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Bowles, Peter 1936-

Overview
Works: 206 works in 336 publications in 2 languages and 9,145 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Musical films  Slasher films  Comedy films  Television mini-series  History  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Composer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S554, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Peter Bowles
 
Most widely held works by Peter Bowles
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reinventing himself as Sweeney Todd, a man unjustly sent to prison returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin who sent the man to prison. Not only does he seek revenge for the cruel punishment he suffered in prison, but also for what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to his home town, he reopens his barber shop, where Mr. Todd becomes the Demon of Fleet Street. Mrs. Lovett is Sweeney's amorous accomplice who creates diabolical meat pies out of the remains of Mr. Todd's victims
Blowup by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When fashion photographer Thomas develops the negatives of some film he has taken of an embracing couple in a park, he notices that there is a gunman lurking in the bushes behind them. Returning to the scene, he discovers the corpse of the male half of the couple, but, when he visits the site the following morning, the body has disappeared. Michelangelo Antonioni's arty musing on the nature of film, set against a swinging London backdrop, also features Vanessa Redgrave as the dead man's lover
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two by John Mortimer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole is a London criminal defense lawyer
Loves kitchen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rob Haley, an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real-life TV chef Gordon Ramsay, Rob decides to spice up his life by turning a run-down country pub into a gourmet restaurant. His food catches the eye, and taste buds, of beautiful American food critic Kate Templeton, and they soon both write a recipe for love that leaves their hearts, and their stomachs, full
The Irish R.M( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the late 19th Century during the reign of Queen Victoria, this is a comedy bristling with mistrust between the Irish and the English in Ireland
Lilting( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In contemporary London, a Cambodian Chinese mother mourns the untimely death of her son. Her world is further disrupted by the presence of a stranger. We observe their difficulties in trying to connect with one another without a common language, as through a translator they begin to piece together memories of a man they both loved
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 228 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
To the manor born( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Disc 1) Season 1: episodes 1-6. Newly widowed Audrey is forced to auction Grantleigh when she finds out that her husband was bankrupt. She is mortified when the buyer is "a Czech grocer" intent on running his Empire from the Manor
The Irish R.M( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trials and tribulations of Major Sinclair Yeates, a retired English army officer who becomes a justice of the peace in Ireland during Ireland's independence from Britain. Based on the classic Anglo-Irish stories penned by Somerville and Ross
To the manor born( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. Season 1: episodes 1-7. Newly widowed Audrey is forced to auction Grantleigh when she finds out that her husband was bankrupt. She is mortified when the buyer is "a Czech grocer" intent on running his Empire from the Manor
The Irish R.M( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English magistrate in 1900s West Ireland attempts to befriend and bestow order on his eccentric community. Living in a ramshackle country house, Major Yeates strives to gain acceptance while at the same time fulfilling his mission to uphold the law
Napoleon & love by Ian Holm( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British drama depicting the many women in Napoleon Bonaparte's love life, starring Ian Holm as Napoleon and Billie Whitelaw as Josephine
Ken Russell at the BBC( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Debussy film: An impression of the music and life of the French composer Claude Debussy
The Irish R.M by Rosemary Anne Sisson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the late 19th Century during the reign of Queen Victoria, this is a comedy bristling with mistrust between the Irish and the English in Ireland
Third girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young heiress comes to Poirot because she 'thinks' she committed murder. When her former nanny apparently commits suicide, Poirot searches for the facts behind the case
The prisoner by Patrick McGoohan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An agent who has resigned from his country's secret service is taken prisoner and prevented from escaping the village that becomes his home. The Prisoner video companion (on side 2 of volume 9) answers some of the series' most pressing questions and serves as an excellent introduction to new viewers
To the manor born( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode one. When newly widowed Audrey is forced to auction Grantley Manor to an unknown businessman, she immediately starts scheming how to get it back. Episode 2. Audrey takes up residence in nearby lesser quarters and is aghast to discover that Richard is a foreigner who intends to run his grocery empire from the manor. Episode 3. When Richard fails to attend church in his role of Lord of the Manor, Audrey undertakes to instruct him in his proper social responsibilities. Episode 4. After Audrey helps Richard buy a horse, he attempts to win her goodwill with the gift of a detestably lugly fireplace
Lytton's diary complete collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London gossip columnist Neville Lytton strives to expose the hidden side of the lives of the high and mighty
The Irish R.M. complete series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired English army officer becomes Resident Magistrate in 1900s West Ireland, attempting to befriend and bestow order on his eccentric community. Living in a ramshackle country house, Major Yeates strives to gain acceptance while at the same time fulfilling his mission to uphold the law
Behind the curtain : the job of acting by Peter Bowles( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leading actor, Peter Bowles, invites us backstage in the West End and on tour to witness the job of acting as it really is. 'Behind the Curtain' is based on his own career as a leading stage and TV actor for over 55 years. With wit and style he recounts his personal views on rehearsals, touring, drama school, working with directors and other actors, and audiences. He has trod some of the most famous boards in the business, from Shakespeare on Broadway in 1956, to Sheridan's 'The Rivals' at London's Haymarket in 2011. Peter also became nationally famous for his part as businessman Richard DeVere in the TV series 'To the Manor Born'. This highly entertaining book will appeal to anyone who wants to know more about 'the profession'"--Publisher's description, p. [4] of cover
 
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Alternative Names
Peter Bowles attore britannico

Peter Bowles British actor

Peter Bowles britisk skodespelar

Peter Bowles britisk skuespiller

Peter Bowles brittisk skådespelare

Languages
English (82)

German (1)

Covers
The Irish R.MTo the manor bornThe Irish R.MThe prisonerTo the manor bornThe Irish R.M. complete seriesHaving a go : an actor's life