WorldCat Identities

Davies, Russell

Overview
Works: 53 works in 100 publications in 1 language and 2,046 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Anecdotes  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Editor, Creator
Classifications: N72.5, 700
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Russell Davies Publications about Russell Davies
Publications by  Russell Davies Publications by Russell Davies
Most widely held works by Russell Davies
The private life of a masterpiece ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art, not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have a life of their own in the modern world. The works of art featured here are both instantly familiar and profoundly mysterious. Revolutionary in their conception, and iconic years after their execution, they each have their own compelling stories. For behind the beautiful canvases and sculptures are tales of political revolution, wartime escapes, massive ego clashes, social scandal, financial wrangling and shocking violence
Ronald Searle : a biography by Russell Davies ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kenneth Williams diaries by Kenneth Williams ( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De dagboeken van de Britse, homoseksuele, acteur, radioman en komiek Kenneth Williams, die zich schuldig voelde over en minderwaardig door zijn homoseksualiteit. Williams had sadomasochistische verlangens en was bevriend met Joe Orton
The Kenneth Williams letters by Kenneth Williams ( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private life of a masterpiece ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art, not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have a life of their own in the modern world. The works of art featured here are both instantly familiar and profoundly mysterious. Revolutionary in their conception, and iconic years after their execution, they each have their own compelling stories. For behind the beautiful canvases and sculptures are tales of political revolution, wartime escapes, massive ego clashes, social scandal, financial wrangling and shocking violence
Kenneth Williams unseen : the private notes, scripts and photographs by Wes Butters ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Foreign body : the secret life of Robert Maxwell by Russell Davies ( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private life of a masterpiece ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art, not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have a life of their own in the modern world. The works of art featured here are both instantly familiar and profoundly mysterious. Revolutionary in their conception, and iconic years after their execution, they each have their own compelling stories. For behind the beautiful canvases and sculptures are tales of political revolution, wartime escapes, massive ego clashes, social scandal, financial wrangling and shocking violence
Vicky by Russell Davies ( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private life of a masterpiece ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art, not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have a life of their own in the modern world. The works of art featured here are both instantly familiar and profoundly mysterious. Revolutionary in their conception, and iconic years after their execution, they each have their own compelling stories. For behind the beautiful canvases and sculptures are tales of political revolution, wartime escapes, massive ego clashes, social scandal, financial wrangling and shocking violence
Private life of a masterpiece ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art, not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have a life of their own in the modern world. The works of art featured here are both instantly familiar and profoundly mysterious. Revolutionary in their conception, and iconic years after their execution, they each have their own compelling stories. For behind the beautiful canvases and sculptures are tales of political revolution, wartime escapes, massive ego clashes, social scandal, financial wrangling and shocking violence
Private life of a masterpiece ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art, not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have a life of their own in the modern world. The works of art featured here are both instantly familiar and profoundly mysterious. Revolutionary in their conception, and iconic years after their execution, they each have their own compelling stories. For behind the beautiful canvases and sculptures are tales of political revolution, wartime escapes, massive ego clashes, social scandal, financial wrangling and shocking violence
Private life of a masterpiece ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art, not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have a life of their own in the modern world. The works of art featured here are both instantly familiar and profoundly mysterious. Revolutionary in their conception, and iconic years after their execution, they each have their own compelling stories. For behind the beautiful canvases and sculptures are tales of political revolution, wartime escapes, massive ego clashes, social scandal, financial wrangling and shocking violence
Renaissance masterpieces ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the stories behind masterpieces of painting: Botticelli's La primavera; Uccello's The Battle of San Romano; Leonardo's The last supper; Piero Della Francesca's The Resurrection
Spike Milligan vivat milligna! by Russell Davies ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Researched and written by Russell Davies, this BBC Radio 2 documentary tells the life story of Spike Milligan
La primavera ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Botticelli's allegorical masterpiece, painted in Florence probably in the 1480s, was one of the first large secular works since Greek and Roman times, and featured the first sensual female figures of the Renaissance in a city awash with pious Christian images. Why did Botticelli, whose previous art was confined to conventional Christian images and portraits of the wealthy and powerful, paint the ground-breaking La Primavera? This program explains how, in the Seventies, a painting, fixed above an ornamental day-bed, cited in a centuries-old inventory from a Medici house, was recognized as being La Primavera, shedding new light on its creation
Drama is primary ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dance at the Moulin de la Galette ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Painted by Renoir in 1876, this painting depicts a lively Sunday afternoon at the Moulin de la Galette dance hall in Montmartre. But, as the programme reveals, though the painting has a celebratory tone, Paris was then still recovering from its most bloody and turbulent time
The private life of a masterpiece ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Going beyond the Who, When, and Where of great art to address the all-important Why, this remarkable series firmly sets each of ten of the world's greatest masterpieces within the vibrant context of its times. A good deal of How is included as well, as X-ray analysis and 3-D reconstructions expand on the narratives- and solve long-unexplained riddles- by revealing details that could not otherwise be seen. And behind it all is valuable commentary by leading art historians, artists, art critics.--Container
The comedy greats ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic compilation of sketches and songs from BBC Radio 3's Turns of the Century: Tommy Cooper, Flanders and Swann, Max Wall, Beryl Reid, Stanley Holloway, Hylda Baker, Ken Dodd, Sandy Powell, Morecambe and Wise, Jimmy James, The Crazy Gang, and many more
 
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English (60)
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