WorldCat Identities

Grint, Alan

Overview
Works: 39 works in 146 publications in 1 language and 3,493 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television series  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Television melodramas  Film adaptations  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Fiction  Television mini-series 
Roles: Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Grint
Lark Rise to Candleford by Ann Tricklebank( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts country life in late nineteenth-century Oxfordshire through a young woman's experiences in the contrasting communities of Lark Rise, the small hamlet of her childhood, and Candleford, a progressive market town
The Ruth Rendell mysteries by Ruth Rendell( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 576 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
Lost empires( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of World War I, a young man joins his uncle in a magic show and is introduced to the world of a British traveling stage revue
Chancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Crane is a con artist, swindler, and purported savior of a struggling sports car company. Sacked from an investment bank after one dodgy deal too many, Stephen lands a job at Douglas Motors, a business distinguished by old-fashioned craftsmanship and plagued by decades of familial mismanagement. There he finds himself playing surrogate son to the family patriarch, confidant to the adulterous son-in-law, and lover to the beautiful but willful daughter. All the while, he fends off forays from his erstwhile boss, a deliciously evil banker bent on recovering a bunch of swindled money. But, can Stephen keep his double-dealing past at bay?
Agatha Christie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Beddingfeld wants more than the humdrum routine of the workaday world. She counteracts this by stepping out of the Cairo Airport and into a world of stolen diamonds, secret messages, criminal masterminds, spies and sudden death
A dinner of herbs by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location in the North of England, A Dinner of Herbs is a film based on Catherine Cookson's novel about hardship, betrayal and family life in a 19th century working class town. Roddy and Hal have been friends since childhood, but their closeness is strengthened by the murder of their fathers by the same man. Mary Ellen is also in their circle of friends, but when she is rejected by Roddy after an affair that leaves her pregnant, she turns to Hal for security. Their lives spiral into an explosive and dramatic conclusion
Chancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Released from prison, Derek "Dex" Love sloughs off his identity as Stephen Crane and goes to work for his former romantic rival, Piers Garfield-Ward. The two men have only one interest in common-- Joseph, the orphaned baby of the woman whom they both loved. Together, they try to save Piers's family estate and keep Joseph from the sole custody of his grandfather, the megalomaniacal industrialist Tom Franklyn. Along the way, Dex concocts all manner of frauds and forgeries while falling for Anna, a woman on the run from her own dodgy past
The secret by Jielun Zhou( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A businessman, a former young runner for criminals, is framed for murder and must protect the women he loves from a charming yet dangerous suitor
Colour blind by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-World War I England, Briget McQueen returns to her clan with a black husband and his baby. The story charts the family passions and problems resulting from the marriage and the experiences of their mixed race daughter
The Catherine Cookson anthology( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddie Musgrave's life is in a state of turmiol when a letter implicates him in murder. Further complications arise when he discovers he has feelings for Belle, a woman married to a madman
The Catherine Cookson anthology( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridget seriously offends her conservative family by marrying an African sailor. After being accused of murder, her husband is forced to leave town. As their daughter grows up, she must learn to cope with the racism surrounding her
The Catherine Cookson anthology( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural England during the 1930s, Tilly Trotter is the compelling story of a courageous young girl, envied by woman and lusted after by men, who is accused of witchcraft and forced to rise above the predjudice of her community
Sergeant Cribb( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the vulgar brothels of London's fog-filled streets to Windsor Castle, Sergeant Cribb maintains a level head and a wry sense of humor as he unravels crimes in Queen Victoria's England and exposes the vile deeds of Victorian criminals
The sandbaggers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neil Burnside leads the Special Operations Unit of the British SIS that is nicknamed 'Sandbaggers.' Their job is to undertake politically sensitive, dirty, and often dangerous assignments
The sandbaggers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The job of the Sandbaggers is to undertake politically sensitive, dirty and often dangerous assignments
Tilly Trotter by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the reign of the young Queen Victoria, amongst the bustling Tyneside towns of County Durham, a spirited and self-sufficient young girl, Tilly Trotter, is growing to womanhood amid hardship and despair."--Cover
A horseman riding by( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program follows the fortunes of Paul Craddock, a former soldier who purchases a run-down Devon estate. Set between the Boer War and the outbreak of World War I, the miniseries depicts the end of an era, as England moves into the modern age
Round tower by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in mid-1950's England, this story tells of the wealthy, socially upwardly-progressive Ratcliffe family. Their youngest daughter, seventeen year old Vanessa, feels alienated from her selfish parents, who are more interested in their eldest daughter's upcoming marriage into one of their town's old families. An old friend of the family, who is himself trapped in a loveless marriage, makes love to Vanessa one night, and she becomes pregnant, but won't reveal who the father is. Her parents are sure it is an employee of the Ratcliffe's, Angus Cotton, who hotly denies this and quits his job to go and start his own business. Vanessa ends up leaving home, and when Angus hears of the poor conditions she's living in in a Newcastle skid-row neighbourhood, he offers to marry her and she excepts
The Catherine Cookson anthology( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hal was just a boy when his father was murdered by the ruthless Dan Bannerman. Now, with a family of his own, Hal discovers that the man his daughter hopes to marry is none other than Bannerman's grandson
Lark Rise to Candleford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
 
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