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Bolam, James 1935-

Works: 332 works in 753 publications in 1 language and 11,861 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Televised plays  History  Television programs  Television plays  Historical television programs  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PR2823.A23, 822.33
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Bolam
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

48 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, a pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France
In celebration by David Storey( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three brother return home for their parent's 40th wedding aniversary, both old and new hostilities come to the surface
New tricks( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hit British crime series returns with new mysteries. Aging cops and traditional sleuthing trump high-tech gadgets and modern criminology. As one of the most-watched shows on British television, New Tricks features strong writing, wry humor, and a splendid cast
New tricks by Amanda Redman( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Tricks follows a team of semi-retired and somewhat curmudgeonly detectives as they reinvestigate cold cases. The fifth season returns with more sharp writing, dry humor, and engrossing mysteries. Guest stars include Claire Bloom, James Fox, David Troughton, and Ronald Pickup. Includes bonus behind-the-scenes featurette
New tricks( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superintendent Sandra Pullman leads the unsolved crimes unit of the Metropolitan Police. Her team includes three aging former detectives lured out of retirement. Can a curmudgeonly trio of crime busters learn new tricks to crack tough crimes? Or are old-fashioned hunches and footwork still best?
Shades of darkness( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delves into the world of the supernatural with six bizarre, inexplicable, and frightening ghost stories as told by some of the greatest mystery authors of all time
The Beiderbecke affair( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It never occurs to Trevor that dishy blondes don't usually sell jazz records door-to-door. He orders a set of Bix Beiderbecke LPs but receives the wrong items. While trying to locate the missing music, he and his girlfriend, Jill, stumble upon black market goods in a church basement, secret meetings in a parking lot. They find corruption at the highest levels. Helping them out are a couple of friends, an overzealous police officer, an elderly snoop, and a town planner with a drawer full of incriminating files
Helen Mirren at the BBC( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apple cart: The king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet wanting a constitutional monarchy
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this dramatization of the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake, a brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland so, consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his unscrupulous wife, he murders King Duncan and claims the Scottish throne for himself. He and his wife embark on a guilt-ridden reign of terror but, haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, the two descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes
New tricks( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For eight years, the old dogs of the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad--veteran detectives Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair), Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Garrow's Law), and Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney)--have been a close-knit team. Led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast)their beautiful, younger boss, they have solved cold cases with classic policing skills and easy camaraderie. Before long, Sandra finds a replacement in retired detective Steve McAndrew. A chatty, enthusiastic Scot, Steve treads on toes but gives the hit British series a "charm injection."
To kill a king( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1645: After years of civil war, King Charles I is overthrown and two heroes have emerged-- Lord General Thomas Fairfax and his best friend and deputy General Oliver Cromwell. Their friendship is threatened when Fairfax and his wife conspire to return the King to power, and Cromwell instead orders his execution, seizing control. His armies spread violence and fear throughout the country, and Fairfax realizes Cromwell must be stopped, and their bond as two comrades-at-arms irreparably broken
The island on Bird Street by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In times of war, courage is necessary for survival. Alex is an 11-year-old Jewish boy who lives in the Polish ghetto with his father and great-uncle, during WWII. When Nazis come to his city and clear the town, Alex manages to escape with the help of his family, but is left with only his pet mouse. Finding refuge in an abandoned building on Bird Street, Alex seeks inspiration from his favorite book while he and his pet await his father's return
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Shades of darkness
Alternative Names
Bolam, James 1938-

James Bolam attore inglese

James Bolam britisk skodespelar

James Bolam britisk skuespiller

James Bolam Brits acteur

James Bolam brittisk skådespelare

James Bolam brytyjski aktor

Джеймс Болэм

ג'יימס בולאם שחקן אנגלי

جیمز بولام بازیگر بریتانیایی

English (114)

The Beiderbecke affair