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Crosbie, Annette 1934-

Overview
Works: 195 works in 342 publications in 2 languages and 9,021 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  Television plays  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Love stories  History  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Most widely held works by Annette Crosbie
Calendar girls by Nigel Cole ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,806 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 )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 915 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 )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 749 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
Edward the King ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 464 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
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mad extravaganza of disguise and ambiguity, Twelfth Night has always been on comedies and also boasts some of his loveliest lyric poetry. Set in the days of Cavaliers and Roundheads this lively production handles the humorous and complex plot with great agility
One foot in the grave ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 302 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
One foot in the grave ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 242 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
The Slipper and the rose the story of Cinderella by Richard M Sherman ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 239 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 222 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
Doctor Finlay ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 220 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
Hope Springs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 219 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 )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 215 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 )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 206 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
An unsuitable job for a woman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 170 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?
Doctor Finlay ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 163 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
Paradise postponed --and its sequel Titmuss regained ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 159 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 )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 153 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's not as though retirement has given Victor Meldrew more leisure time. He just has more opportunity to complain bitterly, to let inconsequential matters get to him, to drive his wife up the wall, and to look up new illnesses in the medical dictionary
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 148 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
Six wives of Henry VIII ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the eighteen years of marriage between Catherine of Aragon and Henry VIII, which eventually ended in divorce when Henry's desire for a male heir sent him searching for a younger wife
 
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Alternative Names
Crosby, Annette 1934-
Languages
English (106)
Italian (1)
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