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Macfadyen, Matthew 1974-

Overview
Works: 252 works in 814 publications in 6 languages and 25,518 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Historical television programs  Animated films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Matthew Macfadyen
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

90 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Nixon is the disgraced president with a legacy to save. David Frost is a jet-setting television personality with a name to make. This is the legendary battle between the two men and the historic encounter that changed both their lives. For three years after resigning from office, Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Everyone is surprised that Nixon would select Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans (as well as a $600,000 fee). Likewise, Frost's team harbors doubts that their boss will be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

26 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
The pillars of the Earth : the epic eight-part miniseries by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan( Visual )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1120 A.D., the heir to the English throne dies when the royal ship burns at sea. The King calls on his subjects to accept his daughter Maud as ruler until her son comes of age, but the church backs his nephew Stephen. Squire Bartholomew pledges his loyalty to Maud and is thrown in jail, leaving his daughter Aliena and son Richard alone. Maud goes raises an army in France and attacks Stephen. Meanwhile, Tom Builder is destined to construct a cathedral in Kingsbridge . His ally is Prior Philip, who learns to be a good politician as he watches over his flock and his cathedral. Tom also has the headaches of refereeing between his son Alfred and headstrong Jack, one of his better stone carvers. Against this backdrop of war and monumental construction, are all the elements common to epic storytelling: heroes and villains, trust and treachery, fate and the struggle against it
Robin Hood by Scott Ridley( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In times of tyranny and injustice when law oppresses the people, the outlaw takes his place in history. England at the turn of the 12th century was such a time. King Richard the Lionheart, bankrupt of wealth and glory, is plundering his way back to England after ten years on his crusade. In his army is an archer named Robin Longstride. This is the story of his return home where, for defending the weak against the strong, he will be condemned to live outside the law. Whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people. And so the legend begins
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens( Visual )

39 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amy Dorrit's (Claire Foy) gentle spirit has never been dampened by the confining walls of the Marshalsea Prison she's lived in her whole life. Despite the dark shadow of debtor's prison, Amy lovingly cares for her father William Dorrit (Tom Courtenay), the longest serving inmate. A possibly redemptive light unexpectedly shines in the form of Arthur Clennam (Matthew Macfadyen), who has been left with the intriguing threads of a mystery after his father's death -- threads that will intertwine his family and fate with the Dorrits. Clennam's exhaustive search for answers involves murder, fortunes gained and lost, the upper echelons and lowest dregs of society, and most surprising of all, a tender romance. Adapted by Andrew Davies (Bleak House, Pride and Prejudice), Little Dorrit, based on the book by Charles Dickens, is a sprawling story as timely as it is moving. - Publisher
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Visual )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An action-filled re-imagination of the Alexandre Dumas classic, in which the hot-headed young D'Artagnan joins forces with three veteran Musketeers to prevent the villainous Cardinal Richelieu from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war
Death at a funeral by Neil LaBute( Visual )

55 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel is a decent young man who is married to Jane. They live at his father's home. When his father dies, it his up to him to organize his funeral. On the morning of the funeral, with a suitably grave expression on his face, Daniel is ready to welcome his father's friends and relatives. But preserving the dignity inherent in such a circumstance will be a hard task. Particularly with an undertaker who botches his work ; his famous, but selfish brother has returned from the USA ; his cousin's fiancé has accidentally ingested drugs ; a man takes advantage of the sad event to win back the heart, or rather the body, of a woman who is about to marry another ; a handicapped old uncle who is also the most unbearable pain in the neck. To cap it all, Daniel notices the presence among the mourners of a mysterious dwarf nobody else seems to know
The way we live now by Anthony Trollope( Visual )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This satire of Victorian society shows the trials and tribulations of young love, the pettiness of upper class life, the raw energy and excitement of the most powerful city the world had ever seen, and the greed and corruption that lay just below its glittering surface
The last kingdom by Bernard Cornwell( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The re-telling of the valiant story of King Alfred the Great and his desire to unite many separate kingdoms into what would become England. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people reclaimed their land from the invading Vikings and built a place they call home
Ripper Street by Matthew Macfadyen( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted by the failure to catch Jack the Ripper, Inspector Edmund Reid is charged with keeping order in the blood-stained streets of Whitechapel. Reid and his men find themselves fighting to uphold justice and the rule of law. But always in the background lurks the gear of the Ripper
Ripper Street : [season one]( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted by the failure to catch London's most evil killer, Jack the Ripper, Inspector Edmund Reid now heads up the notorious H Division, the toughest police district in the East End. Reid and his men find themselves fighting to uphold justice and the rule of law, always fearing the Ripper is coming back for another reign of terror
Ripper Street( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Edmund Reid travels deep into the seedy criminal London underworld hell-bent on taking back the blood-stained streets of Whitechapel. But Reid isn't fighting this battle alone. He's joined by Detective Inspector Bennet Drake, a hard man who prefers to let his fists do the talking, Captain Homer Jackson, a brash American with a voracious appetite for vice, and Long Susan, a madam with shady secrets
Any human heart( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every life is ordinary and extraordinary. Logan Mountstuart's is a rich tapestry of both. Experience Logan at different points in his life in this provocative glimpse at one man's quest for glory and bliss. Any Human Heart is the story of a full life, lived with passion; expansive, rich, unsentimental, comic, and profoundly moving
MI-5( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The threat to national security increases and the need to thwart the activities of terrorists operating within the UK becomes more urgent. Tom and the team find themselves at the heart of the action and must deal with the psychological fall-out of leading such dangerous double lives
Ripper Street( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three years have passed since the Leman Street locomotive disaster, when DI Edmund Reid is forced to return to Whitechapel to help clear his former associate's name. Once again Reid finds himself, along with DS Drake, plunged into a criminal underworld that threatens to overtake London's East End on the eve of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee celebration
MI-5( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds collide and nothing is what it seems in the thrilling new installment of MI-5. While Tom has been branded a traitor, and Harry is in the hospital, an enigmatic agent, Adam Carter, has been recruited from MI-6 to help pick up the broken pieces
MI-5( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter the thrilling world of MI-5--the UK's clandestine security service, and meet the people who make up the elite team. They tackle organized crime, terrorist activities, embassy sieges, weapons proliferation and anarchists, not to mention the conflicts and power struggles back in the office
The von Trapp family : a life of music( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Agathe von Trapp's Memories Before and After the Sound of Music, this unforgettable movie follows the von Trapp family's incredible journey from the perspective of Agathe, the eldest daughter. As war encroached upon her family and friends, Agathe embarked on an adventure filled with remarkable twists and turns, joys and disappointments. But despite the struggles through the dark times, there was always the saving grace of music
Incendiary by Sharon Maguire( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young wife and mother suffers a devastating loss when London is rocked by a shocking terrorist bombing in this dramatic thriller. Wracked with guilt over an extramarital affair, and trying to piece her shattered life back together, she becomes embroiled in the police investigation of the attack, and discovers that the authorities will do anything to cover up the terrifying truth behind it
 
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English (342)

Spanish (25)

German (9)

French (5)

Chinese (4)

Catalan (1)

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