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Granger, Derek

Overview
Works: 60 works in 130 publications in 2 languages and 3,405 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television programs  History  Television mini-series  Television plays  Fiction  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Derek Granger
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
A handful of dust by Evelyn Waugh ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1930s England, Tony and Brenda Last and their son, John Andrew, live an idyllic life in the huge Victorian country house that is the symbol of Tony's family pride. The chance arrival of a penniless scrounger irrevocably shatters the gentle balance of their lives as Brenda's search for excitement and Tony's determination to hold on to what is his eventually lead in the direction of divorce and sends Tony to South America
Country matters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member 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
Where angels fear to tread by Charles Sturridge ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a trip to Tuscany with companion Caroline (Helena Bonham-Carter), widowed Lilia Herriton (Helen Mirren) is not only seduced by Italy itself but by an Italian (Giovanni Guidelli) far younger in years and far below her in social standing. Outraged in-law Philip Herriton (Rupert Graves) is dispatched to Tuscany to dissuade Lilia from her folly. It's too late as the lovers have already wed. But when Lilia dies in childbirth, her interfering family send Philip and his sister (Judy Davis) on another mercy mission to bring the infant back to England
Laurence Olivier presents ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The greatest actor of the 20th century presents five works by great 20th-century playwrights
Daphne Laureola ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a Soho restaurant, diners find their evening disturbed by the extraordinary Lady Pitts. She talks aloud and sings even louder. All this while knocking back double brandies and handing out invitations to tea at the home of her husband, Sir Joseph. Her appearcance that evening has an impact, especially on Ernest, an impressionable young Polish émigré
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
Brideshead revisited ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
Brideshead revisited ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
Laurence Olivier presents ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The greatest actor of the 20th century presents works by great 20th century playwrights
Laurence Olivier presents ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The greatest actor of the 20th century presents five works by great 20th century playwrights
The Evelyn Waugh collection a handful of dust ; Scoop ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scoop: Mistaken for a foreign correspondent, a mild-mannered wildlife writer is sent to a fictional African country on the eve of a war. He flounders through a sea of wild rumors and sleazy journalists desperate for a story
Laurence Olivier presents ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first program, the conventional morals and manners of a North England mill town are overthrown by a young woman with ideas far ahead of her time. In the second program, a failed doctor fights to stay sober while his wife pines for her lost youth and her lost dog, Sheba
Brideshead revisited ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julia and Rex marry despite family disapproval and Lady Marchmain falls ill. They request Charles to bring Sebastian back from Morocco before his mother dies
Brideshead revisited ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lord Marchmain returns to Brideshead Castle to die. Displeased with his eldest son, he wants to rewrite his will. A chapter aristocratic tradition comes to a close
Brideshead revisited ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Losing Charles, his only friend, Sebastian becomes a drunkard and runs away--escaping his privileged and glamorous world. Meanwhile, his sister Julia blossoms into full womanhood and captivates all, including business tycoon Rex Mottram
Brideshead revisited ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles and Sebastian visit the self-exiled Lord Marchmain and his mistress in Venice. After finally meeting the deeply religious and excruciatingly charming Marchmains, Charles falls under their spell
Brideshead revisited ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles' and Julia's respective marriages begin to fail. Unexpectedly while on a luxury liner, they meet again; and a torrid love affair ensues
Brideshead revisited ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 8: "Now a successful painter, Charles is summoned to Marchmain House in London where Bridey offers him a commission. Cordelia laments the passing of old glories and tells Charles her family is still ruled by its Catholic faith. After a long trip through Mexico and South America, Charles has an uneasy reunion with his wife, Celia, in New York. When they set off together on the ocean voyage home, Charles discovers Julia is also aboard"--Container
 
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Languages
English (82)
Italian (1)
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