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Playfair, Nigel 1874-1934

Overview
Works: 62 works in 125 publications in 2 languages and 1,328 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Educational films  Internet videos  Filmed plays  Made-for-TV movies  Biography  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Operas 
Roles: Author, Actor, Translator, Editor, Performer
Classifications: PG5038.C3, 891.862
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Nigel Playfair
 
Most widely held works by Nigel Playfair
R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) : a fantastic melodrama by Karel Čapek( Book )

13 editions published between 1923 and 2002 in English and held by 333 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
The story of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith by Nigel Playfair( Book )

10 editions published between 1925 and 1969 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Design in the theatre by George Sheringham( Book )

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

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

9 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 68 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 )

12 editions published between 1923 and 1951 in English and Czech and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfect understanding( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 40 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. 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
Tantivy Towers : a light opera in three acts by Thomas F Dunhill( )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Amelia by Nigel Playfair( Book )

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

Lady Windermere's fan by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convinced her husband is having an affair with a glamorous and slightly notorious older woman, young Lady Windermere turns her affections to amorous Lord Darlington, who is eager to encourage her suspicions about her husband's behavior
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 3 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 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

Personalities of the eighteenth century by Grace A Murray( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete plays by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 2 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

 
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R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) : a fantastic melodrama
Alternative Names
Nigel Playfair British actor

Playfair, Nigel 1874-1934 Sir

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

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Languages
English (84)

Czech (1)

Covers
R.U.R. and the insect play