WorldCat Identities

Wilby, James

Works: 189 works in 579 publications in 5 languages and 15,689 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Historical films  Television programs  Television adaptations  Television cop shows  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Wilby
Howards End by E. M Forster( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hunting party gathers at the country estate, no one is aware that before the weekend is over, someone will be murdered - twice! The police are baffled but the all-seeing, all-hearing servants know that almost everyone had a motive
A tale of two cities by Philippe Monnier( Visual )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor, unjustly imprisoned in Paris before the French Revolution, is rescued and reunited with his daughter in London. She is loved by two men. She marries one, but her other suitor saves her husband from the guillotine
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

63 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge graduates that fall in love, but must abide by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality
A handful of dust by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930s England, Tony and Brenda Last and their son, John Andrew, live an idyllic life in the huge Victorian country house that is the symbol of Tony's family pride. The chance arrival of a penniless scrounger irrevocably shatters the gentle balance of their lives as Brenda's search for excitement and Tony's determination to hold on to what is his eventually lead in the direction of divorce and send Tony to South America
The wish list by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meg Finn is in trouble. She's dead, but not at peace--she's in limbo, her good deeds perfectly balanced against her bad deeds; Heaven or Hell wait, a tip of the scale away. So she's back on Earth trying to tip the scale to the good by helping her last victim, and her former "partner" is also back, trying to force her to tip the scale to the bad
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sane woman is locked up in an asylum by a fraudulent English aristocrat who is afraid she may expose his 'secret.' Escaping while wearing a white gown, she runs into a youthful hero who becomes haunted by his brief meeting with this 'woman in white.'
Adam Bede by George Eliot( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Bede, an honest, hard-working carpenter, has his heart set on marrying his sweetheart, pretty dairymaid Hetty Sorrel. Hetty wants nothing to do with her boring life on the farm and she allows herself to be seduced by the heir to a local estate. She finds herself abandoned and pregnant from her ill-fated dalliance
Island at war( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the little-known stories of WWII is the fate of the Channel Islands, the only part of the British Isles invaded and occupied by the Germans. Tells the story through the eyes of three island families and the German soldiers with whom their lives become interwined
The treasure seekers by Nicholas Farrell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five motherless Bastable children struggle to save their inventor father from financial ruin
Bertie & Elizabeth the story of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Wilby and Juliet Aubrey portray the reluctant royals who became king and queen of England when Edward VIII gave up the throne for the woman he loved
Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The made-to-measure murders: Barnaby and Jones investigate the murder of a widow on her way to confession as well as the death of her husband two years before. The sword of Guillaume: While visiting Brighton on business, DCI Barnaby partners with his cousin, Brighton's DCI John Barnaby, to investigate a local murder. Blood on the saddle: A dispute over property lines turns a Wild West show into a crime scene. The silent land: Barnaby and Jones investigate a librarian obsessed with the March Magna cemetery found dead on top of a grave
Lady Chatterley by Lao lun si( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her paralyzed husband urges the repressed Lady Chatterley to find fulfillment and an heir for his fortune in the arms of another man, she embarks on a journey that changes her forever
Behind the lines( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. William Rivers is a psychiatrist in a moral straightjacket. At a respected Scottish asylum, he heals shell-shocked he can reluctantly send them back to the unspeakable carnage of the European trenches. Then he encounters an intriguingly different kind of patient, Siegfried is a brilliant, courageous war hero sent to the asylum for publishing an outspoken anti-war pamphlet. As Rivers and Siegfried each struggle to cope with memories of the war's nightmarish brutality, the line between patient and doctor begins to blur. Now the fight for sanity in the midst of an insane conflict becomes the most desperate life-and-death battle of all
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Putting his brilliant intellect and fastidious nature to the test, Agatha Christie₂s famous Belgian detective solves the most mystifying crimes of the Art Deco era in these newly remastered adaptations
Original sin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book publishing has always been a competitive business. At Peverell Press, it's becoming cutthroat
Foyle's war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1941, as World War II rages over Europe, Michael Kitchen stars as detective Christopher Foyle, whose loyalties are put to the test as his investigations uncover unpleasant truths that powerful people would rather keep hidden
New tricks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For eight years, the old dogs of the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad--veteran detectives Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair), Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Garrow's Law), and Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney)--have been a close-knit team. Led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast)their beautiful, younger boss, they have solved cold cases with classic policing skills and easy camaraderie. Before long, Sandra finds a replacement in retired detective Steve McAndrew. A chatty, enthusiastic Scot, Steve treads on toes but gives the hit British series a "charm injection."
The professor by Charlotte Bront( Recording )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story of William Crimsworth, who goes to Brussels to seek his fortune, falls in love with Frances, a schoolteacher and lace-maker, and is pursued by Mlle Reuter, has often been dismissed as merely an abortive draft of Villette
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Howards End
Alternative Names
Iacobus Wilby

James Wilby acteur britannique

James Wilby attore britannico

James Wilby britischer Schauspieler

James Wilby britisk skodespelar

James Wilby britisk skuespiller

James Wilby brittisk skdespelare

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English (206)

German (7)

French (3)

Italian (2)

Spanish (2)

A handful of dustThe wish listThe treasure seekersMarpleBehind the linesThe professor