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Lesser, Anton

Works: 275 works in 968 publications in 2 languages and 22,277 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Christmas stories  Television adaptations  Poetry  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR4572, 822.33
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Publications about Anton Lesser
Publications by Anton Lesser
Most widely held works by Anton Lesser
Miss Potter by Chris Noonan( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,824 libraries worldwide
Jeune femme de l'époque victorienne, élevée dans la morale stricte de l'époque victorienne, Beatrix Potter va tout connaître: des affres de la création, au succès aussi fulgurant qu'inattendu, de la soumission à la morale bourgeoise familiale à la liberté du grand amour. Séparée par la maladie de l'homme de sa vie, Beatrix surmontera toutes les épreuves sous l'oeil amusé et complice de ses personnages
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( visu )
50 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,338 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two lovers caught in the vicissitudes of the Trojan War
The ruby in the smoke by Philip Pullman( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 881 libraries worldwide
In nineteenth-century London, sixteen-year-old Sally, a recent orphan, becomes involved in a deadly search for a mysterious ruby
Cat o'nine tales [and other stories] by Jeffrey Archer( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
In Archer's collection of 13 stories, some of these stories were inspired by the two years Archer spent in prison, including the story of the company chairman who tries to poison his wife while on a trip to St. Petersburg--with unexpected consequences
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
After a shipwreck, twin siblings Viola and Sebastian wash up on the shores of Illyria. Viola, disguised as a man named Cesario, takes up service with the Duke Orsino, who is madly in love with the Lady Olivia. But Olivia is in mourning over her brother's death, so Orsino sends Cesario over as an emissary of love, except that Olivia falls for Viola!
Charlotte Gray by Gillian Armstrong( visu )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
It's World War II and Charlotte has been trained to be an undercover courier for England. She straps on a parachute and falls from the sky into Vichy France. There she will assist the French Resistance in its defiance of Nazi occupation. Once behind enemy lines, she keeps secret her personal mission to find her lover, an RAF pilot downed over France
The mill on the Floss by George Eliot( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
The tragic tale of Maggie Tulliver, the miller's daughter, who defies her embittered brother in standing by the man she loves - shocking the stifling society in which she lives - in an attempt to pursue her blighted dreams
The hollow crown ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Henry V. The newly crowned King of England, Henry V, (Tom Hiddleston) is persuaded by his courtiers including Exeter (Anton Lesser) and York (Paterson Joseph), that he also has a rightful claim to lands in France. The chorus (John Hurt) tells of England's preparations for war and Henry's army sails for France. After Exeter's diplomacy is rebuffed by the French King (Lambert Wilson) Henry lays siege to and captures the town of Harfleur. The French now take Henry's claims seriously and challenge the English army to battle at Agincourt
Shadow in the north by Philip Pullman( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 libraries worldwide
In 1878 in London, Sally, now twenty-two and established in her own business, and her companions Frederick and Jim try to solve the mystery surrounding the unexpected collapse of a shipping firm and its ties to a sinister corporation called North Star
Fairy tale a true story by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Young Frances and Elsie believe in fairies. The photographs the girls take of the winged beings put them at the center of a real-life controvery that sweeps through a recovering World War I England during 1917. Everyone is caught up in the excitement, including two of the era's most renowned men: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and master illusionist Harry Houdini. But are the photographs real or just a cleaver hoax?
The tiger in the well by Philip Pullman( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
In London in 1881, twenty-four-year-old Sally finds her young daughter and her possessions assailed by an unknown enemy, while a shadowy figure known as the Tzaddik involves her in his plot to defraud and exploit the hordes of Jewish immigrants pouring into the country
The death-defying Pepper Roux by Geraldine McCaughrean( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
Having been raised believing he will die before he reaches the age of fourteen, Pepper Roux runs away on his fourteenth birthday in an attempt to elude his fate, assumes another identity, and continues to try to outrun death, no matter the consequences
The politician's wife ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
The life of a consummate politician's wife is turned upside down when she discovers that her husband, the British Conservative government's Minister for the Family, has been having an affair with a former call girl
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 473 libraries worldwide
Presents Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder
Spies of Warsaw ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Set in Poland, Paris and Berlin in the years leading up to the Second World War. At the French embassy in Warsaw, Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier, is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of the city. At the same time, he is involved in a passionate love affair with a Parisian woman of Polish heritage. Risking his life, Mercier works in the shadows amid a remarkable cast of characters, some known to him as spies, some never to be revealed
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
A Christmas carol is the best-known and best-loved of Dickens' 'Christmas Books', and the story of the miser Scrooge's redemption has become as much part of the Christmas tradition as plum pudding and carols themselves. Will Tiny Tim live to see another Christmas? Can Scrooge recover his humanity and learn to love the fellow men he seems to despise? Dickens will make you laugh and make you cry as you follow Scrooge's supernatural adventures on Christmas Eve
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 425 libraries worldwide
When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear rages against a fearsome storm
Paradise lost by John Milton( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Presents a recording of Milton's epic tale in verse of man's creation, fall, and redemption
Midsomer murders ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Midsomer life: After the unpopular editor of a local magazine is found dead, Barnaby stumbles upon a nest of bribery, adultery, and secrets kept too long. The magician's nephew: Barnaby must determine if witchcraft is to blame when several members of a pagan cult are killed in an unusual manner. Days of misrule: Christmas comes early for Barnaby and Jones when a suspicious explosion frees them from a dreaded team-building exercise. Talking to the dead: Two couples go missing from the sleepy village of Monks Barton. The locals blame ghosts but Barnaby suspects a more earthly culprit
Othello by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
This widely-studied play is one of the best seller of the Shakespeare canon. This production is the sixth Shakespeare play in the series undertaken by Naxos Audiobooks in conjunction with Cambridge University Press
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Alternative Names
Lessor, Anton 1952-
English (256)
Italian (1)
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