Mar 11, 0 The Grand Sophy, These Old Shades, Devils Cub or the Regency Buck would be my top 4, but to be honest there are so many great stories any of them would be fantastic, if well done! If we all write to Polly Hill, the new controller of drama at the BBC, perhaps she will be needle witted enough to set in motion a production or two of our favourite Heyer regency or thrillers. Anonymous January 24, at Why are some myths so persistent? Is that so much to ask?
Really really wish they would do a series of her books, much like the British George Gently or Death in Paradise or other detective shows they run. I have been reading georgetter heyer for the past thirty-five years. Not sure why a petition would matter when the family is against it. The heroine, Elinor Rochdale, daughter of a ruined gentleman, has been working as a governess to sustain herself. I, too, am shocked that Georgette Heyer has not yet been mined as a source of material for costume dramas – considering her substantial fanbase the fact that her books keep getting reprinted – with these latest lovely covers – is certainly an indication that there’s an audience out there. Have signed the petition – please please people come on! Mythconceptions — All Things Georgette. Finally all our prayers are being answered:
Sounds like you were also drooling on your keyboard while listening to Richard Armitage. Adabella Much Have You Seen? Tabbi Hale July 8, at 2: Lots of action, great dialogue, compelling characters and settings. Jenny Allworthy August 19, at 6: Members Members of the Order of the British Empire. Have signed the petition – please please people come on! I’ve been re-reading Cotillion.
Hi Kathy, I guess Cotillion is a leading contender. I don’t know if there are statues of limitation for a will, but I think a will is valid no matter how many years after the death. I so wish someone would do that!!!
I would love to see The Convenient Marriage as a series. Every few years I do a searchfor a Georgette Heyer movie.
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Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Georgette Heyer’s film adaptations Mar 25 Jenny Allworthy January 21, at 9: We want the full-on Mystery! Really really wish they would do a series of her books, much like the British George Gently or Death in Paradise or other detective shows they run.
This film has nothing in common with the novel of Heyer – except the names of the protagonists: Keep on plugging this lady’s wonderful stories!!!! I’ve wondered about this for years.
People cite the awful film of her novel, The Moovie Widowas the reason. Bisma September 10, at 6: I would love to see some Georgette Heyer movies! My petition is already over names from all over the world, and in the meantime I just keep rereading her wonderful books. Your email address will not be published.
There is also mystery and intrigue. Prairie Rose May 26, at 6: I have also posted a link on http: Sep 09, 3 But the romantic lead in a dramatized Georgette Heyer novel? I’d be there with bells on to watch any Heyer adaptation, even if it meant flying geofgette England to do it.
Funny thing is I didn’t even realize that there were film adaptations. I liked the mini-series idea. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
How much could it cost?! Georgette loathed The Reluctant Widow movie. Heyer’s mysteries are good also. It may be kind of hard to get all her witty dialogue into film and that’s what works for me. Any suggestions are welcome there is a box on the form for comments Only i can see this information at [present and will send only to producers once we have enough people signed.
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I must have brought them home at some point for you to read Those would make phenomenal movies too, like her” The Far Pavilions ” did. They also believe she left instructions in her will forbidding her descendants from selling film rights to her books. If you know how to contact Polly Hill, let us know! GH herself would ask that the integrity of her story remain intact.
I have now read 4 of her books, and each time I find a new favorite.
I would love to see it made into a film. Of the 4 I have read, Black Sheep would be georgetet fun on film, but I alsofound Arabella so hilarious the scenes with the dog kill me! I’ve been searching unsuccessfully because I’m adapting one of her Regency novels into a screenplay and need to know whether I need to buy the rights! The Grand Sophy, These Old Shades, Devils Cub or the Regency Buck would be my top 4, but to be honest there are so many great stories any of them would be fantastic, if well done!
I love the “Quiet Gentleman” and Arabella and sprig muslin and why arabela the butler?