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Jennings, Alex

Overview
Works: 452 works in 1,503 publications in 4 languages and 41,211 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Fiction  Historical films  Biographical films  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Television series  Juvenile works  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Author, Other, Interviewee, Producer
Classifications: PR6051.R285, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alex Jennings
The Queen by John Brack( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Queen begins with a familiar epigraph "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown"--Henry IV, Part II. The action of the film takes place during the week following the death, on August 31, 1997 of Diana, Princess of Wales. One of its accomplishments, courtesy of adroit use of newsreel and other contemporary footage, is to remind viewers of the deep sadness that surrounded that event. It is also about the divergent and potentially ruinous ways the monarch and Prime Minister Tony Blair responded to the resulting torrent of national grief
The lady in the van by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

40 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who "temporarily" parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for fifteen years
The crown( Visual )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne ... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill
The dark is rising by Susan Cooper( Recording )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Midwinter Day that is his eleventh birthday, Will Stanton discovers a special gift?he is the last of the Old Ones, immortals dedicated to keeping the world from dominations by the forces of evil, the Dark. At once, he is plunged into a quest for the six magical Signs that will one day and the Old Ones in the final battle between the Dark and the Light. And for the twelve days of Christmas, while the Dark is rising, life for Will is fill of wonder, terror, and delight
Victoria by Jenna Coleman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world
Denial by Mick Jackson( Visual )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Deborah Lipstadt speaks out against Holocaust denier David Irving over his falsification of history, she discovers that the stakes are higher than ever in the battle for historical truth. Now faced with a libel lawsuit in British court, Lipstadt and her attorney have the heavy burden of proving that the Holocaust actually happened, in a riveting legal fight with stunning consequences
Best kept secret by Jeffrey Archer( Recording )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Embarking on a shared family life, Harry, Emma, Sebastian, and Jessica find their happiness challenged by Emma's brother's engagement to a fortune-seeker, Sebastian's hedonist pursuits, and a grudge-bearing enemy from the past who would destroy their careers
The sins of the father : a novel by Jeffrey Archer( Recording )

27 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only days before Britain declares war on Germany, Harry Clifton, hoping to escape the consequences of long-buried family secrets, and forced to accept that his desire to marry Emma Barrington will never be fulfilled, has joined the Merchant Navy. After his ship is sunk, Harry seizes on the chance to escape his tangled past by assuming the identity of an American officer
Mightier than the sword by Jeffrey Archer( Recording )

16 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Harry arrives in New York, his publisher Harold Guinzberg tells him he has been elected as the next president of English PEN, which will give him the opportunity to launch a campaign for the release of a fellow author, Anatoly Babakov, who is languishing in a Russian Gulag in Siberia. His crime, writing a book Uncle Joe, which gives an insight into what it was like to work for Josef Stalin
Joseph and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this filmed adaption of the long-running humourously musical interpretation of the Biblical story of Joseph, favored son of Jacob of Canaan, and his coat of many colors, Joseph is betrayed by his jealous brothers, sold into slavery, and driven to Egypt where he is beset with adversity but perseveres through wit and faith to become the governor of Egypt, second only to the Pharaoh
Cometh the hour by Jeffrey Archer( Recording )

20 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giles must decide if he should withdraw from politics and try to rescue Karin, the woman he loves, from behind the Iron Curtain. But is Karin truly in love with him, or is she a spy? Lady Virginia is facing bankruptcy and can see no way out of her financial problems, until she is introduced to the hapless Cyrus T. Grant III from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who's in England to see his horse run at Royal Ascot. Sebastian Clifton is now the Chief Executive of Farthings Bank and a workaholic, whose personal life is thrown into disarray when he falls for Priya, a beautiful Indian girl. But her parents have already chosen the man she is going to marry. Meanwhile, Sebastian's rivals Adrian Sloane and Desmond Mellor are still plotting to bring him and his chairman, Hakim Bishara, down so they can take over Farthings. Harry Clifton remains determined to get Anatoly Babakov released from a gulag in Siberia, following the international success of his acclaimed book, Uncle Joe. But then something unexpected happens that none of them could have anticipated
A God in ruins : a novel by Kate Atkinson( Recording )

24 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate Atkinson's dazzling Life after Life explored the possibility of infinite chances and the power of choices, following Ursula Todd as she lived through the turbulent events of the last century over and over again. A God in Ruins tells the dramatic story of the twentieth century through Ursula's beloved younger brother Teddy--would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather--as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world. After all that Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge is living in a future he never expected to have
Be careful what you wish for by Jeffrey Archer( Recording )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the struggles and triumphs of the Clifton and Barrington families into the 1960's: the construction of a luxury ocean liner which comes under sabotage from the IRA; the Clifton family's entry into the London art scene; and a sweeping ending with all of the Barringtons and the Cliftons aboard the ship for its maiden voyage
This was a man by Jeffrey Archer( Recording )

21 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Was a Man opens with a shot being fired, but who pulled the trigger, and who lives and who dies? In Whitehall, Giles Barrington discovers the truth about his wife Karin from the Cabinet Secretary. Is she a spy or a pawn in a larger game? Harry Clifton sets out to write his magnum opus, while his wife Emma completes her ten years as Chairman of the Bristol Royal Infirmary, and receives an unexpected call from Margaret Thatcher offering her a job. Sebastian Clifton becomes chairman of Farthings Kaufman bank, but only after Hakim Bishara has to resign for personal reasons. Sebastian and Samantha's talented daughter, Jessica, is expelled from the Slade School of Fine Art, but her aunt Grace comes to her rescue. Meanwhile, Lady Virginia is about to flee the country to avoid her creditors when the Duchess of Hertford dies, and she sees another opportunity to clear her debts and finally trump the Cliftons and Barringtons. In a devastating twist, tragedy engulfs the Clifton family when one of them receives a shocking diagnosis that will throw all their lives into turmoil. This Was a Man is the captivating final installment of the Clifton Chronicles, a series of seven novels that has topped the bestseller lists around the world, and enhanced Jeffrey Archer's reputation as a master storyteller
Over sea, under stone by Susan Cooper( Recording )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three children on vacation in Cornwall find an ancient manuscript which sends them on a dangerous quest that entraps them in the eternal battle between the forces of the Light and the Dark
Victoria by Jenna Coleman( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert
The horse and his boy by C. S Lewis( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and a talking horse share an adventurous and dangerous journey to Narnia to warn of invading barbarians
The horse and his boy by C. S Lewis( Recording )

60 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narnia: where horses talk, where treachery is brewing, where destiny awaits. On a desperate journey, two runaways meet and join forces. Though they are only looking to escape their harsh and narrow lives, they soon find themselves at the center of a terrible battle. It is a battle that will decide their fate and the fate of Narnia itself
Cranford : return to Cranford( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside Cranford, a disaster as far as Captain Brown is concerned. Meanwhile, as Mr. Buxton returns to town with his son, William, and his niece, Erminia, Miss Matty becomes concerned about another young person, Peggy Bell, who lives in an isolated cottage with her mother and domineering brother. She decides to intervene and engineers an invitation that will bring the four young people together. But when tragedy strikes, she fears she has opened a Pandora's box from which Cranford will never recover
The crown( Visual )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage
 
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The sins of the father : a novelOver sea, under stoneThe horse and his boyThe horse and his boyCranford : return to Cranford
Alternative Names
Alex Jennings

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Алекс Дженнінґс

Дженнингс, Алекс

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阿歷·真寧斯

Languages
English (320)

Spanish (3)

German (2)

French (1)