WorldCat Identities

Haggard, Piers 1939-

Overview
Works: 89 works in 173 publications in 2 languages and 2,282 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Television programs  Film adaptations  Television series  Musical films  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Film remakes 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Librettist, Lyricist, Performer, Author, fmd
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Piers Haggard
The Ruth Rendell mysteries by Ruth Rendell( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanity dies hard: In the town of Salstead, the lives of two friends seem to take different trajectories. Wealthy, aging Alice Fielding finally finds happiness with a much-younger husband, while widowed Nesta Drage plunges near poverty when her business fails. After Nesta mysteriously disappears, Alice vows to find her--and discovers a tangled web of secrets among those she trusted most
Pennies from heaven by Dennis Potter( Visual )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dennis Potter's masterpiece mini-series follows the adventures, mishaps, and yearnings of a traveling song sheet peddler on a tight commission as he tries to make dreams fit the promises of the lyrics he carries
Helen Mirren at the BBC( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apple cart: The king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet wanting a constitutional monarchy
The rivals of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Thorndyke is an early proponent of forensic investigation; and there is the blind gumshoe Mac Carrados; and gentleman thief Simon Carne; and Mr. Carnacki who is a detective of the occult. These men pit their wits against the best that London's underworld has to offer. Victorian London was a boon for crooks and a bane to Scotland Yard, whose job it was to keep the city safe from criminals
Callan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Callan is a brooding, conscience-stricken assassin for a shadowy British intelligence service so secret it doesn't have a name. With the Cold War grinding on, agents from the East and West engage in elaborate deceptions, both sides seeking temporary advantage in an endless struggle. Callan's sharp eyes, steely will, and steady hand with a gun make him a valuable asset to his superior, Hunter. In a world where men and women serve only as means to another's end, Callan fully understands the consequences of failure, seizing each assignment as one more chance to survive
The shell seekers by John Pielmeier( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in London and Cornwall from World War II to the present, The Shell Seekers tells the story of the Keeling family, and of the passions and heartbreak that have held them together for three generations. The family centres around Penelope, and it is her love, courage, and sense of values that determine the course of all their lives. One of Penelope's most treasured possessions is The Shell Seekers, which her father painted and left her as a remembrance and a legacy. It is this painting that symbolizes to Penelope the ties between the generations. It is the link between the past, the present, and the future. But it is the fate of this painting that just may tear the family apart
Quatermass : the legendary '70s sci-fi classic( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the complete 4-part mini-series plus the rare, feature-length theatrical version of one of sci-fi's most original creations
The Ruth Rendell mysteries( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The double: Peter Milton becomes involved with Zoe, the apparant "double" of his girlfriend Lisa. Can Lisa survive the superstition predicting her death? And is Zoe really what she seems?
A summer story by Piers Haggard( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young London lawyer and farm girl fall deeply in love; he must make decisions of mind and heart that could change their lives forever
The fiendish plot of Dr. Fu Manchu( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Nayland Smith matches wits with the nefarious 168-year-old Fu Manchu, who plots to kidnap a member of the royal family in order to get the diamonds needed to manufacture his elixir of youth
Pennies from heaven( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 2 episodes from BBC's most revered miniseries
The Barber of Seville ; Lucia di Lammermoor( Visual )

in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Rosina in "The Barber of Seville," Joan is the rich and elegant ward of a strict guardian. When Figaro, the nosy barber, butts into her love life, all fun breaks loose! And as Lucy in "Lucia di Lammermoor, " betrayed by her own brother, Joan is a tragic heroine indeed!
Four eyes and six-guns( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernest Albright dreams of opening his own eyeglass store in a thriving community - what a pity he chooses Tombstone. Leaving behind a secure position and his best gal, Lucy, Ernest arrives to discover that his dream storefront is really nothing but a shabby shack; and the once-proud Marshall, Wyatt Earp is so near-sighted that he's unable to rid the town of the bank-busting Doom Brothers. Now it's up to this city slicker with a six-gun to help rid the town of terror, while staying on the right side of the short-sigted, fist-flinging, shotgun-shooting Marshall
Venom!( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot of a group of kidnappers is foiled by an escaped black mamba snake
Mrs. Reinhardt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soft targets: Two people find themselves exiles, in their own way, and are drawn together
Back home( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five years after young Rusty was sent to America for safety during World War II, she returns to her native England and the family she barely remembers
The blood on Satan's claw( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a farmer digs up a mysterious of fragment of skull in 17th Century England, it leads to a cult of witchcraft among the youngsters of the village
The rivals of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Thorndyke is an early proponent of forensic investigation; and there is the blind gumshoe Mac Carrados; and gentleman thief Simon Carne; and Mr. Carnacki who is a detective of the occult. These men pit their wits against the best that London's underworld has to offer. Victorian London was a boon for crooks and a bane to Scotland Yard, whose job it was to keep the city safe from criminals
Dennis Potter collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee tv-series en drie films, geschreven door Dennis Potter
Quatermass. the legendary '70s sci-fi classic( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Quatermass conclusion': Professor Quatermass, Joe Kapp and his wife, Clare attempt to marshal assistance from American and Russian quarters. 'The enduring mystery of Stonehenge': For 5,000 years, the sacred site of Stonehenge has stood on the plain of Salisbury, England, bearing silent witness to a myriad of mysteries
 
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Quatermass : the legendary '70s sci-fi classic
Alternative Names
Piers Haggard British film and television director

Piers Haggard Brits filmregisseur

Piers Haggard cinéaste

Пьерс Хаггард

해가드, 피에스

Languages
English (84)

French (1)

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The fiendish plot of Dr. Fu ManchuThe Barber of Seville ; Lucia di Lammermoor