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Shaw, Martin 1945-

Overview
Works: 205 works in 430 publications in 5 languages and 10,060 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Television plays  Fantasy fiction  Radio plays  Adventure stories  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Host
Classifications: PN1992.77, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Martin Shaw
The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,042 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
The murder room ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 498 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 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 471 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
Death in holy orders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 423 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 413 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 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 408 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 )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector George Gently, a former Scotland Yard sleuth, returns to track murderers in Britain's North Country
George Gently ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 354 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 )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 325 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 Last place on earth ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the race to the South Pole in 1911 between rival explorers: the Englishman Scott and the Norwegian Amundsen. In an effort to be the first to plant his country's flag at the South Pole, Scott and Amundsen undertook a 1,500-mile trek across the frozen wastes of Antarctica, facing danger, extreme suffering, and death
Judge John Deed ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 247 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
Richard III by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A huge success in its day, this historical play includes many devices that mark Shakespeare's early style. The action centers around the character of Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villian who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultous reigh of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history
Agatha Christie Poirot. the movie collection ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 236 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 )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 231 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 Silmarillion boxed set by J. R. R Tolkien ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the epic history of a magical world of elves
Judge John Deed ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 215 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 )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 204 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
Judge John Deed ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 190 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 hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1937 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the adventures of Bilbo Baggins the hobbit as he assists dwarves in their attempt to recapture their treasure from Smaug, the terrible dragon
Judge John Deed ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 184 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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