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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 )

33 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 964 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 )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 937 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
William Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 586 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 )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 577 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 )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 564 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
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the 20th century, one remarkable man single-handedly tried to alter the course of history. Sidney Reilly was a Russian-born British agent who radically transformed modern espionage techniques and set the mold for the super spy. From one heart-pulsing mission after another, from stealing top-secret Russian oil information to a near overthrow of the Bolshevik Revolution to his final capture by Stalin's forces in 1918, Reilly's exploits are at times so daring, it's hard to believe they are actural history
William Shakespeare's Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 286 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 285 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 )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 279 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 234 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
William Shakespeare's Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry VI has married the beautiful Margaret of Anjou but the new Queen is ruthless and ambitious. Supported by the powerful Duke of Suffolk, Margaret plots the overthrow of her enemies, chief among them the Duke of Gloucester, Protector during Henry's infancy. But the Duke of York also aspires to the throne and the common people, led by Jack Cade, are in rebellion. To the despair of the mild young King, England descends into civil war
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 202 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
The critic by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheridan's clever farce on the pretensions of the theatrical world, includes the splendid Mr Puff. Hywel Bennett, Alan Badel, Nigel Hawthorne and John Gielgud star
William Shakespeare's Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 137 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
Out by John Duncan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 100 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his considerable intellect and passion for the truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford. (Deceived by flight) the Clarets XI old boys' cricket team gather for their annual match, but before the first ball is bowled, one of the team meets an untimely death. (The secret of Bay 5B) Playboy architect Michael Gifford has been found strangled in his car and the only clues to the murder are his diary and a car park ticket. (The infernal serpent) An environmentalist is murdered minutes before his controversial lecture, leading Morse and Lewis to tackle an unsavory case that unearths skeletons in the closet of a respectable academic family
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 77 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 ghost 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
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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Norman Rodway acteur irlandais

Norman Rodway acteur uit Ierland (1929-2001)

Norman Rodway actor irlandés

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 VIWilliam Shakespeare's Henry VIHamlet