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Rodway, Norman 1929-2001

Overview
Works: 122 works in 229 publications in 1 language and 7,392 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Television adaptations  Audio adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PR2834, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Norman Rodway, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Norman Rodway
William Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 921 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
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details the transformation of a noble Athenian from a reckless spendthrift to a mad misanthrope
William Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 616 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 )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 600 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
Reilly, ace of spies ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's first superspy, Sydney Reilly, lives by his wits and thrives on danger
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 507 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 300 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 )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 243 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 )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln-here are some of history's most significant figures with their most important speeches. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the finest resources of language in the service of the most dramatic issues of their day"--Insert
William Shakespeare's Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 229 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
Oedipus the King by Sophocles ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The beginning of the Oedipus saga tells of Oedipus the king & the working out of the curse on the royal house of Thebes
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear rages against a fearsome storm
William Shakespeare's Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 145 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 )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Out ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 92 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
The Bretts ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 85 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
A fully dramatized recording of William Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 82 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
Reilly: the ace of spies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's first superspy, Sydney Reilly lives by his wits and thrives on danger. In this story Reilly uncovers information about Russian oil explorations while on a mission in Baku. Reilly is taken, along with fellow passengers the Reverend Thomas and his beautiful young wife, Margaret, from the train on which he is travelling to a hotel where they are kept under police guard. There Reilly plans a daring escape--and finds in Mrs. Thomas a willing accomplice
Thucydides the Peloponnesian War and Plato : Alcibiades I ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The 27-year war between the two powerful states of Athens and Sparta destroyed an empire. This film anatomy and analysis of that war, of the machinations of political expediency and the appropriation of moral right, is an intelligent, thought provoking, and frighteningly relevent documentation of the politics of conflict. John Barton was drawn to Thucydides ability to see all around a situation and create, through his complete and penetrating observation, types and characters that speak to posterity."--Container
The Bretts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brimming with wit and Roaring Twenties flair, the classic British series follows a theatrical dynasty as they navigate their complicated personal and professional lives. Comedy and tragedy ensue as the family attempts to adapt to their rapidly changing world. Includes the complete Series 1 and 2
 
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