WorldCat Identities

Tomlinson, Ricky 1939-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 262 publications in 7 languages and 2,996 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Anecdotes  Biography  Fiction  Humor  Television programs  Television comedies  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Caper films 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 399 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 350 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 229 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 212 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
Riff raff by Ken Loach( Visual )

32 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
Football my arse! by Ricky Tomlinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Leben ist eine Baustelle by Wolfgang Becker( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life Is All You Get (Leben ist eine Baustelle, Das) in a huge city like Berlin you literally have to bump into your "big love"--Or else it could be that your chance has forever passed. On his way to work at the slaughterhouse, Jan Nebel gets into a street fight. Before he really knows what is going on, he beats up two plainclothes police investigators and finds himself joined by Vera, a beautiful woman who turns out to be his dreamgirl. But their fortune is fragile: Jan is afraid of being HIV-infected, and Vera creeps out of his bed every night ... Just like the other leading characters in this film, Jan and Vera are looking for their own identity, for friendship, a piece of luck and for their 'big love''--http://www.german-cinema.de
Nativity! by debbie isitt ( '09 ) movie( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 141 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
The Royle family( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 139 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
Celebrities my arse! by Ricky Tomlinson( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of hilarious anecdotes from one of our best-loved entertainers
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 130 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
Cheers my arse! by Ricky Tomlinson( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royle family( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 82 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
The Royle family( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 20 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
Cracker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 18 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 series two( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mum (Sue Johnston), Dad (Ricky Tomlinson), Denise (Caroline Aherne) and Antony (Ralf Little) sit in front of the television in their squalid living room, smoking, talking and bickering. From time to time, Denise's boyfriend Dave (Craig Cash) or her best friend Cheryl (Jessica Stevenson) pops in for a chat. Dave and Denise were married at the end of the first series. At the beginning of the second series, Denise announces that she's pregnant
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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 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
Cracker( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes from the series "Cracker", featuring a criminal psychologist with a dark side - a side dependent on a cocktail of alcohol and gambling
Life is all you get( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in German and held by 12 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
 
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ERIC TOMLINSON

Ricky Tomlinson acteur britannique

Ricky Tomlinson aktour saoz

Ricky Tomlinson Brits acteur

Ricky Tomlinson englischer Schauspieler

Tomlinson, Eric 1939-

ريكي توملينسون

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Reading my arse! : searching for the rock island lineRiff raffFootball my arse!Celebrities my arse!Cheers my arse!Ricky