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Atkins, Eileen 1934-

Overview
Works: 405 works in 1,103 publications in 6 languages and 39,746 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Television adaptations  Animated films  Television series 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Narrator, Author, Interviewee, Commentator, Scenarist, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Eileen Atkins
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

82 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,490 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
Last chance Harvey by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,977 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 Mira Nair( Visual )

42 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
Robin Hood by Ridley Scott( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,755 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 )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,735 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 )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,589 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 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cranford, in 1842, is a market town in northwest England. It is a place governed by etiquette, custom and above all, an intricate network of ladies. It seems that life has always been conducted according to their social rules. For spinsters Deborah Jenkyns, the arbiter of correctness, and Matty, her dumurring sister, the town is a hub of intrigue. Handsome new doctor Frank Harrison has arrived from London; a retired Captain and his daughters move in across the street and preparations for Lady Ludlows garden party are underway. The town has some secrets which are about to be revealed. But news comes that shakes the town, a railway line from Manchester is coming to Cranford
Evening by Michael Cunningham( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a mother comes to the end of her life, she confesses to her daughters the story of a weekend 50 years earlier when she met the one true love of her life
Magic in the moonlight by Woody Allen( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1920s, Stanley, an Englishman posing as an Asian magician, attempts to debunk fake spiritualists. He then travels to the south of France to unmask a supposed medium named Sophie as a good-looking fake, but he ends up falling for her real-world charms instead
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway by Marleen Gorris( Visual )

51 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Clarissa Dalloway prepares for an elaborate party, she remembers another summer in the past, when she was a beautiful young woman. Her preparations are interrupted by the unexpected arrival of a former suitor from that long-ago summer. As the day of the party unfolds, Mrs. Dalloway's life also becomes strangely intertwined with a young man she never meets, but whose tragic fate strikes a chord of truth, deep in her soul, that she cannot deny
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

44 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,216 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
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,113 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. Fancying herself a writer, Flora encounters perfect material for her novel in the humorously odd collection of rural characters. In her own inimitable way Flora insists on creating order out of their chaos, and in the process, she fills their lives with light and laughter
Upstairs, downstairs( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 990 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
Doc Martin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 946 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 925 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 873 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
Virginia Woolf A Concise Biography by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 662 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 )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 626 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."
John Le Carré's Smiley's people by Simon Langton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bespectacled spymaster is once more called from retirement to come to the aid of the 'Circus' -- and he returns with a vengeance. The murder of an émigré Soviet General who was also a British agent sends him digging into the past on a twisted trail across Europe that moves, inexorably, towards a final showdown with his old adversary, Karla of Moscow Centre
 
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Alternative Names
Atkins, Eileen June 1934-

Eileen Atkins

Eileen Atkins actrice britannique

Eileen Atkins attrice britannica

Eileen Atkins britische Schauspielerin und Drehbuchautorin

Eileen Atkins British actress

Eileen Atkins britisk manusforfattar og skodespelar

Eileen Atkins britisk manusforfatter og skuespiller

Eileen Atkins britisk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller

Eileen Atkins Brits acteur

Eileen Atkins Brits actrice

Eileen Atkins brittisk manusförfattare och skådespelare

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Эткинс, Айлин

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איילין אטקינס

آیلین اتکینز بازیگر و فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

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Languages
English (353)

German (33)

Spanish (8)

French (7)

Italian (5)

Catalan (1)

Covers
What a girl wantsCranfordCold Comfort FarmCranford : return to CranfordWilliam Shakespeare's The winter's tale