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Duncan, Lindsay

Overview
Works: 150 works in 496 publications in 4 languages and 25,988 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  History  Animated films  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Television programs  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Commentator, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lindsay Duncan
Under the Tuscan sun by Wei er si( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on vacation, a just-divorced writer buys a villa in Tuscany on a whim, hoping it will be the start of a change for the better in her life. Along the way she finds that sometimes what seems like a mistake is really a blessing
Birdman, or, (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself
Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Kingsleigh is a young woman at a crossroads. Not knowing what she wants from life, she is being pushed, pulled, strong-armed, and confused into doing what everyone expects of her. A marriage proposal in front of friends and family pushes Alice over the edge and down the rabbit hole into a place she hasn't visited since her father died 10 years before. Only problem is, she's now a very different person, has no memories of Underland, and is somehow still expected to be someone she's not. How can she argue with something that's mapped out in full visual splendor in the prophetic Oraculum? With the help of The Mad Hatter, The White Queen, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Absolom, The Cheshire Cat, and the Bandersnatch, can Alice unlock the mystery of her past and light a path to her future?
About time by Richard Curtis( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man with the ability to time travel discovers that finding true love isn't as easy as he thought it would be in this romantic comedy from writer/director Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Pirate Radio). Tim Lake (Domhnall Gleeson) is 21 and lonely. In the harsh morning light following a depressing New Year's Eve party, however, he discovers a family secret that will change his life forever. Entrusted by his father (Bill Nighy) with the knowledge that the men in their family can time travel, Cornwall native Tim relocates to London to study law, and find a girlfriend. The moment Tim locks eyes with gorgeous Mary (Rachel McAdams) he knows he's found the woman of his dreams. But as soon as they've fallen in love, an unexpected glitch in the time travel renders them complete strangers again. Now, in order to win back Mary's heart, Tim will have to travel into the past time and again. Eventually, he seems to master the process, using his unique talent to create an unforgettable marriage proposal, ensure his wedding to Mary goes off without a hitch, and circumvent a massive traffic jam that blocks their route to the hospital when his wife goes into labor, but in time Tim discovers that the true key to happiness lies not in his ability to fix the problems of the past, but instead make the absolute most of his life in the present
Rome( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son and heir. The conspirator Brutus ponders how to curry favour with the masses that have condemned him as a murderer, while his mother Servilia concocts a deadly plot of her own. Meanwhile, Titus Pullo attempts to pull his friend Lucius Vorenus out of the darkness that has engulfed his soul in the wake of personal tragedy. For once again, the fates of these two mismatched soldiers seem inexorably tied to the fate of Rome itself
Rome by Michael Apted( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess. After eight years of war, soldiers Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo unwittingly become entwined in the historical events of ancient Rome
A year in Provence by Peter Mayle( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Peter Mayle's bestseller by the same name, it is the hilarious first year account of the Mayles' adjusting to both the idiosyncracies of the locals and the quaint traditions of this ancient and charming region
Lost in Austen by Alex Kingston( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda Price gets propelled into the scheming 19th century world of Pride and Prejudice while the book's Elizabeth Bennet is hurled into hers. As the plot unfolds, Amanda triggers new romantic twists and turns as she tries to help the Bennet sisters nab husbands and even manages to captivate the tantalizing Mr. Darcy. But what about Elizabeth, and what will become of one of the world's greatest love stories?
The children act by Ian McEwan( Recording )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London High Court Judge Fiona Maye presides over a sensitive case involving a family of Jehovah's Witnesses who won't allow their seventeen-year-old son to get a lifesaving blood transfusion because it conflicts with their religious beliefs. Meanwhile, Fiona's husband, Jack, has just left home, and she begins to feel the pressures of both resolving the case and saving her crumbling marriage
The hollow crown by Simon Russell Beale( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hollow crown: "New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard II; King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2; King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a story with recurring themes of power struggles, redemption, family conflict and betrayal."--IMDb
Le week-end by Roger Michell( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long-married British couple Nick and Meg are revisiting Paris for the first time since their honeymoon in an attempt to rekindle their relationship. Diffident, wistful Nick and demanding, take-charge Meg careen from harmony to disharmony as they take stock of half a lifetime of deep tenderness, and even deeper regret. An invitation from Nick's old friend Morgan, an amusingly eccentric American academic, soon leads them to a hopeful vision of what their marriage might still become
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver is a penniless orphan at the Parish Workhouse. After he is forced by the other boys to ask for more food, he is sold as an apprentice to a miserly undertaker. He runs away and is taken in by Fagin, a thief who is in league with a murderous pair determined to see that Oliver never inherits the fortune he deserves. Life twists and turns again for Oliver, landing him in alternately dangerous and hopeful circumstances
The honorable woman by Hugo Blick( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nessa Stein witnessed the assassination of her father by the armed wing of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation. Now in her late thirties, Nessa is at the forefront of the Middle East peace process. Ennobled for her campaigning work, the newly made Baroness must fight forces that are conspiring against her as she awards a highly lucrative contract to a Palestinian businessman. When he is subsequently killed, Nessa and her brother come under the close scrutiny of Whitehall and the Secret Intelligence Service. Set against the gripping backdrop of government paranoia and espionage
Traffik( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the fields of Pakistan through the docks of Hamburg to the halls of London's power elite, this epic drama crosses continents and cultures to portray the dark and dangerous world of international drug smuggling. The intersecting stories of vivid characters-- a British minister with a drug-addicted daughter, the wife of a German businessman whose husband is arrested for drug trafficking, and a Pakistani farmer struggling to live off his land-- spin a powerful web of intrigue and emotion"--AcornMedia WWW page
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company, sets the play in a contemporary landscape and introduces the character of the Boy, through whose dream we view the play
Longford( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and German and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story of the devout Catholic British Lord Frank Aungier Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford, and his controversial, colorful, headline-making friendship with one of Britain's most notorious criminals, child murderess Myra Hindley
Doctor Who( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The next doctor: Christmas 1851, and Cybermen stalk Victorian London. The Doctor discovers a spate of mysterious deaths, and he's surprised to meet another Doctor. The two Doctors will need to be enough to stop the rise of the CyberKing. Planet of the dead: When a London bus takes a detour to an alien world, the Doctor must join forces with the extraordinary Lady Christina. But the mysterious planet holds terrifying secrets and time is running out as the deadly Swarm gets closer. The waters of Mars: Mars, 2059. Bowie Base One. Last recorded message: "Don't drink the water. Don't even touch it. Not one drop." The end of time: Christmas Eve, and the Doctor is reunited with Wilf to face the return of an old enemy. The Doctor faces the end of his life as the master's victory unleashes the greatest terror of all. Leads into series 5, and the Eleventh Doctor
Stephen Poliakoff's Shooting the past by Stephen Poliakoff( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London mansion housing a huge library of rare old photos gets a new owner who is bent on chucking the pictures and remaking the house as a business college. The library's manager is determined to save the collection at all costs
Starter for 10 by Tom Vaughan( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian is a working class student from Essex navigating his first year at Bristol University with a ragtag group of new friends. Brian's life-long dream is to join the team for the British quiz show University Challenge, and pull Alice, the fittest girl on the team
Churchill's secret( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the summer of 1953 and Nurse Appleyard is rushed to a secret location where she discovers her patient is Winston Churchill, the elderly Prime Minister. Churchill has suffered a stroke and may not last the weekend. As Churchill's wife and family gather at his bedside, long-buried tensions rise to the surface
 
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Alternative Names
Lindsay Duncan actress

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Languages
English (199)

French (3)

Spanish (2)

German (2)

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