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Shaw, Martin 1945-

Works: 244 works in 630 publications in 6 languages and 13,375 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Television programs  Televised plays  Television cop shows  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 822.33
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Martin Shaw
Most widely held works by Martin Shaw
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head
George Gently( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stubborn, incorruptible old cop George Gently partners with a young, ambitious protege to tackle cases in the North East of England during the turbulent 1960s
George Gently( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gently evil: Called to a crime scene at a working-class boarding house, Gently and Bacchus find a woman horribly beaten to death, her eyes covered discreetly with a handkerchief. The victim also carried her daughter's birth certificate, with the name of the child's father crossed out and "satan" penciled in. Following this lead, Gently and Bacchus probe the twisted secrets of a family that seems to harbor pure evil
George Gently( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector George Gently, a former Scotland Yard sleuth, returns to track murderers in Britain's North Country
George Gently( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former Scotland Yard sleuth now tracking murders in Britain's North Country, George Gently (Tony nominee Martin Shaw) is an old-time copper in the rapidly changing 1960s. In these two feature-length mysteries, Gentry and Bacchus investigate the suspicious death of an ex-informant facing a seemingly hopeless future, as well as the murder of a young woman poised on the brink of an exciting new chapter in her life
George Gently( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actor Martin Shaw stars as the principled detective George Gently in these four feature-length mysteries. These dramas unfold against the beautiful backdrop of rural Britain during the tumultuous 1960s. Based on the long-running series of books by Alan Hunter
The murder room( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commander Dalgliesh undertakes a highly sensitive murder investigation at the Dupayne Museum. The circumstances of the case bear an unsettling similarity to the historical cases commemorated in the museum's notorious Murder Room
George Gently by Martin Shaw( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Detective Chief Inspector George Gently ... returns to the job six months after he and his sergeant, John Bacchus ... were gravely injured in the line of duty. Both officers appear to be on the mend, physically at least. ... At a time of changing attitudes and values in Britain, Gently and Bacchus are undergoing transitions of their own ... set in 1969"--Container
Death in holy orders by P. D James( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is set in St. Anselm's, an Anglican theological college on a desolate stretch of the British coastline. When the body of one of the students is found on the shore smothered by a fall of sand, his wealthy father demands that Scotland Yard should re-examine the verdict of accidental death. Scotland Yard commander, Adam Dalgliesh, spent time at St. Anselm's as a boy and agrees to investigate
George Gently( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Detective Chief Inspector George Gently, the world is changing at a dizzying pace. As the 1960s draw to a close and a new era beckons, he feels more and more estranged and ill-equipped to cope. But for Gently and his fellow officers, one thing remains constant in their northeast England beat : violent crime.--Container
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

82 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nightmarish vision of Shakespeare's classic tragedy about the lust for power, and its bloody consequences
The tragedy of Macbeth by Roman Polanski( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity. Jon Finch and Francesca Annis star as a decorated warrior rising in the ranks and his driven wife, scheming together to take the throne by any means
The golden voyage of Sinbad( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinbad the sailor follows a strange man which leads him through many adventures and into conflict with an evil magician who brings inanimate objects to life to oppose Sinbad in his quest
Judge John Deed( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judge John Deed is on a mission for justice and he's prepared to break the rules to deliver it. In his red robes and wig, Deed might look like every other High Court judge, but his passionate belief in justice sets him apart from his peers. To the police force, the Crown Prosecution Service, the Lord Chancellor's Department and even many of his colleagues, Deed is a man more concerned with justice than the letter of the law
Judge John Deed( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deed must deal with corruption within the jury, the suspected murder of a barrister, and a case connected to a lucrative government deal with a foreign country during which finalizing the contract seems to some more important than seeing justice is done. Subsequent episodes raise other important questions of justice: a man with the mental age of 13 on trial for murder; the uncovering of a massive mortgage fraud perpetrated by lawyers with the connivance of a judge; and more
Agatha Christie Poirot. the movie collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three act tragedy: While visiting the Cornish coast, Poirot attends a dinner where one of the guests suddenly dies. The clocks: A pretty secretary arrives at a residence for a temporary typing job, only to find a man's corpse on the floor. But why are there four strange clocks in the room? Hallowe'en party: A children's party turns into the murder of 13-year-old Joyce Reynolds, who had boasted of witnessing a murder a few years before
Judge John Deed( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never afraid to question the establishment, despite threats to his future and to his loved ones that faced him in the last series, Judge John Deed has more than enough to contend with before he even arrives at court. His daughter, willful Charlie, has decided to follow in her father's footsteps and embark on a legal career of her own; while close confidante Jo Mills is struggling to balance her home and work responsibilities with caring for a foster child
The Silmarillion boxed set by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the epic history of a magical world of elves
Judge John Deed( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can Judge John Deed's unrelenting idealism lead to ultimate justice? Or is his rebellious nature doing more harm than good? In two nail-biting double episodes, the eponymous judge is sent to the Hague as the British representative at the International Criminal Court, where he must try a young soldier for war crimes in Iraq. Instead he uncovers nefarious reasons for bringing him to trial
Judge John Deed( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never afraid to question the establishment - despite threats to his future and to his loved ones - Judge John Deed returns for a fourth season on the bench. Menace and intimidation fill Deed's court when three young men are charged with shooting a gang member and a main witness in the case is killed in a hit and run. When Deed has an affair with a plaintiff, his fellow judges turn against him and exile him to Warwick
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