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Graves, Rupert 1963-

Works: 268 works in 655 publications in 5 languages and 22,024 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  History  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Contributor, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rupert Graves
V for vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a future where Germany has won World War II and Britain has become a fascist state, this is the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society
Sherlock ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. The iconic details from Conan Doyle's original books remain: they live at the same address, have the same names, and, somewhere out there, Moriarty is waiting for them. And so across three thrilling, scary, action-packed, and highly modern adventures, Sherlock and John navigate a maze of cryptic clues and lethal killers to get at the truth
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway by Marleen Gorris( Visual )
37 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story unfolds on a beautiful summer day in London, in 1923, while Clarissa Dalloway recalls a summer in the country, in 1890, when she was young and beautiful and very much courted
Sherlock ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The question on everyone's lips is finally answered as the hugely popular Sherlock returns in three brand new action-packed adventures. With the demise of Moriarty, Sherlock finds himself locked in another mind battle with the powerful Charles Augustus Magnussen, who is holding the secrets of the world at his fingertips. Once again the game is on for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson!
Death at a funeral by Matthew Macfadyen( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mourners and guests at a British country manor stuggle valiantly to 'keep a stiff upper lip,' as a dignified ceremony devolves into a hilarious, no-holds-barred debacle of misplaced cadavers and shocking family secrets
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )
54 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge graduates that fall in love, but must abide by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality
The madness of King George by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occuring while the King is being treated for an unknown mental illness
The Forsyte saga by Stephen Mallatratt( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is late in the Victorian era, and two branches of an upper-crust family--the "good" Forsytes, headed by well-meaning Old Jolyon, and the "bad" Forsytes, headed by crusty barrister James--are at odds, eternally squabbling. The 'saga' focuses on the younger generations - Young Jolyon, Soames, Winifred, June - and their struggles with emotional repression, the rejection of Victorian mores, and the sea changes taking place as a less repressive society emerged. Every family may indeed have its vicissitudes, but few have as many as John Galsworthy's Forsytes
The tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë( Visual )
29 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and German and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the beautiful widow Helen Graham moves into the derelict Wildfell Hall with her son, she arouses great curiosity from the local villagers. Gilbert Markham is a handsome young farmer who finds himself drawn to the enigmatic Helen and encourages her to open up to him. But even the sympathetic Markham is unprepared for the secrets Helen will ultimately reveal, secrets which the repressed Victorian society would rather bury forever
Made in Dagenham ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Acclaimed British drama portraying the 1968 strike at Ford's Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination and unequal pay. Like many local women, Rita O'Grady (Sally Hawkins) works at the Ford assembly plant stitching seat covers. Although it is intricate work, carried out in sweltering conditions, she is paid the same as an unskilled labourer. But as time passes the female workers come to question this inequality, and eventually take their plight all the way to the House of Commons with the support of political firebrand Barbara Castle (Miranda Richardson)
A handful of dust by Charles Sturridge( Visual )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1930s England, Tony and Brenda Last and their son, John Andrew, live an idyllic life in the huge Victorian country house that is the symbol of Tony's family pride. The chance arrival of a penniless scrounger irrevocably shatters the gentle balance of their lives as Brenda's search for excitement and Tony's determination to hold on to what is his eventually lead in the direction of divorce and sends Tony to South America
The White Queen by Philippa Gregory( Visual )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A riveting portrayal of one of the most dramatic and turbulent times in English history. A story of love and lust, seduction and deception, betrayal and murder, it is uniquely told through the perspective of three different, yet equally relentless women - Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville. In their quest for power, they will scheme, manipulate and seduce their way onto the English throne
God on trial ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the harrowing ritual of selection for death or hard labor, a group of new inmates unsure of their appointed fates begins asking how God could allow for so much suffering. Impulsively, the men decide to put God on trial for abandoning His chosen people. Amid the outside sounds of prisoners being marched to the gas chamber, the trial unfolds. They group address the question: How can there be evil in a universe ruled by an all-powerful, benevolent God?
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( Visual )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1920s, two decades after the first series ends, the plot follows the courtship of two teenage Forsyte cousins: Fleur and Jon. Fleur, the daughter of Soames and Annette, and Jon, the son of Irene and Jolyon, meet by chance as youngsters; now Irene's son has fallen in love with the daughter of Soames, the man she despises above all others. Fleur and Jon haven't a clue that Soames and Irene were once married, all they know is that the family won't talk. Little do they suspect that their parent's dark secret will turn their nuptial dreams into a Romeo and Juliet ordeal
William Shakespeare's Richard II by William Shakespeare( Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The sensitive and poetic Richard II is undoubtedly the rightful king of England but he is unscrupulous and weak. When his cousin Henry Bolingbroke returns from banishment and mounts a challenge to his authority, Richard's right to the throne proves of little help to him"--Container
Where angels fear to tread by E. M Forster( Visual )
25 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recently widowed-- and desperate to escape her oppressive, upper-class English in-laws-- free spirited Lilia Herriton finds refuge in the ancient landscapes of rural Italy. There, she impulsively marries the handsome Gino Carella. But when a child is born, tragedy strikes, and Lilia's scandalized relatives embark on a plot to bring her young son to England for a "proper" upbringing
Garrow's law ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true tale of William Garrow, who acted as counsel for the accused, introducing the 'innocent until proven guilty' theory to London's Old Bailey. Includes four episodes
Cleopatra ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legendary story of the Queen of the Nile, from her love of Julius Caesar to her alliance and romance with Marc Antony
The last king the power and the passion of Charles II ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captures the dramatic, lust-filled saga of King Charles II, from his youthful exile in the Netherlands to his numerous sexual escapades during his tumultuous 25-year reign to his secret deathbed conversion to Catholicism
Garrow's law ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true tale of William Garrow, who acted as counsel for the accused, introducing the 'innocent until proven guilty' theory to London's Old Bailey
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English (257)
German (11)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Italian (2)