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Pennington, Michael 1943-

Overview
Works: 181 works in 475 publications in 1 language and 12,883 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Biographical films  Television adaptations  History  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Television plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Commentator, Arranger, Other, Director, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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The Iron Lady by Phyllida Lloyd( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 2,167 libraries worldwide
Meryl Streep (AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, DOUBT, MAMMA MIA!) gives an OSCAR?-winning performance as Margaret Thatcher in this surprising and intimate portrait of the first and only female Prime Minster of the United Kingdom. Smashing through the barriers of gender and class, Thatcher is arguably one of the 20th century's most influential women. THE IRON LADY weaves the intricacies of Thatcher's personal life with her policy decisions, focusing on the price that she paid for power
Antigone by Sophocles( visu )
28 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare( visu )
24 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 887 libraries worldwide
Tragicomedy involving Imogen, the daughter of Britain's King Cymbeline, whose evil stepmother wishes to have Imogen's husband, Posthumus, banished so that Imogen will be free to marry the queen's thick-witted son, Cloten. Trickery and deceit abound as Imogen, disguised as a boy in order to clear her name, is forced to flee the castle
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
Building the Great Pyramid by Jonathan Stamp( visu )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
By combining up-to-date research, the latest archeological discoveries, and extensive location scouting this video reconstructs the Great Pyramid. It shows us how and why the most extraordinary of all human monuments was built. And it does this by following a young Egyptian man, Nahkt, who is conscripted from his village to work on the great pyramid and works his way up the ranks to a senior overseer
Hamlet : a user's guide by Michael Pennington( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
This book offers a practical account of the way Hamlet actually works on stage. Michael takes the reader through the play scene by scene, analysing the action & characters. His comments are validated by an indisputable familiarity with the play
Summer's lease ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
"The minute she sets eyes on it, Molly Pargeter knows that the Tuscan villa she has found to lease is perfect for her family's summer holiday. She is powerfully drawn to its rustic beauty and to the enigma of its absentee landlord. Never mind that her husband and teenaged daughter are vocally unenthusiastic and that her outrageously extroverted father tricks them into taking him along."--Container
Twelfth night : a user's guide by Michael Pennington( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
"Drawing both on his inside knowledge as a director of the play and on his lifelong experience as a Shakespearian actor, Michael Pennington takes the reader through Twelfth Night scene by detailed scene. As he writes, the play opens up under his guidance. Alongside his analysis of the play, Pennington colorfully recalls the three productions - in three different continents - that he himself has directed." "This serious yet lively investigation of one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies will be of immense value to teachers, students, actors, directors - and playgoers."--Jacket
The Anton Chekhov collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
King Henry IV by William Shakespeare( visu )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Henry IV, part one
Disclaimer : a novel by Renee Knight( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Finding a mysterious novel at her bedside plunges documentary filmmaker Catherine Ravenscroft into a living nightmare. Though ostensibly fiction, The Perfect Stranger recreates in vivid, unmistakable detail the terrible day she became hostage to a dark secret, a secret that only one other person knew--and that person is dead. Now that the past is catching up with her, Catherine's world is falling apart. Her only hope is to confront what really happened on that awful day ... even if the shocking truth might destroy her
The English Shakespeare Company : the story of 'the Wars of the Roses, ' 1986-1989 by Michael Bogdanov( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Richard II by Robin Lough( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
"Richard is King. A monarch ordained by God to lead his people. But he is also a man of very human weakness. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of England and drag his people into a dynastic civil war that will last 100 years"--Container
Freud by Giovanni Jervis( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
A six-part BBC mini-series, filmed in Austria, New York and London. This series examines Freud's complex life, his groundbreaking work and his relationship with his patients. Special features include a newly filmed interview with David Suchet and a gallery of Suchet's personal Freud archive including production photos, press clippings, etc
Henry V by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
One of a sequence of seven history plays by William Shakespeare
A midsummer night's dream : a user's guide by Michael Pennington( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
"Drawing on his experience as an actor and director, Michael Pennington takes us scene by scene - virtually line by line - through Shakespeare's much-performed comedy, elucidating what actually happens on stage, what choices are open to performers and what impact those choices will have. Pennington recently directed the play himself for the famous Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park, London." "This practical investigation of Shakespeare's much-loved comedy will be of value to teachers, students, actors, directors - and playgoers."--Jacket
Colosseum : a gladiator's story by Louis-Joseph Duc( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Combining compelling narrative with state-of-the-art computer graphics and high-quality drama reconstruction, this production throws new light on the way Roman gladiators really fought and trained and reveals that many of them were the superstars of their age
Language and character by John Barton( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Presenter/director John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of language to define character, and his characters' use of heightened language to achieve their intentions. Explores the Elizabethan relish of words and the use of Elizabethan English in the development of Shakespeare's characters
King Henry V by William Shakespeare( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe. Follows King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by marrying a French princess
Recent estimates of adult spawning stock biomass off the northeastern United States from MARMAP ichthyoplankton surveys by Peter L Berrien( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Michael Pennington acteur britannique
Michael Pennington britischer Schauspieler, Theaterregisseur und Schriftsteller
Michael Pennington British actor
Michael Pennington britisk skodespelar
Michael Pennington britisk skuespiller
Michael Pennington Brits acteur
Michael Pennington brittisk skådespelare
Pennington, Michael Vivian Fyfe 1943-
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