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Tomlinson, Ricky 1939-

Overview
Works: 75 works in 255 publications in 7 languages and 3,047 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Anecdotes  Biography  Fiction  Humor  Detective and mystery television programs  Television comedies  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ricky Tomlinson
 
Most widely held works by Ricky Tomlinson
Raining stones by Ken Loach( Visual )
42 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desperate for cash to buy his daughter a new Communion dress, a working-class man risks everything he loves, not least his immortal soul, in blind pursuit of that goal
Formula 51 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elmo is a master chemist and the genius behind a designer "wonder" drug worth millions. After purposely blowing up his lab in Los Angeles, he heads to Liverpool, England, where he searches for a buyer for is new party favor. Now all he has to do is dodge an assassins bullets and keep one step ahead of the law
Reading my arse! : searching for the rock island line by Ricky Tomlinson( Book )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hot on the heels of the hugely popular books Football My Arse! and Celebrities My Arse! comes an exciting, off-beat novel by Ricky Tomlinson, the much-loved comedy actor. Inspired by Ricky's love of reading, this is the thrilling story of one young man's quest to cross the Atlantic from Liverpool in search of the Rock Island Line, the legendary American railway line, and follows the adventures that change his life for ever
Once upon a time in the Midlands by Paul Fraser( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his girlfriend turns down a marriage proposal by her decent-but-dull boyfriend, small-time crook, Jimmy, drifts back into town to win back his old flame and pull off one final crime. Will she follow her head or her heart - and can her new beau handle the stiff competition? This smooth operator has more than met his match in a motley crew of oddball outcasts, as rekindled passions and old secrets up the ante in an uproarious love triangle
Football my arse! by Ricky Tomlinson( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riff raff by Ken Loach( Visual )
31 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When you're on the bottom, everything looks up! That's the way it seems to Stevie, who finds himself in London working at a construction site full of colorful characters who never let hard work get in the way of a good time. His strong sense of humor and grand amibitions soon win him plenty of friends and even lead him to Susan, an aspring singer who melts his heart
Das Leben ist eine Baustelle by Wolfgang Becker( Visual )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Berlin in winter: the young worker Jan Nebel accidentally finds himself in the midst of a street battle between demonstrators and the police; he loses his job and gets a fine. His father dies and Jan and his new friend Vera watch over him. Jan is afraid to go for an AIDS test because of what it might reveal. A provocative and sometimes comic film about the city's young generation." -- cover text
Celebrities my arse! by Ricky Tomlinson( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of hilarious anecdotes from one of our best-loved entertainers
Nativity! ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Christmas, elementary school teacher Paul Maddens decides to take on the biggest challenge of his life - staging his school's musical production of the Nativity. Competing against his arch rival at the local private school for the coveted best-reviewed show in town, the stakes are raised when a potential visit from Paul's ex-girlfriend Jennifer, a Hollywood producer, sends everyone involved into a festive frenzy
Cheers my arse! by Ricky Tomlinson( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Royle family ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic British comedy involving a seemly dysfunctional family with a skinflint patriach, his long-suffering wife, aspiring hairdresser daughter, and the youngest Royle, a surly teenage son
Reading my arse! searching for the Rock Island Line : a novel by Ricky Tomlinson( )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of one young man's quest to cross the Atlantic from Liverpool in search of the Rock Island Line, the legendary American railway and follows the adventures that change his life forever
The Royle family ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newlyweds Denise and Dave announce that they are soon to be parents. Mom is delighted and Dad is quietly thrilled at the prospect of being a grandfather. Now Denise has even more of an excuse to lounge about with Mom running after her
Cracker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fitz finds himself drawn closer to Detective Sergeant Penhaligon in business and in pleasure. The case of an abducted young girl found naked and covered in mystic graffiti has brought the two of them up against a strange religious cult and their preacher Kenneth Trant
The Royle family ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The complete third season of the quirky and ever-popular family sitcom presents more unflinching glimpses into the world that is the Royals. The family is getting used to having Baby David in the house and as usual reflect on everything trivial and true around the natural gathering point, the telly."--Container
searching for the Rock Island Line by Ricky Tomlinson( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gamekeeper Raining stones by Ken Loach( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gamekeeper : George, ancien ouvrier dans une fonderie de Sheffield, est garde-chasse dans une grande propriété du South-Yorkshire. Il adore son travail pourtant sa vie n'a rien d'une idylle bucolique. Son fils est maltraité à l'école, sa femme isolée et les braconniers qu'il pourchasse ne sont autres que ses anciens camarades,,, Qu'importent pour Georges tout vaut mieux que les trois huit à l'usine. / "Raining stones" : Survivant des années Tatcher, Bob Williams vivote avec sa famille. Mais cet équilibre précaire s'effondre quand il se fait voler sa camionnette. Comment dès lors payer la robe pour la communion de sa fille ? La fierté de Bob est en jeu et il est prêt à tout pour éviter à sa fille la honte de la misère
The Royle family series two ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cracker ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The criminal psychologist returns in three more episodes: To Be A Somebody, The Big Crunch, and Men Should Weep. 'Fitz' combats personal crisis and professional challenges when racism, religion, and murder get in his way
Preaching to the perverted ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a government crusader decides to take on the fetish and S & M world, Peter is summoned to infiltrate to underground club world to gather evidence. What he finds shocks him at first, but he soon finds himself faling under the spell of New York sex goddess Tanya Cheex. Her outrageous show and lifestyle threaten to send her straight to jail, but maybe there is something naughty lurking in the closets of some of the government officials
 
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Alternative Names
ERIC TOMLINSON
Tomlinson, Eric 1939-
Languages
English (136)
German (25)
French (4)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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