Most widely held works by Jonathan Firth
Luther ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,270 libraries worldwide
Regional princes and the powerful Catholic Church wield a fast, firm and merciless grip over 16th-century Germany. But when Martin Luther issues a shocking challenge to their authority, the people declare him their new leader - and hero. Even when threatened with violent death, Luther refused to back down, sparking a bloody religious revolution that shakes the entire continent to its core.
William Shakespeare's Twelfth night by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 663 libraries worldwide
"Twelfth night is a riotous comedy of hopelessly unrequited passions and mistaken identity. Duke Orsino is in love with the noblewoman Olivia. She, however, has fallen for his servant Cesario, who is actually Viola, a woman disguised as a man, who loves Orsino: confusion is rife. Meanwhile, Olivia's arrogant steward Malvolio is cruelly tricked by her uncle Sir Toby Belch, his friend Sir Andrew Aguecheek and the maidservant Maria into believing his mistress loves him"--Container.
William Shakespeare's The two noble kinsmen by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 602 libraries worldwide
"Palamon and Arcite, cousins and bosom friends, are taken prisoner by Duke Theseus of Athens. While in captivity, they spy the beautiful Emilia. Both fall instantly in love with her, and their attachment to each other turns to hate. This dark-edged tragicomedy is now widely regarded at having been written by Shakespeare in collaboration with John Fletcher. Probably composed in 1613-14, it is the final play in Shakespeare's dramatic career"--Container.
Victoria & Albert ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 531 libraries worldwide
The moving romantic story of two lovers who create an intimate private world amidst the pomp and politics of the court of St. James. This epic miniseries shows us a Victoria that we have never seen before--not the staid and stately old matron cloaked in black--but a young, passionate, sensual Victoria who takes command of the throne and falls head over heels in love with the dashing German prince who will father her six children.
The prince & me III royal honeymoon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Paige and Edvard, now Queen and King of Denmark, decide to take their honeymoon. Amidst ancient castles, glittering snowcapped mountains and dreams of passionate embraces, the royal couple find themselves thrust back into the spotlight. The captivating forest they have found refuge in is under attack by their own prime minister, who wants to turn it in to an oil field. To make matters worse, an old flame of Queen Paige has turned up and wants to tell secrets from her past.
Midsomer murders. Set five ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The killings at Badger's Drift: The death of an elderly woman and the persistence of her lifelong friend draw Barnaby into a case that reveals the sordid side of this quaint village. Written in blood: Investigating the brutal murder of a Midsomer Worthy writer, Barnaby discovers that the victim had been living a fictitious life. Death of a hollow man: In Causton, Barnaby and his family take part in an amateur theatrical production of Amadeus that provides an abundance of real-life drama. Faithful unto death: When the wife of a wealthy local businessman disappears, Barnaby finds that Fawcett Green harbors a complex web of financial and romantic entanglements. Death in disguise: Barnaby needs all his wits about him as he investigates a string of deaths at a local New Age commune.
Far from the madding crowd ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Thomas Hardy's classic love story about a headstrong young woman whose life becomes entwined with three disparate men: a dashing soldier, a wealthy landowner, and a sheep farmer.
The prince & me the elephant adventure ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
A year after their royal wedding, King Edvard and Queen Paige receive an invitation to attend the wedding of Princess Myra of Sangyoon. Upon their arrival, Paige finds Myra is unhappy about her arranged marriage and is secretly in love with Alu, a young elephant handler. When the romance is revealed, Alu is thrown in jail and the wedding elephant goes missing. To save the princess, Paige and Eddie must find the elephant and free Alu, plus convince the king of Sangyoon that true love reigns.
Victoria & Albert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
The moving romantic story of two lovers who create an intimate private world amidst the pomp and politics of the court of St. James. This epic miniseries shows us a Victoria that we have never seen before--not the staid and stately old matron cloaked in black--but a young, passonate, sensual Victoria who takes command of the throne and falls head over heels in love with the dashing German prince who will father her six children.
The Inspector Lynley mysteries. Payment in blood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
A playwright is murdered in her sleep the night before her play opens. Can Lynley and Havers solve the murder in spite of Lynley's feelings for a woman involved with the key suspect?
Romeo & Juliet ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Two young lovers are destroyed by the bitter feud between their powerful families, the Montagues and the Capulets.
Shadows of glory by William Woodruff ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Arnold College, Oxford. When Sir George Kemp returns to his old university to celebrate the launch of a new barge, he can't help noticing a photograph on the wall: the 1939 rowing team, of whom George had been the cox. Sixty years earlier had been a heady intoxicating time for George and the crew. But with conflict inevitable, the nine friends find the dreaming spires giving way to the nightmare of modern war.
Heathrow nights by Jan Mark ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
After his father's death and his mother's swift remarriage, Russell feels he can identify with Shakespeare's Hamlet. But when his class is taken to see the play, he and his mates ruin the performance. Banned from the half-term school trip, the boys head off to find a place to stay on their own. At first, Heathrow Airport feels comfortable and safe. But Russell, left alone there, finds it altering. Time seems to play tricks.
Luther ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and German and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Regional princes and the powerful church wield a fast, firm and merciless grip over 16th-century Germany. But when Martin Luther issues a shocking challenge to their authority, the people declare him their new leader - and hero. Even when threatened with violent death, Luther refuses to back down, sparking a bloody revolution that shakes the entire continent to it's core.
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Luther er veränderte die Welt für immer ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Pompeii the last day ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Recreates the greatest natural disaster of the ancient world--the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, almost 2000 years ago in AD79.
Albert & Victoria ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Shows a different side of Queen Victoria of England, as the emotional young queen whose reign was shaped by her passionate love for her German-born husband, Prince Albert.
The romance collection. Victoria & Albert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
The world remembers Queen Victoria as a staid and stately dowager in black. But when the teen aged "Drina" ascended to the throne, she was a vibrant young woman of powerful emotions, which found their greatest outlet in her consuming love for her German-born husband, Prince Albert.
I'll never be young again by Daphne Du Maurier ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
As far as his father, an accomplished poet, is concerned, Richard will never amount to anything, and so he decides to take his fate into his own hands. But at the last moment, he is saved by Jake, who appeals to Richard not to waste his life. Together they set out for adventure, jumping aboard the first ship they see and working their passage to Norway and around Europe, eventually to bohemian Paris.
Albert,--Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain,--1819-1861 Arranged marriage Barnaby, Chief Inspector (Fictitious character) Biographical films Biographical television programs Brothers and sisters Criminal investigation Denmark Detective and mystery television programs Detectives Drama England England--Wessex Europe--Illyria Feature films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Forest degradation Germany Great Britain Greece--Athens Hardy, Thomas,--1840-1928 Historical films Historical television programs History Honeymoons Kings and rulers Knights and knighthood Love stories, English Luther, Martin,--1483-1546 Lutheran converts Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Mistaken identity Murderers Police Prime ministers Princesses Religious films Revolutions--Religious aspects Romance films Romantic comedy films Royal weddings Shipwreck survival Television adaptations Television mini-series Troy, Sergeant (Fictitious character) Twins Victoria,--Queen of Great Britain,--1819-1901 Video recordings--for the hearing impaired