WorldCat Identities

Root, Amanda

Overview
Works: 40 works in 157 publications in 3 languages and 9,712 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Historical films  Made-for-TV movies  Romance films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Amanda Root
The Iron Lady by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene."--IMDB website
Persuasion by Roger Michell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Elliot's chance at love was thwarted by an interfering friend. Eight years later, when Anne is considered an old maid and her once-rich family is on the verge of bankruptcy, her former love Captain Wentworth returns. Will their second chance at love be ruined by the social conventions that destroyed it once?
The BFG by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night, Sophie is snatched from her bed at Mrs. Clonkers' orphanage by an awesome giant who whisks her away on a magical and funny adventure
William Shakespeare's Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twelfth night is a riotous comedy of hopelessly unrequited passions and mistaken identity. Duke Orsino is in love with the noblewoman Olivia. She, however, has fallen for his servant Cesario, who is actually Viola, a woman disguised as a man, who loves Orsino: confusion is rife. Meanwhile, Olivia's arrogant steward Malvolio is cruelly tricked by her uncle Sir Toby Belch, his friend Sir Andrew Aguecheek and the maidservant Maria into believing his mistress loves him."--Container
William Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Oberon, king of the fairies, uses his magic upon four runaway lovers in a midsummer wood outside Athens, chaos ensues. Who really loves whom?
Foyle's war( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in September and October 1940, Michael Kitchen stars as quietly enigmatic detective Christopher Foyle, whose territory on the south coast of England is rocked by the chaos and danger of World War II
The man who cried by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an unhappily married man who goes to desperate lengths to provide his son with a virtuous life. His adventures lead to murder, bigamy, and emotional upheavals
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicling the life of Jane Eyre, this first-person narrative follows Jane from her time as a young orphan through her eventual marriage. With an abusive childhood spent in the hands of a hateful adopted family, and a tortured adolescence spent under the tutelage of a hypocritical headmaster, Jane eventually finds happiness and satisfaction in her marriage to the ugly yet passionate Rochester
Original sin by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book publishing has always been a competitive business. At Peverell Press, it's becoming cutthroat
Breaking the code by Jack Emery( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Alan Turing, British mathematical genius and designer of the computer that broke the German Enigma code during World War II, whose admittance to homosexuality at a time when it was illegal presented problems for him, for his family, for his colleagues, and for the State's preoccupation with national security
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Recording )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Fanny Price is sent to live with her wealthy relations at Mansfield Park, she seems shy and withdrawn beside her witty and vivacious cousins. As the others become tangled in a web of flirtation and intrigue, it is Fanny whose deep but secret love for Edmund Bertram remains true despite his fascination with her brilliant but frivolous cousin Mary
Time for murder( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each author gives the mystery genre his or her own twist, with results from humorous to the macabre. You will visit conventional English drawing rooms, a boy's prep school, a luxury health spa and a snowbound hotel
Floodland by Marcus Sedgwick( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After global warming causes the sea to rise until cities in England become islands, ten-year-old Zoe goes on a harrowing solitary boat journey to search for her parents
Foyle's war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle works in the English town of Hastings. As World War II tears the social fabric of this once quiet coastal community, Foyle investigates crimes the conflict has fostered the home front
The house of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the power struggle among the women of a noble Spanish family as they mourn the death of the paterfamilias
Nicola and the viscount by Meg Cabot( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicola is in love! And not just with an ordinary man. Her heart has been captured by Lord Sebastian, better known as The God - the most handsome and dashing man who ever lived. But are gods always quite as perfect as they are meant to be? Nicola is about to find out. 9 yrs+
The Robinsons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recently divorced South London man struggles to find meaning in his life
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and German and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Bronte's classic story about an orphan who becomes governess of a mansion, and who carries a tormented love for a man named Mr. Rochester
 
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William Shakespeare's Twelfth nightWilliam Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dreamThe man who criedJane EyreBreaking the codeMansfield ParkFloodlandNicola and the viscount