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Flynn, Barbara 1948-

Works: 138 works in 347 publications in 3 languages and 10,308 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barbara Flynn
Miss Potter by Chris Noonan( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to give their younger brother, Norman a project to keep him busy now that he has joined the family publishing house, the older Warne brothers agree to publish Miss Beatrix Potter's first children's book. They don't expect the book to sell well, but they need to keep Norman busy. As a single woman living in Edwardian London, Beatrix suspects this endeavor may provide her with a small measure of freedom. But she also has very specific ideas about how the book should be published. As they work together, Norman and Beatrix become close. After the first book is published, Beatrix goes on to a second book and that sells well. One day at lunch, she meets the rest of Norman's family, including his sister, Millie and the two women become fast friends. Norman proposes, but Beatrix's parents object to the marriage proposal. After much argument, they agree to let Beatrix marry Norman provided they wait until the end of the summer
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is not happy about the romantic interests of his sons
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion"--Container
Elizabeth I by Tom Hooper( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[E]xplores the intersection of the private and public life of Elizabeth I in the latter half of her reign, offering a personal look at her allies, her enemies, and her suitors as she struggles to survive in a male-dominated world."--Container
The Borgias( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After exacting vicious punishment on all those who opposed them, the Borgias are at the apex of their power and influence. With the world around them embroiled in war and turmoil, the original crime family will continue to exploit allies, silence critics, and solidify legacies. But this time, the seemingly unbreakable bonds of blood will be tested, as the house notoriously united against the world becomes divided against itself
Midsomer murders( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Death in the slow lane: A classic car show becomes a crime scene after a grisly death. Dark secrets: Barnaby and Jones investigate the suspicious death of a social services employee. Echoes of the dead: The detectives look into a series of copycat murders. the oblong murders: Jones goes undercover to investigate a local new-age cult
The Beiderbecke affair( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It never occurs to Trevor that dishy blondes don't usually sell jazz records door-to-door. He orders a set of Bix Beiderbecke LPs but receives the wrong items. While trying to locate the missing music, he and his girlfriend, Jill, stumble upon black market goods in a church basement, secret meetings in a parking lot. They find corruption at the highest levels. Helping them out are a couple of friends, an overzealous police officer, an elderly snoop, and a town planner with a drawer full of incriminating files
Malice aforethought( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of a neurotic, class-conscious doctor saddled with a nagging wife and the scheme he devises to do away with her. Gossip about his wife's death is rife and it seems to the Dr. that the only way to make the gossip stop is to dispose of the gossipers
Cracker( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitz is an addicted gambler, a heavy drinker, and a brilliant, if deeply flawed criminal psychologist. Follow Fitz as he investigates an accused commuter train killer with amnesia, a couple who share love and murder, and the killing of a young boy that shakes a community to its core
Cracker. [the final episode]( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final episode of the series, Fitz returns to England for his daughter's wedding, to find profound changes to his homeland, following the 9/11 and the Iraq war. He joins the police in hunting for a murderer with no apparent motive
C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joining the British Royal Navy at the outset of the Napoleonic Wars, the enterprising Horatio Hornblower rises quickly from raw recruit to seasoned sailor, charting a course from the West Indies to the coast of Africa in the name of the Crown. Along the way he encounters roiling sea battles, mutiny, plague, and love, but always proves himself equal to the task
Cracker : the complete collection by Robbie Coltrane( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cracker is a criminal psychologist with a dark side - a side dependent on a cocktail of alcohol and gambling
The silent world of Nicholas Quinn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse is called in to investigate one of the most puzzling murder cases yet. Someone is selling examination secrets at Oxford and making a killing in more ways than one. Nicholas Quinn is the hard-of-hearing member of an examinations board until one day he is found dead at home. Can Morse match up the clues with the killer?--Container
Just Henry( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A period drama set in England amid the turmoil and loss following World War II. Based on the bestselling, award winning novel by Michelle Magorian
The Beiderbecke connection( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to 'The Beiderbecke Affair' finds Trevor and Jill with a baby and a very odd friend of a friend staying at their house
The queen : a dramatic portrait of one of the world's most powerful women by Queen (Musical group)( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From her rise to the throne in 1952 to dealing with prime ministers, ex-daughters-in-law, and even Camilla, view the life of Elizabeth, Queen of England. Episodes include Sisters; Us and Them; The Rivals; The Enemy Within; and How Do You Solve a Problem Like Camilla? Contains actual footage and interviews
The line of beauty by Saul Dibb( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-part saga is set during the Thatcherite 1980s. A story of love, class, sex, and money, as seen through the eyes and experiences of a young gay man, from the euphoria of falling in love to the tragedy of AIDS
The Beiderbecke tapes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trevor Chaplin and Jill Swinburne have settled into domestic bliss when a barkeep gives Trevor a jazz tape. Only it's not jazz after all, but a top-secret conversation about dumping nuclear waste into the scenic Yorkshire dales. Soon Trevor and Jill are pursued by those who want the tape back
Cranford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to Cranford [DVDC 4011 pt. 2]: The two-part saga Return to Cranford opens to a struggling Cranford, a traditional English village that in autumn 1844 is airing the conflicts that accompany progress
Legacy of a volcano( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On May 18, 1980, a cataclysmic torrent of volcanic gas, steam, rock and melted ice tore across 50 square kilometres of ancient forest. Mount St Helens had erupted, destroying everything in its path. Ten years on, something was stirring in the ashes. Prehistoric bacteria has emerged to colonise the huge new skyscrapers of rock, and life has made an astonishing return to the blasted trees, pumice and mud-flows
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