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Thomas, Heidi 1962-

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Most widely held works by Heidi Thomas
Call the midwife by Jessica Raine( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving, intimate, funny, and true-to-life look at the colorful stories of midwifery and families in East London in the '50s. Based on the bestselling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth. When Jenny Lee first arrives in Poplar, she knows nothing about hardship, poverty, and life itself. But Jenny is brought up to speed fast once she joins a team of midwives who provide care to the poorest women
Call the midwife by Vanessa Redgrave( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season Two continues to follow Jenny and the other midwives as they deal with all the problems the neighborhood of Poplar has to throw at them. A fascinating portrayal of birth, life, death and a community on the brink of huge social change, Call the Midwife offers a gripping insight into a way of life that is so drastically different from how we live now
Cranford by Simon Curtis( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cranford, in 1842, is a market town in northwest England. It is a place governed by etiquette, custom and above all, an intricate network of ladies. It seems that life has always been conducted according to their social rules. For spinsters Deborah Jenkyns, the arbiter of correctness, and Matty, her demurring sister, the town is a hub of intrigue. Handsome new doctor Frank Harrison has arrived from London; a retired Captain and his daughters move in across the street and preparations for Lady Ludlow's garden party are underway. The town has some secrets which are about to be revealed. But news comes that shakes the town: a railway line from Manchester is coming to Cranford
Call the midwife( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your favorite midwives return for a new season of BBC's immensely absorbing and popular drama, set in poverty-ridden East London in the late 1950s. With Nonnatus House scheduled for demolition, Jenny (Jessica Raine), Chummy (Miranda Hart) and Sister Julienne (Jenny Agutter) search for a new location nearby, while Jenny's relationship with Alec continues to blossom. But an outbreak of polio affects the nurses and nuns more than they could have imagined. Hop on a bicycle and share sadness and joy, tears and humor, struggle and survival in this award-winning drama, based on the best-selling memoirs of former nurse Jennifer Worth. Features the hour-long episodes as they originally aired in the UK and includes the 75-minute 2013 Christmas Special
Call the midwife by Vanessa Redgrave( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2020 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nurses, midwives and nuns of Nonnatus House invite you to join them again as they try to give the best possible care to the poorest women in London. Now nearing the 1960s, the community enters a new time of social change, while stories of birth, life and death continue to touch your heart. Will live-wire Nurse Trixie marry her young curate? What new project calls for a heart as big as Chummy's? How will Sister Evangelina react to two new nurses? And why does Sister Julienne appear so unsettled by a mystery benefactor? Jenny Agutter (MI-5, The Avengers), Pam Ferris (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Matilda) and Miranda Hart (Miranda, Magicians) star in this award-winning series, inspired by the memoirs of midwife Jennifer Worth
Call the midwife( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1950s, this series is a moving and intimate insight into the colorful world of midwifery and family life in London's East End
Call the midwife by Call the midwife (Television program)( Visual )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More stories from the nurses and nuns of Nonnatus House. In this series Sister Monica Joan goes missing at Christmas time leaving the nuns and nurses distraught. Shelagh rushes to put together a children's choir in time for a BBC broadcast from the church. Elsewhere Trixie, having battled through her issues with alcohol, finds a new purpose in her keep fit classes. And could friendship blossom into something more for vicar Tom Hereward and Barbara? Meanwhile, a string of babies born with severe and devastating deformities, casts a dark shadow over the entire team at Nonnatus House as they struggle to understand why."--Container
Little women( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatisation of Louisa May Alcott's novel about the lives of the four March sisters during the American Civil War as they learn to navigate love, loss and the trials of growing up
Ballet shoes by Sandra Goldbacher( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and German and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three girls adopted by an explorer are raised as sisters by his niece. As each of the girls have their own dreams, they learn that in order to realize them, they must also keep their family together
Call the midwife by Vanessa Redgrave( Visual )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the old houses and bold new apartment buildings of 1963 London, expectant mothers need more help than ever from the nuns and nurses of Nonnatus House"--Container
Upstairs, downstairs( Visual )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most loved television series of all time is brought back to life with a fresh cast and sumptuous production values. It's 1936, and six years since parlor maid Rose left 165 Eaton Place, when fate brings her back as housekeeper to its new owners: Sir Hallam, his wife Lady Agnes, and Maud, Lady Holland, his mother. Rose soon finds she has her work cut out as she recruits a new 'downstairs' family to help run the elegance and finery of the 'upstairs' world
Cranford : return to Cranford( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside Cranford, a disaster as far as Captain Brown is concerned. Meanwhile, as Mr. Buxton returns to town with his son, William, and his niece, Erminia, Miss Matty becomes concerned about another young person, Peggy Bell, who lives in an isolated cottage with her mother and domineering brother. She decides to intervene and engineers an invitation that will bring the four young people together. But when tragedy strikes, she fears she has opened a Pandora's box from which Cranford will never recover
Call the midwife( Visual )

4 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s
I capture the castle by Tim Fywell( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a classic English story, Cassandra Mortmain chronicles in her diary what happens to her eccentric family when a young American man inherits the local estate. The bittersweet love story that ensues is far more complicated than she ever imagines
Upstairs, downstairs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now a well established household in the heart of London, life in Eaton Place has moved on; Lady Agnes and Sir Hallam's family is complete with the addition of two small children and London has settled into an uneasy peace with the apparent aversion of war. Yet below the surface of a well-run household, both upstairs and downstairs are harboring life-changing secrets. As romance, heartbreak and revelation engulf the household; its inhabitants discover that the real threat is closer to home
Madame Bovary by Tim Fywell( Visual )

34 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With dreams of escaping her provincial upbringing, Emma Rouault marries local doctor Charles Bovary. But it is not long before she feels constrained and frustrated by married life. Ignoring her devoted husband and immersing herself in romantic fantasies, Emma begins a string of affairs. First, a young student, Lon, captures her imagination, but when the dashing aristocrat, Rodolphe, shows Emma the alternatives to married life, she enters into the affair with body and soul
Lilies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iris, May, and Ruby are sisters living in Liverpool after WWI. Dutiful, devout Iris runs the household efficiently in place of their deceased mother. Wayward, dreamy May works as a maid but longs to act. And feisty, ambitious Ruby sells corsets to keep the family afloat. With their overbearing father and war-tormented brother, they struggle through poverty, passions, and profound disappointments
The life and times of Call the midwife : the official companion to seasons one and two by Heidi Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go behind the scenes of both seasons of the BBC/PBS television show, Call the midwife. Learn how Jennifer Worth's experiences as a midwife among the slums and buzzing dockyards of London's East End in the fifties were brought to life through flawlessly re-created fifties fashions and homes. Immerse yourself in a world that provides a glimpse of history
The Elizabeth Gaskell collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wives & daughters: A coming of age story, a romance and a comedy of manners, the film focuses on the fortunes of three families -- the Gibsons, the Hamleys and the Cumnors -- in the English village of Hollingford
Call the midwife by Vanessa Redgrave( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2020 in English and German and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Newly-qualified midwife Jenny Lee is the latest arrival at Nonnatus House, a convent in one of the poorest areas of London. Jenny is welcomed by the nuns and befriended by the other midwives - good-time girl Trixie, sensible Cynthia and fellow-newcomer, the posh, fish-out-of-water, Chummy. We are introduced to the local community through the eyes of the young nurse as she cycles out to tend her patients. Although the life that greets Jenny is a world away from what she's used to, she immerses herself in the births, deaths, intrigues and romances of a community she rapidly learns to love"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Heidi Thomas britische Drehbuchautorin und Dramatikerin

Heidi Thomas Brits scenarioschrijfster

Thomas, Heidi

Хайди Томас

היידי תומאס תסריטאית ומחזאית בריטית

هايدي توماس

海蒂·托馬斯

Languages
English (216)

Spanish (6)

German (3)

French (1)

Russian (1)