WorldCat Identities

Playfair, Nigel 1874-1934

Overview
Works: 61 works in 122 publications in 2 languages and 1,281 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Drawings  Pictorial works  Fiction  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Author, Actor, Translator, Editor, Performer
Classifications: PG5038.C3, 891.862
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The story of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith by Nigel Playfair( Book )

10 editions published between 1925 and 1969 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) : a fantastic melodrama by Karel Čapek( Book )

10 editions published between 1923 and 2002 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.U.R.-- written in 1920 -- garnered worldwide acclaim for its author and popularized the word "robot." Mass produced, efficient, and servile labor, Capek's robots remember everything, but lack creative thought, and the Utopian life they provide ultimately lacks meaning. When the robots revolt, killing all but one of their masters, they must atttempt to learn the secret of self-duplication
Design in the theatre by George Sheringham( Book )

9 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riverside nights : an entertainment by A. P Herbert( Book )

12 editions published in 1926 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duenna : a comic opera in three acts by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ʻAnd so ad infinitum' (The life of the insects) : an entomological review in three acts, a prologue and an epilogue by Karel Čapek( Book )

11 editions published between 1923 and 1951 in English and Czech and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.U.R. and the insect play by Karel Čapek( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josef and Karel Capek were the best known literary figures of liberated Czechoslovakia after 1918. This volume contains Rossums' Universal Robots and The Insect Play, depicting the horrors of a regimented technical world
Perfect understanding( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of manners in which two people marry on the condition that each will retain his or her individual freedom. But when each subsequently flaunts their extra-marital escapades in the face of the other, it precipitates an amusing battle of the sexes
Tantivy towers, a light opera in three acts by Thomas F Dunhill( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(the life of insects) : an entomological review in three acts, a prologue and an epilogue by Karel Čapek( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelia by Nigel Playfair( Book )

2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hammersmith hoy; a book of minor revelations by Nigel Playfair( Book )

3 editions published in 1930 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'And so ad infinitum.' (The life of the insects) by Karel Čapek( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beggar's opera by John Gay( Book )

2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beggar's opera as it is performed at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith. With new settings of the airs and additional music by John Gay( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Programme. "The Beggar's Opera" by Mr. Gay, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, W. 6. Lessee: Nigel Playfair. Revised version of "The Beggar's Opera" by Mr. Gay, the music re-written and supplemented by Frederic Austin, produced by Nigel Playfair, conductor: Frederic Austin, scenery, costumes and act-drop designed by C. Lovat Fraser, scenery made by Edgar Brickell and painted by Victor Hembrow, costumes executed by Charles Wilson & Co., dances arranged by Marian Wilson
Programme : Beau Austin( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady of the camellias : a play in five acts by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

2 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shock-headed Peter = (Struwwelpeter) : a children's farce with songs in two acts by Walter Rubens( )

1 edition published in 1901 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beggar's opera excerpts from Gielgud's Glyndebourne production by John Gay( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duenna by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.56 (from 0.33 for R.U.R. and ... to 0.92 for The beggar ...)

Alternative Names
Nigel Playfair British actor

Playfair, Nigel Ross.

Playfair, Nigel Ross, 1874-1934

Playfair, Nigel Ross 1874-1934 Sir

Playfair, Nigel Ross, Sir, 1874-1934

Playfair, Nigel, Sir, 1874-1934

Languages
English (83)

Czech (1)

Covers
R.U.R. and the insect play