WorldCat Identities

Jayston, Michael 1935-

Overview
Works: 378 works in 1,282 publications in 2 languages and 16,885 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Television adaptations  Historical films  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Spy films  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PR6062.E33, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Jayston
 
Most widely held works by Michael Jayston
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circus, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can only be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the double-blind world of Cold War espionage and his own past"--Container
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

36 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invasion: As the first American GIs arrive to build an airbase near Hastings, the murder of a barmaid further strains already-tense relations between the locals and the Yanks
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1860's Venice, a young Venetian borrows money from a Jew who gives him the money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the Jew insists on payment of his bond and the young Venetian is rescued by the heroine disguised as a male lawyer
A certain justice by P. D James( Recording )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When lawyer Venetia Aldridge defends a man for murder, the case appears open and shut. But when Aldridge is found dead in her office, Dalgliesh and his team must make sense of events
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Recording )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who is the mole buried within British intelligence, planted by Karla in Moscow years ago? George Smiley is back, in the first novel of The quest for Karla trilogy
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tensions mount and sexual relations abound in the house of a retired London butcher
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule
20,000 leagues under the sea( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious monster is terrorizing the Atlantic Ocean and famous marine biologist Professor Aronnax is summoned to investigate. Accompanied by his daughter Sophie, the two trail the monstrous creature -- only to discover that the beast is actually a futuristic submarine captained by the eccentric Captain Nemo
Zulu dawn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story recounts the defeat of the British forces at the hands of a 25,000 strong and relentlessly determined Zulu army
The constant gardener : [a novel] by John Le Carré( Recording )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is murdered in northern Kenya and her African lover has vanished. Her husband sets out on a personal odyssey in pursuit of the killers and their motive
Jane Eyre( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, becomes a governess and learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth designed especially for television in 1988
The looking glass war by John Le Carré( Recording )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is no terror so consistent, so elusive, as that which haunts a spy in a strange country. The world into which Avery had been launched had contributed to a state of constant anxiety. He moved through the crowd like a hunted man in search of rest and food
She fell among thieves( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a Pyrenees vacation in 1922, upright English gentleman Richard Chandos encounters the villainous Vanity Fair. Mistress of the turreted Chateau Jezreel and leader of a motley band of criminals, she will inherit millions if she can force her stepdaughter to marry. Pitting his wits against this formidalbe adversary, Chandos determines to rescue the beautiful young woman. But Vanity Fair keeps one step ahead of him, a trick forever up her sleeve and murder in her heart
Unnatural causes by P. D James( Recording )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh had been looking forward to a quiet holiday at his aunt's cottage on Monksmere Head, one of the furthest-flung spots on the remote Suffolk coast. With nothing to do other than enjoy long wind-swept walks, tea in front of the crackling wood fire and hot buttered toast, Dalgliesh was relishing the thought of a well-earned break. However, all hope of peace is soon sharttered by murder. The mutilated body of a local crime writer, Maurice Seaton, floats shaore in a drifting dinghy and drags Adam Dalgliesh into a new and macabre investigation - container
Call for the dead by John Le Carré( Recording )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Premier spy novelist John le Carrs first novel introduces the world's most famous undercover operative, George Smiley, who, though bitter and weary with all he has seen and done, cannot refuse one last desperate call for his services
The honourable schoolboy by John Le Carré( Recording )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mole has been eliminated, but the damage wrought has brought the British Secret Service to its knees. Given charge of the gravely compromised Circus, George Smiley embarks on a campaign to uncover what Moscow Centre most wants to hide. When the trail goes cold at a Hong Kong gold seam, Smiley dispatches Gerald Westerby to shake the money tree. Westerby insinuates himself into a war-torn world where allegiances, and lives, are bought and sold
The Edwardians( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This eight-part miniseries explores the influential characters of Britain's Edwardian Age--a period that underwent some of the greatest achievements, and most devastating disasters, of the country's history. Among its cast of complicated figures are Welsh politician David Lloyd George (Anthony Hopkins), financier and swindler Horatio Bottomley (Timothy West), and author and mystic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Nigel Davenport)
Foyle's war( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While investigating gambling and sabotage, Foyle takes in his troubled goddaughter and her severely traumatized son, who refuses to speak
 
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Alternative Names
Jayson, Michael 1935-

Jayston, Michael 1936-

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Michael Jayston attore inglese

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