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Pennington, Michael 1943-

Overview
Works: 175 works in 409 publications in 1 language and 12,084 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Television adaptations  Fiction  Anecdotes  Biography  Study guides 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Commentator, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Michael Pennington
 
Most widely held works by Michael Pennington
The iron lady by Meryl Streep( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Oedipus the King by Sophocles( Visual )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare( Visual )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatic performance of Shakespeare's play of the same title
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
Building the Great Pyramid ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By combining up-to-date research, the latest archeological discoveries, and extensive location scouting this video reconstructs the Great Pyramid with state-of-the-art CGI. It shows us how and why the most extraordinary of all human monuments was built. And it does this by following a young Egyptian man, Nahkt, who is conscripted from his village to work on the great pyramid and works his way up the ranks to a senior overseer
Summer's lease ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The minute she sets eyes on it, Molly Pargeter knows that the Tuscan villa she has found to lease is perfect for her family's summer holiday. She is powerfully drawn to its rustic beauty and to the enigma of its absentee landlord. Never mind that her husband and teenaged daughter are vocally unenthusiastic and that her outrageously extroverted father tricks them into taking him along."--Container
Hamlet : a user's guide by Michael Pennington( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book offers a practical account of the way Hamlet actually works on stage. Michael takes the reader through the play scene by scene, analysing the action & characters. His comments are validated by an indisputable familiarity with the play
Twelfth night : a user's guide by Michael Pennington( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Drawing both on his inside knowledge as a director of the play and on his lifelong experience as a Shakespearian actor, Michael Pennington takes the reader through Twelfth Night scene by detailed scene. As he writes, the play opens up under his guidance. Alongside his analysis of the play, Pennington colorfully recalls the three productions - in three different continents - that he himself has directed." "This serious yet lively investigation of one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies will be of immense value to teachers, students, actors, directors - and playgoers."--Jacket
The Anton Chekhov collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Freud ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A six-part BBC mini-series, filmed in Austria, New York and London. This series examines Freud's complex life, his groundbreaking work and his relationship with his patients. Special features include a newly filmed interview with David Suchet and a gallery of Suchet's personal Freud archive including production photos, press clippings, etc
The English Shakespeare Company : the story of 'the Wars of the Roses, ' 1986-1989 by Michael Bogdanov( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Henry IV ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur
The secret of annexe 3 by Colin Dexter( Recording )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The guests of Haworth Hotel rose late and feeling fragile after the revels of New Year's Eve--with one exception. The guest in Annexe 3 missed all the entertainment laid on for New Year's Day. He was still in his room--lying dead on the bloodsoaked bed. Inspector Morse's inquiries turned up a series of confusing identities among the remaining guests
Last seen wearing by Colin Dexter( Recording )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman om kommissær Morses opklaring af sagen om en ung skolepige fra Oxford, der har været sporløst forsvundet i to år
King Henry V ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of a sequence of seven history plays by William Shakespeare
Colosseum a gladiator's story ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combining compelling narrative with state-of-the-art computer graphics and high-quality drama reconstruction, this production throws new light on the way gladiators really fought and trained and reveals that many of them were the superstars of their age
A midsummer night's dream : a user's guide by Michael Pennington( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Drawing on his experience as an actor and director, Michael Pennington takes us scene by scene - virtually line by line - through Shakespeare's much-performed comedy, elucidating what actually happens on stage, what choices are open to performers and what impact those choices will have. Pennington recently directed the play himself for the famous Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park, London." "This practical investigation of Shakespeare's much-loved comedy will be of value to teachers, students, actors, directors - and playgoers."--BOOK JACKET
Language and character by John Barton( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of language to define character, and his characters' use of heightened language to achieve their intentions. Explores the Elizabethan relish of words and the use of Elizabethan English in the development of Shakespeare's characters
Recent estimates of adult spawning stock biomass off the northeastern United States from MARMAP ichthyoplankton surveys by Peter L Berrien( )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Richard is King. A monarch ordained by God to lead his people. But he is also a man of very human weakness. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of England and drag his people into a dynastic civil war that will last 100 years" -- Container
 
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Alternative Names
Pennington, Michael Vivian Fyfe 1943-
Languages
English (145)
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