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Rodway, Norman 1929-2001

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Most widely held works by Norman Rodway
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Visual )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the transformation of a noble Athenian from a reckless spendthrift to a mad misanthrope
William Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Distressed by his father's death and his mother's over-hasty remarriage, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is faced by a spectre from beyond the grave bearing a grim message of murder and revenge"--Container
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's first superspy, Sydney Reilly, lives by his wits and thrives on danger
William Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Troy is besieged by the invading Greeks, but the young Trojan prince Troilus can think only of his love for Cressida. Her uncle Pandarus brings the two together, but after only one night news comes that Cressida must be sent to the enemy camp. There, as Troilus looks on, she yields to the wooing of the Greek Diomedes. The heroic action of the Trojan War story is undercut by the commentary of Thersites, who provides a cynical chorus to this dark and brilliant play"--Container
William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fabulously rich Timon believes all his friends to be as open-hearted and generous as himself. When his wealth suddenly evaporates, however, he discovers the truth and his altruism turns to a bitter hatred of mankind. Stirred by the cynical Apemantus, Timon retreats to the woods where he plots the destruction of Athens, the city that had formerly seemed to embody everything pleasurable and civilized. The cosmic scope of his hatred is communicated in a series of powerful and disturbing tableaux"--Container
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 559 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
William Shakespeare's Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the personal and political fortunes of King Henry VI, from the time of his childhood to youth and marriage to the beautiful but ruthless Margaret of Anjou, and through the power struggles of his subjects the Yorkists and Lancastrians, ending with the growing influence of sinister Richard, Duke of Gloucester
The story of David( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David is the second and ideal king of Israel. Follows the story from the time he was a young shepherd to his death as king. Along the journey of his life are his accomplishments, his struggles, and his sins. In his life he repented and in his humility he brought himself peace with his sins and his conscience
Great speeches in history( Recording )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln-here are [historical figures with speeches associated with them]. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the ... resources of language in the service of the ... issues of their day."--Container
Oedipus the King by Sophocles( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 229 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
William Shakespeare's Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the personal and political fortunes of King Henry VI, from the time of his childhood to youth and marriage to the beautiful but ruthless Margaret of Anjou, and through the power struggles of his subjects the Yorkists and Lancastrians, ending with the growing influence of sinister Richard, Duke of Gloucester
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Shakespeare's tragedy that entails greed, lies, and betrayal between family members
The Bretts( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles and Lydia Brett, darlings of the West End for decades, turn on the charm when the curtain rises, but their behind-the-scenes family life is even more intriguing
William Shakespeare's Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the personal and political fortunes of King Henry VI, from the time of his childhood to youth and marriage to the beautiful but ruthless Margaret of Anjou, and through the power struggles of his subjects the Yorkists and Lancastrians, ending with the growing influence of sinister Richard, Duke of Gloucester
The critic by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Ross is framed for a bank robbery that he didn't commit. Once he gets out of jail, he seeks revenge on those who framed him
Inspector Morse by John Thaw( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man, who never uses his first name and finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his considerable intellect and passion for truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished actors and directors
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distressed by his father's death and his mother's over-hasty remarriage, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is faced by a spectre from beyond the grave bearing a grim message of murder and revenge. The young Prince is driven to the edge of madness by his struggle to understand the situation he finds himself in and to do his duty. Many others, including Hamlet's beloved, the innocent Ophelia, are swept up in his tragedy, Shakespeare's most famous and one of the great stories in the literature of the world
The Bretts( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles and Lydia Brett, darlings of the West End for decades, turn on the charm when the curtain rises, but their behind-the-scenes family life is even more intriguing
 
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William Shakespeare's Hamlet
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Norman Rodway acteur uit Ierland (1929-2001)

Norman Rodway Irish actor

Norman Rodway irländsk skådespelare

Norman Rodway irsk skodespelar

Norman Rodway irsk skuespiller

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William Shakespeare's Troilus and CressidaWilliam Shakespeare's Timon of AthensWilliam Shakespeare's Henry VIGreat speeches in historyOedipus the KingWilliam Shakespeare's Henry VIThe BrettsWilliam Shakespeare's Henry VI