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Jayston, Michael 1935-

Works: 354 works in 1,231 publications in 3 languages and 17,009 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Fiction  Film adaptations  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  History  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PR6062.E33, 823.914
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Publications about Michael Jayston
Publications by Michael Jayston
Most widely held works about Michael Jayston
Most widely held works by Michael Jayston
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( visu )
17 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,232 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 )
37 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,006 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
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
Casualties of war: While investigating gambling and sabotage, Foyle takes in his troubled goddaughter and her severely traumatized son, who refuses to speak
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( visu )
20 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Set in 1860's Venice, a young Venetian borrows money from a Jew who gives him the money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the Jew insists on payment of his bond and the young Venetian is rescued by the heroine disguised as a male lawyer
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter( visu )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Deals with an all-bachelor family in North London disrupted by the return of the eldest son and his wife from America
A certain justice by P. D James( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 libraries worldwide
The distinguished criminal lawyer Venetia Aldridge is defending Garry Ashe on charges of having brutally killed his aunt. For Aldridge the trial is mainly a test of her courtroom skills, one more opportunity to succeed, and she does. But now murder is in the air. The next victim will be Aldridge herself, stabbed to death at her desk in her Chambers in the Middle Temple. Enter Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team, whose struggle to investigate and understand the shocking events cannot halt the spiral into more horrors, more murders
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 549 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 )
3 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 453 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 by John Davis( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 368 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
Zulu dawn ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
This story recounts the defeat of the British forces at the hands of a 25,000 strong and relentlessly determined Zulu army
The constant gardener : [a novel] by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 288 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 Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
A young orphaned girl takes the position of governess to the daughter of the mysterious Edward Rochester, master of a large and eerie house on the Yorkshire moors. This Gothic romance follows the life of Jane Eyre and the dark secrets that lie hidden at the top of the house
A murder of quality by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
George Smiley was simply doing a favor for Miss Ailsa Brimley, an old friend and editor of a small newspaper. Miss Brimley had received a letter from a worried reader: "I'm not mad. And I know my husband is trying to kill me." But the letter had arrived too late: its scribe, the wife of an assistant master at the distinguished Carne School, was already dead. So George Smiley went to Carne to listen, ask questions, and think. And to uncover, layer by layer, the complex network of skeletons and hatreds that comprised that little English institution
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Driven by overwhelming ambition and an unscrupulous wife, Macbeth murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. He begins a violent reign of terror and execution in a desperate attempt to maintain his power. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife rapidly descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes
The looking glass war by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 224 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
Unnatural causes by P. D James( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
The peaceful village of Monksmere had been Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh's retreat from the daily routine of Scotland Yard. Now a man has been murdered and the village reveals its concealed lies and hatreds
She fell among thieves ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 217 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
Call for the dead by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Premier spy novelist John le Carrs first novel introduces the world's most famous undercover operative, George Smiley, who, though bitter and weary with all he has seen and done, cannot refuse one last desperate call for his services
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 202 libraries worldwide
The mole has been eliminated, but the damage wrought has brought the British Secret Service to its knees. Given charge of the gravely compromised Circus, George Smiley embarks on a campaign to uncover what Moscow Centre most wants to hide. When the trail goes cold at a Hong Kong gold seam, Smiley dispatches Gerald Westerby to shake the money tree. Westerby insinuates himself into a war-torn world where allegiances, and lives, are bought and sold
The Edwardians ( visu )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
The Edwardian period, beginning with Edward VII's ascent to the throne in 1901 and ending with World War I, was an era of rapid industrialization, pioneering artistic and literary achievements, and great social and political upheaval. It is filled with captivating characters who left their mark upon British society and the world at large. This 8-part BBC series profiles the movers and the shakers who exemplify the era's progressive spirit as well as its colorful eccentricities.--Container
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Alternative Names
Jayson, Michael 1935-
Jayston, Michael 1936-
Michael Jayston acteur britannique
Michael Jayston attore inglese
Michael Jayston Brits acteur
Michael Jayston pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya
Майкл Джейстон
Майкл Джэйстон
מייקל ג'ייסטון שחקן אנגלי
مایکل جیستن بازیگر و کاشف بریتانیایی
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