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Wilton, Penelope 1946-

Overview
Works: 195 works in 540 publications in 4 languages and 27,997 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television plays  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Television programs  Historical drama  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Former owner, ntr, Contributor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Penelope Wilton
 
Most widely held works by Penelope Wilton
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealousy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,088 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 dependant 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 is 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
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spring, 1920 - The Great War is over and a long-awaited engagement is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wretching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate for a third thrilling season
The best exotic Marigold Hotel by Maggie Smith ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways." -- Container
Downton Abbey ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Great War rages across Europe, and not even the serene Yorkshire countryside is free from its effects. The men and women of Downton are doing their part: heir Matthew Crawley and footman Thomas Barrow are off fighting, while Lady Grantham and Isobel Crawley are squabbling over whether Downton should be used as a hospital. Lady Mary is seeing a wealthy newspaper magnate while Lady Edith becomes much warmer and Lady Sybil seeks to ingratiate herself with the staff. Below stairs, as his former wife bedevils John and Anna, Mr. Carson and Mrs. Hughes struggle to keep the house running smoothly
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Downton Abbey--a sprawling Edwardian mansion and park nestled in the lush North Yorkshire countryside--needs an heir. A tragedy at sea has claimed the life of the presumed heir, and Lord Grantham is faced with the possibility that the house he's loved his whole life might one day belong to a distant cousin he's never met. Before he can worry about that, he must deal with his scandalous daughter, Lady Mary, who many believe to be the rightful heir to Downton. Even the staff have opinions: while many are devoted to the family, there are others whose selfishness and scheming do more than disrupt the well-oiled workings of the estate. As hundreds of years of British aristocratic privilege are battered by the tides of social upheaval and technical progress, as World War I looms, what does fate have in store for Downton? How will the troubles of its family--above and below stairs--be resolved? Or will life be altered so dramatically that its master no longer matters?
Match point by Woody Allen ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former tennis pro Chris Wilton stumbles into good fortune when Chloe Hewett, the daughter of a wealthy businessman and the sister of one of his tennis students, falls in love with him. But when Chris meets Nola, a much deeper passion is stirred. His desire isn't deterred even after he discovers that Nola is already dating Chloe's brother. But when their affair threatens Chris's increasingly cozy lifestyle, Chris begins to consider a drastic solution
Downton Abbey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1922. Six months after Matthew's tragic death, his loss is still felt throughout Downton Abbey. Mary struggles to face a new future with her fatherless child, and is encouraged by the family to pick up the pieces. Accepting a new role on the estate, the now-eligible Mary also finds herself the reluctant object of attention from a number of eager suitors. With the twenties in full swing and the tides of change sweeping through Downton, Rose's continued attraction to the bright lights of London spells trouble for the Crawleys, and Edith's budding relationship with Michael Gregson is threatened by events beyond her control. Meanwhile, below stairs, passions run high and young hearts look set to be broken
Iris by Richard Eyre ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's
Cry freedom by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of the friendship between black activist Stephen Biko and white newspaper editor Donald Woods, who was instrumental in bringing Biko's anti-apartheid message to the international community
Shaun of the dead by Edgar Wright ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There comes a time in every man's life when he has no choice but to get up off the couch and kill some zombies. When flesh-eating zombies go on the hunt for a bite to eat, it is up to Shaun and his best pal Ed to save their friends and family from becoming the next entreĢe
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is not happy about the romantic interests of his sons
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's plays in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters
The borrowers by Mary Norton ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the adventures of a family of miniature humans who live by borrowing things from normal-sized people
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman, ostracized by Victorian society and abandoned by her French lieutenant lover, fascinates a man who resolves to unravel the mystery of her clandestine past
Doctor Who ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Doctor and Donna Noble travel back to Pompeii in AD 79 on the eve of the infamous eruption, investigate a series of grisly murders with the help of Agatha Christie, journey to the homeworld of the sinister Ood, face an old enemy of the Doctor's, and more
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the bonus play, "Mrs. Landfrey and her three children return to England after 18 years abroad, where a chance encounter with their traditionalist husband and father quickly entangles them in a series of comic events"--Container
Country matters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates. Set against the English countryside during the post-World War I period. Reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its people
Agatha Christie Marple ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple during a chance encounter on a train. However, when Miss Pinkerton herself dies, Miss Marple believes it was no accident. The Do it with Mirrors: Miss Marple's old friend Carrie-Louise has always had a soft heart for charitable causes. This time it's juvenile criminals lodged in a reformatory on her estate. Murder and mystery follow needing Miss Marple's sleuthing skills. Why Didn't they Ask Evans? A dying man's last words turn young Bobby Attfield into an amateur detective. With the help of two assistants, socialite Frankie Derwent and Jane Marple, he sets out to solve the riddle they pose
Alice through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alice has already traveled to Wonderland once, now she is taking another journey to the fascinating world with the memorable character Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty, Red King and Queen, Red and White Knights, and Jabberwocky
 
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Alternative Names
NELL WILTON
Winton, Penelope 1946-
Languages
English (212)
French (7)
German (3)
Italian (1)
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