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Albasiny, John

Overview
Works: 24 works in 102 publications in 2 languages and 3,527 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  History  Political fiction  Satire  Love stories  Radio plays  Juvenile works 
Roles: Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PR4034, 822.33
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Publications about John Albasiny
Publications by John Albasiny
Most widely held works by John Albasiny
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( file )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
"Hamlet, set in Denmark, tells the story of the titular prince and his supposed madness after his uncle Claudius kills his father, marries his mother, and takes the throne. Shakespeare's most popular and most performed play, Hamlet has spawned countless interpretations and continues to intrigue audiences with its timeless themes of revenge and moral corruption" -- Container
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Computer File )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 libraries worldwide
Twelfth Night is an impeccably crafted comedy of an extremely unusual love triangle. It features many of the themes that carry through the playwright's works, making it essential reading for lovers of Shakespeare and English literature alike. In the kingdom of Illyria, Lady Olivia mourns her brother as Orsino's hopeless love for her goes unanswered. After a shipwreck, Viola comes ashore, believing her own brother dead. To gain entry into Olivia's home, Viola dis- guises herself as a man and goes by the name Cesario. Viola falls in love with Orsino, notwithstanding Orsino's love for Olivia or the fact that he believes Viola to be a man. Compounding matters, Olivia in turn is struck with love for Cesario, setting the stage for a play of unparalleled cleverness
A kestrel for a knave by Barry Hines( Computer File )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
SmartPass guides use full-cast drama to immerse students in the text, draw them into complex intelligent debate and train them to develop, express and support their own ideas with confidence
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
The noble Veronese houses of Montague and Capulet are locked in a bitter feud. When Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, fall in love they are swept up in a series of violent events and cruel twists of fortune
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
A dramatization (with and without commentary) of Shakespeare's tragedy of prophecy, ambition, and royal murder set in medieval Scotland
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Henry V is a study of kingship, patriotism and heroic determination, tempered by tender comedy as Henry courts Katherine, Princess of France
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Lear, the King of Britain, has three daughters. Wishing to ease himself of the burden of rule, he determines to divide his kingdom between them, giving the largest share to she who can say she loves him the best
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
SmartPass guides use full-cast drama to immerse students in the text, draw them into complex intelligent debate and train them to develop, express and support their own ideas with confidence
Animal farm by George Orwell( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
SmartPass guides use full-cast drama to immerse students in the text, draw them into complex intelligent debate and train them to develop, express and support their own ideas with confidence
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The orphan, Pip, and the convict, Magwitch, the beautiful Estella, and her guardian, the embittered and vengeful Miss Havisham, the ambitious lawyer, Mr. Jaggers -- all have a part to play in a mystery. Dickens supplied two endings to his great novel, both are included in this recording
Macbeth by Adam McKeown( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Set in Medieval Scotland, in an atmosphere of civil unrest and mutual suspicion, this story of Macbeth and his wife-accomplice Lady Macbeth tells of the intellectual and emitional consequences of unbridled ambition and the cold-blooded murder it engenders
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The lovely Viola disguises herself as a young man and quickly falls in love with the Duke she serves. The Duke in turn sends the disguised Viola to woo his lady - the fiesty and impetuous Olivia. Olivia becomes smitten with the young man Viola impersonates, and all careens to a happy resolution by the play's end
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare doesn't simply retell the story of a great ruler's assassination, but intimately examines the events leading up to the act and its impact and repercussions on Roman society. This is a revolutionary piece of writing about the power of the state and what it will do to protect itself. Were Caesar's assassins freedom fighters or terrorists
P'tang yang kipperbang ( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Nostalgic story of adolescent love in the late 1940s, written by the celebrated Jack Rosenthal and drawing on his childhood memories. Transmitted on Channel 4's second night to enthusiastic reviews, it follows schoolboy Alan Duckworth (John Albasiny) as he dreams of England winning the Ashes and of kissing beautiful classmate Ann (Abigail Cruttenden). When Alan discovers he will star opposite Ann in the school play, he is filled with hope, but soon finds life is full of disappointment
Shakespeare, the works ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Recreates Shakespearess world to understand his life and the society that influenced him. This guide charts the legacy he created and unravels the major themes of his work through scenes and analysis from: Henry V, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Richard III, Hamlet, The Tempest and more
Doctor Who by Marc Platt( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Moscow 1967. The Doctor and Ace have arrived behind the Iron Curtain, and the Soviet Union is seeking a new weapon that will give it mastery in the Col War. What is the secret of the Martian relics? As the legendary War Lord Sezhyr returns to life, the Doctor is faced with some of his oldest and deadliest enemies. The fate of the Earth - and the future of Ace - are now intertwined..."--Container
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Henry V is a study of kinship, patriotism, and heroic determination, tempered by tender comedy as Henry courts Katherine, Princess of France
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The noble Veronese houses of Montague and Capulet are locked in a bitter feud. When Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, fall in love they are swept up in a series of violent events and cruel twists of fortune
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Set in Medieval Scotland, in an atmosphere of civil unrest and mutual suspicion, this story of Macbeth and his wife-accomplice Lady Macbeth tells of the intellecual and emitional consequences of unbridled ambition and the cold-blooded murder it engenders
A kestrel for a knave by Barry Hines( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Experience the gritty realism of Billy Casper's world, as he fights to escape the confines of life in a 1960's Yorkshire mining town by training and flying a hawk
 
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