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Albasiny, John

Overview
Works: 23 works in 102 publications in 3 languages and 3,534 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Satire  Love stories  Bildungsromans  History  Radio programs 
Roles: Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PR4560, 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 875 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( file )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 808 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
A kestrel for a knave by Barry Hines( file )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 486 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 401 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 383 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 333 libraries worldwide
Henry V is a study of kinship, 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 113 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 26 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
From the moment Pip meets Magwitch in the graveyard this full-cast drama leaps into life, and over the three hours, examines the themes and historical and social background of the novel. The CD also explores Dicken's work and life and consider the alternative ending presented in the original serialization. The "all-in-one" guide also presents two sample essay questions with suggestion for essay plans and coursework
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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( file )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 7 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( 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
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( 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
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
Fürchtet euch nicht das Leben Papst Johannes Pauls II. ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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