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Bowles, Peter 1936-

Overview
Works: 261 works in 508 publications in 4 languages and 12,732 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Television series  Musicals  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Composer
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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 )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,452 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 )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,444 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
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season Two: (Episode 1) Rumpole and the Man of God: Rumpole defends a vicar accused of shoplifting three shirts although he refuses to testify in his own behalf. (Episdoe 2) Rumpole and the Case of Identity: One instance of marital infidelity is at the root of Rumpole's current case involving a liquor store robbery while another threatens the stability of his chambers. (Episode 3) Rumpole and the Show Folk: Rumpole goes on Circus, or rather on Circuit, in the north, where an actor and theatre manager has been shot with a stage prop. The case seems clear-cut, but everything depends on how one reads the script. (Episode 4) Rumpole and the Fascist Beast: Captain Rex Parkin of the Pay Corps (retired) is charged with an offence under the Race Relations Act, and finds to his horror that Rumpole has taken under his wing a pupil barrister from the Punjab. (Episode 5) Rumpole and the Course of True Love: What appears to be an uncontrollable outbreak of bed-hopping is about to ruin the chances of Guthrie Featherstone QC MP becoming a judge, and Rumpole's client's career as a teacher. (Episode 6) Rumpole and the Age for Retirement: Both Rumpole and his current client, Percy Timson, one of the patriarchs of the criminal clan, are under pressure by their families to retire. (Episode 7) Rumpole's Return: The episode starts with Rumpole retired, having become discouraged and depressed about having lost ten cases in a row. Rumpole and his wife Hilda have moved to Florida, staying with their son and daughter-in-law. Rumpole soon is tired of endless sun, barbecues, and lazing beside a swimming pool. When a letter regarding blood evidence questions arrives from Phyllida Trant Erskine-Brown from his old chambers, Rumpole hurries back to London to work on the case. Though his old office has been reassigned to two other barristers, Rumpole wins the case and at the same time
Agatha Christie's Poirot by David Suchet( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 316 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
The Irish R.M( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 316 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
Loves kitchen by James Hacking( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 305 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
Lilting by Hong Khaou( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In contemporary London, a Cambodian Chinese mother mourns the untimely death of her son. Her world is further disrupted by the presence of a stranger. We observe their difficulties in trying to connect with one another without a common language, as through a translator they begin to piece together memories of a man they both loved
The Irish R.M( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 280 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
To the manor born( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 263 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 258 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 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dennis Potter's masterpiece mini-series follows the adventures, mishaps, and yearnings of a traveling song sheet peddler on a tight commission as he tries to make dreams fit the promises of the lyrics he carries
To the manor born( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 217 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 )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 188 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 163 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 143 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
Lytton's diary : complete collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London gossip columnist Neville Lytton strives to expose the hidden side of the lives of the high and mighty
The Irish R.M. by E. ΠSomerville( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 136 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
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
Ask me if I'm happy by Peter Bowles( Book )

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

Born in London, Peter moved to Northamptonshire at a young age with his parents who were servants to two of the most influential families in Britain.They made sacrifices to scrape together enough money to send him to RADA. Peter had a stellar theatrical career. Playing villains in such iconic series as The Saint, The Avengers, The Persuaders and The Prisoner. Starring in hit series including The Irish RM, Only When I Laugh, The Bounder, Lytton's Diary and Perfect Scoundrels. But it was the comedy series To The Manor Born that made Peter Bowles a household name
 
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Peter Bowles acteur britannique

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Languages
English (133)

Chinese (1)

German (1)

French (1)

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