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Playfair, Nigel Sir 1874-1934

Overview
Works: 64 works in 117 publications in 2 languages and 1,263 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Pictorial works  Drawings  Fiction  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Actor, Editor, Performer
Classifications: PG5038.C3, 891.862
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Most widely held works by Nigel Playfair
The story of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith by Nigel Playfair ( Book )
10 editions published between 1925 and 1969 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
R.U.R. (Rossum's universal robots) : a fantastic melodrama in three acts and an epilogue by Karel Čapek ( Book )
3 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Design in the theatre by George Sheringham ( Book )
9 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riverside nights : an entertainment by A. P Herbert ( Book )
10 editions published in 1926 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 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 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) : a fantastic melodrama by Karel Čapek ( Book )
4 editions published between 1930 and 2002 in English and held by 61 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
R.U.R. : [Rossum's universal robots] by Karel Čapek ( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toneelstuk waarin robots de mens alle werk uit handen nemen en hem vervolgens de oorlog verklaren
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 Čapek 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
ʻAnd so ad infinitum' (The life of the insects) : an entomological review in three acts, a prologue and an epilogue by [Karel] Čapek ( Book )
9 editions published between 1923 and 1949 in English and Czech and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perfect understanding ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 28 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
R.U.R. (Rossums̓ Universal Robots) : a play in three acts and an epilogue by Karel Čapek ( Book )
1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amelia by Nigel Playfair ( Book )
2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 5 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
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 K. M Čapek-Chod ( Book )
1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 3 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
Programme : Beau Austin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1929 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 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
The beggar's opera ( 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
 
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Alternative Names
Playfair, Nigel Ross.
Playfair, Nigel Ross 1874-1934 Sir
Playfair, Nigel Ross, Sir, 1874-1934
Languages
English (74)
Czech (1)
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