WorldCat Identities

Bowles, Peter 1936-

Overview
Works: 235 works in 386 publications in 3 languages and 10,231 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery television programs  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Television series  Television comedies 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Composer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S554, 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 )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reinventing himself as Sweeney Todd, a man unjustly sent to prison returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin who sent the man to prison. Not only does he seek revenge for the cruel punishment he suffered in prison, but also for what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to his home town, he reopens his barber shop, where Mr. Todd becomes the Demon of Fleet Street. Mrs. Lovett is Sweeney's amorous accomplice who creates diabolical meat pies out of the remains of Mr. Todd's victims
Blowup by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,164 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 )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole, a London criminal defense lawyer
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 288 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 280 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 )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 247 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
To the manor born( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 244 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
The Irish R.M( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 243 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 226 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 )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 226 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 2007 in English and held by 205 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
Napoleon & love by Ian Holm( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 194 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 )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elgar: A partly dramatized account of the life of classical composer Sir Edward Elgar
The Irish R.M.( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 148 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 )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 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
To the manor born( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode one. When newly widowed Audrey is forced to auction Grantley Manor to an unknown businessman, she immediately starts scheming how to get it back. Episode 2. Audrey takes up residence in nearby lesser quarters and is aghast to discover that Richard is a foreigner who intends to run his grocery empire from the manor. Episode 3. When Richard fails to attend church in his role of Lord of the Manor, Audrey undertakes to instruct him in his proper social responsibilities. Episode 4. After Audrey helps Richard buy a horse, he attempts to win her goodwill with the gift of a detestably lugly fireplace
The prisoner by Patrick McGoohan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 116 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. The Prisoner video companion (on side 2 of volume 9) answers some of the series' most pressing questions and serves as an excellent introduction to new viewers
Behind the curtain : the job of acting by Peter Bowles( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 90 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 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 (99)

German (1)

French (1)

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