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Ravenscroft, Christopher

Overview
Works: 68 works in 179 publications in 1 language and 3,539 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Film adaptations  Poetry  Comedy films  Television plays  Television series  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR6068.E63,
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Publications about Christopher Ravenscroft
Publications by Christopher Ravenscroft
Most widely held works by Christopher Ravenscroft
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( visu )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
After a shipwreck, twin siblings Viola and Sebastian wash up on the shores of Illyria. Viola, disguised as a man named Cesario, takes up service with the Duke Orsino, who is madly in love with the Lady Olivia. But Olivia is in mourning over her brother's death, so Orsino sends Cesario over as an emissary of love, except that Olivia falls for Viola!
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
The lake of darkness: When Martin Urban wins nearly £2 million in the lottery, he plans to give away some of it to people in need. His plans also include the lovely, mysterious Francesca, with whom he begins an affair. But neither philanthropy nor love comes easy
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Inspector Wexford delves into two harrowing murder cases. Simisola: a haunting case of multiple murder and racism. Road rage: a deadly tale of eco-terrorism, out-of-control anger, and kidnapping
The Aeneid by Virgil( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
An epic of Rome that is filled with mythology, history, and archaeology. It describes Aeneas' adventures at sea following the capture of Troy by the Greeks during the Trojan War
Harm done by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Wexford is charged with solving the mysterious disappearances of two girls, protecting a pedophile, and catching a killer
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
A massive gathering of angry protesters has taken up residence in Framhurst Great Wood just outside of Kingsmarkham. At stake is the life of the woodland itself. A highway planned to cut through its center will destroy its pristine beauty forever. It is clear that the countryside is doomed to disappear. But so, it seems, are some of the citizens of Kingsmarkham
Simisola ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
When Melanie Akande, daughter of Inspector Wexford's Nigerian-born physician, goes missing, the family brace themselves for a case of abduction-- maybe murder. Melanie had an appointment to see Annette Bystock the day she disappeared, and Annette is found strangled to death in her apartment. During the hunt for Annette's killers, the body of a young black girl is found buried in the Sussex countryside. Wexford must battle through the prejudices of color, age and social class to discover the shocking truth
Kissing the gunner's daughter by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman. På et engelsk herresæde bliver en berømt forfatterinde og hendes familie myrdet ved en blodig massakre. Eneste overlevende er en 17-årig datterdatter, og hendes vidneudsagn er kommissær Wexfords eneste spor i sagen
Road rage by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
In Britain, Chief Inspector Wexford hunts for eco- terrorists who abducted five people, including his wife. They threaten to kill them unless the government halts the construction of a highway through scenic countryside
Road rage ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
A massive gathering of angry protesters has taken up residence in Framhurst Great Wood just outside of Kingsmarkham. At stake is the life of the woodland itself. A highway planned to cut through its center will destroy its pristine beauty forever. It is clear that the countryside is doomed to disappear. But so, it seems, are some of the citizens of Kingsmarkham
A guilty thing surprised by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
The Nightingales were a happy couple with few problems or worries in their twilight years. The sudden and mysterious murder of Mrs. Nightingale, however, leads Chief Inspector Wexford deep into their mysterious and hidden lifestyles
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Harm done: Detective Chief Inspector Wexford faces growing public unrest over the release of a pedophile, an odd series of abductions, and the disappearance of a wealthy couple's daughter from her bedroom
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
A taciturn young man who seeks solitude in the wilderness of the moors becomes a prime suspect in a series of murders; a rich woman who marries a man ten years her junior begins to suspect her new husband after her best friend disappears; after a young woman visits her reclusive neighbor and finds him hacked to death, she becomes a target for the murderer; identical twins compete for the affection of the same man
Pericles, Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
The Prince of Tyre is pursued by the vengeance of King Antiochus because he discovered the monarch's incestuous relationship with his daughter. Fleeing from place to place, Pericles is shipwrecked, courts, and marries Thaisa. Their child, Marina, raised by friends when Thaisa is believed to have died, is kidnapped by pirates and sold into a brothel before Thaisa is discovered alive and the family is joyfully reunited
Simisola by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
When Melanie Akande, daughter of Inspector Wexford's Nigerian-born GP, goes missing the family brace themselves for a case of abduction - maybe murder. The one clue seems to be held by Annette Bystock who works at the Kingsmarkham ESJ - or did, until her murder. During the hunt for Annette's killers, the body of a young black girl is found, buried deep in the peaceful, Sussex countryside. The whiff of deceit lingers around key witnesses like the lovely Ingrid Pamber and aspiring politician Anouk Khoori. Wexford must battle through the prejudices of colour, age and social class to discover the shocking truth
End in tears by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
A lump of concrete dropped deliberately from a little stone bridge over a relatively unfrequented road kills the wrong person. The driver behind is spared. But only for a while... It is impossible for Chief Inspector Wexford not to wonder how terrible it would be to discover that one of his daughters had been murdered. Sylvia has always been a cause for concern. Living alone with her two children, she is pregnant again. What will happen to the child? The relationship between father and daughter has always been uneasy. But the current situation also provokes an emotional division between Wexford and his wife, Dora
A mind to murder by P.D James( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
"Investigating a savage death at an exclusive psychiatric clinic, Dalgliesh is caught in a whirlwind of political intrigue and deceit"--Koch Entertainment booklet
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 33 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 25 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
The Inspector Wexford collection ( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Based on Ruth Rendell novels the Inspector Wexford collection includes four acclaimed adaptations full of drama, deceit and intrigue
 
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Christopher Ravenscroft acteur britannique
Christopher Ravenscroft British actor
Кристофер Рейвенскрофт
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English (110)
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