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Sher, Antony 1949-

Overview
Works: 121 works in 342 publications in 5 languages and 8,109 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Fiction  History  Diaries  Biography  Film adaptations  Naval history  Made-for-TV movies  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Adapter, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6069.H4556, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Antony Sher
Mrs. Brown by John Madden ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Queen Victoria, the world's most powerful woman. John Brown, a simple Scottish Highlander. Their extraordinary friendship transformed an empire
Mr. Toad's wild ride ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Toad's mad mania for motorcars drives his dear friends Mole, Rat and Badger into a world of frenzy--especially when he barters the fabulous Toad Hall for a shiny red roadster and the conniving Weasals plan to turn it into a dog food factory
Tartuffe, or, The imposter ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clutching ever-present rosary beads, shifting uncomfortably within the hairshirt he wears as continual penance--and always eyeing the women as they pass--Tartuffe, Moliére's master of unctuous evil, insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian household in this indictment of religious hypocrisy. Posing as a holy man, the wily Tartuffe entrances Orgon, a credulous well-to-do merchant, bent on bestowing his worldly goods, social position, and nubile daughter on the perfidious fraud. Tartuffe delights in accepting it all--and also arranges a little depraved dalliance with Orgon's young wife, Elmire
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete and un-edited, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Shakespeare's drama
The moonstone by Wilkie Collins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stolen Hindu diamond, the Moonstone, works its curse after being stolen from it's shrine. Just before Rachel's birthday, a man named Franklin Blake announces to Rachel that the Moonstone has been bequeathed to her by Herncastle. Blake gives her the jewel on her birthday and offers to mount the jewel for her to wear. The jewel goes missing and Rachel believes that Blake stole it. Determined to prove his innocence, Blake leaves in order to pursue the real truth behind the theft
Middlepost by Antony Sher ( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The indoor boy by Antony Sher ( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leon Lipschitz is een rijke, biseksuele, joodse en witte Zuid-Afrikaan die, moe van de drie A's (AIDS, apartheid en anti-semitisme) langzaam verdrinkt in een zee van wodka, seks en cocaïne. Maar dan ontmoet hij een jonge landgenoot
The jury ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young schoolboy is murdered and his schoolmate is arrested. But was he just arrested because he was Sikh, or is he really the killer? The jury must look through the racism and media attention behind the trial and seek the truth
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare ( )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shylock, a Jewish moneylender, agrees to lend Antonio, a Venetian merchant, three thousand ducats so that his friend Bassanio can afford to court his love, Portia. However, Shylock has one condition: should the loan go unpaid, he will be entitled to a pound of Antonios own flesh
The Miracle maker the story of Jesus by Derek W Hayes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a family seeking help for an ailing daughter. When they cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, the family's faith is put to the test as the father is torn between allegiance to the king and the desperate need for the miraculous powers of God
C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joining the British Royal Navy at the outset of the Napoleonic Wars, the enterprising Horatio Hornblower rises quickly from raw recruit to seasoned sailor, charting a course from the West Indies to the coast of Africa in the name of the Crown. Along the way he encounters roiling sea battles, mutiny, plague, and love, but always proves himself equal to the task
Primo time by Antony Sher ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of how Antony Sher adapted Primo Levi's book If this is a man into a one-man stage play, and performed it for the National Theatre
Woza Shakespeare! : Titus Andronicus in South Africa by Antony Sher ( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The feast by Antony Sher ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cheap lives by Antony Sher ( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I.D. by Antony Sher ( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
God on trial ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a block house in Auschwitz, a group of prisoners demand to know the nature of a God who can allow so much suffering. They attempt to settle their dispute by putting God on trial. Knowing half of them will be sent to the gas chamber, they have only one day to reach a verdict
Moliere ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this vivid picture of the demeaning nature of tyranny, Molier̀e, at the beginning an imposing, confident theatre director, playfully wooing his mistress, gradually disintegrates to a grovelling, broken-down sycophant, snivelling at the Sun King's feet. This consummate artist plays the supplicating child, depending on the crown to continue his art. Based on events in the life of the renowned French playwright, the play shows Molière as a man beset by church and state because of his sharp-penned satire of both in "Tartuffe." Both plays focus on the theme of hypocrisy--and both were initially banned from production in their originating countries
Primo by Antony Sher ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brings to life Primo Levi's great testament to his year in Auschwitz
Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A television production of Shakespeare's play of tyranny and ambition presenting the Royal Shakespeare Company stage production
 
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Alternative Names
ANTHONY SHER
Sher, Anthony
Sher, Anthony 1949-
Sher, Antony
Languages
English (190)
Spanish (5)
German (3)
Catalan (2)
Italian (1)
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