Most widely held works about Miranda Richardson
Most widely held works by Miranda Richardson
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,276 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents.
The hours ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2,144 libraries worldwide
In 1929, Virginia Woolf is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway, ' under the care of doctors and family. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday, but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it.
The young Victoria ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,734 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and times of Queen Victoria from her childhood to her early rise to power and the first turbulent years of her rule. Her romantic relationship and eventual marriage to Prince Albert culminates in a royal power struggle which ultimately is the key to her happiness when she comes to the realization that he is someone she can fully trust and believe in.
Chicken run ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
While the chickens on Mrs. Tweedy's farm dream of a better life, a clever hen named Ginger is hatching plans to fly the coop for good. The only problem is, chickens can't fly, or can they? Every escape attempt goes fowl until Rocky, a smooth-talking All-American rooster, crash lands in the coop. It's hardly poultry in motion when Rocky attempts to teach Ginger and her fine feathered friends to fly, but, with teamwork, determination, and a little bit of cluck, the fearless flock plots one last daring attempt in a spectacular bid for freedom.
Enchanted April ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,218 libraries worldwide
London, the 1920s. Lottie and Rose are two married women who share the misery of empty marriages and decide to rent an Italian castle for the spring to get away. In order to save money, they advertise for two other women to join them. Mrs. Fisher is an elderly widow is struggling with a lonely and regimented existence. She jumps at the chance to join the vacation. Lady Caroline Dester is a gorgeous flapper who has been grabbed one too many times and believes that she is sick of men. They arrive in San Salvatore. The seaside Italian castle is drenched in wisteria and sunshine. The women find themselves in a transformative beauty so enchanting that they experience changes in themselves they never thought possible.
The prince & me ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,208 libraries worldwide
Paige is a college student at a university in Wisconsin where she hopes to attend medical school. One day, Paige meets a new student on campus, Eddie, who is obviously attracted to her. Paige and Eddie strike up a friendship which slowly turns into romance. Paige learns that Eddie is actually Prince Edward, heir to the throne of Denmark, who has come to Wisconsin to chase girls and enjoy himself away from the eye of the European press. Now Paige must decide if she wants to give up her dreams and ambitions, even if she gets her prince in return.
The crying game ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
A haunting, humorous and shocking romantic thriller about Irish terrorists, their hostage and the hostage's exotic girlfriend.
Fred Claus ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt.
Alice in Wonderland ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
Alice slips down a rabbit hole into Wonderland, where she meets zany characters like the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter and has a series of strange, dream-like adventures.
The apostle ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and German and held by 972 libraries worldwide
Sonny is a gifted Southern Pentecostal preacher loved by his community in Texas. When Sonny loses control and commits a crime of passion, he is forced to run from the law. Hiding out in the small Louisiana town of Bayou Boutte, Sonny adopts a new identity as the Apostle E.F. and sets out on a new mission--to find the road to redemption.
Empire of the sun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 935 libraries worldwide
Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him.
Merlin ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 904 libraries worldwide
The legend of King Arthur, this time, from the perspective of the King's Wizard, Merlin. Merlin is a creature born of pagan magic, living in a world converting to Christianity. Merlin is beside Arthur as he gains Excalibur, builds Camelot and is betrayed by his wife, Guinevere. Merlin and Arthur are both menaced by the plots of Morgan Le Fey and Mordred, her son by Arthur, and their cohorts. Through it all, Merlin tries to keep Arthur from the destructive path set by fate.
Harry Potter and the goblet of fire ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 876 libraries worldwide
Harry's fourth year at Hogwarts is marked by the Quidditch World Cup and the Triwizard Tournament, in which student representatives from three different wizarding schools compete in a series of increasingly challenging contests. However, Voldemort's Death Eaters are gaining strength and create the Dark Mark - giving evidence that the Dark Lord is ready to rise again. The competitors for the Tournament are selected by the goblet of fire, which this year makes a very surprising announcement.
Paris, je t'aime Paris, I love you ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris. Find yourself transported by these sexy, romantic, haunting, dramatic, and beautiful stories.
Made in Dagenham ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and German and held by 730 libraries worldwide
In 1968, the female workers at the Ford Dagenham car plant, walked out in protest against sexual discrimination. Their actions played a major role in the battle for equal pay, both nationally and internationally.
Sleepy Hollow ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and German and held by 654 libraries worldwide
In this version of Washington Irving's classic tale, Ichabod Crane is an eccentric investigator sent to Sleepy Hollow to probe a series of murders allegedly committed by a headless horseman.
Empire of the sun ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 618 libraries worldwide
The story of a small British boy in a World War II Japanese internment camp.
The King and I ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
Traveling to the Kingdom of Siam to instruct the Royal children, English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens soon discovers that her most difficult challenge is the imperious King himself. But even as a friendship grows beween Anna and the monarch, an evil sorcerer is conjuring up a plot to steal the throne.
The lost prince ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Miranda Richardson and Tom Hollander star as Queen Mary and King George V. After discovering that their son Prince John (Daniel Williams and Matthew Thomas) suffers from epilepsy and learning disabilities, the royals have the boy sent off to be raised in a rural farmhouse, lest he tarnish the family's image of superiority. Removed from the public eye and the attention of his parents, Prince John forms a loving bond with his nurse, Lalla (Gina McKee).
Snow White the fairest of them all ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Live action retelling of the classic fairy tale about the princess, Snow White, who must run away into the forest to escape being killed by her wicked stepmother. Introduces the story of Snow White's birth and why her father remarries after his wife's death.
Albert,--Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain,--1819-1861 Animated films California--Los Angeles Chickens Children's films Closed captioning Comedy films Comedy films Coming-of-age films Crimes of passion Denmark Drama England--London Fantasy films Fantasy television programs Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired France Fugitives from justice Ghosts Great Britain Historical films History Horrid Henry (Fictitious character) Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Juvenile works Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Merlin (Legendary character) Musical films New York (State)--New York Opéra de Paris Phantom of the Opera (Fictitious character) Princes Queens Romantic comedy films Sopranos (Singers) Victoria,--Queen of Great Britain,--1819-1901 Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wisconsin Women Women college students Women--Political activity Woolf, Virginia,--1882-1941 World War (1939-1945)
Richardson, Miranda Jane.
Richardson, Miranda Jane, 1958-
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