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Fletcher, Dexter 1966-

Works: 114 works in 280 publications in 5 languages and 7,816 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Television adaptations  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  History  Film adaptations  Case studies  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Dexter Fletcher
Band of brothers by Tom Hanks ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, an elite rifle company that parachuted into France early on D-Day morning, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden, and suffered heavy casualties. Also includes a documentary about the soldiers in Easy Company
Stardust by Claire Danes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tristan hopes to win the heart of his beautiful, but shallow love, Victoria. He promises to recover a star that fell somewhere beyond the stony wall that sets between the mundane England and the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. So Tristan sets forth on his own journey in Stormhold. Meanwhile in that magical land, the dying king has set his four surviving sons on a quest for the crown. And the witch Lamia is seeking the heart of the star for an entirely different purpose, one that involves her secret power
Lock, stock and two smoking barrels by Guy Ritchie ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of law-dodging characters in London are brought together by coincidence when a streetwise young man loses half-a-million pounds in a card game. He has a week to get together the money or face losing some fingers. Desperate, he and his friends decide to rip off a gang who are planning to ripp off a bunch of ganja farmers. Simple. Except the drug dealers want their money back, as do the theives, and now there are three sets of criminals after their blood
The Virgin Queen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Elizabeth I beginning with her imprisonment in the Tower of London, a dramatic retelling that highlights the plots, intrigue, and deception surrounding and involving the life and reign of the charismatic Queen
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brings the world of Gilbert and Sullivan to life as a dramatization of the staging of the duo's legendary 1885 comic opera, The Mikado. The world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production becomes an epic about the harsh realities of creative expression
Caravaggio by Derek Jarman ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jarman's gorgeously sensual re-imagining of the volatile life of the 17th-century painter Garavaggio's early blasphemous paintings and his rampant flirtations with the underworld
The power of speech ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"If the words and delivery are powerful, they echo down the centuries." - Maya Angelou. The spoken word has been used with immense power throughout history for good and evil, as this examination of the effectiveness of oratory makes clear. Examples of effective oratory include speeches by 14th-century tax protester John Ball, 19th-century slave Sojourner Truth, and 20th-century preacher Martin Luther King, Jr. Each speaker's technique is analyzed within the context of delivery, why the speech is being delivered, and to whom
Wild Bill ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Out on parole after eight years inside, Bill Hayward returns home to find his now eleven and fifthteen-year-old sons, Jimmy and Dean, abandoned by their mother and fending for themselves. Unwilling to play Dad, an uncaring Bill is determined to move on. Dean reluctantly forces his dad to stay, but when Jimmy finds himself in trouble with Bill's old drug-dealing mates, Bill has to decide what kind of dad he really wants to be a good one or a free one
Stander by Bronwen Hughes ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When white police officer Andres Stander (played by Tom Jane) suffers a crisis of conscience after his involvement in a riot in Johannesburg, he goes from law enforcer to law breaker, becoming one South Africa's most notorious bank robbers
The deal ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at Tony Blair's rise to power, and the rivalry he faced against his mentor and current Prime Minister to the U.K., Gordon Brown
Hotel Babylon ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television series centering around the five-star Hotel Babylon, a place where money not only talks, it buys you just about anything you desire. Delve deep into the frenetic, non-stop hidden culture of the hotel staff. From the discreet concierge to the flamboyant bar managers, everyone has a story
Hotel Babylon ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes us on a journey beyond the glamour and facade of the smiling faces and glittering chandeliers and into the frenetic, nonstop world of the staff
The Rachel papers by Dexter Fletcher ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Highway is a 19-year-old who maps out his sexual conquests on a home computer. Then he encounters Rachel, beautiful mysterious and involved with someone else, and he realizes that this is altogether a different situation
Hotel Babylon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indulge yourself at Hotel Babylon, a place where you can have whatever you want, for the right price. From a grand prix victory celebration to the perfect venue, the staff at Hotel Babylon work tirelessly to meet the demands of the glamorous
Aristophanes the gods are laughing ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This pseudo-biography juxtaposes elements of Aristophanic plays with the activities of contemporaneous people to show how Aristophanes became the father of political satire and why his theatrical innovations are still staples of the contemporary theatre"--Container
Autumn by Steven Rumbelow ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a horrible virus kills billions of people, the few survivors left have no idea that things will only get worse. As the dead begin to rise, they are not very threatening at all. But once they get back their basic senses, they become quite dangerous. The survivors have no choice but to live in darkness, and silence, as the dead have become attracted to light and sound
Sunshine on Leith ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dexter Fletcher directs this cinematic adaptation of the acclaimed stage musical featuring the music of Scottish band The Proclaimers. Returning home from their most recent stint in Afghanistan, Davy (George MacKay) and Ally (Kevin Guthrie) have a new appreciation for life after witnessing the horrors of war first-hand. While Ally plans his proposal to Davy's sister Liz (Freya Mavor), Davy falls for Yvonne (Antonia Thomas) and the two couples come together in time for Liz's parent's wedding anniversary, but not everything is plain sailing for love in Leith
A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's enchanting tale is set to some of Benjamin Britten's most atmospheric music, with a libretto taken entirely from the text of the play. Countertenor Jochen Kowalski is Oberon, King of the Fairies, and Sylvia McNair sings his queen, Tytania. The ensemble cast also includes Nick Stahl as Puck, Nancy Gustafson as Helena, Jane Bunnell as Hermia, Kurt Streit as Lysander, and Rodney Gilfrey as Demetrius
Lionheart ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in French and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert is a young knight who sets out to offer his assistance to King Richard the Lionhearted. Along his trek he meets a group of orphans who are on the run from the evil Black Prince. The children think that Robert is the legendary king, meaning that Robert must do all that he can to keep them safe
Lucy Willow by Sally Gardner ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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