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Jayston, Michael 1935-

Works: 257 works in 1,031 publications in 3 languages and 17,376 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Film adaptations  Television series  Television crime shows  Historical television programs  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PR6062.E33, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Publications about Michael Jayston
Publications by Michael Jayston
Most widely held works by Michael Jayston
Foyle's war by Acorn Media( visu )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,894 libraries worldwide
DCS Christopher Foyle investigates wartime crimes in the English coastal town of Hastings. With the end of World War II slowly but inevitably approaching, Foyle and his fellow citizens learn the price of victory and face a peace that will transform their lives in unexpected ways
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( visu )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
"No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circus, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can only be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the double-blind world of Cold War espionage and his own past"--Container
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
34 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter( visu )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Deals with an all-bachelor family in North London disrupted by the return of the eldest son and his wife from America
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( visu )
17 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Antonio approaches Shylock, a wealthy moneylender, for a loan to help his young friend Bassanio woo the fair Portia. Shylock grants the request, but demands one pound of Antonio's flesh if the debt is not repaid on time
A certain justice by P. D James( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
When lawyer Venetia Aldridge defends a man for murder, the case appears open and shut. But when Aldridge is found dead in her office, Dalgliesh and his team must make sense of events
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Who is the mole buried within British intelligence, planted by Karla in Moscow years ago? George Smiley is back, in the first novel of The quest for Karla trilogy
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( visu )
2 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule
20,000 leagues under the sea ( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
A mysterious monster is terrorizing the Atlantic Ocean and famous marine biologist Professor Aronnax is summoned to investigate. Accompanied by his daughter Sophie, the two trail the monstrous creature -- only to discover that the beast is actually a futuristic submarine captained by the eccentric Captain Nemo
The constant gardener [a novel] by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
A woman is murdered in northern Kenya and her African lover has vanished. Her husband sets out on a personal odyssey in pursuit of the killers and their motive
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, becomes a governess and learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
A powerful story of kingship achieved through betrayal, deceit and murder, Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's most accessible plays. Macbeth's ascent to the throne is paralleled by his moral downfall--each action that takes him higher brings him closer to his doom
Unnatural causes by P. D James( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh had been looking forward to a quiet holiday at his aunt's cottage on Monksmere Head, one of the furthest-flung spots on the remote Suffolk coast. With nothing to do other than enjoy long wind-swept walks, tea in front of the crackling wood fire and hot buttered toast, Dalgliesh was relishing the thought of a well-earned break. However, all hope of peace is soon sharttered by murder. The mutilated body of a local crime writer, Maurice Seaton, floats shaore in a drifting dinghy and drags Adam Dalgliesh into a new and macabre investigation - container
A murder of quality by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
George Smiley is one of the most brilliantly realised characters in British fiction. Bespectacled, tubby, eternally middle-aged, and deceptively ordinary, he has a mind like a steel trap and is said to possess ?the cunning of Satan and the conscience of a virgin?. Miss Ailsa Brimley is in a quandary. She's received a peculiar letter from Mrs Stella Rode, saying that she fears her husband - an assistant master at Carne School - is trying to kill her. Reluctant to go to the police, Miss Brimley calls upon her old wartime colleague, George Smiley. Unfortunately, it's too late. Mrs Rode has just been murdered. As Smiley takes up the investigation, he realises that in life - as in espionage - nothing is quite what it appears. His investigation raises a multitude of questions. Who could have hated Stella Rode enough to kill her? Why was her dog put down shortly before the murder? And what did Mad Janie see on that fatal night? To discover the truth, Smiley must lift the lid on a world of hidden passions and dangerous hatreds
She fell among thieves ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
While on a Pyrenees vacation in 1922, upright English gentleman Richard Chandos encounters the villainous Vanity Fair. Mistress of the turreted Chateau Jezreel and leader of a motley band of criminals, she will inherit millions if she can force her stepdaughter to marry. Pitting his wits against this formidalbe adversary, Chandos determines to rescue the beautiful young woman. But Vanity Fair keeps one step ahead of him, a trick forever up her sleeve and murder in her heart
The looking glass war by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
The story of a former military espionage department in London and its attempts to train an agent for a mission in East Germany
The Edwardians ( visu )
3 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
This 8-part series profiles the movers and shakers who exemplify the Edwardian era's progressive spirit as well as its colorful eccentricities. Figures profiled are David Lloyd George, Horatio Bottomly, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, E. Nesbitt, and more
Call for the dead by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
George Smiley had liked Samuel Fennan, and now Fennan was dead from an apparent suicide. But why? Fennan, a Foreign Office man, had been under investigation for alleged Communist Party activities, but Smiley had made it clear that the investigation--little more than a routine security check--was over and that the file on Fennan could be closed. The very next day, Fennan was found dead with a note by his body saying his career was finished and he couldn't go on. Smiley was puzzled
The honourable schoolboy by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 199 libraries worldwide
George Smiley has become chief of the battered British Secret Service. The betrayals of a Soviet double agent have riddled the spy network. Smiley wants revenge. He chooses his weapon: Jerry Westerby, "The Honourable Schoolboy," a passionate lover, and a seasoned, reckless secret agent. Westerby is pointed east, to Hong Kong. And so begins the terrifying game
Signal, close action! by Alexander Kent( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Now Commodore of the newly-formed squadron in the British fleet, Richard Bolitho has to ascertain the fighting strength of the French, then seek, find and bring them to battle
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Alternative Names
Jayson, Michael, 1935-
Jayson, Michael 1936-
Jayston, Michael, 1936-
Michael Jayston acteur britannique
Michael Jayston attore inglese
Michael Jayston Brits acteur
Майкл Джейстон
Майкл Джэйстон
مایکل جیستن بازیگر و کاشف بریتانیایی
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