WorldCat Identities

Wilby, James

Works: 63 works in 512 publications in 5 languages and 15,287 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery television programs  Historical films  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Made-for-TV movies  Romance films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Wilby
Howards End by E. M Forster( Visual )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and German and held by 2,019 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 )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What starts out as a typical country party at Gosford Park turns into something more sinister when one of the guests turns up dead. The servants have just as many secrets as the aristocratic guests, and everyone is under suspicion
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

88 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,137 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
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

34 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the dock of a British courtroom, French aristocrat Charles Darnay stands accused of spying. The outlook appears grim until some last-minute help comes from the mysterious Sydney Carton. Darnay goes free and makes plans to marry Lucie Manette. Carton keeps his love for her to himself, yet assures her that he would make the ultimate sacrifice for her 'or for anyone you love'"--Container
A handful of dust by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brenda Last has everything that other women would envy--a loving aristocratic husband, an adorable son, a huge stately home in the country. But, for a bit of fun, Brenda starts an affair with a social climbing young scrounger from London. It is the start of an inexorable slide into disaster"--Container
The woman in white by Tim Fywell( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 720 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
The wish list by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 660 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
Adam Bede by George Eliot( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 603 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
Island at war( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the lives of three families on the Channel islands and how they are affected after the Nazis invade
The treasure seekers by Nicholas Farrell( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five motherless Bastable children struggle to save their inventor father from financial ruin
Bertie & Elizabeth : the story of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Wilby and Juliet Aubrey portray the reluctant royals who became King and Queen of England when Edward VIII gave up the throne for the woman he loved
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 450 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The made-to-measure murders: Barnaby and Jones investigate the murder of a widow on her way to confession as well as the death of her husband two years before. The sword of Guillaume: While visiting Brighton on business, DCI Barnaby partners with his cousin, Brighton's DCI John Barnaby, to investigate a local murder. Blood on the saddle: A dispute over property lines turns a Wild West show into a crime scene. The silent land: Barnaby and Jones investigate a librarian obsessed with the March Magna cemetery found dead on top of a grave
Behind the lines by Gillies MacKinnon( Visual )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a psychiatrist at a respected Scottish asylum, Dr. Rivers heals shellshocked soldiers so they can be sent back into the trenches. Then he encounters a different kind of patient--a war hero sent to the asylum for publishing an outspoken anti-war pamphlet. As each struggles to cope with the war, the line between patient and doctor begins to blur. Taken from Pat Barker's 1991 novel Regeneration and based on true events
Lady Chatterley by Pascale Ferran( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 337 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
Agatha Christie's Poirot by David Suchet( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Putting his brilliant intellect and fastidious nature to the test, Agatha Christie₂s famous Belgian detective solves the most mystifying crimes of the Art Deco era in these newly remastered adaptations
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 306 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 )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 271 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
New tricks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 232 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 )

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

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Howards End
English (285)

German (15)

Spanish (14)

French (5)

Italian (5)

A handful of dustThe wish listThe treasure seekersAgatha Christie MarpleFoyle's war