WorldCat Identities

Crosbie, Annette 1934-

Overview
Works: 237 works in 485 publications in 3 languages and 10,479 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  Comedy films  Historical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Annette Crosbie
Calendar girls by Nigel Cole( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman institute raises founds for Leukaemia and a local hospital by stripping for a calendar
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 783 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 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Sebastian and Viola are separated after a shipwreck and believe each other dead. Viola disguises herself as a page boy, Cesario, to work for Duke Orsino and falls in love with him, but he loves Olivia, who falls in love with Cesario. Seeing Sebastian one day, she mistakes him for Cesario and marries him. The confusion is cleared up when Viola and Sebastian meet again, and the Duke marries Viola. The subplot concerns the efforts of Sir Toby and Andrew to humble the presumptuous Malvolio
The six wives of Henry VIII( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Other Boleyn Girl: A modernized, dramatized retelling of Anne Bolyn's marriage and life with Henry the VIII, mixing traditional costuming and settings with contemporary language and idioms
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 570 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
Doctor Finlay( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 490 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
Edward the King( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 387 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
Into the woods : [soundtrack] by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
One foot in the grave( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 264 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
Doctor Finlay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 234 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 )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the classic story of Cinderella
One foot in the grave( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 230 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 six wives of Henry VIII( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizations of the marriages of King Henry VIII of England
Hope Springs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 224 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
An unsuitable job for a woman( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 211 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?
One foot in the grave( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 192 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
One foot in the grave( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 166 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
One foot in the grave( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 162 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
An unsuitable job for a woman by Helen Baxendale( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 154 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. In this episode, 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
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Recording )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 154 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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One foot in the grave
Alternative Names
Annette Crosbie actrice britannique

Annette Crosbie britische Schauspielerin

Annette Crosbie British actor

Annette Crosbie britisk skodespelar

Annette Crosbie britisk skuespiller

Annette Crosbie Brits acteur

Annette Crosbie Brits actrice

Annette Crosbie brittisk skådespelare

Crosby, Annette 1934-

Аннетт Кросби

אנט קרוסבי

آنت کراسبی بازیگر بریتانیایی

安妮特·克罗斯比

Languages
English (117)

German (1)

Italian (1)

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