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Billington, Kevin

Overview
Works: 69 works in 120 publications in 5 languages and 1,186 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Television plays  History  Historical television programs  Melodrama  Television programs  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer
Classifications: PR2817, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Kevin Billington
The famous history of the life of King Henry the Eight by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play, which tells of the intrigues during the first part of Henry's reign, his divorce from Katharine of Aragon, and marriage to Anne Bullen, who gives birth to a baby girl, Elizabeth
The good soldier( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the decade preceding World War I, two wealthy, handsome couples--English Captain Edward Ashburnham and his wife Leonora, and American John Dowell and his wife Florence--meet at a German spa and forge an immediate bond. Through nine seasons at various spas, the splendid foursome lives elegant, perfect lives. But nothing is as it seems. As John says at one point, "My wife and I knew the Captain and his wife Mrs. Ashburnham as well as was possible to know anybody. And yet we knew nothing about them at all." The film explores the power games, class snobbery, sexual lies, and lack of intimacy that boil beneath the placid, pristine exteriors the upper classes show the world. The story is presented in flashback, a literary technique Madox Ford helped popularize
The Sonnets of William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyses 15 sonnets. Explains the sonnets as poems and as a sequence of poems, as well as Shakespeare, his world, and our theories about it. Each sonnet is performed, analyzed, then read again with new insight
The rise and rise of Michael Rimmer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quirky skewering of sex, the advertising business, media, politics, the clergy, ale and you name it and featuring a motley array of talents. At the center of the gleeful goings-on is Rimmer, who begins a career at a marketing research firm and manipulates his way into upward mobility. He gets the girl. He gets the wealth and acclaim. He gets the presidency of England, a position created just for him. You get the laughs
Interlude( Visual )

3 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stefan Zelter is a tempermental and arrogant conductor whose wife and childrens seem to be an afterthought in his turbulent life. When a young journalist approaches him for an interview, she draws more out of him than he expects and they begin a tentative affair. As their relationship matures, she becomes disenchanted as Stefan's career and family place increasing pressures on their time together
The famous history of the life of Henry the Eighth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play, which concentrates on the fall of the courtiers Buckingham and Wolsey, Henry's rejection of Catherine of Aragon, and his marriage to Anne Boleyn
The Sonnets of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes 15 sonnets. Explains the sonnets as poems and as a sequence of poems, as well as Shakespeare, his world, and our theories about it. Each sonnet is performed, analyzed, then read again with new insight
[Echoes of the sixties--outtakes]( Visual )

13 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play King Henry VIII, designed especially for television
Enrico VIII by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enrico è un sovrano orgoglioso, e ostenta di fronte alla Chiesa la sua volontà di divorziare dall regina Caterina per sposare Anna Bolena. Mentre il cardinale Wolsey, il potente lord Cancelliere d'Inghilterra, tenta di piegare Roma ai desideri del re, l'intera corte è riverberata dall'eco di intrighi politici ed accuse di tradimento
Shakespeare's sonnets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyses 15 sonnets. Explains the sonnets as poems and as a sequence of poems, as well as Shakespeare, his world, and our theories about it. Each sonnet is performed, analyzed, then read again with new insight
The Light at the edge of the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Famous history of the king Henry the Eight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I wasn't prepared for that : presentation skills( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aimed at people who have to make occasional presentations as part of their job, but not as their main role, this video shows how to overcome your nerves and make a winning presentation
La Luz del fin del mundo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le phare du bout du monde( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony in training. The Stanfield Quartet 1( Recording )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The show must go on( Recording )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stanfield Quartet 3 : Tonyþs grand tour( Recording )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stanfield quartet 4 : Choose your partners( Recording )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The good soldier
Alternative Names
Kevin Billington British film director

Kevin Billington Brits filmregisseur

Kevin Billington director de cine británico

Kevin Billington réalisateur anglais

Кевин Билингтон

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