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Davis, Philip 1953-

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Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( Visual )

46 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two innocent young orphans are the potential heirs to a fortune. Their fates are snarled in a monumental legal battle known as Jarndyce and Jarndyce. Another orphan, Esther Summerson, whose mysterious parentage proves to be intertwined with the fate of the Jarndyce wards and the aloof Lady Dedlock. Lady Dedlock faces the revelation of her dark past once Mr. Tulkinghorn catches wind of it. The icily beautiful Esther's background also comes to light after the murder of a strange man. Twines through the legal system to heartbreaking domestic drama to a murder investigation to near-Gothic horror
Poldark by Aidan Turner( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poldark, the drama that has become a cultural phenomenon, continues for a second season on the stunning beaches of Cornwall. It's 1790 and there is riot and revolution in the air. Ross Poldark, the character redefined by the smoldering Aidan Turner, must fight for his freedom when George Warleggan tries to have him hanged as a revolutionary. While Francis and Elizabeth watch on in horror, can Demelza save Ross from himself?
Casanova by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casanova has to begin searching for a wife. He is a womanizer with many conquests and If he cannot show he is living a more respectable life, the Church will throw him out of Venice. He is quickly engaged to Victoria, a woman with a pure reputation. As soon as that is arranged, he meets Francesca, a feminist who hates all he stands for. He pretends to be someone else to get into her good graces, and soon finds out she is engaged to Papprizzio, a man whom she has never met. Meanwhile, arriving in Venice to find Casanova, is Pucci, one of the Vatican's most known and feared inquisitors. Francesca falls in love with Casanova, who is pretending to be the Lard king himself. Francesca's brother Donato is in love with Victoria and her mother Andrea wants Francesca to marry a man of substance
Prime suspect( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been demoted and transferred to the north, D.C.I. Tennison finds herself under-used until she gets a case where a 12-year-old boy confesses to murder. She becomes involved with trying to convict the local crime boss who has proved impossible to touch
Case histories( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Jackson Brodie takes on the case of a girl who disappeared 30 years ago, helps a crime novelist who becomes involved in a road rage incident, investigates the mystery of a novelist's holiday in Russia, and looks for another missing girl after being released from jail
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 535 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
Another year by Mike Leigh( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Another Year is a touching story which follows happily married couple Tom and Gerri and their friends and family over four seasons. Featuring love and warmth, joy and sadness, hope and despair, companionship and loneliness, a birth and a death ..."--Container
The bounty by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remake of the story that claims to expose "the truth behind the legend" of the Bounty mutiny. In doing so it provides a stirring and dramatic portrait of the delicately balanced friendship between Christian and Bligh
Whitechapel by S. J Clarkson( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The streets of Whitechapel are awash with blood. A murderer stalks the night, picking off vulnerable women and leaving them brutally butchered. The locals live in fear and the police remain clueless, with no motive, no evidence, and no hope of catching this barbaric killer. Assigned to the case is fast-tracked DI Chandler, a novice in the business of murder, an expert in the politics of policing and three-day courses
Being human( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Hal, Tom and Alex as they continue their search for their lost humanity. With bills to be paid, the heroes take jobs in Barry's kitschiest hotel. But alongside the tacky decor and the cocktail umbrellas dwells an evil greater than anything Hal, Tom and Alex have faced before. Captain Hatch hides a dark secret that threatens not only the heroes' friendships but the entire world
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Dance with the dead: A young man's apparent suicide leads Barnaby and his team searching for the man's missing girlfriend and ballroom dance partner. Animal within: When a woman presumed dead in a plane crash visits her uncle's estate three years later, she surprises everyone there, but it's an even greater shock when the uncle is murdered without a clear heir. King's crystal: Barnaby investigates a bitter feud at the heart of a family-owned glassworks involving the death of the family accountant. Axeman cometh: An aging band making a comeback tour stops for a concert in Midsomer, but someone's out to murder the band members one by one
Dough by Rita Swedlow( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy drama about the unlikely friendship of an old Jewish baker & a young Muslim. A warmhearted and gently humorous story about overcoming prejudice and finding redemption in unexpected places
Golden years( Visual )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After five decades of law-abiding, tax-paying citizenship, retired couple Martha and Arthur are forced into an unexpected life of crime in this star-studded comedy heist caper
High hopes by Mike Leigh( Visual )

38 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyril and Shirley are a young, working-class couple who, in their struggle to make ends meet, have become absorbed in socialism. Cyril's sister Valerie and her husband aspire to a more privileged class. The only glue holding the siblings together is their withdrawn and wistful old mother
Quadrophenia( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and German and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1965: Like many other youths, Jimmy hates the philistine life, especially his parents and his job in a company's mailing division
Prime suspect( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tennison relocates to the Greater Manchester Police for a stint as a community relations officer at local schools. Later she is assigned the shooting case of a young drug dealer, and she pegs a corrupt local drug lord as the killer. Somehow he stays one step ahead of her investigation. Is he getting inside information?
Like father like son( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dominic Milne is engaged to Dee Stanton whose ex-husband is serving a life sentence for murdering four women. When a girl in the class of Dee's 15 year-old son is found strangled, people begin to wonder if this is a case of "like father like son?"
Grown ups by Mike Leigh( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dick and Mandy, a young working class couple move into a council house in Canterbury, and find Mr. Butcher, one of their former teachers, living next door. Mandy's unmarried sister, Gloria, is constantly dropping in, and will not take any hints that the couple would prefer to be left alone, until her presence finally goads them to action. The entire film come to a head when both couples are found wrestling in the hall while trying to oust the poor sister from the Mr. Butcher's bathroom."--Container
The Oxford English literary history by Philip Davis( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume covers the flowering of Victorian literature, a literature distinguished by its power of serious inquiry, from the decade when Tennyson started writing "In Memoriam" and Darwin embarked on the Beagle to the publication of Hardy's first great novels and the death of George Eliot
 
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Alternative Names
David, Phil 1953-

Davis, Phil.

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Phil Davis acteur britannique

Phil Davis attore inglese

Philip Davis

Philip Davis Brits acteur

Philip Davis englischer Schauspieler, Regisseur, Komponist und Drehbuchautor

Philip Davis pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Φιλ Ντέιβις

Фил Дэвис английский актёр

פיל דייוויס

فيل ديفيس

فیل دیویس فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

フィル・デイヴィス (俳優)

菲爾·戴維斯

Languages
English (190)

German (3)

Spanish (3)

French (1)

Turkish (1)