skip to content

Shaw, Martin 1945-

Works: 196 works in 623 publications in 7 languages and 13,133 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  History  Television series  Televised plays  Television cop shows  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Host, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
Publications about Martin Shaw
Publications by Martin Shaw
Most widely held works about Martin Shaw
Most widely held works by Martin Shaw
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
110 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,884 libraries worldwide
A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head
George Gently ( visu )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
Stubborn, incorruptible old cop George Gently partners with a young, ambitious protege to tackle cases in the North East of England during the turbulent 1960s
George Gently ( visu )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
Inspector George Gently, a former Scotland Yard sleuth, returns to track murderers in Britain's North Country
George Gently ( visu )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
Peace & love: When nuclear submarines plan to dock at the local naval base, young peace protesters from Durham University clash with the police. The next morning, the demonstrators' fiery leader, faculty member Fraser Barratt, turns up dead at the dockside. The investigation takes Gently and Bacchus to the campus, where big changes are blowin' in the wind--and the social, political, and sexual tumult brings little peace
The murder room ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Commander Dalgliesh undertakes a highly sensitive murder investigation at the Dupayne Museum. The circumstances of the case bear an unsettling similarity to the historical cases commemorated in the museum's notorious Murder Room
George Gently ( visu )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Actor Martin Shaw stars as the principled detective George Gently in these four feature-length mysteries. These dramas unfold against the beautiful backdrop of rural Britain during the tumultuous 1960s. Based on the long-running series of books by Alan Hunter
George Gently ( visu )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
A former Scotland Yard sleuth now tracking murders in Britain's North Country, George Gently (Tony nominee Martin Shaw) is an old-time copper in the rapidly changing 1960s. In these two feature-length mysteries, Gentry and Bacchus investigate the suspicious death of an ex-informant facing a seemingly hopeless future, as well as the murder of a young woman poised on the brink of an exciting new chapter in her life
Death in holy orders by P. D James( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Commander Dalgliesh is asked by Sir Alfred Treeves, a successful businessman, to investigate the death of his son, one of the young ordinands of the theological college of St. Anselm's in East Anglia
George Gently by Martin Shaw( visu )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
"Detective Chief Inspector George Gently ... returns to the job six months after he and his sergeant, John Bacchus ... were gravely injured in the line of duty. Both officers appear to be on the mend, physically at least. ... At a time of changing attitudes and values in Britain, Gently and Bacchus are undergoing transitions of their own ... set in 1969"--Container
The murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie( visu )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Three act tragedy: While visiting the Cornish coast, Poirot attends a dinner where one of the guests suddenly dies. The clocks: A pretty secretary arrives at a residence for a temporary typing job, only to find a man's corpse on the floor. But why are there four strange clocks in the room? Hallowe'en party: A children's party turns into the murder of 13-year-old Joyce Reynolds, who had boasted of witnessing a murder a few years before
George Gently ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
For Detective Chief Inspector George Gently, the world is changing at a dizzying pace. As the 1960s draw to a close and a new era beckons, he feels more and more estranged and ill-equipped to cope. But for Gently and his fellow officers, one thing remains constant in their northeast England beat : violent crime.--Container
The golden voyage of Sinbad by Gordon Hessler( visu )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in French and English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Sinbad the sailor follows a strange man which leads him through many adventures and into conflict with an evil magician who brings inanimate objects to life to oppose Sinbad in his quest
Judge John Deed ( visu )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Deed must deal with corruption within the jury, the suspected murder of a barrister, and a case connected to a lucrative government deal with a foreign country during which finalizing the contract seems to some more important than seeing justice is done. Subsequent episodes raise other important questions of justice: a man with the mental age of 13 on trial for murder; the uncovering of a massive mortgage fraud perpetrated by lawyers with the connivance of a judge; and more
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Harold Young( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Louis Capet, heir to the French throne, is kidnapped by a masked intruder. To save the Dauphin, Blakeney and his wife stage a public break-up, allowing her to get close to Robespierre and the Republic's authorities. She then regains the confidence of Chauvelin, her adversary and former lover, to help the Pimpernel unravel this mystery
Judge John Deed ( visu )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Judge John Deed is on a mission for justice and he's prepared to break the rules to deliver it. In his red robes and wig, Deed might look like every other High Court judge, but his passionate belief in justice sets him apart from his peers. To the police force, the Crown Prosecution Service, the Lord Chancellor's Department and even many of his colleagues, Deed is a man more concerned with justice than the letter of the law
The last place on earth ( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the race to the South Pole in 1911 between rival explorers: the Englishman Scott and the Norwegian Amundsen. In an effort to be the first to plant his country's flag at the South Pole, Scott and Amundsen undertook a 1,500-mile trek across the frozen wastes of Antarctica, facing danger, extreme suffering, and death
The Silmarillion boxed set by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Recounts the epic history of a magical world of elves
Judge John Deed ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Never afraid to question the establishment, despite threats to his future and to his loved ones that faced him in the last series, Judge John Deed has more than enough to contend with before he even arrives at court. His daughter, willful Charlie, has decided to follow in her father's footsteps and embark on a legal career of her own; while close confidante Jo Mills is struggling to balance her home and work responsibilities with caring for a foster child
Judge John Deed ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Can Judge John Deed's unrelenting idealism lead to ultimate justice? Or is his rebellious nature doing more harm than good? In two nail-biting double episodes, the eponymous judge is sent to the Hague as the British representative at the International Criminal Court, where he must try a young soldier for war crimes in Iraq. Instead he uncovers nefarious reasons for bringing him to trial
Judge John Deed ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Never afraid to question the establishment - despite threats to his future and to his loved ones - Judge John Deed returns for a fourth season on the bench. Menace and intimidation fill Deed's court when three young men are charged with shooting a gang member and a main witness in the case is killed in a hit and run. When Deed has an affair with a plaintiff, his fellow judges turn against him and exile him to Warwick
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names
Martin Shaw acteur britannique
Martin Shaw Actor
Martin Shaw attivista britannico
Martin Shaw britischer Schauspieler
Martin Shaw britisk skodespelar
Martin Shaw britisk skuespiller
Martin Shaw Brits acteur
Martin Shaw brittisk skådespelare
Шоу, Мартин
مارتین شا بازیگر بریتانیایی
English (243)
German (13)
French (5)
Spanish (4)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Dutch (1)
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.