was right by Anthony Trollope( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the classic novel by Anthony Trollope, the story follows Louis and Emily Trevalyan. After a blissful first year of marriage, things turn darker when a roguish Colonel takes an interest in Emily that fans the flames of Louis's jealousy
Les misérables( Visual )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest, this is the story of Jean Valjean, a former convict unable to escape his past life. His future is threatened by his nemesis, the chilling prison guard Javert, who is determined to bring him to justice. As revolution ignites on the streets of Paris, Jean Valjean begins an epic journey towards self-acceptance, redemption, and love
Charlotte Gray by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's World War II and Charlotte has been trained to be an undercover courier for England. She straps on a parachute and falls from the sky into Vichy France. There she will assist the French Resistance in its defiance of Nazi occupation. Once behind enemy lines, she keeps secret her personal mission to find her lover, an RAF pilot downed over France
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invasion: As the first American GIs arrive to build an airbase near Hastings, the murder of a barmaid further strains already-tense relations between the locals and the Yanks
William Shakespeare's Cymbeline by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Imogen, the daughter of King Cymbeline, is persecuted by her wicked stepmother, the Queen, and by Cloten, the Queen's doltish son. Disguised as a boy, she sets out to find her husband, the banished Posthumus"--Container
Topsy-turvy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings the world of Gilbert and Sullivan to life as a dramatization of the staging of the duo's legendary 1885 comic opera, The Mikado. The world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production becomes an epic about the harsh realities of creative expression
24 hour party people by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the rise, fall and rise again of promoter Tony Wilson and the wild rave culture he brought to England and the rest of the world. Pulsates with the rhythmic energy from the post punk movement through the evolution of rave music
Midsomer murders( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Death in the slow lane: A classic car show becomes a crime scene after a grisly death. Dark secrets: Barnaby and Jones investigate the suspicious death of a social services employee. Echoes of the dead: The detectives look into a series of copycat murders. the oblong murders: Jones goes undercover to investigate a local new-age cult
The other Boleyn girl by Philippa Lowthorpe( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little-known story of Mary Boleyn who was mistress to King Henry VIII before he married her older sister, Anne. Two great families jockey for position and use their daughters as pawns in a deadly game. Set during one of the most notorious periods in British regal history. A story of a rival relationship between the two sisters
 
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Little Dorrit
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ThunderbirdsOn a clear dayHe knew he was rightFoyle's warWilliam Shakespeare's Cymbeline
Alternative Names
Ron Cook acteur britannique

Ron Cook actor británico

Ron Cook actor británicu

Ron Cook britischer Schauspieler

Ron Cook Brits acteur

Рон Кук

רון קוק

ران کوک

رون كوك

رون كوك ممثل إنجليزي

ロン・クック

罗恩·库克

Languages
English (155)

French (4)