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Sher, Antony 1949-

Overview
Works: 98 works in 360 publications in 7 languages and 9,839 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Television plays  Fiction  Historical television programs  War television programs  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Author of introduction, Adapter
Classifications: PR2821.A2, 822.33
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Publications about Antony Sher
Publications by Antony Sher
Most widely held works by Antony Sher
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before
Mrs. Brown by John Madden( visu )
30 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 893 libraries worldwide
Queen Victoria, the world's most powerful woman. John Brown, a simple Scottish Highlander. Their extraordinary friendship transformed an empire
Mr. Toad's wild ride ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
A live action version based on Kenneth Grahame's classic tale about a Badger, Mole, and Rat
The moonstone by Wilkie Collins( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
A stolen Hindu diamond, the Moonstone, works its curse after being stolen from it's shrine. Just before Rachel's birthday, a man named Franklin Blake announces to Rachel that the Moonstone has been bequeathed to her by Herncastle. Blake gives her the jewel on her birthday and offers to mount the jewel for her to wear. The jewel goes missing and Rachel believes that Blake stole it. Determined to prove his innocence, Blake leaves in order to pursue the real truth behind the theft
Middlepost by Antony Sher( Book )
19 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 486 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Smous, a 35-year-old idler who, escaping pogroms, flees Lithuania at the turn of the century to find an uncle and cousin in South Africa
Tartuffe, or, The imposter by Molière( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Clutching ever-present rosary beads, shifting uncomfortably within the hairshirt he wears as continual penance--and always eyeing the women as they pass--Tartuffe, Moliére's master of unctuous evil, insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian household in this indictment of religious hypocrisy. Posing as a holy man, the wily Tartuffe entrances Orgon, a credulous well-to-do merchant, bent on bestowing his worldly goods, social position, and nubile daughter on the perfidious fraud. Tartuffe delights in accepting it all--and also arranges a little depraved dalliance with Orgon's young wife, Elmire
The indoor boy by Antony Sher( Book )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and Hebrew and held by 377 libraries worldwide
In Ottoman Turkey, the indoor boy was a non-Moslem who provided sexual services for the master of a great house and in exchange might receive enlightenment, certainly education. Trade-offs of such dubious merit are the currency in this comically erotic, unbridled novel. Antony Sher introduces an antihero as offensive and compelling as Martin Amis's John Self. Leon Lipschitz is a rich, white, bi-sexual, Jewish South African, a man of decadent appetites and a self-proclaimed escapee from the three As (AIDS, apartheid, and anti-Semitism). Yes, paradise is closing down, and Leon will go to any lengths to avoid taking notice. He rarely leaves his opulent London house, and the very touch of money makes him wash his hands as compulsively as Lady Macbeth, though he has no trouble spending the funds he still gets from his white supremacist father - mostly on booze, drugs, and rent-boys. Then Leon meets Gertjie, another exile, who knows a little too much about the secret workings of South Africa's security apparatus - victim? perpetrator? - no one can establish. Gertjie is a shadow twin who will show the drug-addled Leon truths that he and his homeland have taken insane measures to deny, but only after he has become the sexual obsession both of Leon and of Leon's leftist wife. Course, daring, riddled with indelicate sex, The Indoor Boy is a savagely original work. -- from dust jacket
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Complete and un-edited, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Shakespeare's drama
The jury ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
A young schoolboy is murdered and his schoolmate is arrested. But was he just arrested because he was Sikh, or is he really the killer? The jury must look through the racism and media attention behind the trial and seek the truth
The miracle maker the story of Jesus by Derek W Hayes( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
A family seeking help for their sick daughter must choose between loyalty to the king and their need for Jesus' help
The Winter's tale by William Shakespeare( visu )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
King Leontes imprisons his wife on a baseless charge of adultery, and abandons the daughter she bears there. Sixteen years later, the child is miraculously restored, her presumably dead mother is brought back to life again, and all are reconciled
C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Joining the British Royal Navy at the outset of the Napoleonic Wars, the enterprising Horatio Hornblower rises quickly from raw recruit to seasoned sailor, charting a course from the West Indies to the coast of Africa in the name of the Crown. Along the way he encounters roiling sea battles, mutiny, plague, and love, but always proves himself equal to the task
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Shylock, a Jewish moneylender, agrees to lend Antonio, a Venetian merchant, three thousand ducats so that his friend Bassanio can afford to court his love, Portia. However, Shylock has one condition: should the loan go unpaid, he will be entitled to a pound of Antonios own flesh
Woza Shakespeare! : Titus Andronicus in South Africa by Antony Sher( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Moliere by Mikhail Bulgakov( visu )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
In this vivid picture of the demeaning nature of tyranny, Molier̀e, at the beginning an imposing, confident theatre director, playfully wooing his mistress, gradually disintegrates to a grovelling, broken-down sycophant, snivelling at the Sun King's feet. This consummate artist plays the supplicating child, depending on the crown to continue his art. Based on events in the life of the renowned French playwright, the play shows Molière as a man beset by church and state because of his sharp-penned satire of both in "Tartuffe." Both plays focus on the theme of hypocrisy--and both were initially banned from production in their originating countries
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Contains William Shakespeare's history play in which the Duke of Gloucester plots and schemes to obtain power and is eventually haunted by those he harmed in the process; includes essays on aspects of the play in performance; and presents twenty-one scenes on an audio CD
God on trial ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
In a block house in Auschwitz, a group of prisoners demand to know the nature of a God who can allow so much suffering. They attempt to settle their dispute by putting God on trial. Knowing half of them will be sent to the gas chamber, they have only one day to reach a verdict
Primo time by Antony Sher( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
The story of how Antony Sher adapted Primo Levi's book If this is a man into a one-man stage play, and performed it for the National Theatre
Primo by Antony Sher( visu )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Brings to life Primo Levi's great testament to his year in Auschwitz
The feast by Antony Sher( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Anthony Sher
Antony Sher britischer Autor und Schauspieler
Antony Sher Brits acteur
Antony Sher comédien, membre de la Royal Shakespeare company, romancier
Sher, Anthony
Sher, Anthony 1949-
Sher, Antony
Энтони Шер
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