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Eyre, Richard 1943-

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Works: 150 works in 634 publications in 6 languages and 18,461 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Melodrama  History  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Interviews  Biography  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Originator, Adapter, Author of introduction, Performer, Host, Scenarist, Film editor, ed, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Richard Eyre
Publications by Richard Eyre
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Most widely held works by Richard Eyre
Atonement by Joe Wright( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,540 libraries worldwide
In 1935, thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie, is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
Notes on a scandal by Judi Dench( visu )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,845 libraries worldwide
Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who joins the faculty as an art teacher. Barbara watches her from afar and has nothing but caustic things to say in her diary. Barbara finds herself reaching out to Sheba. Sheba responds by inviting her to dinner at her house to meet Sheba's lecturer husband and their two children. Later, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old student, Barbara realizes that knowledge of this secret gives her power over Sheba which she can use for her own purposes. Sheba becomes uneasy with Barbara's friendship. The tenuous relationship between the two women reaches a crisis point when Barbara's cat is dying and she asks Sheba to go with her to the vet. Sheba chooses to go with her family to see their son in a play instead. In revenge, Barbara sets in motion the scandal that will rock both their lives in ways they never imagined
Iris by Richard Eyre( visu )
75 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,756 libraries worldwide
Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's
Richard III by Richard Loncraine( visu )
29 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,267 libraries worldwide
An updated, 20th century version of Shakespeare's classic play. Set in 1930s Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of a new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself at any price
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,225 libraries worldwide
"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion." -- Container
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( visu )
9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 995 libraries worldwide
"The comprehensive cinematic interpretation of Beckett's plays."--Container
Changing stages : a view of British and American theatre in the twentieth century by Richard Eyre( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 950 libraries worldwide
A tour of the British and American stage covers the gamut, from "Pygmalion" to "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" and "Copenhagen," in an illustrated volume that cronicles the history of the twentieth-century theater on both sides of the Atlantic
Stage beauty by Richard Eyre( visu )
41 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 905 libraries worldwide
Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performance of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself
The other man by Richard Eyre( visu )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 787 libraries worldwide
Suspecting Lisa, his wife, of adultery, Peter tries to figure out why his wife had disappeared. When Lisa found out that she has cancer, she decides to leave him clues so that he could discover the affair and the secret life she had been leading and that he never knew existed. Peter sets out to track down the other man in her life
The hollow crown ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
The Hollow crown: "New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard II; King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2; King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a story with recurring themes of power struggles, redemption, family conflict and betrayal."--IMDb
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 411 libraries worldwide
"This famous performance of Verdi's romantic tragedy captures one of the most sensational debuts in operatic history. Singing Violetta for the first time was the young Romanian soprano, Angela Gheorghiu, whose remarkable interpretation reached the front pages of the world's press and led the BBC immediately to film the production"--Container
The Anton Chekhov collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Carmen by Georges Bizet( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Richard Eyre's stunning new production of Bizet's opera was the talk of the town when it was unveiled on New Year's Eve 2009. Elīna Garanča leads the cast as the iconic gypsy of the title--a woman desired by every man but determined to remain true to herself. Roberto Alagna is Don José, the soldier who falls under her spell and sacrifices everything for her love, only to be cast aside when the toreador Escamillo (Teddy Tahu Rhodes) piques Carmen's interest. With dances created by star choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and conducted by rising maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin, this Carmen brings every aspect of Bizet's tale to thrilling life, from its lighthearted beginning to its inevitably tragic climax
The Judi Dench collection ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Keep an eye on Amélie: A coquette agrees to marry a confirmed bachelor so he can inherit a million francs
La traviata ( visu )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Giuseppe Verdi's best-loved work was recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, in June and July of 2009. Performers included: Renee Fleming, Joseph Calleja, Thomas Hampson, Eddie Wade, and Richard Wiegold. The Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra was conducted by Antonio Pappano. Bonus includes a cast gallery, and interviews with Antonio Pappano, and Renee Fleming
Talking theatre : interviews with theatre people by Richard Eyre( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Shortly after he left the directorship of the National Theatre, Richard Eyre embarked on a series of interviews with people who had played a significant part in making and influencing the theatre of the second half of the twentieth century. Forty of these interviews-threaded through with Eyre's own commentary-are published in this new paperback edition. Containing a fascinating collection of interviews with some of the finest and most prolific theatre practitioners of the last epoch. With unrivalled access, Eyre has allowed us to eavesdrop on the stories behind many of the most important productions and performances in the theatre of recent times
Henry IV ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Part 2: The increasingly frail King Henry staves off insurrection following the battle of Shrewsbury and the rise of his son, Prince Hal, who will ascend to the throne as Henry V
Harold Pinter : a celebration ( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
This is a collection of pieces specially written by friends and professional colleagues to celebrate the 70th birthday of Harold Pinter on 10 October 2000. Contributors include Douglas Hodge, Penelope Wilton, Janet Whitaker and Henry Woolf
Maggie Smith at the BBC ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Bed among the lentils: A dramatic monologue by a jaded, alcoholic wife of a country vicar
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Computer File )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's dramatic tale of greed and destiny. BBC radio has a unique heritage when it comes to Shakespeare series. Since 1923, when the newly formed company broadcast its first full-length play, generations of actors and producers have honed and perfected the craft of making Shakespeare to be heard. In the acclaimed BBC Radio Shakespeare series, each play is introduced by Richard Eyre, former Director of the Royal National Theatre. Revitalised, original and comprehensive, this is Shakespeare for the new millennium
 
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Alternative Names
Eyre, Richard Charles Hastings.
Richard Eyre britischer Theater- und Filmregisseur, Schriftsteller
Richard Eyre director cinematográfico británico
Richard Eyre réalisateur britannique
Richard Eyre regista britannico
Ричард Айр
ريتشارد اير
რიჩარდ ეარი
リチャード・エアー
Languages
English (248)
Italian (30)
German (15)
French (11)
Spanish (5)
Dutch (1)
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