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Neame, Christopher 1947-

Overview
Works: 49 works in 91 publications in 1 language and 2,732 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Radio plays  Television plays  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Biography  Radio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PR2831.A23, 791.4572
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Publications about Christopher Neame
Publications by Christopher Neame
Most widely held works by Christopher Neame
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
In the gentle streets of fair Verona, a clash of servants between the warring Montagues and Capulets sets the wheels of fate in motion. At a masked ball, the lovelorn Romeo spies the beautiful Juliet and the two soon fall madly in love, only to feel despair once their true identities are revealed. Matters worsen when Romeo slays Tybalt, a nephew of the Capulets, and is banished from the city. Only the intervention of a loyal friar and nurse can right the course of true love. But a rush to judgment spells the end of the young lovers' earthly union
Arcadia by Tom Stoppard( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
"Part detective story, part love story, and part comedy of manners, Arcadia is also a crash course in mathematics, landscape gardening, literature and chaos theory, leapfrogging across 20 years in the life of an eccentric aristocratic family"--Container
Shakespeare and his theatre the Globe ( visu )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Scenes of present-day London and London of Shakespeare's time are compared, as the history and design of the Globe Theatre are described
Huckleberry Finn [&] The proud rebel [&] Walking Thunder ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
HUCKLEBERRY FINN: After being kidnapped by his drunken father, Huck heads down the Mississippi with his buddy Jim and have many adventures. THE PROUD REBEL: After John Chandler's son goes mute following a tregedy, John searches for a doctor who can help him. Before he finds one, he and his family must work off a debt using their talented sheepdog, Lance. When a doctor is found, John has no money to pay for help for his son and must decide whether to sell Lance, which will devastate his son, or get the boy help. WALKING THUNDER: Fourteen year old Jacob and his family are stuck in the Rockies when a bear destroys their wagon on their way west. They meet a medicine man and a mountain man who teaches Jacob survival skills that he must use with the giant bear called Walking Thunder on the prowl
Walking Thunder ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
The coming-of-age saga of young Jacob McKay, who becomes stranded with his family in the Rocky Mountains, where they are befriended by human and animal inhabitants
Doctor Who ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
The Doctor brings Romana to present day Earth to visit Professor Chronotis, an elderly Time Lord living a quiet academic life as a professor at St. Cedd's College in Cambridge after fleeing Gallifrey. But the Doctor isn't the only one looking for Chronotis, a scientist called Skagra is looking to steal his mind and find the location of a book called The Worshipful and Ancient Law of Gallifrey
The Norman conquests a trilogy by Alan Ayckbourn( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 111 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
She stoops to conquer and Tartuffe ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Tartuffe: A pious imposter attempts to claim the home of a gullible friend by infiltrating his family. But as other relatives get wise to Tartuffe's tricks, he finds himself trapped in a hilarious and complex web of deceit.--From publisher's description
Darkest knight ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
The Darkest Knight, the warrior that holds the sword of the Chosen One, must battle fierce dragons and nightmare creatures to overthrow the wicked Prince John, whose tyranny and oppression rule the people
Feast of July by Christopher Menaul( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
A mysterious young beauty searches for the lover who betrayed her. Weary and alone, she is offered shelter by the Wainwright family whose three handsome sons battle for her affections
Living together by Alan Ayckbourn( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
In the second part of The Norman Conquest trilogy, Norman gets drunk on dandelion wine, unleashes his merry brand of manipulative charm on the hapless guests gathered at his mother-in-law's country home, and even his most formidable opponent goes down in defeat on the drawing room rug
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Importance of being earnest: "A stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners ... Wilde's effervescent wit, scathing social satire, and high farce make this one of the most cherished plays in the English language"--Container
4 film favorites ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Dracula, a centuries-old nobleman damned to an eternal blood-crazed half-life, travels from his native Transylvania to London and to a savage fate. In the decadent nightlife he finds new victims. He also finds Dr. Van Helsing, a brilliant scientist, who becomes Dracula's implacable foe in a bat-and-mouse game of blood-red Gothic gore
Round and round the garden by Alan Ayckbourn( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
In the third part of The Norman conquest trilogy, Norman is back, determined to lure his sister-in-law, Annie, away for an illicit weekend. Priggish Sarah is determined to save Annie, or does she just want Norman for herself?
Dracula A.D. 1972 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
London's become a town for jaded psychedelic-era hipsters. But Johnny Alucard has a groovy new way for his pals to get their kicks. A certain ritual will be the living end. If you wonder where Johnny's coming from, try spelling his last name backwards
The school for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Beware the gossips! Lady Sneerwell and her hireling Snake are certainly up to no good in this timeless send-up of hypocritical manners. Thanks to their scandal-mongering, the comely Lady Teazle must fend off the slanderous barbs that have caught the ear of her elderly husband - as well as every other gossip in London! What follows is a torrent of mistaken identities and sex-crazed scheming in which the upper classes have never looked so low class
The school for husbands and the imaginary cuckold by Molière( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Moliere wrote some of the most durable and penetrating comedies of all time. The Imaginary Cuckold and The School for Husbands are two of his classic farces about marriage and misunderstanding, one set in Paris and the other in the provinces. In The School of Husbands, a tyrannical husband-to-be seeks to isolate his ward, while unwittingly carrying her messages of devotion to her love. In The Imaginary Cuckold an enraged husband imagines his wife is unfaithful, but is reluctant to defend his honor
The Voysey inheritance a drama by Harley Granville-Barker( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
A prosperous Edwardian family is torn apart when young Edward Voysey discovers that his family's wealth was obtained through three generations of deceit and theft. A captivating study of turn-of-the-century morals
Table manners by Alan Ayckbourn( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The family gathers in the dining room, little suspecting that Norman's presence will create a gourmet's recipe for thwarted seductions and mistaken intentions
The Thames Shakespeare collection double feature Twelfth night, or, What you will ; Romeo & Juliet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Twelfth night: A popular and enduring comedy revolving around unrequited love and mistaken identity; Romeo & Juliet: A moving interpretation of Shakespeare's ageless tale of family feuds, star-crossed lovers, and tragedy
 
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