WorldCat Identities

Wilby, James

Works: 62 works in 90 publications in 1 language and 10,712 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Television crime shows  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Wilby
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered
The woman in white by Tim Fywell( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artist Walter Hartright arrives at Limmeridge House to instruct wealthy half-sisters Marian and Laura Fairlie. Their peaceful lives are marred by a strange woman dressed in white, who brings disturbing warnings to the family. When Laura announces her engagement to the dashing Sir Percival Glyde, it seems the darkness haunting them is lifting. But new dangers lurk closer than ever, and the only hope for averting disaster lies with the secret held by the woman in white
A handful of dust by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 668 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 send Tony to South America
Adam Bede by George Eliot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Bede, an honest, hard-working carpenter, has his heart set on marrying his sweetheart, pretty dairymaid Hetty Sorrel. Hetty wants nothing to do with her boring life on the farm and she allows herself to be seduced by the heir to a local estate. She finds herself abandoned and pregnant from her ill-fated dalliance
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 565 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
Island at war( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the little-known stories of WWII is the fate of the Channel Islands, the only part of the British Isles invaded and occupied by the Germans. Tells the story through the eyes of three island families and the German soldiers with whom their lives become interwined
Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries
Lady Chatterley by Pascale Ferran( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her paralyzed husband urges the repressed Lady Chatterley to find fulfillment and an heir for his fortune in the arms of another man, she embarks on a journey that changes her forever
Foyle's war by Michael Kitchen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1941, as World War II rages over Europe, Michael Kitchen stars as detective Christopher Foyle, whose loyalties are put to the test as his investigations uncover unpleasant truths that powerful people would rather keep hidden
The great train robbery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's November of 1962, and Bruce Reynolds is gathering a group of men together with the intent of robbing a Royal Mail train bound for London from Glasgow. The gang holds a practice robbery in the London Heathrow Airport to see if they're ready, and then, on August 8, 1963, they rob the train of over Đ2.6 million. Six of Scotland Yard's finest police officers are called in to investigate the case, determined to not only recover the stolen money, but also to put away the masterminds
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor, unjustly imprisoned in Paris before the French Revolution, is rescued and reunited with his daughter in London. She is loved by two men: she marries one and the other saves her husband from the guillotine
New tricks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For eight years, the old dogs of the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad--veteran detectives Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair), Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Garrow's Law), and Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney)--have been a close-knit team. Led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast)their beautiful, younger boss, they have solved cold cases with classic policing skills and easy camaraderie. Before long, Sandra finds a replacement in retired detective Steve McAndrew. A chatty, enthusiastic Scot, Steve treads on toes but gives the hit British series a "charm injection."
Original sin by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book publishing has always been a competitive business. At Peverell Press, it's becoming cutthroat
The wish list by Eoin Colfer( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meg Finn is in trouble. She's dead, but not at peace--she's in limbo, her good deeds perfectly balanced against her bad deeds; Heaven or Hell wait, a tip of the scale away. So she's back on Earth trying to tip the scale to the good by helping her last victim, and her former "partner" is also back, trying to force her to tip the scale to the bad
Family adventures 4 films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson - A raging storm maroons the close-knit Robinson family and a band of shipwrecked survivors on a remote desert island. Richard Thomas stars in this timeless saga
The murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of the impeccably turned-out diminutive Belgian sleuth. With his razor sharp mind and the aid of the affable Captain Hastings, Poirot unravels the thorniest cases without mussing a hair of his famously sculpted mustache. Set in the elegant 1930's England, the series also includes Chief Inspector Japp and Miss Lemon
Cotton Mary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1954, the Malabar Coast. British and Anglo-Indian identities blur when an English-woman with a neglectful husband births a sickly baby. Cotton Mary, a hospital aide and moralizing Anglophile who claims her father was a British officer, takes over the infant's care and, without a word to the mother, takes the baby daily to her sister to nurse. Mary moves into the English household, taking over more and more duties as she plays on the mother's fatigue and lack of spousal counsel: in effect, Mary colonizes the English household while she pilfers its stores and tells tall tales to her own family. For how long can Mary sustain her rule before the Englishwoman stands on her own feet?
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