WorldCat Identities

Bowles, Peter 1936-

Overview
Works: 237 works in 436 publications in 4 languages and 11,385 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Musical films  Slasher films  Television series  Television programs  Television adaptations  History  Musicals 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Composer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Peter Bowles
 
Most widely held works by Peter Bowles
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical adaptation of the story of Sweeney Todd, a man sent to prison 15 years earlier, who returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin. Returning to his old neighborhood with his old life destroyed, he opens a barber shop as the instrument of his plot. With the help of his new and amorous accomplice Mrs. Lovett, owner of the downstairs pie shop and in need of better ingredients, Todd works his way through his list of enemies
Blowup by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,331 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
Victoria( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Rumpole is one of the underpaid barristers who ply the courtrooms of the Old Bailey, London's criminal court. Each of his trials has both a victory and a defeat in them, his clients who are acquitted often are angrier than those who are found guilty. Rumpole always wins in court, but rarely wins arguments against Mrs. Rumpole, who is affectionately known as "She who must be obeyed."
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Putting his brilliant intellect and fastidious nature to the test, Agatha Christie₂s famous Belgian detective solves the most mystifying crimes of the Art Deco era in these newly remastered adaptations
Loves kitchen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 297 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 )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 295 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
Lilting by Hong Khaou( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eine zurückgezogen in einem Londoner Altenheim lebende Chinesin wird nach dem Unfalltod ihres Sohns von dessen Lebenspartner versorgt. Da sie kaum Englisch spricht und von der Homosexualität ihres Sohns nichts weiß, kommen sich die beiden nur zaghaft näher, bauen aber allmählich eine Beziehung auf, die über Worte hinausgeht und auf dem gemeinsamen Schmerz basiert. Ein intensives, darstellerisch vorzügliches Kammerspiel um Trauer und Kommunikation, das den ambitionierten Stoff trotz kleinerer inszenatorischen Schwächen leichthändig, mit authentischen und witzigen Dialogen umsetzt." [film-dienst.de]
To the manor born( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. Season 1: episodes 1-7. 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
The Irish R.M( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 244 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 2017 in English and held by 237 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
Pennies from heaven by Dennis Potter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Depression era Chicago, a salesman is having trouble convincing unwilling music store owners to buy his sheet music
To the manor born( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 219 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
Napoleon & love by Ian Holm( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 192 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
Ken Russell : at the BBC( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elgar: A partly dramatized account of the life of classical composer Sir Edward Elgar
Third girl( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 145 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 Irish R.M. by E. ΠSomerville( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 139 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
Lytton's diary : complete collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London gossip columnist Neville Lytton strives to expose the hidden side of the lives of the high and mighty
The prisoner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 113 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
Behind the curtain : the job of acting by Peter Bowles( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 92 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
 
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Alternative Names
Peter Bowles acteur britannique

Peter Bowles actor britànic

Peter Bowles actor británico

Peter Bowles attore britannico

Peter Bowles British actor

Peter Bowles britisk skodespelar

Peter Bowles britisk skuespiller

Peter Bowles Brits acteur

Peter Bowles brittisk skådespelare

Питер Боулз

פיטר בולס שחקן אנגלי

پیتر بولز بازیگر بریتانیایی

Languages
English (111)

Chinese (1)

German (1)

French (1)

Covers
The Irish R.MTo the manor bornThe Irish R.MThe prisonerHaving a go : an actor's lifeAn actor's lifeAsk me if I'm happy : an actor's life