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Petherbridge, Edward 1936-

Overview
Works: 117 works in 318 publications in 1 language and 7,273 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Television adaptations  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  History  Televised plays  Television programs  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Director
Classifications: PR6011.O58, 823.912
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Most widely held works by Edward Petherbridge
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 776 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 by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bizarre tale of an 18th-century Englishman who travels to strange lands that are strangely like home. It chronicles Gulliver's travels in Lilliput and Brobdingnag, and brings to life the Laputans, Struldbruggs, and Houynhnhms
A presumption of death by Jill Paton Walsh( Recording )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1940 during the blitz in England, Harriot Vane, now Lady Peter Wimsey, flees with her children to the family country estate. However, no place is safe in a county with several airfields. A girl is discovered dead after an air-raid drill. She turns out to be murdered, rather than a victim of enemy fire originally thought by the townspeople. Lord Peter returns from assignment abroad to join Lady Harriet in finding the murderer before he preys on someone else
The Attenbury emeralds by Jill Paton Walsh( Recording )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 388 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
Gaudy night( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 384 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 )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this, the second of Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mystery series, Harriet Vane the mystery writer, cleared of murder through the efforts of Lord Peter Wimsey, seeks solace in the country. Walking along a barren beach she stumbles across the body of a bearded young man with his throat cut. From the moment she photographs the corpse, which soon disappears with the tide, she is puzzled by a mystery that might have been suicide, murder or a political plot. With the appearance of her dear friend Lord Peter Wimsey, she finds a reason for detective pursuit ... as only the two of them can
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 369 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 in 2002 in English and held by 332 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?
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by David Edgar( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 271 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 )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 243 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
The woman in white : original cast recording by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Recording )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where angels fear to tread by E. M Forster( Recording )

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

When attractive, impulsive, English widow Lilia takes a holiday in Italy, she causes a scandal by marrying Gino, a dashing and highly unsuitable Italian twelve years her junior. Her prim, snobbish in-laws make no attempt to hide their disapproval, and when Lilia's decision eventually brings disaster, her English relatives embark on an expedition to face the uncouth foreigner. But when they are confronted by the beauty of Italy and the charm and vitality of the disreputable Gino, they are forced to examine their own narrow lives. Their reactions are emotional, violent, and unexpected
Howards End by E. M Forster( Recording )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 196 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 )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an abridged performance of Molière's comedy of manners, The misanthrope
An awfully big adventure( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A star-struck young girl is lured into the grown-up world of the theater. Young Stella Bradshaw quickly discovers what it takes to make it in the theater
Jerusalem vigil by Bodie Thoene( Recording )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 139 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 130 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
To the lighthouse by Virginia Woolf( Recording )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A summer holiday on the Isle of Skye is the setting for Virginia Woolf's most acclaimed and autobiographical novel in which she attempted to redeem and release the ghosts of her past
Strong poison by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 101 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
 
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The Attenbury emeraldsThe picture of Dorian GrayWhere angels fear to treadTo the lighthouseStrong poison
Alternative Names
Eduardus Petherbridge

Edward Petherbridge acteur britannique

Edward Petherbridge actor britànic

Edward Petherbridge actor británico

Edward Petherbridge British actor

Edward Petherbridge britisk skribent og skodespelar

Edward Petherbridge britisk skribent og skuespiller

Edward Petherbridge Brits acteur

Edward Petherbridge brittisk författare och skådespelare

Edward Petherbridge pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Edward Petherbridge Suurbritannia näitleja

Эдвард Петербридж

אדווארד פת'רברידג' סופר בריטי

エドワード・ペサーブリッジ

Languages
English (166)