WorldCat Identities

Wells, John 1936-1998

Overview
Works: 54 works in 147 publications in 4 languages and 2,113 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Actor, Adapter, Lyricist, Performer, Instrumentalist, Librettist, Originator, Scenarist
Classifications: PQ2082.C3, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Wells
 
Most widely held works by John Wells
The Figaro plays by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The House of Lords : from Saxon wargods to a modern senate by John Wells( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a history of the House of Lords, from its inception in Anglo-Sa×on times, through Henry VÌÌÌ, the Civil War, the Commonwealth to Tony Benn's attempts to relinquish his peerage in the 1960s
Rude words : a discursive history of the London Library by John Wells( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Caraboo : a true story by Michael Austin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious, but irresistibly charming young woman dressed in strange clothes and speaking no English is taken for a foreign princess by English high society. Is she a royal treasure or a royal imposter?
Gulliver's travels : Gulliver's fun pack by Jonathan Swift( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shipwrecked eighteenth-century physician bounces from strange land to stranger land on his eight-year journey home and then is met with disbelief from his neighbors
"Anyone for Denis?" by John Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer lightning by P. G Wodehouse( Recording )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much to the chagrin of his friends and family, the Honorable Galahad Threepwood decides to pen his memoirs. Meanwhile, Lord Emsworth's nephew is engaged to a chorus girl, and his prized pig has been stolen. With imposters abounds in the castle, tough work lies ahead for sleuthing Efficient Baxter
A melon for ecstasy; a novel by John Fortune( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard Bernstein's Candide : a comic operetta in two acts by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concert version of the operetta Candide
Candide by Voltaire( Recording )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this witty political satire, a gentleman plagued by misfortune clings to the belief that "all is for the best," Voltaire mocks the "eternal optimist" philosophy of his day that proclaimed human and natural disasters part of a larger cosmic plan. - Container
The best of 'Dear Bill' by Richard Ingrams( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Caraboo : her true story by John Wells( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exploding present: 'snaps from a Wilsonian album' by John Wells( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this satire directed against intellectual pride and pedantry, the scholarly King of Navarre and three of his lords swear off the society of women and vow to spend three years in study and fasting, only to receive a diplomatic visit from the Princess of France and her three ladies-in-waiting, who thwart the intentions of the men and wreak havoc with their masculine desires
Down the hatch! by Richard Ingrams( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One for the road by Richard Ingrams( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bottoms up! by Richard Ingrams( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masterpieces : a dab at the sixties and seventies : collected journalism 1961-1981 by John Wells( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The other half : further letters of Denis Thatcher by Richard Ingrams( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs Wilson's diary by Richard Ingrams( Book )

2 editions published between 1965 and 1975 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Figaro plays
Alternative Names
John Wells acteur britannique

John Wells attore e sceneggiatore britannico

John Wells britischer Schauspieler

John Wells Brits scenarioschrijver (1936-1998)

Wells, John

Джон Уэллс

جان ولز (طنزنویس) فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

ウェルズ, ジョン

ジョン・ウェルズ (俳優)

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The House of Lords : from Saxon wargods to a modern senateA melon for ecstasy; a novelPrincess Caraboo : her true story