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Petherbridge, Edward 1936-

Overview
Works: 95 works in 261 publications in 1 language and 7,168 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Televised plays  Made-for-TV movies  Fantasy films  Children's films  History  Television interviews 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Director
Classifications: PR2819.A23, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Petherbridge
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced by Granada Television in their Manchester studios for transmission by the then fledgling Channel Four, this video production of King Lear is the timeless tale of avarice and lust for power in which a foolish king descends into madness after he divides his vast kingdom between two of his three daughters based on their flattery of him, unleashing a conspiracy of greed and cruelty and bringing tragic consequences for all
Gulliver's travels : Gulliver's fun pack by Jonathan Swift( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of an 18th-century physician who takes eight years to travel through a variety of fantastical lands, only to have everyone but his wife take him for a madman when he returns home
A presumption of death by Jill Paton Walsh( Recording )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1940 during the blitz in England, Harriet Vane, now Lady Peter Wimsey, flees with her children to the family country estate. However, no place is safe in a county surrounded by airfields. When a young girl is found dead after an air-raid drill, the townspeople believe she was the victim of enemy fire. They soon realize she was brutally murdered. Lord Peter returns from an assignment abroad to join Lady Harriet in finding the murderer before he preys on someone else
The Attenbury emeralds : Lord Peter Wimsey's first case by Jill Paton Walsh( Recording )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years prior, the recovery of a magnificent gem in Lord Attenbury's dazzling heirloom launched Lord Peter Wimsey on his career. Now the grandson of Wimsey's first client seeks his help to prove who rightfully owns that gigantic emerald
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Death and dust: The impending marriage of a widowed doctor and a well-to-do divorcée motivates a murder of mistaken identity. Picture of innocence: In the midst of a "shooting war" between rival camera clubs, someone tries to frame Barnaby, and definitely not for a portrait. They seek him here: Heads roll, quite literally, when a movie crew begins filming an adventure classic set during the French Revolution. Death in a chocolate box: A long-buried scandal reemerges to haunt two of Barnaby's former colleagues, now the managers of a halfway house
Strong poison( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first of Dorothy L. Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mystery series, amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey falls in love with Harriet Vane, the mystery writer as she stands in the dock of Old Bailey. Harriet Vane is on trial for the diabolically clever murder of her fiancé. Not only does Wimsey believe in her innocence, he fall is love with her at first sight. Can he save her from the gallows and will he win her hand?
Gaudy night( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third installment of Dorothy L. Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mysteries, unfolds at the all female Shrewsbury College at Oxford. Upon returning to Oxford for the first time in years for a school reunion, Harriet Vane is asked by her old professors to turn her talents as a detective writer to practical use. Someone is terrorizing the faculty and students of the college by sending vicious anonymous letters, eventually leading to the destruction of collegiate property and the attack of faculty members. Harriet struggles with the realization that the perpetrator may be a professor as well as the realization of her growing feelings for Lord Peter Wimsey
Have his carcase( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After she is cleared for the murder of her husband, Harriet Vane seeks solace in the country, but is soon attempting to solve another murder with her good friend Lord Peter Wimsey when a body washes up on shore and then mysteriously disappears
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by David Edgar( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television version of the Royal Shakespeare Company's stage adaptation of Dickens' novel
Dorothy L. Sayers mysteries( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three elegant murder mysteries adapted from the crime novels of Dorothy L. Sayers which chronicle the relationship of amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane unfolds in a realm of romance and intrigue
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a story of love, murder, thwarted revenge, and finally, justice. As Dorian Gray remains young and handsome, his pact with the devil allows his portrait to reflect the degradation of his many sins
Where angels fear to tread by E. M Forster( Recording )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lilia Herriton, an English widow, marries an Italian twelve years her junior who has no social position that is acceptable to her English relatives. When confronted by this situation, so outside their experience, the reactions of this well-bred group are both unexpected and violent
Howards End by E. M Forster( Recording )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As clear-eyed Margaret develops a friendship with Mrs. Wilcox, the impetuous Helen brings into their midst a young bank clerk named Leonard Bast, who lives at the edge of poverty and ruin. When Mrs. Wilcox dies, her family discovers that she wants to leave her country home, Howards End, to Margaret
The comedy of manners : Jean Baptiste Poquelin de Molière : The misanthrope by John Palmer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an abridged performance of Moliére's comedy, The Misanthrope, using an English verse translation by Richard Wilbur. Introduction explains the comedy of manners as an art form
Jerusalem vigil by Bodie Thoene( Recording )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book One of The Zion Legacy series opens as the British are withdrawing from Jerusalem in 1948 and tells the enthralling and dramatic story of several richly drawn characters who are caught up in this momentous time in the world's most sacred city.--
Casting the runes( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working on a piece exposing would-be mystics, a television producer brings unwanted attention to a reclusive alchemist. He retaliates with a curse that terrorized and killed a writer a decade earlier. Can she undo his satanic spell in time to save her life? Jan Francis (Just Good Friends) and Iain Cuthbertson (Gorillas in the Mist) star in this tense British thriller based on a tale by ghost-story master M.R. James
An awfully big adventure by Donald Sturrock( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engaging comedy about a star-struck young girl lured into the grown-up world of the theater. Young Stella Bradshaw quickly discovers what it takes to make it in the theater
Clouds of witness : a Lord Peter mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Peter Wimsey investigates the murder of his sister's fiance in which his brother, the Duke of Denver, is a suspect
Strong poison : a Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Peter Wimsey falls in love with detective story writer Harriet Vane when he tries to prove that she is innocent after she is charged with poisoning her former lover
Have his carcase by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Peter investigates a fresh corpse, labeled a suicide by the police
 
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The Attenbury emeralds : Lord Peter Wimsey's first case
Alternative Names
Eduardus Petherbridge

Edward Petherbridge acteur britannique

Edward Petherbridge actor britànic

Edward Petherbridge actor británico

Edward Petherbridge britisk skribent og skodespelar

Edward Petherbridge britisk skribent og skuespiller

Edward Petherbridge Brits acteur

Edward Petherbridge brittisk författare och skådespelare

Эдвард Петербридж

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English (138)

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The Attenbury emeralds : Lord Peter Wimsey's first caseThe picture of Dorian GrayWhere angels fear to treadClouds of witness : a Lord Peter mysteryStrong poison : a Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane mysteryHave his carcase