WorldCat Identities

Crosbie, Annette 1934-

Overview
Works: 209 works in 426 publications in 3 languages and 10,605 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Domestic fiction  History  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  Televised plays  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Annette Crosbie
Calendar girls by Nigel Cole( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chris' best friend Annie loses her husband, Chris derives a scheme to memorialize him. The two women, along with some of their friends - all fiftysomething women - will make a nude calendar to raise money for the hospital where he died. The calendar becomes hugely popular
The six wives of Henry VIII( Visual )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The episodes are intended to portray the courtly and private lives of Henry and his wives, and are designed to present the pageantry, intrigue, and humor of the period
The tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villian who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play portraying the varieties of love at an aristocratic country house
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver is a penniless orphan at the Parish Workhouse. After he is forced by the other boys to ask for more food, he is sold as an apprentice to a miserly undertaker. He runs away and is taken in by Fagin, a thief who is in league with a murderous pair determined to see that Oliver never inherits the fortune he deserves. Life twists and turns again for Oliver, landing him in alternately dangerous and hopeful circumstances
Edward the King( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though he waited nearly 60 years to become king, and reigned for only nine, Edward VII changed the British monarchy forever. Derided by his mother, Queen Victoria, as frivolous and untrustworthy, Edward was in fact a skillful, determined diplomat who longed to be useful to his country. This miniseries dramatizes his life from frustrated prince and inveterate philanderer to loving father and respected statesman
One foot in the grave( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Forced into taking early retirement, Victor Meldrew optimistically tries to adjust to years of leisure with his wife Margaret. If only events, coincidences, misunderstandings, bureaucratic inefficiencies and sheer bad luck didn't conspire against him."--Container
Into the woods by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical comes to the big screen accompanied by a soundtrack that features performances from Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Chris Pine, and Johnny Depp
One foot in the grave( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life continues to throw more slings and arrows at Victor as he and Margaret move to a new house. Next door, the cheerful but terminally boring Nick Swainey seems intent on disturbing Victor's peaceful retirement, while on the other side Patrick and Pippa's lives are made a misery from the moment they first meet the Meldrews."--Container
Doctor Finlay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five years have now passed since the end of the war and the Arden House medical team function with well-practiced efficiency. The free National Health Service keeps the team busy, kindly administering to the residents of Tannochbrae, who, for the most part, have gradually come to trust their doctors and follow their advice. Even so, as the post-war era unfolds, Dr. Finlay, Dr. Cameron and Dr. Napier face many soul-searching ethical dilemmas in cases that involve child abandonment, addiction, bigotry and infidelity, while struggling to cope with the demanding moral challenges of their own personal lives
The slipper and the rose the story of Cinderella by Richard M Sherman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the classic story of Cinderella
Doctor Finlay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-war Tannochbrae, the Arden House medical team face disruptive changes in daily operations with the arrival of two partners in rapid succession and the addition of a young housekeeper
Hope Springs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-cons Ellie, Hannah, Shoo, and Josie have done their time. Now they just want to disappear to Barbados with the money they had stolen from Ellie's gangster husband, Roy. When a twist of fate leaves them without passports, they flee to a remote village in Scotland where they buy a run-down hotel
One foot in the grave( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilson plays Victor Meldrew, a senior citizen who always provokes people into taking extreme action against him. His neighbour, Angus Deayton, wages unofficial war against him, while long-suffering wives look on askance
One foot in the grave by David Renwick( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilson plays Victor Meldrew, a maggoty senior citizen who always provokes people into taking extreme action against him. His neighbour wages unofficial war against him, while long-suffering wives look on askance
Doctor Finlay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-war Tannochbrae, the idealistic Dr. John Finlay confronts diseases without antibiotics and copes with the personal medical crises of families in a Scottish town. One of the most popular series ever to air on British television
An unsuitable job for a woman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cordelia Gray is a young, aspiring private detective learning the ropes from her mentor, disgraced ex-policeman Bernie Pryde. But when Pryde's sudden suicide leaves Cordelia the sole proprietor of his ramshackle agency, she is forced to continue her education on the job with only Mrs. Sparshott, the agency's longtime secretary and Cordelia's new assistant on her team. Sacrifice: A prominent scientist hires Cordelia to investigate why his son suddenly gave up a life of privilege for one of passion, only to kill himself weeks later. A last embrace: A jilted wife needs a female detective to lure her philandering husband and reveal his misdeeds, but Cordelia finds herself trapped when she begins to fall in love. Living on risk: Cordelia accepts what she thinks is a routine surveillance job, only to discover she may have been hired to help commit a crime, not to prevent one. Playing God: Superintendent Fergussen hires Cordelia to investigate his daughter's boyfriend, but is the evidence Cordelia turns over really all that the Superintendent was after?
Paradise postponed --and its sequel Titmuss regained( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
One foot in the grave( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grim reaper finally gets to Victor Meldrew. He may not arrive in the form of a strangely shaped unordered parcel, as a workman with the intellect of an orangutan, or even as Meldrew-fixated ex-neighbor Patrick, but he better be prepared to listen
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Recording )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mrs. Dashwood is forced by an avaricious daughter-in-law to leave the family home in Sussex, she takes her three daughters to live in a modest cottage in Devon. For Elinor, the eldest daughter, the move means a painful separation from the man she loves, but her sister Marianne finds in Devon the romance and excitement for which she longs
 
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Alternative Names
Annette Crosbie actrice britannique

Annette Crosbie British actor

Annette Crosbie britisk skodespelar

Annette Crosbie britisk skuespiller

Annette Crosbie Brits acteur

Annette Crosbie brittisk skådespelare

Crosby, Annette 1934-

Languages
English (124)

Spanish (2)

Italian (1)

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One foot in the graveHope SpringsOne foot in the graveOne foot in the graveSense and sensibility