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Wilton, Penelope 1946-

Works: 258 works in 916 publications in 5 languages and 41,173 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television series  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Television melodramas  Television programs  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Fiction  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other, Former owner, vac, Contributor, ntr
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Penelope Wilton
Most widely held works by Penelope Wilton
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Maggie Smith( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 4,193 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
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

75 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,407 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
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes( Visual )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the epic tale of the Crawley family and their servants, set in the lavish surroundings of their acestral home, Downton Abbey. The series brings the family from pre-war England through the storms of World War I and into the soical upheaval of England in the 1920's as the lives of Downton Abbey's inhabitants are shaped by romance and hearbreak, ambition and betrayal. -- container
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,284 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
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1920, l'Angleterre se remet doucement de la Grande Guerre. La vie et les amours de la famille Crawley et des membres de son personnel sont, plus que jamais, exposés au grand jour. Romance, ambition, désir et peines de coeur rythment la vie de cette demeure devenue mythique. Avec l'arrivée de nouveaux membres de la famille et de domestiques prêts à tout pour être engagés ou promus, le monde tranquille, serein et ordonné de Downton est menacé par les passions vécues au sous-sol comme à l'étage. Dans le climat précaire de l'après-guerre, tout est incertitude et lorsqu'une vague de spéculations financières risque de mettre en péril le pays tout entier, les Crawley doivent faire face et lutter pour conserver leur bien le plus précieux, le domaine de Downton et tous ceux qui y vivent
Downton Abbey by Maggie Smith( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Season Five begins in 1924, the radio is the latest miracle, a new Labour government heralds changes through the land, and Downton's traditional ways are besieged on all fronts. Robert, Mary, and Branson must navigate these shifting sands together to ensure the future of the estate for generations to come. As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton than ever before, he can't help but question his place in the world. Mary is finally coming to accept that she would like to marry again, but will she ever be able to find the same happiness that she had with Matthew? And with no news of her beloved Gregson, Edith suffers under the burden of her terrible secret. Downstairs, all of the servants must consider what effect social changes may have on their working lives. No one, Mr. Carson to Daisy, will be left unaffected. The Crawley family and the servants who work for them remain inseparably intertwined as they rise to meet the new challenges of the day
The BFG by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG, while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing 24-feet tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part
Downton Abbey( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,087 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 )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 2,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1922. Six months after Mathew's tragic death, his loss is still felt throughout Downton Abbey
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1925. Momentous changes threaten the great house, its owners, and its servants, while past scandals continue to loom. Return to the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey for the sixth and final season to discover what will finally become of the Crawley family, and the servants who work for them, as they face new challenges and begin forging different paths in a rapidly changing world. Secrets and rifts threaten the unity of the family, while those below stairs continue to navigate social changes which put their futures in jeopardy
Match point = Ai qing jue sheng dian by Woody Allen( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,776 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
Iris by Richard Eyre( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,542 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
Shaun of the dead by Edgar Wright( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his girlfriend Liz dumps him, Shaun decides to try to get his rather meaningless life (most of which is spent in his local pub The Winchester) in order. Unfortunately he faces an obstacle - the dead are returning to life and trying to eat the living. In the face of this zombie epidemic Shaun, armed with his cricket bat and spade, sets out with his best friend Ed in tow to rescue his family and girlfriend (and her friends) and get them to the safest place he knows - The Winchester
Cry freedom by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

62 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,481 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
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,198 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 )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear rages against a fearsome storm
Belle by Matthew Goode( Visual )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido Elizabeth Belle is the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Royal Navy Admiral John Lindsay. Raised by her great uncle Lord Mansfield, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the colour of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to ponder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shaped Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna and Mike fall in love despite the fact that Mike's character is engaged. After a short, passionate affair, Anna's melancholy character leaves Mike
Doctor Who( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 886 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
Carrington by Christopher Hampton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Thompson stars as Dora Carrington, the Victorian Era painter whose passionate life created one of England's greatest scandals. Carrington is unable to possess the one man she loves, Lytton Strachey. Rebuffed, she embarks on a long string of loveless sexual encounters. Her heart remains true to him, but she refuses to curtail the sexual pursuits which erupt again and again in angry passion
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Alternative Names

Penelope Wilton actrice britannique

Penelope Wilton attrice inglese

Penelope Wilton britische Schauspielerin

Penelope Wilton britisk skuespiller

Penelope Wilton Brits filmacteur

Penelope Wilton Brits filmactrice

Penelope Wilton English actress

Winton, Penelope 1946-

Пенелопа Уилтон

פנלופה וילטון

פנלופי וילטון שחקנית בריטית

بينيلوب ويلتون

پنلوپه ویلتون بازیگر بریتانیایی

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Pride & prejudiceMatch point = Ai qing jue sheng dianIrisShaun of the deadWives and daughtersDoctor Who