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Atkins, Eileen 1934-

Overview
Works: 431 works in 1,191 publications in 7 languages and 40,214 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Television series  Animated films  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Commentator, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Eileen Atkins
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wounded soldier is trying to return home after the Civil War to the woman he left behind. She has learned to survive and has found strength in an uncultured woman who came to help at their family farm. All will learn about hope, longing, and faith
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

92 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 Joel Hopkins( Visual )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,996 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 )

49 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,757 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 )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,747 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 devastating 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 )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,577 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 )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,382 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
Magic in the moonlight by Woody Allen( Visual )

28 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,369 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
Evening by Michael Cunningham( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,341 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 is Harris 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
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2011 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, where she finds ample material for the novel she wishes to write
Upstairs, downstairs( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a new family moves into the house belonging to the Bellamys, the former housemaid hires a new staff for the family and the aristocrats and their servants try to find a way to peacefully share their living space
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having subdued the Goths, warrior Titus Andronicus returns to Rome to bury his sons, with Gothic Queen Tamora and her retinue as captives. The newly-dead Roman Emperor's two sons, Saturninus and Bassianus, are competing for their father's title. According to Roman custom, Titus sacrifices Tamora's eldest son to the Gods; having the deciding vote, he also chooses Saturninus as Emperor. Both acts have tragic consequences
Doc Martin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 981 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 963 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
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 895 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
Cranford : return to Cranford( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 884 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 crown( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne ... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill
Virginia Woolf : a Concise Biography by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 627 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 )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 625 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"--Container
 
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Vanity fair
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Eileen Atkins

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Айлин Эткинс английская актриса

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איילין אטקינס

איילין אטקינס שחקנית בריטית

آیلین اتکینز

آیلین اتکینز بازیگر و فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

아일린 앳킨스

アイリーン・アトキンス

艾琳·亞金斯

Languages
English (380)

German (27)

Spanish (10)

French (8)

Italian (4)

Turkish (1)

Catalan (1)

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