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Griffiths, Richard 1947-

Overview
Works: 163 works in 554 publications in 5 languages and 40,178 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Animated television programs  Television plays  Television adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Creator, Commentator, Speaker, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Griffiths
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone by J. K Rowling ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 5,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets by J. K Rowling ( Visual )
54 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Finds young wizard Harry and his friends Ron and Hermoine facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to uncover a dark force that is terrorizing the school
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by David Yates ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lord Voldemort has returned, but the ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth. They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits"--Container
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 2,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Year three at Hogwarts means new fun and challenges as Harry learns the delicate art of approaching a Hippogriff, transforming shape-shifting Boggarts into hilarity and even turning back time. But the term also brings danger: soul-sucking Dementors hover over the school, an ally of the accursed He-Who-Cannot-Be-Named lurks within the castle walls, and fearsome wizard Sirius Black escapes Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K Rowling ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him
Hugo by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
Bedtime stories ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marty Bronson raises his son and daughter on his own. He has to sell his homey motel to Barry Nottingham who promises to make Marty's son manager. But, Nottingham pulls down the motel and builds a pricey hotel. Now grown up, Marty's son, Skeeter, works as a janitor and general servant. He still dreams of becoming the manager. When Nottingham announces a brand-new hotel, built on an existing school's property, he makes his future son-in-law, Kendall, manager. Skeeter's sister Wendy, has to leave town for a job interview and asks him to alternate looking after her two children Patrick and Bobbi, with Wendy's colleague, Jill. He doesn't get along with either Jill or the children, but his easy-going attitude loosens them all up. He starts telling the children bedtime stories and the children grow fond of him. They make suggestions about how the stories should go. When the stories become true in real life, Skeeter tries to maneuver the stories into a direction which will make his dream come true, too
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning with Gandhi's tragic assassination at the hands of a Hindu radical and spiraling back to his life as a young attorney, the film leads us through the critical moments that eventually fashioned young Gandhi into the non-violent pillar of strength he later becomes -- with an indomitable resolve which led to India's independence from Great Britain
Pirates of the Caribbean by Johnny Depp ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Jack owes a blood debt to the legendary Davy Jones, who captains the ghostly Flying Dutchman. Unless Jack can find a way out, he will be cursed to an afterlife of eternal servitude and damnation
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The small town of Windsor is suddenly shaken when the wild and worldly Falstaff intrudes upon the insular community
The history boys by Nicholas Hytner ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success
Bleak House by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Out of an interminable court case spin three young people each searching for their place in the world. Their story moves fast, swirling through an incredible array of characters from passionate young lovers to ruthless lawyers, from an ice-cold aristocratic beauty to a shrewd relentless detective, until the final thrilling climax
Venus ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maurice, a still-working actor whiles away his dwindling days playing bit parts (corpses, mostly) or at the local pub with a pair of equally frail footlights friends, drama queen Ian and taciturn Donald. Ian announces that his niece has sent her wayward daughter to stay with him. Jessie is a borderline hooligan, surly, self-centered, willful, and a prodigious drinker. Maurice looks at Jessie with unapologetic longing, appreciating things she can't see in herself, but also the idea of youth--specifically, womanly youth. Jessie appraises Maurice to see what she can get out of him, and they play at Henry Higgins tutoring Eliza Doolittle together. Both are prickly, independent egoists, and wherever they're going, neither is going quietly
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
The world of Peter Rabbit and friends by Beatrix Potter ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The escapades of these mischievous bunnies in Mr. McGregor's garden come to life. After feasting on the cuttings in Mr. McGregor's garden rubbish heap, the Flopsy Bunnies are overcome by the soporific effect of overgrown lettuces and stolen away by Mr. McGregor. Moppet, Mittens and Tom Kitten's attempt to keep clean and tidy for their mother's tea party, and Jemima Puddle-Duck encounters a foxy-whiskered gentleman
Guarding Tess by Hugh Wilson ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about a cantankerous former First Lady and her reluctant bodyguard
The hollow crown. Richard II, Henry IV part 1, Henry IV part 2, Henry V ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 442 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
Pie in the sky ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After 25 years in the force, Detective Inspector Henry Crabbe has lost his appetite for the job. He plans to take early retirement and open his dream restaurant, Pie in the Sky. But his accountant wife, Margaret, doesn't think the numbers add up. And his boss, ACC Fisher needs him around to handle those delicate cases at which he excels. Although craving retirement, Crabbe discovers that crime solving can be just as hard to resist as his signature steak and kidney pie."--Container
The Naked gun 2 1/2 the smell of fear ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lt. Frank Drebin loves a mystery. Why are we here? Is there life after sex? Yes, Drebin tackles the big issues, and the biggest of all is how to stop devious Quentin Hapsburg's plan to destroy the environment!
Pie in the sky ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After 25 years in the force, Detective Inspector Henry Crabbe has lost his appetite for the job. He plans to take early retirement and open his dream restaurant, Pie in the Sky. But his accountant wife, Margaret, doesn't think the numbers add up. And his boss, ACC Fisher needs him around to handle those delicate cases at which he excels. Although craving retirement, Crabbe discovers that crime solving can be just as hard to resist as his signature steak and kidney pie."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
RICHARD T GRIFFITHS
Languages
English (276)
Spanish (6)
German (5)
French (3)
Japanese (1)
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