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Flynn, Barbara 1948-

Works: 135 works in 299 publications in 3 languages and 10,943 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Historical television programs  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Romance films  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barbara Flynn
Miss Potter by Ewan McGregor( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,847 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 )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,248 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 Brian Blessed( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,152 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 1,033 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 718 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 like never before, as the house notoriously united against the world becomes divided against itself
Gildaen : the heroic adventures of a most unusual rabbit by Emilie Buchwald( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having lost his memory, a boy with magical powers teams up with the rabbit Gildaen to search for his true identity
Midsomer murders( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 349 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
Cracker( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 283 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
Malice aforethought( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 255 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. [the final episode]( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 237 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 )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 226 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
The Beiderbecke affair( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 203 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
Cracker : the complete collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 201 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 )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 200 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 175 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 affair( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 1: A stunning blonde saleswoman appears, as if out of a dream, convincing Trevor that he can purchase some long sought after albums from her catalog. Episode 2: While Jill stands in to referee the game, a riot develops and the local constables haul away the offenders ... including Jill. Episode 3: Trevor and Jill meet with the man who can supply Trevor with his greatest desire, only after playing a maniacal game of cat and mouse with Detective Hobson, who trails them relentlessly. Episode 4: Troubles arise when Trevor's ex-girlfriend, Helen, shows up to reignite his affections for her and then complicates matters by taking Jill out for dinner conversation. Episode 5: Jill's startling confession of her previous night's activities only adds to Trevor's dismay when he discovers that his apartment has been transformed into an overstuffed warehouse. Episode 6: To his surprise, Detective Hobson's colleagues attempt to persuade him to blackmail, instead of arrest, the man he has been gathering some evidence against. This leads to an uncomfortable exchange of subtle threats with his superior, and a decision for Hobson that will require Jill's assistance
The queen : a dramatic portrait of one of the world's most powerful women( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 167 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 156 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 131 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 by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cranford [DVDC 4011 pt. 1]: Adapted from Elizabeth Gaskell's novels, the five-episode miniseries Cranford focuses on female characters in the 19th-century British town to thematically contemplate encroaching modernity in rural England. With the camera roving house to house, each drama within the grander story is constructed of scenes featuring dialogue between several gossipy ladies obsessed with moral code, romantic ideas about courtship, and social occasions
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King Lear
King LearGildaen : the heroic adventures of a most unusual rabbitThe Beiderbecke affairThe line of beautyCranford