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Probert, Siôn

Overview
Works: 21 works in 36 publications in 1 language and 511 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Detective and mystery fiction  Film adaptations  Televised plays  Television plays  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator
Classifications: PR6001.L678, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Siôn Probert
King Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 112 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
Practise to deceive by David Williams( Recording )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cold-blooded murder of Kevin Rees, Auxiliary Nurse at the private Howell Clinic for stroke victims, is greeted with apparent sorrow by all who knew him. Well, nearly all. But is Dr Edwin Howell, maverick neuro-psychiatrist and co-owner of the clinic, just saving face when he anxiously divines the crime was the work of a burglar? Only when DCI Merlin Parry rejects such a facile solution and digs deeper into Rees' background do the unsavoury aspects of the young man's life emerge. But many of those who knew him seem intent on withholding information from the police
Prescription for murder by David Williams( Recording )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The events surrounding the public launch of the Closter Drug Company - inventors of a wonder migraine cure - are enough to give anyone a splitting headache: there is a security leak, a press conference invaded by animal rights protestors, and other unfortunate incidents. It's a good thing that Mark Treasure, banker and sleuth, is Closter's nonexecutive chairman
Suicide intended by David Williams( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holy treasure! by David Williams( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crumbling church, ripe for development, stirs up dangerous rivalries, and after the vicar's wife launches a repair fund there is a brutally convenient death. Treasure finds himself unpicking a knot of high finance and crime
King Richard II( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and the usurper, Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
King Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play which recreates Henry VI's early and middle years as King. Centers on the French wars and the activities of Joan of Arc and details the culmination of the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York. Adapted from Henry VI, pt. 1, and the earlier scences of Henry VI, part 2
Henry VI : House of York by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues Shakespeare's story of Henry VI and reveals how Queen Margaret hates the Yorks and becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians. Concludes with the Yorks winning the battle of St. Albans, and thus forcing Henry from the throne. Adapted from later scences of Henry VI, pt. 2, and Henry VI, part 3
A terminal case by David Williams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parishioners of Bryntaf, a leafy Cardiff suburb, are far from being shocked when the vicar of St Samson's announces he is divorcing his wife. Some are surprised, though, when he adds he expects to remarry, an attractive young widow, and still keep his job. But his intentions go for nothing when the widow, a hospital consultant, is brutally murdered
Treasure up in smoke by David Williams( Recording )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Charles Island, a drowsily contented British Colony in the West Indies, came dramatically awake through the foul murder of its most influential citizen. But the banker sleuth Mark Treasure arrived on business to discover that his accident-prone assistant was the number one suspect. However, Treasure quickly volunteered to assist the daunted Chief Inspector Small in finding the real villain from among a bewildering bunch of runners.--Container
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages, and military coups, this play portrays the tumultuous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne. The Yorkists have emerged victorious from the civil wars and Edward IV wears the English crown. But Edward's misshapen brother Richard harbors kingly ambitions and will stop at nothing to achieve the throne. In a final battle on Bosworth Field, Richard meets the ghosts of all whom he has murdered and the Earl of Richmond, the future King Henry VII
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) : [an appreciation] by Paul Ferris( Recording )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder for Treasure by David Williams( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Allingham case-book by Margery Allingham( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book records eighteen crimes; from the seedy and sinister to the fashionable and frivolous. Within its pages are more of the exploits of the famous detective Albert Campion and his friends the policemen Charlie Luke and Stanislaus Oates. Cosy mystery. Private eye novel
Classic Welsh short stories( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The storyteller has always been an important figure in Welsh society, and this collection draws on twenty five of the best Welsh short stories written this century, many of them translations from the Welsh. From the lyricism of Dylan Thomas to the telling prose of Kate Roberts, these tales testify to the vitality and uniqueness of the Welsh tradition
Suicide intended by David Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Freddy was a blackmailer, drug peddler, thief and eighteen-year-old bully, studying for his A levels. When his naked body is discovered there is more secret joy than sorrow amongst the College pupils and teachers. What looked like suicide is suddenly revealed to have been a well-organised murder
Grand Slam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

It is 1977 and the Welsh rugby team is going to France. Their supporters follow anxious to see Wales achieve the Grand Slam. The film follows one group of fans as they encounter more than just rugby, in a classic Welsh comedy. Added to this, are some memorable moments in Welsh rugby from Gerald Davies, JPR Williams, Gareth Edwards, Phil Bennett, Terry Cobner and Steve Fenwick
Dylan Thomas by Paul Ferris( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A Dylan Thomas treasury : poems, stories and broadcasts by Dylan Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This anthology of poetry and prose will appeal to all admirers of Dylan Thomas. It contains thirty-six of his poems, from all periods of his life as well as ten stories and five broadcasts
Practise to deceive by David Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murder of a male nurse at an exclusive treatment center is greeted with apparent sorrow by all who knew him - well, nearly all
 
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