WorldCat Identities

McArdle, Aidan

Overview
Works: 23 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 6,202 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Biography  Film adaptations  Television series  History  Biographical films  Historical films  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Aidan McArdle
The duchess by Saul Dibb( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story it is, in its way, a horror story, this portrait of a dazzling young woman at the mercy of the misfortunes of love and the inequalities of the age in which she lived. Married off as an innocent 17-year-old to a much older man, his only interest in the match is her ability to produce a male heir. Installed within the gilded cage of marriage, she discovers he expresses more affection for his dogs than for her. When the first child is female, he takes a mistress and ignores her, until she finds true love--insisting on his lordly right to thwart her. Although she fights hard for her own piece of happiness, eventually, she has to make a choice many, many women will recognize
Einstein's big idea( Visual )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein's Big Idea reveals the roots of his astonishing breakthrough in the human stories of men and women whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc2, and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Mr Selfridge( Visual )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much has changed since Selfridges first opened its doors. Five years later, Europe is on the brink of war and London is enjoying one last defiant period of decadence. Mr. Selfridge now has his sights set on joining the establishment and rebuilding his family life. Tensions are also running high on the shop floor as Agnes is back from Paris, chic and successful. Not everyone is thrilled by her newfound confidence and by the reappearance of her old ally Henri Leclair, returned from America
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
The fall by Gillian Anderson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DSI Stella Gibson continues her game of cat and mouse with serial killer Paul Spector in the third series of this smart psychological thriller. She has arrested Spector, but will he survive the gunshot wounds? Will he ever face justice?
Garrow's law( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing to fight for prisoners' rights, Garrow defends a man who fired a pistol at King George III, weavers accused of industrial sabotage, and a man falsely charged with murder. Meanwhile, Garrow's own circumstances are dire. Now living with Lady Sarah, he is impoverished and ostracized by his peers, and his mentor, Southouse, is seriously ill. 4 episodes, 4 hrs, 2 DVDs
Maigret( Visual )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered man visits Maigret, accusing his wife of wanting to poison him. Maigret then gets a visit from the man's wife, who accuses him of being neurotic. Is Maigret watching a domestic spat unfold, or is it a murder in the making?
There's no place like here by Cecelia Ahern( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since her classmate Jenny-May vanished when they were ten years old, Sandy Shortt has been obsessed with finding things. Now Sandy has made locating missing persons her life's work. While preparing to start another case she finds herself lost and finds all the answers she's always searched for in a magical place where all lost things and people go
Clean break( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Car dealer Frank Mallon is watching his life fall apart around him. His wife has left, his cars aren't selling, and his teenage daughter, Corrina is out of control. When bank manager Desmond Rane tells Frank he's in financial trouble and is about to lose everything , Frank devises a plan to fix his money problems while also getting revenge on the people making his life miserable
Final prayer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a church in a remote area reports strange happenings, a team of Vatican investigators descends upon it to demystify the unusual sounds and events, but what they discover is more disturbing than they had first imagined
Not only but always( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The turbulent personal relationship of Beyond the Fringe members Dudley Moore and Peter Cook is as legendary as their comedy. Drama tells their story from the days of Beyond the Fringe to Cook's untimely death
Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka( Visual )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the classic novella from Franz Kafka, this film follows the story of Gregor Samsa, a man who awakens one day to find himself transformed into a revolting, giant insect
Late bloomers by William Hurt( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Mary love each other but life conspires to drive them apart. As they deftly juggle children, grandchildren, work, and friends, they react to the challenges of life in opposite ways - Adam desperately searches for a fountain of youth while Mary focuses on looking after her family. When their methods clash, their separation seems inevitable
Poirot : complete cases collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From England to the Mediterranean, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions
Garrow's law( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing to fight for prisoners' rights, Garrow defends a man who fired a pistol at King George III, weavers accused of industrial sabotage, and a man falsely charged with murder. Meanwhile, Garrow's own circumstances are dire. Now living with Lady Sarah, he is impoverished and ostracized by his peers, and his mentor, Southouse, is seriously ill. 4 episodes, 4 hrs, 2 DVDs
Metamorphosis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new version [of the film] is to commemorate the centenary of the novella's first publication in book form in 1916, and is companion to the paperback Centenary edition, which contains a new translation with notes and commentary. The double DVD includes the bonus feature Behind the scenes [disc 2], which documents the making of Metamorphosis"--Container
The Irish revolution : Hang up your brightest colours, Achieving freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Struggle, Ireland's path to freedom: "Take a journey back in time and experience the birth of the Republic of Ireland - a path to freedom that encompassed a revolutionary war, a civil war, feuds and assassinations. Using rarely seen archive footage, Achieving freedom tells the story of the many battles, sacriifices and painful decisions made by men such as Eamon de Valera, Arthur Griffith, Michael Collins and David Lloyd-George en route to the creation of an independent Ireland."--Container
Maigret( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maigret sets a trap" - Montmartre, Paris. A serical killer is stalking the streets. Five women are dead and the people are afraid to go out after dark. The newspapers are rife with speculation. And Chief Inspector Maigret is without a lead and under great pressure
Mr. Selfridge by Mr. Selfridge (Television program)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much has changed since Selfridges first opened its doors. Five years later, Europe is on the brink of war and London is enjoying one last defiant period of decadence. Mr. Selfridge now has his sights set on joining the establishment and rebuilding his family life. Tensions are also running high on the shop floor as Agnes is back from Paris, chic and successful. Not everyone is thrilled by her newfound confidence and by the reappearance of her old ally Henri Leclair, returned from America
Mr. Selfridge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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