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Keith, Penelope 1940-

Overview
Works: 247 works in 580 publications in 1 language and 11,212 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Christmas stories  Television comedies  Detective and mystery stories  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Radio plays 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PR6053.H4535, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Penelope Keith
As the pig turns an Agatha Raisin mystery by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winter Parva, a traditional Cotswolds village, has decided to throw a celebratory hog roast to mark the beginning of the winter holiday festivities and Agatha Raisin has arrived with friend and rival in the sleuthing business, Toni, to enjoy the merriment. But as the spit pig is carried towards the bed of fiery charcoal Agatha--and the rest of the village--realize that things aren't as they seem
Busy body an Agatha Raisin mystery by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For the first time in her life, Agatha Raisin finds herself giving into the holiday cheer that has become infectious in the village of Carsely. However, Mr. John Sunday of the Health and Safety Board is determined to be a modern-day Scrooge. First, he declares the village shop must remove its historical wooden shelves; then he ban's the village's iconic Christmas tree. But when Sunday is found murdered shortly thereafter, Agatha finds herself with a whole slew of suspects
There goes the bride an Agatha Raisin mystery by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bossy, impulsive, yet hopelessly romantic, Agatha is dreading the upcoming marriage of her ex-husband, James Lacey. Her best intentions to move on with her life are put on hold when James' young bride is shot to death just minutes before saying I do, and Agatha is named the prime suspect
To the manor born ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 549 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
Something borrowed, someone dead : [an Agatha Raisin mystery] by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gloria French was a jolly widow from London who was heartily welcomed to the charming Cotswold hills--despite her nasty habit of borrowing things and not giving them back. It's quite the shock when she is found dead, poisoned with tainted wine. Parish councilor Jerry Tarrant hires private detective Agatha Raisin to track down the murderer, but the residents resent Agatha's investigation. Of course, that doesn't stop the ever-persistent Agatha from sticking her nose where no one wants it, especially as the suspect list grows. As if it isn't enough that Agatha's ex has reentered the picture, the murderer is now targeting Agatha!
Agatha Raisin and the potted gardener by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A newcomer to the village, Mary Fortune, is discovered murdered. Agatha seizes the moment and immediately starts yanking up village secrets by their roots and digging the dirt on the victim. But the problem is, Agatha has an awkward secret of her own
Good neighbors the complete series 1-3 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Just how different can neighbors be and still be neighborly? While the Goods struggle to live off their suburban London plot, the Leadbetters struggle with living next door to the Goods
Agatha Raisin and the potted gardener & the walkers of Dembley by M. C Beaton ( )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin in four more full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramas.Agatha Raisin, the Columbo of the Cotswolds, is back in four more full-cast dramas based on the bestselling books by M.C. Beaton.The Potted Gardener - When a garden festival is announced, the village of Carsely is gripped with enthusiasm for water features and mulch. But the Grim Reaper is in the garden
The Norman conquests by Alan Ayckbourn ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Passions flare and tempers rise when three couples cross paths at a country house one weekend. It all begins with the arrival of Reg and his wife, Sarah. They've come to give Reg's younger sister, Annie, a few days' break from caring for their bedridden mother. However, Annie confides that she's seeing someone, not Tom, the single young vet who's pursuing her, but her brother-in-law, Norman. Appalled, Sarah informs Norman's wife, Ruth, and all hell breaks loose. Ayckbourn's trilogy tells the same weekend story from three different vantage points in the house and garden, and can be watched in any order
The Noël Coward collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
Agatha Raisin the curious curate & the buried treasure by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the village curate is found murdered in the first story, retired PR guru Agatha Raisin vows to bring his killer to justice, particularly if the investigation also brings her closer to her handsome nextdoor neighbor, Colonel Lacey. When Agatha embarks on a plan to give up smoking in the second story, little does she know that it will lead to a treasure hunt, humiliation and a rather nasty murder
Agatha Raisin and the quiche of death and other stories by M. C Beaton ( )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Agatha Raisin and The Quiche of Death"--In her first extended radio appearance, Agatha Raisin determines to make her mark by winning the local baking competition. When the judge is poisoned by her efforts, she investigates and uncovers a web of extra-marital sex and pastry-based favours. "Agatha Raisin and The Vicious Vet"--A handsome vet is found stabbed with a syringeful of tranquiliser. Was it an accident or did someone put him to sleep? Agatha and James are determined to find out who killed the village vet - but they resort to barefaced lies, burglary and badger watching. "Agatha Raisin and the body in the bathroom" - Agatha and James are determined to find out who killed the village vet and the local librarian - but they resort ot barefaced lies, burgary and badger watching
The funny ladies of British comedy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tribute to the leading ladies of British television situation comedies, including: Patricia Routledge, Prunella Scales, Mollie Sugden, Judi Dench, Dawn French, Felicity Kendal, and Penelope Keith
Agatha Raisin and the quiche of death by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet Agatha Raisin, high-flying public relations boss turned village sleuth. After her many years of bullying and cajoling others, her early retirement to a picture-perfect village in the Cotswolds is a dream come true
Agatha Raisin the terrible tourist & the fairies of Fryfam by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin in two full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramas. After a lifetime spent in public relations, the drinking and smoking one-woman dynamo that is Agatha Raisin struggles to adapt to life in a quiet Cotswold village. Penelope Keith stars again as Agatha Raisin - Miss Marple with attitude in the fourth volume of full-cast dramas based on the bestselling books by M.C. Beaton
The copper peacock by Ruth Rendell ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With deceptive economy in these nine short stories, Ruth Rendell indicates hidden depths in ordinary events and creates a sense of profound unease. The stories are: A Pair of Yellow Lilies, Paperwork, Mother's Help, Long Live the Queen, Dying Happy, The Copper Peacock, Weeds, The Fish-Sitter and An Unwanted Woman
Agatha Raisin and the quiche of death by M. C Beaton ( )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After years of bullying and cajoling others as a high-flying public relations boss, Agatha Raisin's early retirement to the picture-postcard village of Carsley in the Cotswolds is a dream come true. And how better to begin making herself a local leading
The Wizard of Evesham & the murderous marriage by M. C Beaton ( )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Wizard of Evesham - Agatha is alarmed when her new wizard of a hairdresser seems keen to take on more than just her split ends. She soon discovers that everyone in his salon has a secret and that he practices a very dark magic indeed. The Moment of Truth - Agatha must quickly discover the identity of the prisoner, but James is refusing to help. Has he really ceased to care for her? The Murderous Marriage - After pursuing him for nearly four years, Agatha is finally about to marry James Lacey, the handsome Colonel next door. But there's just one little problem ... The Disappearing Trick - With her marriage dreams in tatters, Agatha has the small task of returning the wedding presents, and the slightly larger one of clearing her name of murder
Agatha Raisin and the walkers of Dembley by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Returning to her beloved Cotswold village only to be coolly received by her attractive neighbour, Agatha Raisin becomes involved in the murder case of hiker Jessica Tartinick, who had incurred the wrath of wealthy landowners
Agatha Raisin the wizard of Eversham & the murderous marriage by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first story, Agatha is alarmed when her new wizard of a hairdresser seems keen to take on more than just her split ends. She soon discovers that everyone in his salon has a secret, and that he practices a very dark magic indeed. However, James refuses to help. Has he really ceased to care for her? In the second story, after pursuing him for nearly four years, Agatha is finally about to marry James Lacey, the handsome Colonel next door. But there's just one little problem. With her marriage dreams in tatters, Agatha has the small task of returning the wedding presents, and the slightly larger one of clearing her name of murder
 
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