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Allam, Roger

Overview
Works: 105 works in 165 publications in 1 language and 1,414 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Romantic comedy films  Detective and mystery fiction  Biographical fiction  Television adaptations  Romance television programs  War television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator
Classifications: PR6051.R285, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roger Allam
William Shakespeare's Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telling his followers he is leaving the city on affairs of state, the Duke of Vienna appoints the puritanical Angelo to govern in his absence. Will Angelo prove as virtuous as he seems once power is in his hands? Roaming the city disguised as a friar, the Duke looks on as Angelo's lust for the virtuous Isabella sweeps him into the corruption he has so sternly condemned in others. The Duke's manipulation at last produces a happy ending for this dark comedy, with its brilliant exploration of the themes of justice and mercy
Death is now my neighbour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Murder strikes in an Oxfordshire village at 17 Bloxham Drive. Exactly 24 hours later, while a policeman patrols outside, the resident at Number 15 is shot dead by the same gun. Investigators begin to unearth links between the neighbours of the modern estate. The murders also take Morse and Lewis into the hothouse atmosphere of the election for Master of Lonsdale College, over which the smooth and odious retiring master, Sir Clixby Bream, presides."--Container
Endeavour( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaun Evans returns to duty at Oxford City Police as Colin Dexter's cerebral Endeavour Morse, with four new gripping murder mysteries set amidst the turning tides of 1960s Britain. His partnership with DI Fred Thursday (Roger Allam) now firmly cemented, the two men must band together to crack this fresh quartet of dazzingly complex cases, shaking the highest pillars of Oxford society as they go
Parade's end( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the dying days of Edwardian England, English aristocrat Christopher Tietjens finds himself marrying Sylvia, a beautiful but cruel socialite who is pregnant with a child who may or may not be his. Christopher is determined to remain loyal to his wife, but his life is transformed the day he meets Valentine Wannop, a fearless young suffragette. Moving from the glittering yet shallow world of London high society to the trench-scarred battlefields of France, Parade's end is the story of one of the defining eras of the last century; a time when old certainties are being torn down and lives are changed forever"--Container
Endeavour( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1965, young Detective Constable Endeavour Morse investigates a case in Oxford
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telling his followers he is leaving the city on affairs of state, the Duke of Vienna appoints the puritanical Angelo to govern in his absence. Roaming the city disguised as a friar, the Duke looks on as Angelo's lust for the virtuous Isabella sweeps him into the corruption he has so sternly condemned in others. The Duke's manipulation at last produces a happy ending for this dark comedy, with its brilliant exploration of the themes of justice and mercy
Paths of glory by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Mallory was an intelligent student who attended Cambridge and served in World War I. He was an individual that wanted to accomplish great tasks that would ensure him a place in history. At age thirty seven, he decided to climb Mt. Everest and was last seen four hundred feet from the top. In 1999 his body was discovered, and the question of whether he made it to the top remains a mystery
Death is now my neighbour( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder strikes in an Oxforshire village at 17 Bloxham Drive. Exactly 24 hours later, while a policeman patrols outside, the resident of number 15 is shot dead by the same gun
A prisoner of birth by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny and Beth travel up to the West End to celebrate their engagement. They end the evening in a wine bar where criminal barrister Spencer Craig is celebrating his birthday. Although the two men don't meet, their lives will never be the same. For, an hour later, one of them is arrested for murder, while the other ends up as chief witness
The thick of it( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Prime Minister decides to reshuffle his cabinet in an attempt to look like he's doing something. Except no-one with any sense wants to join him on the bridge as the ship appears to be going down. So his chief enforcer Malcolm Tucker is having a hard time finding ministers prepared to volunteer for suicide watch in the run up to the general election"--Container
Who bombed Birmingham?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, six Irishmen were arrested following two bomb attacks on pubs in Birmingham in which 21 people died. The men have always denied any connection with the bombings. This investigative thriller is 100% factually accurate and gives a dramatic reconstruction of events following the bombing of two pubs and the subsequent investigation by World in Action researchers Ian MacBride and Chris Mullin to prove that the 'Birmingham Six' were wrongly convicted. In this thrilling film, the identities of the five IRA men believed to be responsible for the bombings are revealed
Antarctica by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A royal night out( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Royal Night Out is a film about one perfect, glorious evening in the lives of two real-life princesses. They are Elizabeth and Margaret Windsor and the night is 8 May 1945, V-E Night. The whole of London is on the streets to celebrate the official end of World War II in Europe. It is known the young princesses, aged 19 and 14, slipped out of the palace to join the communal euphoria and went dancing at the Ritz. They apparently returned to Buckingham Palace just after midnight. Directed by acclaimed UK director Julian Jarrold, A Royal Night Out is an affectionate 'what-if' story about the adventures Elizabeth and Margaret might have had on the joyous night that brought the whole of London together
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Shakespear's most controversial play, the opposing values of justice and mercy must be resolved. Antonio promises money to help his friend Bassanio woo Portia. He borrows the sum needed from the cruel Shylock, but there will be a dreadful penalty if the loan is not repaid."--Container
The thick of it( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Government embarrassment, ministerial cock-ups, coalition rows, backroom deals, policy U-turns, spin-doctoring, political back-stabbing, wild media speculation, and more time spent with ones family. It can only be the eagerly-anticipated return of Armando Iannuccis Westminster political comedy, The Thick of It. In the seven-part Fourth Series, Rebecca Front and Peter Capaldi reprise their BAFTA-winning roles as Nicola Murray and Malcolm Tucker, now consigned to the opposition benches, but still desperate for power. Roger Allam returns as Peter Mannion, the new Secretary of State for Social Affairs, supported by his team of special advisors and thwarted by his new coalition partners. As seen on ABC1
The jury( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by BAFTA award-winning writer Peter Morgan, The Jury is a compelling courtroom drama where everyday people find themselves at the centre of one of the most controversial criminal retrials of their time. Passionate defence barrister Emma Watts, played by Golden Globe and BAFTA award-winning Julie Walters, is determined to free a man convicted for the violent murders of three women he met on the Internet. Meanwhile the jurors are forced to face the complexities of their own lives as they are caught up in the experiences of being key players in such a high profile trial. A gripping and emotionally charged drama also starring Roger Allam, The Jury also raises questions about the viability of juries in our modern justice system
Cabin pressure( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cabin pressure by John Finnemore( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the complete fourth series of the hit sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult
Watchman by Ian Rankin( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Flint is low-level operative in the world of espionage, when the IRA bombs start wreaking havoc on the British mainland, and Miles finds himself with all kinds of problems. He is sent to Belfast, where he finds that his job is much more than merely watching people and his life has become a ploy in a dangerous game
Cabin pressure( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cabin pressure is set in the wing and a prayer world of a tiny, one-plane, charter airline; staffed by two pilots, one on his way down, and one who was never up to start with. Whether flying actresses to Italy, cricketers to the Sahara, or a cat to Abu Dhabi, no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult."--Container
 
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William Shakespeare's Measure for measure
Alternative Names
Roger Allam acteur britannique

Roger Allam attore e cantante britannico

Roger Allam britischer Schauspieler

Roger Allam britisk sanger og skuespiller

Roger Allam britisk songar og skodespelar

Roger Allam Brits acteur

Roger Allam brittisk sångare och skådespelare

Ρότζερ Άλαμ

Роджер Аллам английский актёр

Ալամ Ռոջեր

רוג'ר אלאם שחקן אנגלי

راجر آلام بازیگر و خواننده بریتانیایی

روجر علام

रॉजर अलॅम

ロジャー・アラム

羅傑·亞蘭

Languages
English (53)

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Measure for measurePaths of gloryA prisoner of birthWilliam Shakespeare's The Merchant of VeniceWatchman