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Jayston, Michael 1935-

Overview
Works: 287 works in 989 publications in 2 languages and 17,447 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  History  Televised plays  Television series  Spy television programs  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PR6062.E33, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Jayston
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carr( Visual )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,215 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 )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,020 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casualties of war: While investigating gambling and sabotage, Foyle takes in his troubled goddaughter and her severely traumatized son, who refuses to speak
A certain justice by P. D James( Recording )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 629 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
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 622 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
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with an all-bachelor family in North London disrupted by the return of the eldest son and his wife from America
Foyle's war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DCS Christopher Foyle investigates wartime crimes in the English coastal town of Hastings. With the end of World War II slowly but inevitably approaching, Foyle and his fellow citizens learn the price of victory and face a peace that will transform their lives in unexpected ways. Plan of attack: April 1944. DS Milner's investigation of a transportation fraud sets in motion a series of events that brings Foyle back to the force. As Hastings hosts an ecumenical conference on the morality of continued Allied bombing, Foyle probes the suspicious death of a young cartographer from the Air Ministry office. Broken souls: October 1944. At a psychiatric clinic treating troubled soldiers, the investigation of a doctor's murder turns up no shortage of suspects among the patients and staff. It also complicates Foyle's friendship with Dr. Josef Novak, the Polish refugee who heads the clinic. All clear: May 1945. As all of Britain awaits the formal announcement of the war's end, Foyle reluctantly joins a committee preparing to keep public order during the celebration to come. But the end comes too soon for two men-- one a stabbing victim, the other an apparent suicide
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carr( Recording )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 544 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
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 402 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
The constant gardener [a novel] by John Le Carr( Recording )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 321 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
20,000 leagues under the sea( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 290 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
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bront( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphaned girl takes the position of governess to the daughter of the mysterious Edward Rochester, master of a large and eerie house on the Yorkshire moors. This Gothic romance follows the life of Jane Eyre and the dark secrets that lie hidden at the top of the house
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven by overwhelming ambition and an unscrupulous wife, Macbeth murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. He begins a violent reign of terror and execution in a desperate attempt to maintain his power. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife rapidly descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes
Unnatural causes by P. D James( Recording )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The peaceful village of Monksmere had been Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh's retreat from the daily routine of Scotland Yard. Now a man has been murdered and the village reveals its concealed lies and hatreds
She fell among thieves( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 231 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
A murder of quality by John Le Carr( Recording )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley is one of the most brilliantly realised characters in British fiction. Bespectacled, tubby, eternally middle-aged, and deceptively ordinary, he has a mind like a steel trap and is said to possess ?the cunning of Satan and the conscience of a virgin?. Miss Ailsa Brimley is in a quandary. She's received a peculiar letter from Mrs Stella Rode, saying that she fears her husband - an assistant master at Carne School - is trying to kill her. Reluctant to go to the police, Miss Brimley calls upon her old wartime colleague, George Smiley. Unfortunately, it's too late. Mrs Rode has just been murdered. As Smiley takes up the investigation, he realises that in life - as in espionage - nothing is quite what it appears. His investigation raises a multitude of questions. Who could have hated Stella Rode enough to kill her? Why was her dog put down shortly before the murder? And what did Mad Janie see on that fatal night? To discover the truth, Smiley must lift the lid on a world of hidden passions and dangerous hatreds
The looking glass war by John Le Carr( Recording )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncertain evidence suggested Soviet missiles being put in place near the German border, while vital film had gone missing and a courier was dead. The Department had to find an old hand to prove its mettle. Fred Leiser, German-speaking Pole turned Englishman and a qualified radio operator, must be called back to the colours and sent East
Foyle's war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While investigating gambling and sabotage, Foyle takes in his troubled goddaughter and her severely traumatized son, who refuses to speak
Signal, close action! by Alexander Kent( Recording )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now Commodore of the newly-formed squadron in the British fleet, Richard Bolitho has to ascertain the fighting strength of the French, then seek, find and bring them to battle
The Edwardians( Visual )

2 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Edwardian period, beginning with Edward VII's ascent to the throne in 1901 and ending with World War I, was an era of rapid industrialization, pioneering artistic and literary achievements, and great social and political upheaval. It is filled with captivating characters who left their mark upon British society and the world at large. This 8-part BBC series profiles the movers and the shakers who exemplify the era's progressive spirit as well as its colorful eccentricities.--Container
 
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Jayson, Michael, 1935-

Jayson, Michael 1936-

Jayston, Michael, 1936-

Michael Jayston acteur britannique

Michael Jayston attore inglese

Майкл Джейстон

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A certain justiceTinker, tailor, soldier, spyThe constant gardener [a novel]Jane EyreMacbethUnnatural causesA murder of qualityThe looking glass war