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Bowles, Peter 1936-

Overview
Works: 165 works in 323 publications in 2 languages and 8,538 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  Slasher films  Television adaptations  Television comedies  Biography  Detective and mystery television programs  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Singer, Performer, Composer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S554, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Peter Bowles
Sweeney Todd the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,233 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 )
3 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and German and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A London photographer takes some pictures of a couple in a park and discovers that he may have recorded evidence of a murder
To the manor born ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 547 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
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole is a London criminal defense lawyer
The Irish R.M ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 268 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
Loves kitchen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 256 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 )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 245 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
The Irish R.M ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 220 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 188 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
The Irish R.M by E. ΠSomerville ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 169 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
Ken Russell at the BBC ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Debussy film: An impression of the music and life of the French composer Claude Debussy
The prisoner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 126 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
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 100 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
To the manor born by Peter Spence ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 8. Hilarity abounds as Richard imposes new efficiency standards upon farm management and Audrey learns a few hard lessons in housekeeping. Episode 9. Audrey enthusiastically helps Richard to catalog his antique china until a valuable piece is missing and she becomes the likely suspect. Episode 10. An itinerant laborer pits Audrey against Richard in a contest of charity, with the reputation of Grantley Manor's hospitality at stake
To the manor born ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 78 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
In love and war ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A true story of courage, determination, and love in war-torn Italy. Eric Newby, a British lieutenant during WWII and a POW, escapes when Italy's fascist government collapses but must contend with German troops looking for him as he hides under the protection of an Italian family
Third girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 77 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 Bounder ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Howard is a con man that everyone falls for, except his stuffy brother-in-law Trevor. So when Howard moves in with him and his wife, Trevor constantly tries to one-up his scheming brother-in-law
 
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