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Havers, Nigel 1949-

Works: 186 works in 631 publications in 7 languages and 13,332 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Children's films  Sports films  Fiction  Biographical films  War films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Nigel Havers
Most widely held works by Nigel Havers
Chariots of Fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

105 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

37 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adela Quested is a plucky young woman who journeys from England with the free-spirited Mrs. Moore. Flouting convention, the two women accompany the handsome Dr. Azis on a tour of the mysterious Marabar Caves. But things turn ugly when Adela returns scratched and bloodied from the expedition. As British authorities urge her to press charges against Aziz, the line separating truth and fantasy begin to blur
Empire of the sun by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

64 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him
A little princess by Walter Lang( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When wealthy Sara Crewe's father dies, she must learn to adjust to a life of poverty, serving the people who once worked for her
A horseman riding by( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel by R.F. Delderfield, this follows the fortunes of Paul Craddock, a former soldier who purchases a run-down Devon estate. Set between the Boer War and the outbreak of World War I, the miniseries depicts the end of an era, as England moves into the modern age
Helen Mirren at the BBC( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue remembered hills: Two years before the end of WWII, seven children play in the woods until a prank turns deadly
The glass virgin by Emily Mortimer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised by a dissolute father and distant mother, Annabella finds herself cast out at age 17, with a loyal childhood friend as her sole protector
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his father, Nicholas is sent to work at an oppressive boarding school, where he witnesses injustices that shape the course of his life
Sleepers by Barry Levinson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four-part spy satire about two long-forgotten KGB agents in England who have no intention of coming in from the cold. In fact, their 25 years as 'sleeper' agents -- during which time they had no contact with the Kremlin --have been quite comfortable. Albert Robinson (Warren Clarke) has a wife, three children, and a good job in a Lancashire brewery; and bachelor Jeremy Coward (Nigel Havers) is a London investment banker with a couple of residences and a string of girlfriends
Winston Churchill, the wilderness years( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life and career of Winston Churchill between 1929 and 1939
Break in by Dick Francis( Recording )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Champion steeplechase jockey, Kit Fielding, discovers that blood ties can mean trouble when he goes to the defense of his twin sister whose husband's career as a race horse trainer is threatened by a spiteful newspaper campaign
Ancient splendors( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four extraordinary sites created by man have withstood the test of time and each reveals a remarkable tale of past lives and ancient splendors
Proof by Dick Francis( )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Dick Francis' pacey thriller starring Nigel Havers. At the annual party celebrating the success of the racing season, everything is running well to form -- until a runaway horsebox ploughs into the marquee, causing terrible death and destruction. A witness to the tragedy, wine merchant Tony Beach presumes it is just one of those awful accidents. But as he gets involved in the investigation and begins to make connections, events take a more sinister turn
Imperial splendors( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey to an age when absolute power and wealth combined to create a glittering world of imperial splendor
Bolt by Dick Francis( Recording )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kit Fielding is a champion National Hunt jockey who is tough, resilient, intutive and resourceful ; and these qualities are essential if he is to survive the mine field with which fate has surrounded him. In his personal life he must fight to win tbe girl that he loves; in his professional life he has to endure the murderous animosity of an influential member of racing's ruling body, and to cap it all he becomes embroiled in a fight against a campaign of blackmail and terror"--Container
Splendors of nature( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The changing seasons set a stage, on which extraordinary landscapes and magnificent wildlife interact to reveal the splendors of nature
Tales from Watership Down by Richard Adams( Recording )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rabbits' master storyteller relates adventures of the rabbits after the defeat of General Woundwart
The charmer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the surface Ralph Gorse is a charmer in every sense of the word: handsome, suave and stylish, sparkling company and the possesor of a sexual magnetism that attracts most women he encounters. But the charm is a veneer, Gorse is a con man and sexual adventurer, whose conquests are merely a way of obtaining his heart's desires: money and power"--Container
Rupture : Living with a Broken Brain( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2007 former Bond girl Maryam d'Abo suffered a brain hemorrhage. The experience inspired her to make a film on survivors of brain injuries, giving a sense of hope to those who are isolated from the disease. As she guides us through her personal journey of recovery, she talks to others who have suffered brain injury along the way: literary editor of the London Observer Robert McCrum, jazz guitarist Pat Martino, music producer Quincy Jones and many more. Alongside the testimony of eminent neurosurgeons, neurologists and neuro-psychologists, their first-hand stories celebrate man's life force and will to survive
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Empire of the sun
Alternative Names
Havers, Nigel Allan

Nigel Havers acteur britannique

Nigel Havers actor británico

Nigel Havers attore e regista inglese

Nigel Havers britischer Schauspieler

Nigel Havers britisk skodespelar

Nigel Havers britisk skuespiller

Nigel Havers Brits acteur

Nigel Havers brittisk skådespelare

Найджел Хэверс

נייג'ל הייברס

נייג'ל הייברס שחקן בריטי

نایجل هیورز بازیگر بریتانیایی



A passage to IndiaEmpire of the sunNicholas NicklebySleepersBreak inProofBoltTales from Watership Down