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Tomlinson, Ricky 1939-

Overview
Works: 76 works in 232 publications in 6 languages and 2,933 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Anecdotes  Biography  Fiction  Humor  Television comedies  Juvenile works 
Roles: 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 )
45 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 412 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 230 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 206 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 )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riff raff by Ken Loach ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 188 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 )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 135 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
Cheers my arse! by Ricky Tomlinson ( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrities my arse! by Ricky Tomlinson ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of hilarious anecdotes from one of our best-loved entertainers
The Royle family ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 104 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 ( )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 92 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 )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 77 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
Nativity! ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 76 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
Reading my arse! by Ricky Tomlinson ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by Ricky's love of reading, it tells 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, and follows the adventures that change his life for ever
The Royle family ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet Britain's worst couch potatoes, living a life of cigarettes, cups of tea and endless telly. The Royle home is no palace!! A comedy about the joys and frustrations of family life that's warm, honest and very, very funny
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
Life is all you get by X Film Creative Pool ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in German and held by 15 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
The Royle family series two ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 12 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 12 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
 
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Alternative Names
ERIC TOMLINSON
Tomlinson, Eric, 1939-
Languages
English (113)
German (24)
French (4)
Spanish (4)
Multiple languages (3)
Dutch (1)
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