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Shaw, Martin 1945-

Overview
Works: 186 works in 476 publications in 6 languages and 12,108 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Television cop shows  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works about Martin Shaw
 
Most widely held works by Martin Shaw
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

60 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,456 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 )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 582 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 )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace & love: When nuclear submarines plan to dock at the local naval base, young peace protesters from Durham University clash with the police. The next morning, the demonstrators' fiery leader, faculty member Fraser Barratt, turns up dead at the dockside. The investigation takes Gently and Bacchus to the campus, where big changes are blowin' in the wind--and the social, political, and sexual tumult brings little peace
George Gently( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 525 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
Death in holy orders( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commander Dalgliesh is asked by Sir Alfred Treeves, a successful businessman, to investigate the death of his son, one of the young ordinands of the theological college of St. Anselm's in East Anglia
George Gently( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 475 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 )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 468 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
George Gently( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 427 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
Judge John Deed( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 319 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
The tragedy of Macbeth by Roman Polanski( Visual )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 306 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
Judge John Deed( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 303 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
The golden voyage of Sinbad( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 289 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 )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 268 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
Judge John Deed by Martin Shaw( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 257 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
Agatha Christie Poirot. the movie collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 256 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
George Gently( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 252 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
Judge John Deed( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 248 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
The Silmarillion boxed set by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judge John Deed faces more tough decisions in and out of the courtroom in the fifth season of the dramatic series. For Judge John Deed, following the letter of the law can be tricky when the courtroom is clouded with conspiracy, heartbreak and scandal. A passion for doing right often leaves Deed at odds with his colleagues, family and lovers. Is all fair in the pursuit of justice?
 
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Martin Shaw acteur britannique

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Martin Shaw britisk skodespelar

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