WorldCat Identities

Johnston, Sue 1943-

Overview
Works: 252 works in 542 publications in 2 languages and 8,613 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Television adaptations  Television programs  Television comedies  Historical television programs  Television crime shows  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Director, Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Little Dorrit by Ying guo guo jia guang bo gong si; (British Broadcasting Corporation)( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 952 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
Brassed off! by Mark Herman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and German and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired miner leads the Grimley Colliery Band, the brass band that the town's miners play in after hours. His hope is to lead them to victory in a national brass band competition, even though they are worried by rumors the mine may close. They acquire a new musician when the granddaughter of a former bandsman comes back to town-- assigned to help determine whether to make the mine closing definite. A story about two old friends and ex-lovers whose surprise reunion turns their lives and the lives of everyone else in town hilariously upside down
Clatterford( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sal's husband dies suddenly of a heart attack, Sal and her best friend, Tip try to find some fun among the knitting and cake-baking of The Ladies' Guild in the small West Country town of Clatterford St. Mary. The Guild members are certainly an eccentric bunch: leader Eileen, who takes her position--and chains--very seriously; cheese-mad Rose (or Margaret, depending on whether she's taken her medication); Delilah Stagg of the loose false teeth and orange tights; rock star mother Caroline who, when not horse riding or dining at Madonna's, is always on the lookout for somebody to do the school run; Queenie, a crossing guard in search of some traffic; and Kate, the local grievance group visitor, still wallowing in widowhood
Waking the dead( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cold Case squad is a crack team of three detectives, a forensic expert and a psychological profiler. Their brief, to reopen the files on unsolved murders
Waking the dead( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Boyd and his team are back to reopen the files of more cold cases. A spectral leader calling himself "The Shepherd" is inciting vulnerable women to commit murder; a sadomasochistic killer is counting off his victims, leaving the word "sorry" carved into their skin; and the discovery of an unexploded bomb threatens to bring unforeseen upheaval to the team
Waking the dead by Trevor Eve( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After the shocking events at the end of the last series the team is left to cope with the aftermath. Forensic scientist Frankie Wharton is so distraught she decides to leave the force indefinitely. Boyd faces suspension and the team is assigned a new female sergeant, Stella Goodman"--Container
Clatterford( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in a small West Country town, Jennifer Saunders' enchanting comedy follows the continuing exploits of ex-practice nurse Sal Vine and the memorable, and not a little eccentric, members of the local Guild"--Container
Waking the dead( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The award winning and critically-acclaimed crime drama returns for another series of dark, gripping murder mystery investigations. In the six stories, DSI Boyd and his Cold Case Squad enter the visceral worlds of international terrorism, private military contractors, the penal system and sex offenders, Navajo rituals, people trafficking and neo Nazi politics to close more previously unsolved cases. Boyd's son, missing for seven years, also makes a surprise reappearance
Clatterford( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the daily lives of members of the women's guild in the village of Clatterford St. Mary in England
Waking the dead( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd and his cold case team tackle their cases with a new colleague, Sarah Cavendish, a brilliant ex-counter-terrorism officer who has fallen from grace. Will she help or hinder the team₂s searches for a killer with a twisted mind; the perpetrators of crippling state childcare; and the murderer of a veteran-turned-peace activist, rumored to have been killed by the government. Will Boyd find justice for sixteen dismembered homeless boys?
Ghost story by John Irvin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hauntingly atmospheric and star-studded adaptation of Henry James' classic gothic horror story. A young, inexperienced governess is hired to look after two small children abandoned by their uncle, following the death of their parents, at his grand country house. Unsettled by glimpses of ghostly figures that only she can see, she quickly believes that something malevolent is stalking the children in her care
My Uncle Silas( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told from the viewpoint of young Edward, who has recently come to live with his Uncle Silas in England's North Country. "Shandy Lil", Silas tried to pair off the titular Lil with the shy Pikey; "The race", Silas challenged arch-rival Goffy to a five-mile foot race; "A funny thing", Silas' efforts to match wits with his cousin Cosmo finds him posing for an amorous female sculptor; "Finger wet, finger dry", our hero is enmeshed in a compromising situation with the wife of the local police constable; "A happy man", it's Silas vs. old campaigner Walter at the annual flower show
Sugartown( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seaside hamlet of Sugartown has been kept afloat for years by the Burr candy factory, but now the company is struggling. This lighthearted comedy pits brother against brother in a battle for a town's soul and a woman's heart
The street( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet six ordinary people with extraordinary lives. A married couple falling in love again after 40 years, two fighting sisters reunited by fate, a taxi driver with an unexpected friendship, and a wife and her lover all have their lives intertwine
My Uncle Silas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set in pre-World War I England. Ten year old Edward (Prospero) goes to the countryside to spend the summer with his lovable Uncle Silas (Finney), who is described by his adult relatives as "a drunkard, sinner, non-conformist lecher."
Waking the dead( Visual )

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

Chief Inspector Boyd and the rest of the Cold Case Unit reopen the files on more unsolved crimes. But working closely together, under pressure to get results, the team starts to crack. Now, Mel, Frankie, Spencer and Grace will have to find confidence in their intense, moody Chief
Who Do You Think You Are? by Colette Flight( Visual )

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

In each episode a British celebrity traces their family tree, revealing surprising stories of their ancestors. The series offers an alternative way to look at the history of Britain and inspire viewers to investigate their own family trees
Things I couldn't tell my mother : a memoir by Sue Johnston( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

" Sue Johnston always seemed to be disappointing her mother. As a girl she never stayed clean and tidy like her cousins. As she grew older, she spent all her piano lesson money on drinks for her mates down the pub, and when she discovered the Cavern she was never at home. The final straw was when Sue left her steady job at a St Helens factory to try her hand at that unsteadiest of jobs: acting. Yet when Sue was bringing up her own child alone, her mother was always there to help. And playing her much-loved characters Sheila Grant and Barbara Royle - although her mum wouldn't say she was proud as such, she certainly seemed to approve. And in her mother's final months, it was Sue she needed by her side. The relationship with your mother is perhaps the most precious and fraught of any woman's life. When she began writing, Sue set out to record 'all the big things, and all the small things. Everything I wanted to tell my mother but felt I never could'. The result is a warm, poignant and often very funny memoir by one of Britain's favourite actresses."--Book jacket
 
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Little Dorrit
Alternative Names
Sue Johnston actrice britannique

Sue Johnston britische Schauspielerin

Sue Johnston Brits actrice

Сью Джонстон

סו ג'ונסטון

سو جانستون

سو جانستون بازیگر بریتانیایی

スー・ジョンストン

蘇·喬娜斯頓

苏·约翰斯顿

Languages
English (126)

German (1)

Covers
Waking the deadClatterfordClatterfordThe streetMy Uncle SilasWaking the dead