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Giles, David 1926-2010

Overview
Works: 305 works in 1,056 publications in 2 languages and 15,352 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Television mini-series  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Romance films  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Director, Restager , Actor, Author, fmd, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Giles
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

71 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
Mansfield Park by Iain B Macdonald( Visual )

63 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny is an impoverished young woman, snubbed by society, who earns the respect and love of her cousin in this BBC mini-series adaptation of the Jane Austen classic set in 19th century England
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

70 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe. Follows King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by marrying a French princess
The second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fift by William Shakespeare( Visual )

67 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play that portrays the colorful panorama of Medieval English life. The revolt against Henry is finally crushed and the king broods over the uncertain future of his son. Henry IV dies, Falstaff is banished, and Prince Hal is crowned Henry V
The life & death of King John by William Shakespeare( Visual )

56 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the weak and despicable King John, who tries to fend off the royal claims of Arthur, Duke of Brittany, who is supported by the King of France. In spite of the support of Faulconbridge, John alienates the English nobility and runs afoul of the Pope. In the end he is poisoned and his son Henry III becomes King
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )

37 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V) as he appears to waste his youth in London taverns in the company of the irresponsible Sir John Falstaff
Paradise road by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and who used music as a relief to their misery
The Barchester Chronicles by Anthony Trollope( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy community of Barchester is rocked from its complacency when a crusade against the Church of England's practice of self-enrichment misfires
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( Visual )

42 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's work, chronicling nearly 50 turbulent years of a wealthy English family
Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffer an agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge. He attempts to right the long-ago wrong and sets in motion a series of events that spell his destruction
Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary actress Patricia Routledge returns as 60ish housewife turned gumshoe Hetty Wainthropp in this popular PBS Mystery! series. Includes six episodes, two of which have not aired on PBS
Henry IV, part I. by William Shakespeare( Visual )

62 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play. Upon the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V)
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The body in the library: "A beautiful spring morning is marred when the corpse of a platinum blonde is discovered in the library of Gossington Hall, home of Colonel and Mrs. Bantry."
Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Housewife turned gumshoe Hetty Wainthropp is back for another round of solving mysteries. Both steely and motherly, she takes no prisoners and puts on no airs, using her dowdy appearance to blend into her surroundings
The first Churchills( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the 50-year marriage of John and Sarah Churchill, the first Churchills to make their mark on British history. John was a handsome and charismatic general who won the battles that shaped the future of England. Sarah was a fiery beauty whose passion and intellect made her a favorite at court and won the undying devotion of her husband. The turbulent history of 17th century England is seen through the eyes of Sarah, and are filtered through her love for John and their shared love of England
The Strauss family( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of the Strauss family is an epic story spanning more than 85 years. From father Johann Strauss to his eldest son Schanni, it was a tradition not only of music, but of the wealth, fame and jealousies common to popular musicians throughout the ages
The Life & death of King John by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play King John
The Second part of King Henry the Fourth : containing his death, and the coronation of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play. The revolt against Henry is finally crushed; yet the king tired and sick, dies, and his son Hal is crowned Henry V
The Jane Austen collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sense and sensibility: The story of two sisters attempting to find happiness in the tightly structured society of 18th century England
Sense & sensibility by Sheila Ballantine( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the lives and loves of the two Dashwood sisters, the discreet and wise Elinor, and the reckless, passionate Marianne, who pursue love and happiness around the pillars of genteel 19th century English society
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Barchester Chronicles
Alternative Names
David Giles Brits televisieregisseur (1926-2010)

Дэвид Джиллз

דייוויד ג'יילס במאי טלוויזיה בריטי

Languages
English (555)

German (2)

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Mayor of CasterbridgeHetty Wainthropp investigatesHetty Wainthropp investigates