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Ayres, Rosalind

Overview
Works: 55 works in 190 publications in 1 language and 3,841 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Radio plays  Audio adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Radio adaptations  Love stories  Short stories 
Roles: Performer, Director, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Actor
Classifications: PR6005.O85, 822.912
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Rosalind Ayres
Publications by Rosalind Ayres
Most widely held works by Rosalind Ayres
Private lives by Noel Coward( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Humorous play about four mismatched lovers on the French Riviera
Great classic stories [22 unabridged classics] ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
Blithe spirit by Noel Coward( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
"This classic comedy is set in the charming country home of Charles Condomine, a remarried widower. A witty and convivial evening party is transformed when a seance conjures the ghost of Elvira, Charles' first wife and she delights in wreaking havoc among the living."--Container
An ideal husband a comedy by Oscar Wilde( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde explores the plight of a promising young politician's desperate attempt to hide a secret
The essential King James Bible complete stories from the Old and New Testaments ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Unabridged stories selected from the Bible (KJV)
The doctor's dilemma by Bernard Shaw( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
A well-respected physician is forced to choose whom he shall save: a bumbling friend or the never-do-well husband of the woman he loves
The cherry orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
"The cherry orchard, the masterful last play from Anton Chekhov, is a work of timeless, bittersweet beauty about the fading fortunes of an aristocratic Russian family and their struggle to maintain their status in a changing world. Alternately touching and farcical, this subtle, intelligent play stars the incomparable Marsha Mason."--Leaf A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
A woman of no importance by Oscar Wilde( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Devilishly attractive Lord Illingworth is notorious for his skill as a seducer. But he is still invited to all the "best" houses, while his female conquests must hide their shame in seclusion. In this devastating drawing room comedy, Wilde uses his celebrated wit to expose English society's narrow view of everything from sexual mores to Americans
The Norman conquests a trilogy by Alan Ayckbourn( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
The trilogy follows six characters through an increasingly disastrous family weekend. The biggest troublemaker is Norman, England's most unlikely and unlucky Romeo. As he attempts to add one more notch to the bedpost of his romantic conquests, battle-lines are drawn, and comic mayhem ensues
The perfect murder six stories from A twist in the tale by Jeffrey Archer( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Tom Stoppard's The real thing by Tom Stoppard( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
"Henry may be the wittiest playwright of his generation, but hes hopelessly naive when it comes to understanding love and infidelity. Writing about betrayal is one thing, living with it is another. After Henry leaves his wife for another woman, hes confronted with being the cuckold himself. Both dazzlingly clever and emotionally naked, Henry's search for the real thing in art and love demonstrates beautifully why both are worth the effort in the end."--L.A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
The third man by Graham Greene( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Sonewhere in shadowy post-war Vienna, where everyone has something to sell on the black market, lurks "the third man," who witnessed the murder of Harry Lime. The police don't care to investigate, but novelist Holly Martins is haunted by the death of his friend. He searches for the killer in this adaptation of the Graham Greene novel
On the waterfront by Budd Schulberg( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Washed-up prizefighter-turned-goon Terry Malloy now works for the Mob on the Jersey Shore. After Terry inadvertently sets up the death of a longshoreman set to testify against his corrupt boss, his beliefs are challenged when he meets the dead man's sister, Evie. Torn between loyalty to his brother, a Mob lawyer, and the angelic, innocent Edie, Terry must confront a moral dilemma that presents only dire consequences as his options
Classic love stories ( file )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories based on love written at a time when love was really romantic and gentlemen were real gentlemen
The lion in winter a drama by James Goldman( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Insecure siblings fighting for their parents' attention; bickering spouses who can't stand to be together or apart; adultery and sexual experimentation; even the struggle to balance work and family: these themes are as much at home in our time as they were in the twelfth century. In James Goldman's classic play The Lion in Winter, domestic turmoil rises to an art form. Keenly self-aware and motivated as much by spite as by any sense of duty, Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine maneuver against each other to position their favorite son in line for succession. By imagining the inner lives of Henry, Eleanor, and their sons, John, Geoffrey, and Richard, Goldman created the quintessential drama of family strife and competing ambitions, a work that gives visceral, modern-day relevance to the intrigues of Angevin England
Pack of lies by Hugh Whitemore( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Inspired by actual Cold War events, this thriller takes place in suburban London, where loyalty, duty, and friendship conflict with one another, leaving everyone wondering what exactly their neighbors are up to
Frozen by Bryony Lavery( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
One evening ten-year old Rhona goes missing. As her mother retreats into a state of frozen hope, a psychologist studies the brain of a serial killer to find out if what he does is pure evil--or simply beyond his control. Drawn together by horrific circumstances, these three embark on a long, dark journey that ends in the discovery of a common humanity
Short stories the thoroughly modern collection ( file )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
A striking selection of contemporary short stories to suit all tastes. An exciting collection that contains contemporary works by writers such as the Japanese sensation Haruki Murakami, with other modern writers including Doris Lessing and Joanna Trollope, among others. Another very diverse collection from CSA WORD, this set brings together stories of love, loss and adventure, with a whole lot more thrown into the mix for good measure
Orson's shadow by Austin Pendleton( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Theatre greats Sir Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, Vivien Leigh, Joan Plowright, and Kenneth Tynan get together to rehearse Ionesco's Rhinoceros. With lightning wit and scathing insight into the true nature of genius, this play opens the private world of these very public people, exposing their warmth, their egos, and their glittering madness
Best of women's short stories ( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The third installment in CSA Word's popular 'Best of women's' series. Containing ten wonderful stories read captivatingly by Rosalind Ayres, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Juliet Stevenson and Harriet Walter, this collection is a winner with everyone. All stories have been carefully chosen for their strong female characters and are full of humour, drama and insight. Also containing some works about women by well-known male writers such as Proust and Wilkie Collins, CSA Word's third collection of women's stories is diverse and involving
 
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Alternative Names
ROSALIND MARY RUSSELL
Languages
English (106)
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