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Virdi, Harvey

Overview
Works: 19 works in 53 publications in 1 language and 595 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Melodrama  Filmed operas  Filmed plays  Opera films  Operas  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harvey Virdi
The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster( Visual )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of John Webster's play about a young widow who becomes a victim of vengeance when she ignores her family's wishes and remarries
Volpone by Ben Jonson( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volpone, a rich Venetian nobleman, with the assistance of his servant, Mosca, has devised a method for increasing his wealth by pretending that he is old and dying. Since he has no heirs, the plan is to encourage speculators to curry his favor by visiting him and bringing gifts in the expectation of being named in his will
Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having decided he has accumulated all he can of conventional knowledge, Doctor Faustus turns to magic in a quest for greater truths. Before long, he ends up selling his soul to the devil. Dr Faustus gradually realizes his terrible mistake. He apparently repents, but finally dies, the devil coming to collect his soul, and his friends the dismembered body. Includes the main play, interviews, and the complete play filmed from the point of view of a single camera master shot
The school for scandal : [Freestone] by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using the full text, this effervescent, hilarious, and beautifully staged production moves at high speed, challenging the audience to keep up with the intricately wrought and brilliant comedy of Sheridan's masterpiece"--Container
Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using the unabridged A Text version of the play, this lucid, stylish and energetic production captures perfectly both the horror and dark humour of Marlowe's tragic work"--Container
The school for scandal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two brothers, one apparently a model citizen, the other a dissolute ne'er-do-well. But as the play progresses and the scandal-mongering backfires, the tables are turned on the siblings
Doctor Faustus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc one contains the play
Volpone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volpone, a rich Venetian nobleman, with the assistance of his servant, Mosca, has devised a method for increasing his wealth by pretending that he is old and dying. Since he has no heirs, the plan is to encourage speculators to curry his favor by visiting him and bringing gifts in the expectation of being named in his will
The Duchess of Malfi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Italy in the early fifteenth century, the play begins as a love story, with the Duchess marrying beneath her class. However, her two brothers, one cool and corrupt, the other secretly violent and warped, have other ideas. With incredible plot twists along the way, the play ends as a tragedy, as the brothers take revenge on her, destroying themselves in the process
Doctor Faustus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Disc two contains in-depth cast and crew interviews
The Duchess of Malfi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Set in Italy in the early fifteenth century, the play begins as a love story, with the Duchess marrying beneath her class. However, her two brothers, one cool and corrupt, the other secretly violent and warped, have other ideas. With incredible plot twists along the way, the play ends as a tragedy, as the brothers take revenge on her, destroying themselves in the process
The school for scandal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The story of two brothers, one apparently a model citizen, the other a dissolute ne'er-do-well. But as the play progresses and the scandal-mongering backfires, the tables are turned on the siblings
The Duchess of Malfi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Set in Italy in the early fifteenth century, the play begins as a love story, with the Duchess marrying beneath her class. However, her two brothers, one cool and corrupt, the other secretly violent and warped, have other ideas. With incredible plot twists along the way, the play ends as a tragedy, as the brothers take revenge on her, destroying themselves in the process
Doctor Faustus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Disc three contains mastershots showing all entrances & exits, plus lighting & scenery changes
The school for scandal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The story of two brothers, one apparently a model citizen, the other a dissolute ne'er-do-well. But as the play progresses and the scandal-mongering backfires, the tables are turned on the siblings
Citizen Khan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The entire first series of the BBC family sitcom centering on pompous, upwardly-striving Muslim businessman Mr Khan (Adil Ray) and his hard done by family. Living in Sparkhill, part of Birmingham's 'Balti Triangle', with his house-proud wife (Shobu Kapoor) and two rebellious daughters Shazia (Maya Sondhi) and Alia (Bhavna Limbachia), the distinctly retro, self-styled leader of the community constantly tries to get others to see the wisdom of his ways, without much success
Die 3groschenoper = The threepenny opera by Kurt Weill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Highwaymen and thieves stand for the great lords and powerful public officials of Georgian England, in this spoof of the corrupt politics during that time. Depiction and intimation of crime and vice in all strata of society make it universally appealing
Brick Lane by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazneen is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh. Nazneen struggles to accept her lifestyle and tries to keep her head down in spite of life's blows. She soon discovers that life cannot be avoided and she is forced to confront life the day that the hotheaded young Karim comes knocking at her door
Honour by Colin Macdonald( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An urban thriller set in West London. Mona is a young British Muslim girl on the on the run from her family after they find out about her plans to run away with her Punjabi boyfriend. In a desperate bid to save face and their family honour; her mother and older brother enlist the help of a bounty hunter to track her down
 
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