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Atkins, Eileen 1934-

Works: 276 works in 1,091 publications in 7 languages and 39,236 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television series  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Television mini-series  Historical films  Melodrama  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Narrator, Author, Interviewee, Scenarist, Commentator, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Eileen Atkins
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

82 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered
Upstairs, downstairs by John Alderton( Visual )

64 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most loved television series of all time is brought back to life with a fresh cast and sumptuous production values. It's 1936, and six years since parlor maid Rose left 165 Eaton Place, when fate brings her back as housekeeper to its new owners: Sir Hallam, his wife Lady Agnes, and Maud, Lady Holland, his mother. Rose soon finds she has her work cut out as she recruits a new 'downstairs' family to help run the elegance and finery of the 'upstairs' world
Last chance Harvey by Joel Hopkins( Visual )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvey, a divorced, down-on-his-luck music jingle composer, and Kate, a lonely British airline employee, are brought together by chance. Harvey comes to London for his daughter's wedding, planning only to attend the wedding ceremony. However, he ends up being let go from his job before going back to America and decides to stay for the reception, asking Kate to accompany him. Thus begins a growing connection between these two guarded strangers
Vanity fair by William Makepeace Thackeray( Visual )

49 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becky Sharp schemes and seduces her way up the social ladder--until love and romance threaten to get in the way!
Robin Hood by Ridley Scott( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In times of tyranny and injustice when law oppresses the people, the outlaw takes his place in history. England at the turn of the 12th century was such a time. King Richard the Lionheart, bankrupt of wealth and glory, is plundering his way back to England after ten years on his crusade. In his army is an archer named Robin Longstride. This is the story of his return home where, for defending the weak against the strong, he will be condemned to live outside the law. Whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people. And so the legend begins
Wit by Mike Nichols( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is until she is diagnosed with a devasting illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit
What a girl wants by Dennie Gordon( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spirited young American girl goes to London in search of her long-lost father. When she finds him, she sets out to prove that love can conquer all, but finds that her unique, impulsive style threatens the relationship she has waited for all her life
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to Cranford [DVDC 4011 pt. 2]: The two-part saga Return to Cranford opens to a struggling Cranford, a traditional English village that in autumn 1844 is airing the conflicts that accompany progress
Evening by Michael Cunningham( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overcome by the power of memory, Ann Lord reveals a long-held secret to her concerned daughters. Constance is a content wife and mother. Nina is a restless single woman. Both are bedside when Ann calls out for the man she loved more than any other. But her daughters wonder who Harris is and what is his relation to their mother? Constance and Nina try to take stock of Ann's life as their mother is tended to by a night nurse as she journeys into her mind back to a summer weekend some fifty years before, before she was married, going from New York City to be maid of honor at the high-society Newport wedding of her dearest friend from college, Lila Wittenborn. The bride-to-be is jittery, and turns to her maid of honor rather than her own mother for support. Ann stays close to her friend, yet is even closer to Lila's irrepressible brother Buddy. Unexpected feelings surge forth once Ann meets wedding guest Harris Arden, a lifelong friend and intimate of the Wittenborn family. Ann's love for Harris will change her life, and those of her daughters, forever
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

63 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story unfolds on a beautiful summer day in London, in 1923, while Clarissa Dalloway recalls a summer in the country, in 1890, when she was young and beautiful and very much courted
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

49 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's tragedy set in Roman times dealing with the revenge of Titus Andronicus for the atrocities committed against his family by Tamora, the captive queen of the Goths, and her faction
Magic in the moonlight by Woody Allen( Visual )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wei Ling Soo est le plus célèbre magicien de son époque, mais rares sont ceux à savoir qu'il s'agit en réalité du nom de scène de Stanley Crawford : cet Anglais arrogant et grognon ne supporte pas les soi-disant médiums qui prédisent l'avenir. Se laissant convaincre par un fidèle ami, Stanley va tenter de démasquer la jeune et ravissante Sophie Baker, une prétendue médium..." [Source : jaquette]
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently orphaned, Flora ignores the sage advise of Mrs. Smiley and moves to the country to live on a decrepit farm with her eccentric relatives, where she finds ample material for the novel she wishes to write
Doc Martin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sixth series, the doctor tackles fatherhood and his complicated relationship with local teacher Louisa
Doc Martin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Clunes is back as the surly, self-centered Dr. Martin Ellingham. In the fifth series, the doctor plots his escape from the idyllic town of Portwenn and its idiosyncratic residents. Includes eight episodes
Cranford return to Cranford( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside Cranford, a disaster as far as Captain Brown is concerned. Meanwhile, as Mr. Buxton returns to town with his son, William, and his niece, Erminia, Miss Matty becomes concerned about another young person, Peggy Bell, who lives in an isolated cottage with her mother and domineering brother. She decides to intervene and engineers an invitation that will bring the four young people together. But when tragedy strikes, she fears she has opened a Pandora's box from which Cranford will never recover
The House of Eliott by Stella Gonet( Visual )

56 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changing times, cutthroat competition, and romance flavor the dramatic conclusion. As the Roaring Twenties close, the market for haute couture is shrinking. In order to survive, can the House of Eliott realize that ready-to-wear is fashion's future?
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eileen Atkins' one-woman stage performance recreates Virginia Woolf's talk to the women of Girton College, Cambridge. A call to women to declare their independence, talent and freedom to write, think, love and labor, and to control their own destinies, yet realize necessary communion on all levels between men and women
William Shakespeare's The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"King Leontes of Sicilia is seized by sudden and terrible jealousy of his wife Hermione, whom he accuses of adultery. He believes the child Hermione is bearing to have been fathered by his friend Polixenes, and when the baby girl is born he orders her to be taken to some wild place and left to die. Though Hermione's child escapes death, Leontes' cruelty has terrible consequences. Loss paves the way for reunion, and life and hope are born out of desolation and despair"
Doc Martin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these all-new episodes, the doctor continues his practice in the picturesque seaside town of Portwenn, while raising his son with wife Louisa
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Vanity fair
Alternative Names
Atkins, Eileen June 1934-

Eileen Atkins

Eileen Atkins actrice britannique

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Eileen Atkins British actress

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English (441)

German (35)

Spanish (29)

French (11)

Italian (5)

Catalan (3)

Turkish (1)

Vanity fairWhat a girl wantsCranfordCold Comfort FarmCranford return to CranfordThe House of EliottWilliam Shakespeare's The winter's tale